Book Review: The Liar’s Dictionary, Eley Williams

Book Review: The Liar’s Dictionary, Eley Williams   Book Review: The Liar’s Dictionary, Eley Williams Beware of mountweazels.   Although it may sound like an obscure warning for alpine hikers, “mountweazels” are made-up words hidden in dictionaries to preserve their copyright. If the publisher of a dictionary suspects plagiarism on the part of a competing […]

Blog Tour: The Fire Killer, Ross Greenwood

Book Review: The Fire Killer, A DI Barton Investigation Book 5, Ross Greenwood   Mystery: The Fire Killer, A DI Barton Investigation Book 5, Ross Greenwood Blog Tour June 3, 2022   This book starts with a shocking chapter that puts the reader on alert that things are going to get wild. DI John Barton and his […]

Little Drummer, Kjell Ola Dahl

Book Review: Little Drummer, Oslo Detectives Book 4, Kjell Ola Dahl, translated by Don Bartlett   Book Review: Little Drummer, Oslo Detectives Book 4, Kjell Ola Dahl, translated by Don Bartlett Blog Tour May 30, 2022   A journalist finds a young woman’s body slumped in a car. Dead from an apparent overdose, detective Gunnarstranda […]

Blog Tour: Kalmann, Joachim B. Schmidt

Book Review: Kalmann, Joachim B. Schmidt, translated by Jamie Lee Searle   Mystery: Kalmann, Joachim B. Schmidt, translated by Jamie Lee Searle Blog Tour May 25, 2022   Kalmann is an ambitious and challenging book. It is a vivid first-person narrative that takes very unexpected directions.   Kalmann is a young man in his early […]

Book Review: The Galaxy and the Ground Within, Becky Chambers

Book Review: The Galaxy and the Ground Within, Wayfarers Book 4, Becky Chambers   Science Fiction: The Galaxy and the Ground Within, Wayfarers Book 4, Becky Chambers Hugo Award winner for Best Series   The planet Gora is essentially a truck stop for weary travelers across the galaxy. Devoid of native life, absent an atmosphere […]