2023 Book Review: Fall of Titan

Fall of Titan by HG Ahedi A Science Fiction, Independently Published in 2020, 295 Page  What I Didn’t Like: I don’t especially like starting a book with a list of characters. That being said, I just skipped it. No harm done. The fight scenes were a little choppy. I like the speed of them but... Continue Reading →

2022 Book Review: Awakening

Awakening by Brigitte Morse-Starkenburg YA Fantasy, Independently Published in 2020, 423 Pages  What I Didn’t Like: A common enough premise. An teen finds out there’s a whole word they weren’t educated on that they may be connected to. They have to learn the world - quickly.  Alpha male behavior. I think the idea is to... Continue Reading →

2022 Book Review: Until Next Year

Until Next Year by Michelle Angelle A Romance, Independently Published in 2021, 195 Pages  What I Didn’t Like: Starting mid scene was jarring (in this case) and made me feel like I might have missed something. That feeling goes away quickly though. There’s a lot of characters thrown around at once with the many siblings... Continue Reading →

2022 Book Review: New Traditions

New Traditions by Deborah King A Romance, Independently Published in 2022, 268 Pages  What I Didn’t Like: Some of my least favorite tropes do pop up in this one, including the cliche ending, but that’s a personal thing.A few grammatical or spelling errors. Nothing huge and nothing that kept me from enjoying the book.This is... Continue Reading →

2022 Book Review: Shadow Pandemic

Shadow Pandemic by HG Ahedi A Science Fiction, Independently Published in 2021, 292 Pages  What I Didn’t Like: Some grammatical or typographical errors. None major and I was able to easily figure out what was meant. A little too much telling (vs showing). I would’ve liked a little more emotion.The big reveal felt a little rushed.... Continue Reading →

2022 Book Review: Beneath a Blanket of Snow

Beneath a Blanket of Snow by Arlene Lomazoff-Marron A Contemporary, Independently Published in 2020, 354 Pages  What I Didn’t Like: There’s at least one chapter that didn’t fit in the timeline. Without spoiling anything I’ll say there’s a character who is going to have surgery. Then we jump to another POV and it’s weeks later.... Continue Reading →

2022 Book Review: Red Herring

Red Herring by Leonard DiGregorio A Mystery/Thriller, Independently Published in 2020, 277 Pages What I Didn’t Like: Grammatical errors. A few misspellings, some punctuation I’d change, and a missing quotation mark. Nothing huge, but taken together it could be distracting.Telling vs showing. I felt like I was watching the action unravel instead of experiencing it.... Continue Reading →

2022 Book Review: She Named Me Wolf

She Named Me Wolf by Tenkara Smart YA Fantasy, Independently Published in 2020, 336 Pages  What I Didn’t Like: Content Warning: abuse, suicidal thoughts, violence. Very tough to read. Time jumps made this a complicated timeline to follow. Sometimes the events we follow seem unnecessary and I wondered what they added to the story. I was frustrated... Continue Reading →

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