Archives by Category 'Reviews'



Review: If I Had My Way by Lena Sledge February 6, 2012 | Anthology, Black Fiction, Fiction, Reviews
Publisher: Sony Brook Publishing Copyright: 2011 Publish Date: January 24, 2012 Form: e-book provided by Author Author: Lena Sledge Buy the Book: B&N If I Had My Way is a collection of ten short stories. Some are surprising and some are subtle. This splendid collection of short stories begins with Sunshine. A story of a

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Review: Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys February 3, 2012 | Fiction, Reviews, Young Adult
betweenshadesofgray-rsPublisher: Philomel Books Copyright: 2011 Publish Date: March 22, 2011 Pages: 344 Form: Hardback Author: Ruta Sepetys Buy the Book: B&N | Book Depository In 1941, fifteen-year-old Lina is preparing for art school, first dates, and all that summer has to offer.  But one night, the Soviet secret police barge violently into her home, deporting

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Review: Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare January 30, 2012 | Fiction, Reviews, Steampunk, Young Adult
clockworkangel-ccPublisher: Simon & Schuster Copyright: 2010 Publish Date: August 31, 2010 Pages: 478 Form: Hardback Series: Infernal Devices (1) Author: Cassandra Clare Buy the Book: B&N | Book Depository Magic is dangerous–but love is more dangerous still. When sixteen-year-old Tessa Gray crosses the ocean to find her brother, her destination is England, the time is

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Review: The Iron Duke by Meljean Brook January 23, 2012 | Fiction, Paranormal, Reviews, Romance, Steampunk
theironduke-mb1Publisher: Berkley Copyright: 2010 Published: October 5, 2010 Pages: 378 Form: Paperback Series: Iron Seas (1) Author: Meljean Brook Buy The Book: Book Depository | B&N Seductive danger and steampunk adventure abound in the gritty world of the Iron Seas, where nanotech is fused with Victorian sensibilities-and steam. After the Iron Duke freed England from

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Review: The Truth About Us by Dalene Flannigan January 20, 2012 | Chick Lit, Fiction, Reviews
thetruthaboutus-dfPublisher: Smashwords Copyright: 2011 Published: November 5, 2011 Pages: 204 Form: E-Book provided by Author Author: Dalene Flannigan Buy The Book: Book Depository | B&N What happens when the past catches up to the present and the truth surfaces? Three women, roommates back in college, find their lives forever altered when one of them feels

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Review: One Good Reason by Sarah Mayberry January 18, 2012 | Fiction, Reviews, Romance
onegoodreason-smPublisher: Harlequin Books Copyright: 2011 Published: August 2, 2011 Pages: 281 Form: Paperback Author: Sarah Mayberry Buy The Book: Book Depository | B&N It’s time to move on Any day now Jon Adamson will pack his bags and hit the road. After all, his intention was never to hang around Melbourne once he’d settled his

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Review: The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson January 16, 2012 | Books to Movie, Fiction, Mystery, Reviews
thegirlwiththedragontattoo-slPublisher: Vintage Books Copyright: 2005 Published:November 22, 2011 Pages: 644 Form: Paperback Series: Millenium Series (1) Author: Stieg Larsson Buy The Book: Book Depository | B&N Harriet Vanger, a scion of one of Sweden’s wealthiest families, disappeared over forty years ago.  All these years later, her aged uncle continues to seek the truth.  He hires

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Review: Divergent by Veronica Roth January 12, 2012 | Dystopian, Reviews, Young Adult
divergent-vrPublisher: Harper Collins Copyright: 2011 Published: May 3rd, 2011 Pages: 487 Form: Paperback Author: Veronica Roth Buy The Book: Book Depository | B&N One choice decides your friends, defines your beliefs, and determines your loyalties…forever. When sixteen-year-old Tris makes her choice, she cannot foresee how drastically her life will change. Or that the perfect society

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Review: The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien January 9, 2012 | Lord of the Rings, Reviews
thehobbit-jrrtPublisher: Ballantine Publishing Copyright: 1973 Published: August 12, 1973 Pages: 306 Form: Paperback Author: J.R.R. Tolkien Buy The Book: Book Depository | B&N Bilbo Baggins was a hobbit who wanted to be left alone in quiet comfort. But the wizard Gandalf came along with a band of homeless dwarves. Soon Bilbo was drawn into their

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Review: Vivid by Beverly Jenkins December 5, 2011 | Fiction, Historicals, Reviews, Romance
vivid-bjPublisher: Harper Collins Copyright: 2010 Published: November 1, 2010 Pages: 370 Form: E-Book Author: Beverly Jenkins Buy The Book: B&N It’s 1876 and Dr.Viveca Lancaster is frustrated by the limits placed upon female physicians of color. When she is offered the chance to set up a practice in the small all Black community of Grayson

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