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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...
Aug
9

Review: The Summon Stone by Ian Irvine (The Gate of Good and Evil #1)

Review: The Summon Stone by Ian Irvine (The Gate of Good and Evil #1) The Summon Stone (The Gate of Good and Evil, #1) Ian Irvine Published: May 17, 2016 (Orbit 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): 2.5 stars The Merdrun: a race destined to bring death wherever they go. Their goal: to find a planet they can call their own, aided by blood and destruction. The...
Jul
26

Review: The Copper Promise by Jen Williams (The Copper Cat #1)

Review: The Copper Promise by Jen Williams (The Copper Cat #1) The Copper Promise (The Copper Cat #1) Jen Williams Published: July 5, 2016 (Angry Robot 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 Note: This appears to be a re-release of the book, originally published in 2014 after being released as a series of novellas. Wydrin is a typical...

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