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Book Review: The Clarity, by Keith Thomas

I received an advance review copy of Keith Thomas’ The Clarity. After reading the back cover synopsis, I bumped it ahead of the book on my To-Be-Read (TBR) pile. And within a few days, finished the book with a sense of “wow, that was not what I expected!” kind of feel. Ashanique is a young […]

Book Review: Absolute Zero, by Chuck Logan

Okay. Here’s the thing. In November my sci-fi/horror novel was released. It is entitled, Absolute Zero. This is how I came across Chuck Logan in the first place. Turns out he has a book by the same title. (Completely, completely different types of stories). So I figured, hmmm. I am going to read every book […]

Book Review: THE PERFECT ASSASSIN, by Ward Larsen

I have to admit it. I caught the espionage bug. Maybe I’ve always had it? Between Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan novels, and Jason Bourne starring on the pages of Ludlum’s books, to Vince Flynn’s Mitch Rapp character . . . (and I suppose it goes without saying, and yet, here I am saying it, there seems always […]

UPSIDE DOWN: Madness, Murder, and the Perfect Marriage

I generally do not read non-fiction. This book review of Dr. Jerid M. Fisher’s UPSIDE DOWN is rather unique. It isn’t fair to give the review without a touch of background on the situation. The book is about a heinous crime that took place in Rochester, NY in 2009. A friend of mine was the […]

#NextYACraze Book Review: Tallas

On my search for the #NextYaCraze, I recently received and began reading Cathrina Constantine’s Tallas, a dystopian young adult novel. With an alluring cover, and a premise that sounded promising, I was hopeful. The back cover synopsis reads: In a decimated world, setting foot outside the protected village of Tallas is certain death—or so they […]