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Nov
8

Review: Congress of Secrets by Stephanie Burgis

Review: Congress of Secrets by Stephanie Burgis Congress of Secrets Stephanie Burgis Published: Nov. 1, 2016 (Pyr) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Beth Rating (out of 5): 3 stars Alchemy—understood for years as the transmutation of metals, the obvious goal being to eventually create gold. But what if there was another way to practice Alchemy? A way that would...
Oct
25

Review: Chasing Embers by James Bennett (Ben Garston #1)

Review: Chasing Embers by James Bennett (Ben Garston #1) Chasing Embers (Ben Garston #1) James Bennett Published: Sept. 06, 2016 (Orbit) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review Source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review  Reviewed by: Beth Rating (out of 5): 3 stars Ben Garston drinks to forget—his life, his past, he romantic messes. All of which he has a lot to forget, since Ben is a dragon. One of the last remaining dragons, in...
Oct
21

Review: The Delphi Effect by Rysa Walker (Delphi Trilogy #1)

Review: The Delphi Effect by Rysa Walker (Delphi Trilogy #1) The Delphi Effect (Delphi Trilogy #1) Rysa Walker Published: Oct. 11, 2016 (Skyscape) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Beth Rating (out of 5): 3.5 stars Most of us have seen the movie that contains that famous line, “I see dead people.” It’s been used so often that it’s pretty much turned into a joke, though I...
Oct
11

Review: A Mortal Song by Megan Crewe

Review: A Mortal Song by Megan Crewe A Mortal Song Megan Crewe Published: Sept. 13, 2016 (Another World Press) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review Source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review  Reviewed by: Beth Rating (out of 5): 4 stars Sora’s whole life has been a lie. She has always believed that she is kami—Japanese spirits that help protect the world. But on her seventeenth birthday she finds out the...
Oct
7

Review: The Ferryman Institute by Colin Gigl

Review: The Ferryman Institute by Colin Gigl The Ferryman Institute Colin Gigl Published: Sept. 27, 2016 (Gallery Books) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review  Reviewed by: Beth Rating (out of 5): 4 stars The mythical Ferryman, a mysterious figure named Charon, shepherds the dead across the River Styx. Legend has it that those who couldn’t pay the coin toll were left to wander...
Sep
14

Review: Ninth City Burning by J. Patrick Black

Review: Ninth City Burning by J. Patrick Black Ninth City Burning J. Patrick Black Published: Sept. 6, 2016 (Roc) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review Source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review  Reviewed by: Beth Rating (out of 5): 3.5 stars Far, far in the distant future, after Earth suffered a harsh answer as to whether there was “life out there,” battles with the aliens have become regular, boring events. Until one...
Sep
8

Review: Nevernight by Jay Kristoff (Nevernight #1)

Review: Nevernight by Jay Kristoff (Nevernight #1) Nevernight (The Nevernight Chronicle #1) Jay Kristoff Published: Aug. 9, 2016 (Thomas Dunne Books) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: purchased  Reviewed by: Beth Rating (out of 5): 4.5 stars Imagine a place like Venice—only it has three suns and only has full darkness every two years. It also has magic and creatures from the worst nightmares. In that place lives a teenage girl who watched...
Aug
26

Review: Flight from Mayhem by Yasmine Galenorn (Fly by Night #2)

Review: Flight from Mayhem by Yasmine Galenorn (Fly by Night #2) Flight from Mayhem (Fly by Night #2) Yasmine Galanorn Published: Aug. 2, 2016 (Berkeley) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review Source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review  Reviewed by: Beth Rating (out of 5): 2.5 stars Creatures—dragons, vampires, werewolves, and more—exist among us, and it’s well-known to most humans…though not always liked. Shimmer is one of those...
Aug
24

Review: Wolfking by Sarah Rayne (Wolfking #1)

Review: Wolfking by Sarah Rayne (Wolfking #1) Wolfking (Wolfking #1) Sarah Rayne Published: April 29, 2016 (Endeavor Press/Venture Press) Purchase: Amazon Review Source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review  Reviewed by: Beth Rating (out of 5): 2.5 stars Note: This is a digital re-release of the book, originally published in the early 1990s I love Irish legends and myths, and the idea of some time traveling and wolves to go...
Aug
15

Review: Thunder Road by Sierra Dean (Rain Chaser #1)

Review: Thunder Road by Sierra Dean (Rain Chaser #1) Thunder Road (Rain Chaser #1) Sierra Dean Published: July 26, 2016 (Sierra Dean) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review Source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review  Reviewed by: Beth Rating (out of 5): 4 stars What if the world as we knew it was still populated with gods? All of them, of every pantheon, keeping themselves occupied by interfering with humans, and creating petty...

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