BookSprout

As I'm prepping the launch of CONQUEST RISING (January 2020), I've been looking for a new way to distribute my ARCs. Advanced Reader Copies (ARCs) are a great way for authors to get word about their book churning around the internet before launch day, and matched with a pre-order, they can bring in sales. However,... Continue Reading →

Review: Ask Me No Questions

Title: Ask Me No Questions Author: Shelley Noble Stars: ★★★ I found this one difficult to get into despite my love for Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries. The main character does hit the bored house-wife / widow with an adrenaline addiction and societal constraints fairly well; however, it is the disregard for such societal niceties which attracted me to Phryne Fisher.... Continue Reading →

Review: Six Pack Gyration

This review does not contain spoilers! Please keep them out of the comments as well. Title: Six Pack : Gyration Author: B. W. Morris Stars: ★★★★ This is the sequel to Six Pack: Emergence, which I reviewed in December 2017. Tyler was my favorite character then, so when I received the sequel and read the back blurb, I... Continue Reading →

Review: Buddhist Inspirations

Stress has got me down, so I'm out looking for books about meditation and pure comedies. Recommendations appreciated.   Title: Buddhist Inspirations Author: Tom Lowenstein Stars: ★ Being raised Roman Catholic, I explored Buddhism during my late teens thanks to my parents wanting me to experience various religions before picking any single one. Eventually, I decided on agnostic, but... Continue Reading →

Review: Brief Cases

Title: Brief Cases Author: Jim Butcher Stars:★★★★ A new Dresden Files book came out, so of course, I had to read it. If you're looking for Harry Dresden's acerbic narration, there are a few stories which might disappoint; however, getting into the heads of other characters always is a joy for me. Butcher started strong with a... Continue Reading →

Review: Ohio

This is a August 2018 release given to me at Book Expo America. It is a nonfiction, so not really my usual fair. That being said -spoilers ahead. Title: Ohio Author: Stephen Markley Stars: ★★★ People experience events differently. The same moment from two different perspectives can sound worlds apart, so I didn't come into this book thinking... Continue Reading →

Review: The Real Lolita

This is a September 2018 release given to me at Book Expo America. It is a nonfiction, so not really my usual fair. That being said -spoilers ahead. Title: The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel that Scandalized the World Author: Sarah Weinman Stars: ★★★ This book isn't for the faint of heart. It'll... Continue Reading →

Odd-Ball Reviews: Images First

This is not a single review. No, you have stumbled across an odd-ball review. Thanks to Book Expo America 2018, I have a ridiculous number of short reads. Today - I review the free comics from Images First. They had these all laid out on their table. Take one! Take all! How could I resist?... Continue Reading →

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