Blog Tour: The Great Silence, Doug Johnstone

Book Review: The Great Silence, The Skelfs Series Book 3, Doug Johnstone Book Review: The Great Silence, The Skelfs Series Book 3, Doug Johnstone Blog Tour August 20, 2021   After reading this book, I began to think about the many Scottish authors I’ve had the privilege to read and review over the last few years in […]

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 […]

Book Review: Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane, Suzanne Collins

Book Review: Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane, The Underland Chronicles Book 2, Suzanne Collins   Shared Reading/Fantasy: Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane, The Underland Chronicles Book 2, Suzanne Collins   New York teenager Gregor has successfully returned from the Underland with his toddler sister Boots after rescuing their father from his captivity at the paws […]

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 […]

Blog Tour: Girls Who Lie, Eva Björg Ægisdóttir

Book Review: Girls Who Lie, Forbidden Iceland Book 2, Eva Björg Ægisdóttir, translated by Victoria Cribb   Mystery: Girls Who Lie, Forbidden Iceland Book 2, Eva Björg Ægisdóttir, translated by Victoria Cribb Blog Tour July 26, 2021   Girls Who Lie may be the mostly aptly titled psychological thriller/police procedural I have ever read. Most of the […]

Blog Tour: Ruabon, Karl Drinkwater

Book Review: Ruabon, Lost Tales of Solace, Karl Drinkwater Science Fiction: Ruabon, Lost Tales of Solace, Karl Drinkwater Blog Tour July 25, 2021   I have this mental image of Karl Drinkwater having created this amazing playground called “Solace,” where the main attractions are two novels featuring a talented and dangerous woman searching for her […]

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 […]