Friday Review: Burning Girls by Veronica Schanoes

Burning Girls by Veronica Schanoes My rating: 3 of 5 stars This dark fantasy short is set partly in Poland and partly in the United States. Deborah is born to a Jewish family in late nineteenth century Poland. Her sister is a talented seamstress and is following their mother in garment making. Deborah has the … Continue reading Friday Review: Burning Girls by Veronica Schanoes

Friday Review: Blood Hound (Hound of Eden #1) by James Osiris Baldwin

Blood Hound by James Osiris Baldwin My rating: 3 of 5 stars I usually start a review with a short, spoiler free synopsis of the book's plot, but as much as I tried, I couldn't put one together for this book. Not that there wasn't one, but it seemed to take a back seat to … Continue reading Friday Review: Blood Hound (Hound of Eden #1) by James Osiris Baldwin

Friday Review: Dream Stalker (Talented Book 1) by Amy Hopkins

Dream Stalker by Amy Hopkins My rating: 3 of 5 stars Emma is a half-blood, the daughter of a Talented and a mortal. She is caught between both worlds, as are most half-bloods in this alternate London. Half-bloods are rejected by the full Talented as not equal to them, and the full mortals don't really … Continue reading Friday Review: Dream Stalker (Talented Book 1) by Amy Hopkins

Friday Review: Alcatraz versus the Evil Librarians Book 4: The Shattered Lens by Brandon Sanderson

Alcatraz Versus the Shattered Lens by Brandon Sanderson My rating: 4 of 5 stars I'm confused. Let me start by saying that I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway, and I have not read the first three. I am not sure it would have helped. If Brandon Sanderson is able to keep all of … Continue reading Friday Review: Alcatraz versus the Evil Librarians Book 4: The Shattered Lens by Brandon Sanderson

Monday Musings:My Books Are on Sale Until the End of the Month

Happy Fourth of July to all in the USA. I hope your holiday weekend has been full of fun. Mine was great. We had company on Saturday and Sunday, and are now just relaxing and enjoying the last day of the long weekend. Smashwords is doing its annual summer sale, and I have enrolled my … Continue reading Monday Musings:My Books Are on Sale Until the End of the Month

Friday Review: Grave Measures (Grave Report #2) by R.R. Virdi

Grave Measures by R.R. Virdi My rating: 3 of 5 stars Vincent Graves is back. This time, he wakes up in the body of Charles, who is in a mental institution. All Vincent knows, as usual, is that Charles is dead (otherwise Vincent would not be inhabiting his body) and that his death was caused … Continue reading Friday Review: Grave Measures (Grave Report #2) by R.R. Virdi

Friday Review: The Ink Readers of Doi Saket by Thomas Olde Heuvelt

The Ink Readers of Doi Saket: A Tor.Com Original by Thomas Olde Heuvelt My rating: 3 of 5 stars This is another short piece that was nominated for a Hugo award in 2014. It is a fairy tale fable type of story rather than strict science fiction. The story takes place in Thailand, primarily in … Continue reading Friday Review: The Ink Readers of Doi Saket by Thomas Olde Heuvelt

Friday Review: Spellbound (Spellwright #2) by Blake Charlton

Spellbound by Blake Charlton My rating: 3 of 5 stars Spellbound it the second book in Blake Charlton's trilogy, following Spellwright. It continues the story of cacographic wizard Nicodemus Weal as he struggles to defeat the demon that has taken a part of Nico and stored it in an emerald. The demon plans to use … Continue reading Friday Review: Spellbound (Spellwright #2) by Blake Charlton