Blog Tour: Cold as Hell, Lilja Sigurðardóttir

Book Review: Cold as Hell, An Áróra Investigation Book 1, Lilja Sigurðardóttir, translated by Quentin Bates   Mystery: Cold as Hell, An Áróra Investigation Book 1, Lilja Sigurðardóttir, translated by Quentin Bates Blog Tour October 11, 2021   Áróra was born in Iceland, daughter of an Icelandic father and an English mother. Raised in both countries, she […]

Book Review: Iced in Paradise, Naomi Hirahara

Book Review: Iced in Paradise, Leilani Santiago Book 1, Naomi Hirahara   Book Review: Iced in Paradise, Leilani Santiago Book 1, Naomi Hirahara   We have never been to Hawai’i. I’m sure there are some terrific bookstores on the islands, so when Scintilla strikes it rich and we can fly around the world on the expense account, […]

Blog Tour: 28 Days, Sue Parritt

Book Review: 28 Days, The Reluctant Doorkeeper Book 1, Sue Parritt Book Review: 28 Days, The Reluctant Doorkeeper Book 1, Sue Parritt Blog Tour August 30, 2021   Emma Cartwright did not expect to find herself in this situation. At 70 years old, she should be preparing for the last 10 years of her career, since Australia […]

Book Review: Murder on Bamboo Lane, Naomi Hirahara

Book Review: Murder on Bamboo Lane, An Ellie Rush Mystery Book 1, Naomi Hirahara   Mystery: Murder on Bamboo Lane, An Ellie Rush Mystery Book 1, Naomi Hirahara   Ellie Rush has wanted to be a homicide detective ever since she accompanied her aunt, a high ranking officer in the LAPD, to “bring your daughter to work […]

Blog Tour: Fireborn: Twelve and the Frozen Forest, Aisling Fowler

Book Review: Fireborn: Twelve and the Frozen Forest, Fireborn Book 1, Aisling Fowler Young Adult/Fantasy: Fireborn: Twelve and the Frozen Forest, Fireborn Book 1, Aisling Fowler Blog Tour August 20, 2021   I grew up reading some marvelous fantasy series that had been completed long before I found them. The Hobbit/Lord of the Rings followed me home […]

Blog Tour: Kings and Daemons, Marcus Lee

Book Review: Kings and Daemons, The Gifted and the Cursed Trilogy Book 1, Marcus Lee   Fantasy: Kings and Daemons, The Gifted and the Cursed Trilogy Book 1, Marcus Lee Blog Tour August 4, 2021   Kings and Daemons is a sprawling fantasy set in a world where magic is real but rare, “gifted” children are […]

Book Review: Pure, Julianna Baggott

Book Review: Pure, Pure Trilogy Book 1, Julianna Baggott   Fantasy: Pure, Pure Trilogy Book 1, Julianna Baggott   Pressia lives with her grandfather in the ruins of a barbershop. Several years after the “detonations,” nuclear bombs and nanotechnology attacks that transformed the earth, most people live in squalor and terror. The combination of the […]

Book Review: Gregor the Overlander, Suzanne Collins

Book Review: Gregor the Overlander, The Underland Chronicles Book 1, Suzanne Collins   Shared Reading/Fantasy: Gregor the Overlander, The Underland Chronicles Book 1, Suzanne Collins   Gregor is eleven years old, living in a New York City apartment with his mother, grandmother, and two younger sisters. Forced to grow up quickly after the disappearance of […]