Category: Book Reviews

Review: A Small Fortune

A Small Fortune

A Small Fortune by Audrey Braun My rating: 4 of 5 stars Gilion Williams leaves her daughter, Celia, a family legacy. But at the time of Gilion’s death, Celia doesn’t pay much attention to the paperwork and the legacy goes…

Review: The Second Virgin Birth

The Second Virgin Birth

The Second Virgin Birth by Tommy Taylor My rating: 5 of 5 stars The Second Virgin Birth was unique. The premise of a virgin giving birth to another Jesus Christ through the magic of science is controversial and intriguing. A…

Review: V is for Vengeance

V is for Vengeance

V is for Vengeance by Sue Grafton My rating: 5 of 5 stars There’s nothing I enjoy more (okay, a few things, but this isn’t the place for that kind of talk) than a Kinsey Millhone mystery/crime/romance. This one had…

Review: Mercury Rises

Mercury Rises

Mercury Rises by Robert Kroese My rating: 5 of 5 stars A sequel to the hilarious Mercury Falls, Mercury Rises gives readers a insightful backstory on Mercury and his relationship to Tiamat who vows to make Lucifer’s rebellion look like…

Review: The Deception of the Emerald Ring

The Deception of the Emerald Ring by Lauren Willig My rating: 5 of 5 stars Who doesn’t enjoy a little deception? The third book in the Pink Carnation series was wonderfully entertaining. The Emerald Ring introduces readers to more characters…

Review: Alexander Death

Alexander Death by J.L. Bryan My rating: 5 of 5 stars The final installment in the Pox series is pure torment. You can’t stop yourself from turning the pages as fast as possible, but you fear the end as if…

Review: Tommy Nightmare

Tommy Nightmare by J.L. Bryan My rating: 5 of 5 stars The Pox thickens… The second installment in the Jenny Pox series, Tommy Nightmare, is a wonderful dream come true. More Jenny, more Seth and more fantastic characters with unexpected…

Review: Jenny Pox

Jenny Pox by J.L. Bryan My rating: 5 of 5 stars I’m totally infected with Jenny Pox. I began this book by reading the first chapter as an excerpt at the end of another book. I was so totally enamored…

Review: Until Death

Until Death by Karen Woodward My rating: 4 of 5 stars Until Death requires a little effort at first, but there’s a big payoff at the end. The beginning (the effort portion) was slow and for several chapters I had…

Review: The Preacher’s Bride

The Preacher’s Bride by Jody Hedlund My rating: 5 of 5 stars I’ve read, and enjoyed, historical romance before. But, this is the first one I’ve encountered based on the Puritan way of life. I normally go for a good…

Review: Mockingjay

Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins My rating: 5 of 5 stars An explosive wrap-up to a very enthralling trilogy. I was drawn in from page one. I can’t say enough good things about the Hunger Games, Catching Fire and Mockingjay. Suzanne…

Review: Catching Fire

Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins My rating: 5 of 5 stars How can you take two main characters and put them through similar traumas and not let it get dull? I have no idea, but apparently Ms. Collins is the…

Review: The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins My rating: 5 of 5 stars I can’t say much here, except WOW! Read this book. It’s wonderful regardless of your preferred genre. On the technical side: I love the fluid use of present…