fiction

The Moment of Everything by Shelly King: A Novel for Bookaholics

Fiction
The Moment of Everything

We’ve reviewed several novels in the past year that featured bookstores. I just can’t resist them. The Moment of Everything by Shelly King is another one I couldn’t pass up. If you’re a certified bookaholic like I am, you’ll understand why. The interesting twist to this one for me is that it also involves the […]

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The Mirror Empire by Kameron Hurley: Book #1 in The Worldbreaker Saga

Fantasy & Supernatural
The Mirror Empire

I often choose novels months ahead of their publication date, so I never know which novel will become a bestseller or award winner. I choose them based on a number of factors but basically they call out to me with little “read me” siren songs. The Mirror Empire was such a novel. It’s Book #1 […]

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The Bullet Catcher’s Daughter by Rod Duncan: Steampunk and Luddites

Crime Story
The Bullet Catcher's Daughter

Rod Duncan is probably best known for his crime novels so when he decided to write a steampunk novel, it’s only natural that it became a mystery as well. The Bullet Catcher’s Daughter is Book #1 in his new duology titled The Fall of the Gas-Lit Empire. Are you familiar with the Luddites? What if […]

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The Mill River Redemption by Darcie Chan: Review & Multi-Book Giveaway

Events
The Mill River Redemption

We’re participating in the Clear Your Shelf Giveaway Hop, so we’re not just reviewing and hosting a giveaway for the latest novel by bestselling author Darcie Chan, The Mill River Redemption, but we’ve also pulled a few favorites off the bookshelf that one of you will win. First, let’s talk about The Mill River Redemption. […]

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The Stone Boy by Sophie Loubiere: Is Madame Preau Crazy or Not?

Crime Story
The Stone Boy

When Sophie Loubiere’s psychological thriller, The Stone Boy, was published in France, it became a bestselling and award-winning phenomenon. We can all be thankful that it captured the attention of a U.S. publisher, and had an excellent translator in Nora Mahony, because now we can find out what all the fuss is about. I was […]

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The Girls of August by Anne Rivers Siddons: Should You Read It?

Fiction
The Girls of August

Okay, I have to admit I had never completely read any of bestselling author Anne Rivers Siddons’ novels when I chose The Girls of August although I had started a couple of her earlier novels. My mom has been a long-time fan of her work but when I was younger I always found her writing […]

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