Category: Book Reviews

Splintered, by A. G. Howard

Splintered, by A. G. Howard

Category: YA fantasy Series: Splintered #1 Publisher: Amulet Books (Jan. 1, 2013) Book Source:  Public Library This stunning debut captures the grotesque madness of a mystical under-land, as well as a girl’s pangs of first love and independence. Alyssa Gardner hears the whispers of bugs and flowers—precisely the affliction that… Read more »

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Sea Glass Winter, by JoAnn Ross (review)

Sea Glass Winter, by JoAnn Ross (review)

Category: Women’s fiction; romanceSeries: Shelter Bay #5 Publisher: Signet (Penguin Group), 2012 Book Source: Public library As an Explosive Ordnance Disposal Specialist, Dillon Slater had one of the most dangerous jobs in the military. Now, he’s enjoying the pace of life in Shelter Bay, where he teaches high school physics…. Read more »

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Spellbinding, by Maya Gold (review)

Spellbinding, by Maya Gold (review)

Description: There’s more than one way to be powerful . . . It is during a routine school project that Abby Silva — sixteen and nearly friendless — makes a startling discovery: She is descended from women who were accused of witchcraft back in 1600s Salem. And when Abby visits… Read more »

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Airs Above the Ground, by Mary Stewart (review)

Airs Above the Ground, by Mary Stewart (review)

Airs Above the Ground by Mary Stewart on 1965 Genres: Romantic suspense Pages: 286 Format: Hardcover Source: my personal collection Goodreads Also by this author: This Rough Magic, The Gabriel Hounds Review Well before there was Nora Roberts or Jayne Ann Krentz, there was Mary Stewart, whose romantic suspense novels… Read more »

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Valley of The Shadow, by Carola Dunn (review)

Valley of The Shadow, by Carola Dunn (review)

Valley of the Shadow by Carola Dunn Series: Cornish Mysteries #3 Published by Minotaur Books on December 11, 2012 Genres: British mystery, Cozy Mystery, Historical Mystery Pages: 320 Format: Hardcover Source: the library Goodreads Also by this author: Anthem for Doomed Youth, Gone West, Heirs of the Body, The Corpse… Read more »

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Dream Eyes (Dark Legacy #2) (Krentz)

Dream Eyes (Dark Legacy #2) (Krentz)

Dream Eyes by Jayne Ann Krentz Series: Dark Legacy #2 Published by Putnam on Jan. 8, 2013 Genres: Paranormal romantic suspense, Romantic suspense Pages: 325 Format: Hardcover Source: the library Goodreads Also in this series: Copper Beach Also by this author: Copper Beach, River Road, Secret Sisters, Eye of the… Read more »

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Cinder, by Marissa Meyer (review)

Cinder, by Marissa Meyer (review)

Cinder by Marissa Meyer Series: Lunar Chronicles #1 Published by Feiwel & Friends on January 3, 2012 Genres: Fairy Tales, Fantasy, Science Fiction, YA (Young Adult) Format: Hardcover Source: the library Goodreads Also in this series: Scarlet, Cress Also by this author: Scarlet, Cress Humans and androids crowd the raucous… Read more »

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Dying on the Vine, by Aaron Elkins (review)

Dying on the Vine, by Aaron Elkins (review)

Dying on the Vine by Aaron Elkins Series: Gideon Oliver #17 Published by Berkley Publishing Group on Dec. 4, 2012 Genres: Mystery Pages: 304 Format: Hardcover Source: the library Goodreads Also in this series: Switcheroo Also by this author: A Dangerous Talent, Switcheroo It was the unwavering custom of Pietro… Read more »

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