Category Book Review By Author

Book Review: Carnival of Souls by Melissa Marr

Review: Carnival of Souls Series: – Author: Melissa Marr No of Pages: 306 Expected Publication: September 4th 2012 by HarperCollins Arc Received for review by Southern Book Bloggers Synopsis: In a city of daimons, rigid class lines separate the powerful from the power-hungry. And at the heart of The City is the Carnival of Souls, […]

Book Review: Fire on the Island by J.K. Hogan

Review: Fire on the Island Series: Vigilati #1 Author: J.K. Hogan No of Pages: 376 Publication: August 2, 2012 Synopsis: “She who wields the mark is the barrier between man and monster. She is the daughter of gods, the mother of man, protector of all. Vigilati Usque Ad Mortem” All Isla Macallen wanted was a […]

Book Review: Frozen by Mary Casanova

Review: Frozen Series: — Author: Mary Casanova No of Pages: 264 Expected Publication: September 1, 2012 Arc Received for review by University of Minnesota Press Get the book at Amazon Synopsis: Sixteen-year-old Sadie Rose hasn’t said a word in eleven years-ever since the day she was found lying in a snowbank during a howling storm. […]

Book Review: Secrets of Meditation by Davidji

Review: Secrets of Meditation Series: – Author: Davidji No of Pages: Ebook Expected publication: September 4th 2012 by Hay House Secrets of Meditation A Practical Guide to Inner Peace and Personal Transformation by davidji   For thousands of years people have tried to tap into the stillness and silence that rests within to discover their […]

Book Review: Twenty Nine and a Half Reasons by Denise Grover Swank

My review for the first Rose Gardener Mystery, Twenty Eight and a Half Wishes. Review: Twenty Nine and a Half Reasons Series: A Rose Gardner Mystery #2 Author: Denise Grover Swank No of Pages: Ebook Release Date: Published June 29th 2012 Synopsis: When Rose reports for Fenton County jury duty she figures she’s lucky to […]

Book Review: The Road to Hell by Christopher C. Starr

Review: The Road to Hell Series: — Author: Christopher C. Starr Edition: Kindle No of Pages: 286 Release Date: August 9th 2011 by Sanford House Press Synopsis: You talk to someone about Lucifer and you already know what they’re thinking: he’s the Devil, Satan, Prince of Darkness, whatever. Truth is he wasn’t always bad; he […]

Book Review: Sundered by Shannon Mayer

Today it’s all Shannon Mayer all the time! I hope you like zombies because we’re going to be talking about them! First my book review on Sundered, second a guest post by Shannon Mayer and then an author interview! Does it get any better? Well… at least until zombies really do break out. Review: Sundered […]

Book Review: Mort by Terry Pratchett

Review: Mort Series: Discworld #4, Death #1 Author: Terry Pratchett No of Pages: 272 Release Date: February 6th 2001 Publisher: HarperTorch Synopsis: Death comes to Mort with an offer he can’t refuse — especially since being dead isn’t compulsory. The position of Death’s apprentice is everything Mort thought he’d ever wanted, until he discovers that […]

Book Review: Twenty Eight and a Half Wishes

Review: Twenty Eight and a Half Wishes Series: A Rose Gardner Mystery #1 Author: Denise Grover Swank No of Pages: 376 Release Date: Published March 19th 2012 Publisher: Createspace Amazon, Barnes & Noble Goodreads Synopsis: “It all started when I saw myself dead.” For Rose Gardner, working at the DMV on a Friday afternoon is […]

Book Review: Equal Rites by Terry Pratchett

Review: Equal Rites Series: Discworld #3, Witches #1 Author: Terry Pratchett No of Pages: 228 Release Date: September 13, 2005 Goodreads Synopsis: On Discworld, a dying wizard tries to pass on his powers to an eighth son of an eighth son, who is just at that moment being born. The fact that the son is […]

Book Review: Soulless by Gail Carriger

Review: Soulless Series: (Parasol Protectorate #1) Author: Gail Carriger No of Pages: 365 Release Date: October 1, 2009 Synopsis: First, she has no soul. Second, she’s a spinster whose father is both Italian and dead. Third, she was rudely attacked by a vampire, breaking all standards of social etiquette. Where to go from there? From […]

Book Review: A Widow for One Year by John Irving

Review: A Widow for One Year Series: — Author: John Irving No of Pages: 576 Release Date: June 1, 2004 Synopsis: Marion Cole, a thirty-nine-year-old woman — and a faithful wife for twenty-two years — has an affair with a sixteen-year-old boy; she then leaves her philandering husband. And also abandons her four-year-old daughter, Ruth. […]

Book Review: Sourcery by Terry Pratchett

Review: Sourcery Series:Discworld #5, Rincewind #3 Author: Terry Pratchett No of Pages: 260 Release Date: Feb 6, 2001       When last seen, the singularly inept wizard Rincewind had fallen off the edge of the world. Now, magically, he’s turned up again, and this time he’s brought the luggage. But once upon a time, […]

Book Review: Moving Pictures by Terry Pratchett

Once again I’m talking Terry Pratchett. New to Terry Pratchett? List of how to read Discworld with links to my reviews. Review: Moving Pictures Series: Discworld #10 Author: Terry Pratchett No of Pages: 396 Release Date: July 4th 2005 Rating: 4/5 Synopsis: Discworld’s pesky alchemists are up to their old tricks again. This time, they’ve […]

Book Review: Night Pleasures by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Review: Night Pleasures Series: Night Pleasures, Dark Hunter #2 Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon No of Pages: 336 Release Date: March 13th 2004 Synopsis: Dear Reader, Have you ever wanted to know what it’s like to be immortal? To journey through the night stalking the evil that preys on humans? To have unlimited wealth, unlimited power? That […]

Book Review: Fantasy Lover by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Review: Fantasy Lover Series: Dark Hunter #0 Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon No of Pages: 370 Release Date: February 2nd 2002 Synopsis: Dear Reader, Being trapped in a bedroom with a woman is a grand thing. Being trapped in hundreds of bedrooms over two thousand years isn’t. And being cursed into a book as a love-slave for […]

Book Review: The Light Fantastic by Terry Pratchett

In The Light Fantastic only one individual can save the world from a disastrous collision. Unfortunately, the hero happens to be the singularly inept wizard Rincewind, who was last seen falling off the edge of the world… — Goodreads

Book Review: Deadline by Mira Grant

The second in the fabulous dystopian, zombie trilogy by Mira Grant, Deadline. The first is Feed(that review is full of zombies), third and final in the series is Blackout. Sadly, even the synopsis of this story gives some pivotal parts away. If you have not read the first, please, please read that prior to this […]

Book Review: Dance with the Devil by Sherrilyn Kenyon

The third in her fabulous Dark Hunter series. Fantasy Lover being the first but it is considered the zero of the epic series although it starts a line of books that are so amazing they just can not be put down and beg you to read more. **more reviews coming soon** Review: Dance with the […]

Book Review: The Color of Magic by Terry Pratchett

This title, which launched the legendary Discworld series, introduces the tourist Twoflower and his wizard guide, Rincewind. Part of a reissue of the first three Discworld books, this novel includes an overview of the fantasy land, with a map, visitor’s guide, and Pratchett crossword puzzle.