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Book Review #32: Mik Murdoch: Boy Superhero

Title: Mik Murdoch: Boy Superhero Author: Michell Plested Publisher: Five Rivers Chapmanry Release Date: August 1, 2012 Available Formats: Dead tree, ebook, audiobook Rating: K for kids of all ages Michell Plested and I have followed each other on Twitter for quite a while. I don’t know who followed whom first. I do know I […]

Book Review #29: He Ain’t Heavy by Dan Sawyer

Title: He Ain’t Heavy Author: J. Daniel Sawyer Publisher: AWP Mystery Release Date: December 3, 2013 Available Formats: ebook and paperback Rating: Adult content/language Last summer, Mr. Sawyer asked me if I’d like an ARC/beta of his new Clarke Lantham novel. If you’ve been reading these reviews, I’m sure you understand that my answer was […]

Book Review #31: The Shambling Guide to New York City by Mur Lafferty

Title: The Shambling Guide to New York City Author: Mur Lafferty Publisher: Orbit Release Date: May 28, 2013 Available Formats: Dead tree, ebook, audiobook and podcast for another week Rating: Adult content warning Mur Lafferty has been reviewed here more than once. She has appeared on my podcast. She is an active part of the […]

Book Review #28: The Silver Sickle by Ellie Ann

Title: The Silver Sickle Author: Ellie Ann Publisher: Stonehouse Ink. Release Date: July 2013 Available Formats: ebook and multi-media ebook (others?) I’ve followed Ellie Ann on Twitter for a while. I don’t know how, though I expect she was a follower of someone I followed and a RT or something caught my interest. Its kind […]

Book Review #27: Ideas, INC

Title: Ideas, INC Author:  J. Daniel Sawyer Publisher: AWP Fantasy Release Date: 14 March 2013 Available Formats: Paperback and ebook If you aren’t familiar with the name J. Daniel Sawyer, you’re not a regular reader of this blog. I’m going to make an unsubstantiated claim that he is the most reviewed author here. Why? Well, […]

Book Review #26: Zypheria’s Call by Nathan Lowell

Title: Zypheria’s Call Author: Nathan Lowell Publisher: © Nathan Lowell Release Date: October 2012 Available Formats: ebook (podiobook coming soon as stated on Mr. Lowell’s blog- May 1, 2013) Nathan Lowell writes stories I love. I own multiple versions of the stories he’s published. I have listened to his books at more often than […]

Book Review #24: Iron Guns Blazing Hearts by Heather Massey

Title: Iron Guns Blazing Hearts Author: Heather Massey Publisher: Lyrical Press Release Date: February 2013 Available Formats: ebook As I’ve said before, I’ll review almost any work of fiction. I do have some limits. I won’t read erotica or several other genres, but for the most part, these self decided rules leave most things available. […]

Book Review #23: Suave Rob’s Double X Derring Do by J. Daniel Sawyer

Title: Suave Rob’s Double X Derring Do Author: J. Daniel Sawyer Publisher: Artistic Whispers Release Date: 2012 Available Formats: ebook, paperback While I was on hiatus, I knew the world of authors that I am privileged to be allowed to peak in on would continue to evolve and progress. Little did I realize, however, just […]

Book Review #22: Greyfriar by Clay and Susan Griffith

Title: The Greyfriar (Book One of the Vampire Empire Series) Author: Clay and Susan Griffith Publisher: PYR Release Date: 1 November 2010 Available Formats: ebook, trade paperback One of the series that PYR has released that I’ve been interested in for a while was the Vampire Empire series. I like vampires that are not emotive, […]

Book Review #21: Wrayth by Philippa Jane Ballantine

Title: Wrayth (A Book of the Order) Author: Philippa Jane Ballantine Publisher: Ace Release Date: September 2012 Available Formats: paperback, ebook Regular readers of this blog will know that Ms. Ballantine is one of the few authors on my “must read” list. I’ve enjoyed all of her published works very much and am still waiting […]

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