fiction

Vanessa and Her Sister by Priya Parmar: Ties That Bind Famous Sisters

Fiction
Vanessa and Her Sister

I’ve read quite a lot about Virginia Woolf but almost nothing about her sister, who has always been treated almost like a peripheral person in the works I’ve read. I’ve always been curious about her and the snippets I’ve read about their relationship; however, so I got excited when I saw that Priya Parmar had […]

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Sins of Our Fathers by Shawn Lawrence Otto: Book Review & Giveaway

Fiction
Sins of Our Fathers

Did you see the Oscar nominated House of Sand and Fog when it came to movie theaters? Shawn Lawrence Otto was its award-winning screenwriter. He’s also an award-winning non-fiction author who’s just written a debut thriller, Sins of Our Fathers. It deals with the uneasy relationship between Native American reservations and the communities around them, […]

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The Escape by David Baldacci: Thriller Review, Interview & Giveaway

Bestsellers
The Escape

It’s always a pleasure to read one of bestselling author David Baldacci’s novels and that’s true of his latest John Puller novel, The Escape. I know I can count on Mr. Baldacci to bring me a complex, well-researched fast-paced thriller with characters whose brains I’d love to pick over dinner some night. Did I mention […]

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13 Hollywood Apes by Gil Reavill: Why Kill Retired Animal Actors?

Crime Story
13 Hollywood Apes

You may not be familiar with Gil Reavill as a fiction author; however, he’s written non-fiction, has ghost written memoirs, and has both screenwriting and playwriting credits to his name. I didn’t know all of that when I chose 13 Hollywood Apes to read; however, the concept called to this long-time ex-Los Angeles resident because […]

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Review of Duke City Hit by Max Austin: Even Hit Men Have Feelings

Crime Story
Duke City Hit

Max Austin is actually New Mexico mystery author Steve Brewer, who lives in Duke City a.k.a. Albuquerque. Let’s just say he’s got this mystery genre down, with over 20 novels under his belt, and it shows in the new Lawbreakers series. Crooks are people too. They just approach life a wee bit differently from the […]

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The Finisher by David Baldacci: Book Review, Interview, and Giveaway

Authors
The Finisher

I love bestselling author David Baldacci’s adult thrillers, as do millions of others around the world. They always feature complex people, Byzantine plots that give me whiplash, and they move at lightning speed – what’s not to love? I did a bit of a double take when I learned he had written a YA dystopian […]

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