Monthly Archives: August 2013

On the Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta

I’m a plot girl through and through, but there are certain authors that can make me sit down and read a book that’s pure character study and absolutely nothing else. Melina Marchetta is one of those authors. Continue reading

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Review: Threat Of Darkness (Witches Knot 06) by Lauren Dane

 Synopsis (from Goodreads):  This book is a spinoff of the Witches Knot series, but can be read alone. Mei is a Warrior for the Balance. She stands between good and evil. So when her boss tells her she’s got to … Continue reading

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Somebody Killed His Editor by Josh Lanyon (Holmes & Moriarity #1)

It isn’t much of a mystery but Lanyon successfully kept me distracted with gossip. Continue reading

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Love Has No Boundaries: Short Stories & Short Reviews Part 3

These short stories were written as a part of the M/M Romance Group’s “Love Has No Boundaries” event. Group members were asked to write a story prompt inspired by a photo of their choice. Authors of the group selected a … Continue reading

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Howards End by E. M. Forster

This book did not pull me in like Maurice and A Passage to India did, but the allegories won me over. Eventually. Continue reading

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A Passage to India by E. M. Forster

This is a biased review: I am too blinded by the beautiful language and awestruck by the reach of the story and its implications. Continue reading

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Review: White Trash Zombie Apocalypse by Diana Rowland

Synopsis (from Goodreads – short and sweet): Lights, cameras… zombies! When a zombie movie starts filming in town, things get crazy, and white trash zombie Angel Crawford suspects it’s not just the plot of the movie that’s rotten. With zombies both real … Continue reading

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Love Has No Boundaries: Short Stories & Short Reviews Part 2

These short stories were written as a part of the M/M Romance Group’s “Love Has No Boundaries” event. Group members were asked to write a story prompt inspired by a photo of their choice. Authors of the group selected a … Continue reading

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Dead Sexy Dragon (Dragon Heat #1) by Lolita Lopez

I’m sorry to say this didn’t work for me. Truly sorry, because my usual gripes are absent. Continue reading

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Review: The Conspiracy (Theft and Sorcery 02) by Erica Dakin

Synopsis: Vaysita (Sita), a half-elf orphan, has been palace-bred and trained all her life. Adopted by Queen of Arlis she was made the companion and bodyguard of her son, prince Tio, a very handsome jerk. Soon some extra-curricular subjects were … Continue reading

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