Category: Book Reviews

Book Review: Blade of the Destroyer by Andy Peloquin
April 15, 2017 Book Reviews Stacy Overby

Title: Blade of the Destroyer Author: Andy Peloquin Genre: Dark Fantasy Amazon rating: 4.5 The Hunter of Voramis is the perfect assassin: Ruthless, Unrelenting, Immortal. Yet he is haunted by lost memories, bonded to a cursed dagger that feeds him power yet denies him peace of mind. Within him rages an unquenchable need for blood and death. When
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Book Review: Urban Mythology by Eric Keizer
April 8, 2017 Book Reviews Kat Avila

Title: Urban Mythology Author: Eric Keizer Genre: Poetry Amazon rating: n/a Eric Keizer, in his first poetry chapbook, Urban Mythologies, documents the places in, and the people of, Chicago who have made lasting impressions on his life. He celebrates the commonalities all Chicagoans share, while tying the Classics to modern life in the urban landscape, as viewed through
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Book Review: The Tramp by Sarah Wathen
April 1, 2017 Book Reviews Kat Avila

Title: The Tramp Author: Sarah Wathen Genre: Mystery, YA Amazon rating: 4.8 stars At first glance, Candy was a pretty little seven-year-old girl like any other in Shirley County. She was prone to singing and dancing and splashing in the rain, in her yellow polka dot bikini and her favorite red galoshes. John was a normal little boy
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Book Review: Calamity by Brandon Sanderson
March 25, 2017 Book Reviews David Wiley

Title: Calamity Author: Brandon Sanderson Genre: Superheroes Amazon rating: 4.6 stars When Calamity lit up the sky, the Epics were born. David’s fate has been tied to their villainy ever since that historic night. Steelheart killed his father. Firefight stole his heart. And now Regalia has turned his closest ally into a dangerous enemy. David knew Prof’s secret,
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Book Review: The Lady Astronomer by Katy O’Dowd
March 18, 2017 Book Reviews Stacy Overby

Title: The Lady Astronomer Author: Katy O’Dowd Genre: Steampunk Amazon rating: 4.0 stars Lucretia’s quiet life as an astronomer and hat-maker is quickly turned on its head by her brother. He is commanded by the king to build the grandest telescope in the land. Unfortunately for Lucretia, she is introduced to his majesty as her brother’s
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Book Review: The Maze Runner by James Dashner
March 11, 2017 Book Reviews Stephanie Ayers

Title: Maze Runner Author: James Dashner Genre: Sci-Fi, Dystopian Amazon rating: 4.4 stars If you ain’t scared, you ain’t human. When Thomas wakes up in the lift, the only thing he can remember is his name. He’s surrounded by strangers—boys whose memories are also gone. Nice to meet ya, shank. Welcome to the Glade. Outside the towering stone
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Book Review: Hot & Heavy by Sandra Hill
March 4, 2017 Book Reviews A.L. Mabry

Title: Hot & Heavy Author: Sandra Hill Genre: Romance Amazon rating: 4.3 stars Madrene Olgadottir, an 11th-century granddaughter of a once-powerful Norseman, finds herself transported to the 21st century in Hill’s playful follow-up to Wet & Wild. Lt. Ian MacLean and his team of navy SEALs are hot on the trail of Jamal ben Hassan and his nest
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Book Review: I Am Princess X by Cherie Priest
February 25, 2017 Book Reviews David Wiley

Title: I Am Princess X Author: Cherie Priest Genre: Mystery, YA Amazon rating: 4.4 stars Once upon a time, two best friends created a princess together. Libby drew the pictures, May wrote the tales, and their heroine, Princess X, slayed all the dragons and scaled all the mountains their imaginations could conjure. Once upon a few years later,
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Book Review: The Butterfly Crest by Eva Vanrell
February 18, 2017 Book Reviews Kat Avila

Title: The Butterfly Crest (The Protogenoi Series #1) Author: Eva Vanrell Genre: Fantasy & Magic Amazon rating: 4.3 stars Between the shadows of the human world, a war as old as time is being fought. Ageless pantheons scheme to obtain or keep control, provoked by the weight of human belief which has altered the realm of the divine. An
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Book Review: Maidens & Magic Anthology
February 11, 2017 Book Reviews Marissa Sladek

Title: Maidens & Magic Publisher: Crimson Edge Press Genre: Fantasy & Magic Amazon rating: n/a Crimson Edge Press celebrates the fortitude of heroines in fantasy with their first anthology, Maidens & Magic. An assembly of five original stories, this selection promises to satisfy young adult and adult readers who love dark and dangerous tales. From magical slippers
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