Book Review

Rags of Time

Rags of Time A Thomas Tallant Mystery #1 Michael Ward Burnaby Press, July 2019 364 pages Historical mystery Provided by Author ⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover is interesting and eye-catching all at the same time. The yellow and blue are heraldic colors that catch the eye easily. The use of the puzzle-shaping is related to the mystery… Continue reading Rags of Time

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My Favorite Memories

My Favorite Memories Sepideh Sarihi Julie Volk (illustrator) Blue Dot Kids Press, May 2020 30 pages Children’s book Provided by Edelweiss ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover is a bit on the pale side, but it matches the art inside the book. It has a dreamy feeling, which is appropriate for the subject of the book. The story… Continue reading My Favorite Memories

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Gone With the Rogue

Gone With the Rogue First Comes Love #2 Amelia Grey St. Martin’s Press, Apr 2020 290 pages Historical Romance Pub’s rep ⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover is great! It’s usually the woman who’s half undressed, but on this one, it’s the guy! I love the happy, relaxed looks on the couple’s faces. And I like the use… Continue reading Gone With the Rogue

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Moon Jar

Moon Jar Didi Jackson Red Hen Press, Apr 2020 74 Pages Poetry, Grief, Love Edelweiss Triggers: Death, Grief, Betrayal ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover is austere and abstract. This is totally appropriate to this book of poetry about lost love and grief, death. This is definitely a cover that will catch the eye of the reader. It… Continue reading Moon Jar

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The Art of Deception

The Art of Deception Peter Martin Gumshoe, Mar 2020 287 pages Psych Suspense Provided by Author Triggers: mental illness/bipolar, depression, alcoholism ⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover is not the least bit appealing to me, but it is totally appropriate to the story within the covers. Looking at it with the eye of an artist, it is quite… Continue reading The Art of Deception

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Why She Left

Why She Left Kenton Bartlett Lulu.com, Mar 2020 306 pages Romantic Memoir Provided by Author ⭐⭐⭐⭐ I really like this cover. It is so simple, but is so attractive and really catches the eye. And it continues onto the back. I’d show you that, but I don’t have a picture of it to share. Sorry.… Continue reading Why She Left

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I Have the Answer

I Have the Answer Michigan Writers’ Series Kelly Fordon WSU Press, Apr 2020 211 pages General Fiction, Short Story Collection Provided by Edelweiss/Pub ⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover is a lovely abstract of color and a suggestion of people down at the bottom, which is appropriate for this book of stories about people from various walks of… Continue reading I Have the Answer

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The Engineer’s Wife

The Engineer’s Wife Tracey Enerson Wood Sourcebooks Landmark, Apr 2020 352 pages General Fiction, Women’s Stories, Women’s Fiction, Historical Fiction Provided by NetGalley/Pub ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover is totally appropriate for the story, eye-catching, and very attractive. Using the old sepia-toned photograph for the bridge and then adding color to it makes this a wonderful cover… Continue reading The Engineer’s Wife

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The Sisters Grimm

The Sisters Grimm Menna van Praag Harper Voyager, Mar 2020 448 pages Fantasy, Dark fantasy Provided by Edelweiss ⭐⭐⭐⭐ This is a magnificent cover. With the four elements represented in the four corners and the four sisters, all so different yet all within the circle of light. The colors are muted and rich at the… Continue reading The Sisters Grimm

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I Want You to Know We’re Still Here

I Want You to Know We’re Still Here A Post-Holocaust Memoir Esther Safran Foer Tim Duggan Books, Mar 2020 288 pages Memoir, Historical, Holocaust, Genealogy Provided by Edelweiss ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover is perfect for this story. It looks like an old photograph, which I’m sure it was taken from. The subtle font in pale gray… Continue reading I Want You to Know We’re Still Here