Featured Book: December 11

Dollhouse Syndrome Vol.1 An intriguing and innovative Young Adult novel by Lan Hsu From the Introduction: The World. In the not too distant future “Nowadays, the world is different to how it used to be. We have split the earth into the Seven Rooms, each room never to interfere with the private affairs of another […]

Continue Reading

Featured Book: November 18

This month, I’m featuring the latest book from one of my favorite writers! I’ve featured many of Linton Robinson’s books in the past, so I’m pleased to feature Raptor’s Golden Hits: When the band you’re in starts playing different tunes…. There’s someone in my head, but it’s not me… It’s only rock and roll but […]

Continue Reading

Featured Book – April 3

Humor-Social Commentary/Contemporary As you’ve probably guessed, Linton Robinson is one of my favorite go-to authors for humor, particularly male humor. Call me whatever you like but Lin’s humor makes me laugh. It’s ironic, twisted, often self-deprecating and always ROFL funny. My favorite line is “Have they ruled out suicide?” (You’ll have to read Sweet Spot […]

Continue Reading

Featured Book – March 25

Sci-Fi/Fantasy Romance Size Matters, By J. L. Salter   Size does matter, when you’re only a foot tall.    Concept: Accidentally swallowing a mysterious pill from her eccentric scientist cousin, Emma Hobby shrinks to under a foot tall. When she resumes normal size, she must track down her cousin, who’s obviously in trouble (based on those unsettling messages […]

Continue Reading

Featured Book – March 18

Historical Inspirational Borrowed Light by Carla Kelly This book was among seven nominated for the RWA’s Rita Award in 2012. I’m including Borrowed Light in my featured books because I so often recall characters and scenes from the book.  For instance, Paul Otto, the hero of the story, is the son of a settler’s orphaned daughter and […]

Continue Reading

Featured Book – March 8

I posted this review about Linton Robinson’s book, Sweet Spot, several years ago, but with all the political upheaval recently, this particular book keeps coming to mind. I loved it then and love it still. Mazatlan Confidential Sweet Spot, Linton Robinson Linton Robinson’s  novel of corrupt politicians, Mazatlan Carnival and baseball has all the credentials for […]

Continue Reading

Featured Book: March 3

  It’s 384 A.D., the dawn of the monotheistic state. City of Cats follows the tumultuous events of one decisive year in the life of Lupicinus, powerful advisor to the Pope, who lives a duplicitous life as a clandestine non-believer, and Saturnine, wife of a Christian senator who secretly writes against the Church. Lupicinus and Saturnine are […]

Continue Reading