Book Review

Incandescence

Incandescence Shadowlight Book 1 Elena Leman Kindle, 377 pages Release date Nov 9, 2020 Fantasy ARC Provided by Author ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 5 Stars What a surprise! This fantasy was such a delight! The plotline was light and dark, with nice twists. The characters were so interesting and very individualistic. Our heroine, Orobella, is an interplanetary collector… Continue reading Incandescence

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Looking for a Cowboy

Looking for a Cowboy Heart of Texas #5 Donna Grant St. Martins Press, Oct 2020 368 pages Contemporary Cowboy Romance Provided by Pub and NetGalley ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 5 Stars Triggers: Fetal abduction, Child trafficking for illegal adoptions The cover is attractive. It’s a photograph rather than a painting or drawing. I’m not sure how I feel… Continue reading Looking for a Cowboy

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The Call from the Wenlands

The Call from the Wenlands A Kaira Renn Novel #4 R.A. Lindo Pub Sep 10, 2020 277 pages YA Fantasy Author via BookFunnel 5-Stars The cover is another stunner. I took a real close up look at it and the artwork is marvelous. Kudos to the artist. I also took a moment to look back… Continue reading The Call from the Wenlands

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Birth of a Baby Daddy

Birth of a Baby Daddy / Book Three of The Baileys / Piper Rayne ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ This is one of the best series around and if you aren’t reading it you are really missing out on the fun! This third book in the series starts out with a young, single woman from Seattle arriving in Lake… Continue reading Birth of a Baby Daddy

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Ropes

Ropes Burning Saints MC series #5 Jack Davenport ABS-olutely loved this book and this character. He is hot! I loved his idea for the MC to make some legitimate money now that they're getting out of the protection business. His background added an unusual depth to his character as well. I need to go back… Continue reading Ropes

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Guantanamo Voices

Guantanamo Voices Sarah Mirk, ed Omar el Akkad, intro Abrams Comic Arts, Sep 8, 2020 208 pages Comic/Graphic novels/nonfiction Edelweiss ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover is colorful and spectacularly eye-catching. I love the catchline they used “TRUE ACCOUNTS from the world’s most INFAMOUS PRISON”. Yup, it certainly makes you want to pick this up and read it!… Continue reading Guantanamo Voices

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The Way a Line Hallucinates

The Way a Line Hallucinates Danielle Vogel Red Hen Press, Jun 2020 80 pages Poetry, contemporary Edelweiss ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 5-Stars The cover is interesting and addresses a part of what is in this brief collection of poems. I feel it doesn’t show enough of the organic side of the poems, however, it is rather powerful. As… Continue reading The Way a Line Hallucinates

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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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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 Yellow Bird Sings

The Yellow Bird Sings Jennifer Rosner Flatiron Books, Mar 2020 304 pages Historical novel, WWII Triggers: rape, abortion, racial segregation, war. NetGalley ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover is simple and most misleading as to any clue to the story. Well, unless you picture this as what Shira sees in her mind. No, I don’t believe Shira ever… Continue reading The Yellow Bird Sings