Book Review

The Lines We Leave Behind

The Lines We Leave Behind Eliza Graham Lake Union Publishing, Nov 2018 308 pages, Kindle, hardcover, paperback, audiobook, MP3 CD General Fiction, Women’s Lit ✮✮✮✮✮ The cover is appropriate and somber. Not so much an eye-catcher, but totally the woman with the beret going off on her mission. The title, I kept wanting to change… Continue reading The Lines We Leave Behind

Book Review

Desert Rose

Desert Rose Romance in Blake’s Folly J. Arlene Culiner Fire Star Press, Nov 2018 152 pages, Kindle Contemporary Romance ✭✭✭✭⭑ Provided by Author The cover is totally appropriate to the story, but I didn’t find it eye-catching or particularly attractive. The pieces didn’t seem to quite come together to form a whole. The story was… Continue reading Desert Rose

Book Review

Element 42

Element 42 Sabel Security Book 1 Seeley James Machined Media, Apr 2015 350 pages, kindle, paperback Thriller, action ✭✭✭✭✭ Purchased The cover is totally appropriate to the story and yet I really didn’t like it. It seemed sort of like a bunch of disjointed elements placed on there that weren’t related. Oh well, not all… Continue reading Element 42

Book Review

The Phantom Tree

The Phantom Tree Nicola Cornick Graydon House, Aug 2018 384 pages, kindle, paperback, audiobook, audio cd Historical Novel, Time Travel ✭✭✭✭✭ Provided, NetGalley The cover is so appropriate for this story of partial history and partial time travel. I loved this historical novel, using what is known and adding a good ending is always fun,… Continue reading The Phantom Tree

Book Review

Circleborn

Circleborn The Broken Circle, Book 1 Nicholas Stephenson Jul 2015, 121 pages YA fantasy, Magic Purchased ✭✭✭⭑ The cover is unassuming and yet perfect for this book. A young man who looks perfectly normal against a background of an abstractly shattered circle. That about sums up the whole story. Ryan Faraway looks perfectly normal but… Continue reading Circleborn

Book Review

Time Crawlers

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 Time Crawlers

Book Review

Spinning Silver

Spinning Silver Naomi Novik Del Rey, Jul 2018 480 pages, Hardcover, Paperback, Kindle, Audible book Fantasy, Fairy retales ✭✭✭✭✭ Library loan The cover is quite fascinating. I had to keep looking at it while I was reading the book to see if this or that was actually shown on the cover. There is a lot… Continue reading Spinning Silver

Book Review

Paranormal in Manhattan

Paranormal in Manhattan By Lotta Smith I’ve been reading this series and filling in the one I missed initially, then the ones that are new. This is a series that is so much fun to marathon read, that I just have to share them as a group! I caught up on #3 Wicked Little Secret,… Continue reading Paranormal in Manhattan

Book Review

Crush

Crush Elemental Hearts #3 By Jayelle Morgan, Jan 2018 282 pages, ebook, paperback Paranormal romance ✭✭✭✭ I received this book from the author who always lets me know when she’s finished with her newest book because she’s just that way! This is my honest review for which I receive no compensation of any kind. And… Continue reading Crush