Book Reviews, Misc

Book Review: Lockdown by Laurie R King

**This book was reviewed for Random House/Ballintine via Netgalley   Master storyweaver Laurie R King has done it again. Lockdown may be a novel of suspense, but more than that it is a novel of humanity in all our myriad glory and debasements. It is a novel of disconnect, where communications break down. And a… Read More Book Review: Lockdown by Laurie R King

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Book Review: River of Teeth by Sarah Gailey

**This book was reviewed for Macmillan-Tor/ Forge via Netgalley   River of Teeth hits you with the two-ton force of a raging bull hippo, dragging you down into the depths of well-wrought words. This is an alternate earth story of what life might have been like if the US went ahead with plans to import… Read More Book Review: River of Teeth by Sarah Gailey

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Spotlight: Broken Little Melodies by Jennifer Ann

Title: Broken Little Melodies Author: Jennifer Ann Genre: Contemporary Rockstar Romance Release Date: June 26, 2017 Blurb: Star-crossed lovers… Deep among the Jeffrey Pines of Lake Tahoe, Isabelle Martin and Roman Stone find comfort in each other at a summer camp for musically gifted teens where their love grows stronger every year. But they couldn’t… Read More Spotlight: Broken Little Melodies by Jennifer Ann

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Book Blitz: Gates of Air by Resa Nelson

Gate of Air  by Resa Nelson (Dragon Gods, #1) Publication date: June 19th 2017 Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult Synopsis Frayka must find and convince the dragon gods of the Far East to appease the gods of her Northland heritage. If she fails, her own Northlander gods will destroy all the mortals who once promised to worship them.… Read More Book Blitz: Gates of Air by Resa Nelson

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Book Blitz: Shades of the Gods by Erin Hayes

Shades of the Gods  by Erin Hayes (Elysium Legacies #1) Publication date: September 27th 2013 Genres: Adult, Fantasy, Mythology Synopsis Caught between life and death, all Callie wants is to live again. Homicide detective Callie Saunders knows that death isn’t all pearly gates and angels. After being hit by a bus, she finds that it’s the ancient gods… Read More Book Blitz: Shades of the Gods by Erin Hayes

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Book Review: God’s Red Son by Louis Warren

*This book was reviewed for San Francisco Book Review   God’s Red Son is a piercing, poignant look at one of the more shameful events of our country’s infancy. Warren shines a light on the factors behind the infamous ‘Ghost Dance’ of the Sioux and other indigenous peoples of North America during the end of… Read More Book Review: God’s Red Son by Louis Warren

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Book Review: Keep in a Cold Dark Place by Michael F Stewart

This book was reviewed via XPresso Blog Tours   We shape our own worst nightmares, and so we hold the key to their banishment. Sometimes the things we fear the most need never be feared at all. Stewart’s Keep in a Cold, Dark Place is a witty commentary on fear, and how we often let… Read More Book Review: Keep in a Cold Dark Place by Michael F Stewart

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Liz Laz’s Top Ten Middle Grade Mystery Books

A good mystery book is like a work of art. They deserve to be housed in a museum. Reading mystery books inspires me to write. It’s probably the way artists feel after walking through a museum. Below are some of my favorite Middle Grade Mystery Books that have inspired my writing. *Nancy Drew books- I… Read More Liz Laz’s Top Ten Middle Grade Mystery Books