Month: November 2018

Review: “Every Heart A Doorway” by Seanan McGuire: Beautiful and Magical

Normally, I read most of Seanan McGuire’s books as soon as they come out. I wish I had on this one as well and other than a lack of time, I have no excuses. Not only is it one of the finest novels I’ve read but it truly deserves every award that has been lauded […]

Review: “Choices” Edited by Mercedes Lackey

The twelfth anthology of short stories set in the beloved Valdemar universe, featuring stories by debut and established authors and a brand-new story from Lackey herself. The Heralds of Valdemar are the kingdom’s ancient order of protectors. They are drawn from all across the land, from all walks of life, and at all ages–and all […]

Review “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” Less Beasts, More Secrets

I loved the first Fantastic Beasts film. It had wonder, imagination and humor as well as a deft touch with complex issues. I adored Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander. His acting was quirky and brilliant. Well before the sequel was out, I was already excited to see it, hoping for more of the characters I’d […]

Book Review: Heartless by Tom Leveen

Book Review: Heartless by Tom Leveen Bram Stoker Award nominee Tom Leveen (Sick; Shackled) asks: What price will you pay for immortality? Urban legends of a murderous figure called Springheel Jack date back to the 19th century. What Baylee is about to learn is that “he” is most certainly for real…and not alone. When her only […]

Review: “Enlightened” by Billie Kowalewski

When I received a request from the author Billie Kowalewski for a fair review, I was more than willing to read her book, “Enlightened”. The title sounded interesting and the story unique. I began reading and here are my thoughts. The characters sweep you along into their lives, making you want to read more. Harmony’s […]

Tempe Library Book Festival

Our next event is on the horizon! Tempe Library Book Festival will be this Saturday, November 3rd, from 10:00am-3:00pm. We will be on the side closest to Southern. We will be working with five authors. We will be assisting Margaret Ann Spence, Toni Niesen, and Ann Griffin, all from the Society of Southwestern Writers. We […]