Sparkling Society Games - Simulation Company started in 2013 Also, do battle and card games Free with in-app purchases ✮✮✮✮ That would be 5 stars if it weren’t for those in-app purchases! I found these fun little games totally by accident. I wasn’t even looking for them when I found them. One of them popped... Continue Reading →
Obake Neko David Michael Gillespie Kindle, Paperback 349 pages, May 2018 Adventure, debut, historical novel Provided, NetGalley ✮✮✮✮✮ The cover was rather mysterious and intriguing. A submarine with this title about a ghost cat. What was this? In spite of being part of a Navy family and having a husband who was really into history,... Continue Reading →
Giada: A Guilty Love Anna Chillon translated by Sally Ibba 332 pages, Oct 2018 Kindle, paperback Adult fiction, Romance BDSM Provided, Author ✮✮✮✮ The cover is attractive and appropriate to the story. The hand appears to be of a man, however, it does not reveal the age of the man and that is misleading since... Continue Reading →
The Last Dragon Princess Cynthia Payne Sep 2018 367 pages, Kindle, paperback Debut novel, Fantasy YA Provided, author ✭✭✭✭✭ The cover is very attractive and colorful. Reds and purples are always good for a dragon species book. The artwork is lovely. The story is a good one, too, with a complex plot that has twists... Continue Reading →
The Dashing Debutante Alissa Baxter Belgrave House, Sep 2010 270 pages, Kindle, paperback Historical Romance (formulaic) Purchased ✭✭✭✭ The cover is suitable for the formulaic historical romance inside. And the story is indeed formulaic. The gorgeous, bluestocking, diamond-of-the-first-water debutante (Alexandra) catches the handsome, self-proclaimed bachelor Duke (Robert, Duke of Stanford) by just being herself, of... Continue Reading →
The Resistance Series By Tracy Lawson Spark 28 pages, prequel, Nov 2016, Teen/YA Counteract 186 pages, book 1, Oct 2018, Teen/YA Ignite 282 pages, book 2, Oct 2018, Teen/YA Revolt 269 pages, book 3, Oct 2018, Teen/YA Resist 240 pages, book 4 (final), Oct 2018, Teen/YA Kindle, Paperback, Audiobook (except the prequel, which is only in Kindle format) Provided, Author Sci-fi Dystopian YA ✭✭✭✭⭑ The covers... Continue Reading →
This sounds like such a wonderful book! I’m going to have to add this to my TBR immediately.
Y’all, I know I wrote a review yesterday, but I was so engrossed by this book that I read it in one sitting, and I just have to share my excitement!
My excitement actually started when this book was announced. Paula Brackston is one of my favorite writers. Probably top three. Her books are a little niche-ey, but they are right up my niche.
Fear not, dear reader, this book breaks out of the niche and into full out universal appeal!
It has a lot going for it–time travel, true love, historical richness.
Xanthe, our protagonist, has grit, determination, and a tender heart that pushes her to do extraordinary things. She is at times hapless, but that made me root for her even more.
This is a love story, but not just one of romantic love. Love is woven into all parts of this book; there is the familial love…
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Time Crawlers Stories from Parallel Universes Varun Sayal Jun 2018, Kindle, paperback 100 pages Collection, short stories, sci-fi mythology Borrowed, Kindle Unlimited ✭✭✭✭⭑ The cover is perfect for such a book, one of a bunch of short stories of sci-fi styling. The stories are a wonderful mixture of conversations, interviews, and fairytales scrambled together with... Continue Reading →
The Lost for Words Bookshop Stephanie Butland St. Martin’s Press, Jun 2018 343 pages, hardcover, paperback, ebook, audiobook, audio CD Fiction, women’s lit Borrowed, Derry Public Library ✭✭✭✭✭ The cover is a soft, lovely depiction of the window with the window seat that our heroine describes early on in the book. The colors chosen are... Continue Reading →