politics

The Betrayers by David Bezmozgis: Book Review & Giveaway

Cross Cultural
The Betrayers

David Bezmozgis is a multi-award-winning Canadian author and filmmaker who has taken to heart the advice given writers, i.e., to write what you know. For him, this means writing stories honoring his Eastern European Jewish roots. His latest novel, The Betrayers, is extremely timely because of the situation in the Ukraine and Crimea right now […]

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The Three by Sarah Lotz: Four Planes Crash & Three Children Survive

Fiction
The Three

Do you know South African screenwriter and author Sarah Lotz’ work? You might without even knowing it since she has a penchant for writing under a variety of pseudonyms including S.L. Grey, Lily Herne, and Helena S. Paige. The Three is, thankfully, written under her own name. It’s a conspiracy and psychological thriller with apocalyptic […]

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Frost Burned by Patricia Briggs: Black Friday Meets Urban Myth

Bestsellers
Frost Burned

I’m a big fan of Patricia Briggs’ Mercy Thompson series, so I snapped up her bestselling novel Frost Burned as soon as I had a break in my normal review schedule. Gotta get my shape shifter fix. If you’re into urban paranormal fantasy fiction and haven’t read any of the Mercy Thompson series, you’re in […]

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Insurgent by Veronica Roth: One Choice Can Transform or Destroy You

Bestsellers
Insurgent

Last week we reviewed Divergent, Book #1 in the bestselling trilogy by Veronica Roth. There’s a link at the end of this review to that review for those of you who missed it. As soon as I finished reading it, I immediately began reading Insurgent, Book #2. I guess one good thing about being the […]

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Morningside Fall from Legends of the Dustwalker by Jay Posey

Fantasy & Supernatural
Morningside Fall

When I read Three, Book #1 of Legends of the Dustwalker, by Jay Posey, it blew me away and I’ve been anxiously awaiting Book #2, Morningside Fall. In Three, the world building was excellent, the characters grabbed hold and wouldn’t let go, and the storyline was riveting. This is a post-apocalyptic, dystopian series with sci-fi, […]

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The Accident by Chris Pavone: Who Knew Publishing Could Be So Deadly?

Fiction
The Accident

Last year we reviewed The Expats by Chris Pavone, which went on to become a huge bestseller and Edgar Award winner. Quite an achievement for a debut novel! It was a no brainer to take a look at The Accident, especially since it also revolves around the publishing industry. Who knew publishing could be so […]

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