Book Review

Journeys Through Faladon

Journeys Through Faladon The Titan Divide The Ruinsong Order Forge Fiction, Jul 29, 2020 Fantasy Provided by Author DNF/DNRate The cover of the book is outstanding with the eyes of the creature and the staff exploding with its icy power and the flames in the far background. The type used for the title was the… Continue reading Journeys Through Faladon

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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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When You Wish Upon a Rogue

When You Wish Upon a Rogue Debutante Diaries #3 Anna Bennett St. Martin’s, May 2020 336 Pages Historical Romance Provided by Publisher’s Rep ⭐⭐⭐⭐🌙 4.5 Stars The cover blends well with the others in the series and is rather pretty. I do like the sort of foggy background so that things are only suggested. I… Continue reading When You Wish Upon a Rogue

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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