Book Review: Swords of Iron, by Jerome Brooke

***Contains some spoilers. “The High Priestess led the procession of maidens to the circle of stones. The skyclad women were chilled in the air of dawn. One of their number must die. Thus it was in the days of the Winter King.” Swords of Iron by Jerome Brooke is a story about a war leader […]

Book Review: Turkey Day Murder, by Leslie Meier

Resident amateur sleuth Lucy Stone has a lot on her plate this Thanksgiving… Besides fixing dinner for 12, having to come up with something suitable for two vegan college kids to eat, write for the pennysaver, and deal with her chauvinistic boss, she also has a murder to solve! Curt Nolan and his chicken murderer […]

Book Review: Bone Deep, by Bonnie Dee

** spoiler alert ** It’s 1946, and widow Sarah goes to a carnival with friends. One of the attractions, a freak show featuring a heavily tattooed man on display. Sarah can’t help but to stare… the intricate designs on his body are fascinating. Sarah finds this stranger beautiful. The next day she discovers him in […]

Book Review: Promises, by Ellen March

Alex lives a quiet unassuming life, working for a library, burying herself in books and drinking wine out of a tumbler. Her mother nags at her constantly… to get married, have children, and to have a breast reduction. However, Alex isn’t interested in romantic relationships, and would rather settle for “Roger” her vibrator, and a […]

Book Review: The Dream Thieves (Book II of The Raven Cycle), by Maggie Stiefvater

Ronan has secrets… Secrets that are incomprehensible. One secret: Ronan can steal things from his dreams and bring them back with him when he wakes up. Ronan is a dream thief. The Dream Thieves is book II in the Raven Cycle by Maggie Stiefvater, set immediately upon where book I, The Raven Boys, ended. It […]

My Interview with Author Ashelyn Drake

Welcome all! Today I have the privilege of interviewing New Adult & Young Adult Contemporary Romance Author Ashelyn Drake! She has written the popular titles Romancing The R.A. (Campus Crush #1), Behind Closed Doors (Campus Crush #2), Rushing Into Love (Campus Crush #3), and Nothing To Tell (Campus Crush #0.5).     Thank you Ashelyn for […]

Cover Reveal! Copper Ravens by Jennifer Allis Provost

It is with much pleasure that I reveal the second book in the Copper Girl Series by Jennifer Allis Provost, Copper Ravens! And without further ado… Drum roll please!! Ta daa!!!! WOW, what a beautiful cover! Designed by thee one and only Lisa Amowitz! Are you as blown away by the cover as I am? […]

Book Review: Rushing into Love (Campus Crush #3) by Ashelyn Drake

“We might be rushing into this, but that doesn’t mean I don’t plan to take my time.” Words once so romantic to Mindy’s ears that come back to haunt her… She knows things are moving fast between her and Freshman Ben but for once she throws caution to the wind and goes with the flow. […]

Book Review: The Scoundrel’s Secret Siren by Daphne du Bois

Lorelei Lindon escapes her hum drum life by reading books about ghosts and feisty heroines whom she wishes to emulate. When her maid tells her there is a real ghost in little Paddlington Village, Lorelei sneaks away late at night in hopes of spotting this infamous ghost. What she wasn’t expecting was to meet the […]

My Interview with Author Jerrie Brock

Welcome all! Today I am lucky to be interviewing Jerrie Brock, Author of the dramatic fiction Something Taken! Thank you Jerrie for agreeing to this interview. Tell us a little about your background. I can honestly say that my life’s been an adventure. I was married for 25 years, to a wonderful guy nearly as […]

Book Review: Celeste by V.C. Andrews

When I saw Celeste by V.C. Andrews on my local libraries book shelf, nostalgia flooded my heart. I haven’t read her books since I was a pre-teen. Most people don’t know, but Andrews died in 1986… A ghost writer, who Andrews selected prior to her death, has written 40+ novels under her name since, all […]

Book Review: The Reflections of Queen Snow White, by David C. Meredith

This story intrigued me and held my interest from page one. This isn’t the Snow White fairy tale your parents read to you as a child… Rather, this Snow White is moody, troubled, and depressed. She is completely unable to experience any joy in her life, trapped in a state of mourning ever since her […]

Book Review: Something Taken, by Jerrie Brock

Something Taken, by Jerrie Brock brought out a lot of emotions in me. I experienced disgust, anger, fear, and eventually happiness and hope. At times this book isn’t easy to read, but once you reach the end you will find the light at the end of the tunnel. At 17 yrs old, Terry is starved […]

My Interview with Author K.P. Ambroziak

Welcome all! Today I am very lucky to be interviewing the very talented Author of A Perpetual Mimicry, and The Fifth Empire Trilogy, (currently 2 books) K.P. Ambroziak! We discuss her very impressive background and her current and future projects.    Hello Paige, thank you for agreeing to this interview. Tell us a little bit […]

An Interview with Silver Medal Award Winning Author Shaun J. McLaughlin

Welcome all! Today I am interviewing Silver Medal Award Winning Author for Historical Literature Fiction, Shaun J McLaughlin. He has written two history books—Patriot War Along the New York-Canada Border and Patriot War Along the Michigan-Canada Border—and a novel Counter Currents: A Story of Smugglers, River Pirates, Love, War, and Freedom Fighters in 1838. Today […]

Book Review: The Journal of Vincent du Maurier (The Fifth Empire #1) by K.P Ambroziak

The Journal of Vincent du Maurier by K.P Ambroziak is a chronicalization of Vincent’s struggle to save the human and vampire races. It is 2052, and the human and vampire races face extinction due to the recent rising of the undead. The world has been overcome by hoards of the undead, which isn’t good for […]

An Interview with Fantasy Author Jennifer Allis Provost

Welcome everyone! Today I’m very lucky to be interviewing my good friend Fantasy and Horror Author Jennifer Allis Provost! She is the Author of Heir to the Sun, Rise of the Deva’shi, and Copper Girl. Her work is also featured in Holiday Magick: 20 Holiday Stories with a Twist, Anthology: Year 1 (Vol. 1), UnCONventional: […]

Book Review: Counter Currents: A Story of Smugglers, River Pirates, Love, War, and Freedom Fighters in 1838, By Shaun J. McLaughlin

***Spoiler Alert*** Ryan Lone Pine, much like his beloved pet and constant companion raven Zak, isn’t meant to settle down. He is most at home under the stars sleeping on moss in the woods than he is in a comfy bed in a warm house. Like his bird, he is meant to be un-tethered, wild […]

Book Review: Red Velvet Cupcake Murder, by Joanne Fluke

All Hannah Swenson wants to do is bake and deliver red velvet cupcakes for the grand opening of a refurbished hotel. However, Hannah gets herself embroiled into yet another mystery when one of the party-goers, (the sheriff’s secretary), is either pushed/or jumps from the rooftop of the hotel. To make things even worse, Hannah’s long […]

My Interview with Romance Author Zoe York

Today I’m very lucky to be interviewing Zoe York, author of sexy small town romances Between Then and Now, What Was Once Perfect, and Where Their Hearts Collide.    Welcome everyone! Hi Zoe, thank you for agreeing to this interview. Tell us a little about yourself and your background? Thanks for having me! I’m a […]

Book Review: Where Their Hearts Collide, by Zoe York

Karen and Paul couldn’t have possibly met at a worse time… She is about to leave their small town and pursue her dreams of getting her masters in library sciences, and he is balancing his life between his job as a cop and raising his pre-teenage daughter as a single parent. Dating and beginning a […]

Book Review: Cinnamon Roll Murder, by Joanne Fluke

Cinnamon Roll Murder, by Joanne Fluke is listed as a “Culinary Mystery”. However, I didn’t realize that it would be more of a cookbook than a mystery… (22 recipes in total). This didn’t make me dislike it, it just surprised me is all. Hannah Swenson busies herself by running The Cookie Jar bakery, and putting […]