Category: kids

Book Review: Jar of Hearts, by Jennifer Hiller

I won a copy of Jar of Hearts, by Jennifer Hiller, on Goodreads. The book came in the mail with some bling. In with the book was a small glass jar, and a handful of candy hearts. Classy, Ms. Hiller. Classy. While I planned to read and review the book regardless, this little bit of […]

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: LAST CHANCE, by Gregg Hurwitz

Last Chance is the second book in a young adult apocalypse series. The first was Rains. This is one of those times where you definitely need to read Book 1 before diving into Book 2. Last Chance picks up right where Rains left off. The characters are already established, as is the plot. But don’t […]

Book Ideas for Dummies

As a writer, I meet (and know) people who say to me, “Have I got a book for your to write. Instant best seller!” I try my best at being polite. “Really? If it is that good an idea, you should write it.” “No,” they’ll tell me. “You’re the writer. You write it!” And then […]