Mini Reviews, Vol. 16 ~ Audio Edition

Trust Me, I'm Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator by Ryan Holiday DNF. I listened to maybe an hour and a half of Trust Me, I'm Lying. The first 60 minutes were interesting and a little sickening as Holiday describes how he (and others) create buzz, hype, and news stories out of virtually nothing. But … Continue reading Mini Reviews, Vol. 16 ~ Audio Edition

Review ~ The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows January 1946: London is emerging from the shadow of the Second World War, and writer Juliet Ashton is looking for her next book subject. Who could imagine that she would find it in a letter from a man she’s never … Continue reading Review ~ The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Mini Reviews, Vol. 15

The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory I don't read a lot of romances, but I will probably have some romantic elements in the story I'm writing. Hence, I'm going to make an effort to read a few. I picked The Wedding Date because it was available and it sounded fun. And it was! Pro: Alexa's … Continue reading Mini Reviews, Vol. 15

Review ~ Harmony in Light

This book was provided to me for review consideration by WordFire Press & the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America via NetGalley. Harmony in Light by Walter H. Hunt In 1880s Paris, a doctor encounters a statuette that can drive men mad, secret societies, and a bridge between worlds that threatens disastrous consequences. Throughout, … Continue reading Review ~ Harmony in Light

#FrankenSlam! Review & WrapUp

Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Mary Shelley began writing Frankenstein when she was only eighteen. At once a Gothic thriller, a passionate romance, and a cautionary tale about the dangers of science, Frankenstein tells the story of committed science student Victor Frankenstein. Obsessed with discovering the cause of generation and life … Continue reading #FrankenSlam! Review & WrapUp

Review ~ Unholy Land

This book was provided to me by Tachyon Publications via NetGalley for review consideration. Unholy Land by Lavie Tidhar From the bestselling author of Central Station comes an extraordinary new novel recalling China Miéville and Michael Chabon, entertaining and subversive in equal measures. Lior Tirosh is a semi-successful author of pulp fiction, an inadvertent time … Continue reading Review ~ Unholy Land

Review ~ Nothing to Devour

This book was provided to me by Macmillan-Tor/Forge via NetGalley for review consideration. Nothing to Devour by Glen Hirshberg Librarian Emilia is alone in a library that is soon to close its doors forever. Alone save for one last patron, his head completely swathed in bandages, his hands gloved, not one inch of skin exposed. … Continue reading Review ~ Nothing to Devour