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Archetype by M.D. Waters: Book Review & Giveaway

Events
Archetype

Archetype by M.D. Waters is Book #1 of a genre-bending duology. Normally we try to review a novel as close to its publication date as possible; however, we’re making an exception in this case. Archetype has just been released in trade paperback form to herald the coming of Book #2, Prototype, later this month. This […]

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Cop Town by Karin Slaughter: There’s a Cop Killer Loose in Atlanta

Bestsellers
Cop Town

I knew bestselling author Karin Slaughter had been called one of the best when it comes to crime novels but for some reason I had never read one of her novels. When I saw that she had a new stand-alone novel coming out, Cop Town, and that it features a female detective, it looked like […]

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The Buried Life by Carrie Patel: Want to Read a Dystopian Mystery?

Crime Story
The Buried Life

Oddly enough, one of the things that drew me to The Buried Life is that its author, Carrie Patel, is a narrative designer for a California gaming company with some excellent games to its credit. I’ve read novels by other gaming designers and they always pack a punch, so I thought, “Why not?” Other equally […]

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Book Review & Giveaway of War of the Roses: Stormbird by Conn Iggulden

Bestsellers
War of the Roses: Stormbird

What is it that so fascinates us about court intrigue and the entangled history of the English monarchy? I’ve read quite a bit about the English monarchy but when I saw that bestselling historical author Conn Iggulden had begun a new series, War of the Roses, I could hardly wait to get my hands on […]

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Written in My Own Heart’s Blood by Diana Gabaldon: Outlander Continues

Bestsellers
Written in My Own Heat's Blood

I began reading the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon in the 90’s and am a huge fan of this series. When I looked through my past reviews, I was surprised that I hadn’t reviewed any of her novels here. I suspect I didn’t because we’re so deep into the series by now. When I saw […]

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The Source by J.D. Horn: Savannah Witches Strike Again

Fantasy & Supernatural
The Source

Having really enjoyed The Line, Book #1 in J.D. Horn’s new Witching Savannah series, I knew I was going to spring for Book #2, The Source. If you didn’t read my review of The Line, there’s a link at the end of this review. The books in this series are pure fantasy and make for […]

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