Category: editorial

Book Review: UPDRAFT, by Fran Wilde

Not since the Divergent books have I found a YA novel as energetic and exciting as Fran Wilde’s Bone Universe. UPDRAFT is the first in the series. And I devoured it like a skymouth! Towers made of growing bone rise above the clouds. The towers house the people. Oftentimes bridges stretch from tower to tower. […]

Book Review: Field of Valor, by Matthew Betley

I just finished reading the third book in the Logan West series. Matthew Betley’s Field of Valor is comparable to the first two in the series. Non-stop adrenaline. Witty banter. A clever plot. Twists and turns, and more twists, and even more turns . . . A rogue republic is operating inside the government. The […]

Book Review: Keep Her Safe, by K.A. Tucker

Hmmm. What to say about K.A. Tucker’s new thriller, Keep Her Safe. I suppose if you are the kind of reader who devours books with compelling characters, and a story that keeps you turning pages, desperate to find out what happens next, then it is safe for me to assume you will love –LOVE– Tucker’s […]

Book Review: Defectors, by Joseph Kanon

I am so into Spy novels. Mitch Rapp, and Jack Ryan are two of my favorite characters in the genre. I was thrilled when I received a copy of Joseph Kanon’s Defectors to review. What could be better than a spy novel set in Russia during the meat of the Cold War? Little else, let […]

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 […]