Posts Categorized: Book Review

Jul 25 2013
0

Why is the Sky Blue? by Shabana Muhajir

Why is the Sky Blue? by Shabana Muhajir

Why is the Sky Blue? by Shabana Muhajir

While playing at the beach, two boys begin to wonder why the sky is blue and ask their mother to explain the reason to them. As they are very young, their mother needs to decide how best to explain to her boys. She discusses the phenomenon of the blue sky in a manner that even her six year old can understand. While addressing their initial query, the boys come up with several other related questions, and the mother answers them all with simple facts and drawings. To make it easier and more interesting, she performs a fun experiment with her boys, which shows them why the sky is blue at sunrise and red/orange …

163 total views, 0 views today

Jul 19 2013
0

Review: Skinless (A Novel in III Parts) by L.M. Davis

Review: Skinless (A Novel in III Parts) by L.M. Davis

Skinless Part 1

Title: Skinless (Part 1)

Author: L.M. Davis

Genre: YA Sci-Fi Novella

Description:

Looking at Luca, who’s just saved my life, I can’t respond. No explanation I might offer will satisfy after all of the extraordinary things he’s just witnessed. —Ankh

AnCaela Murphy’s body is a ticking bomb that only her mom can defuse. The problem: her mother is missing and presumed taken by the Skinless, bogeymen from Ankh’s home world who have been hunting her and her mother for two years–ever since they fled that world and certain death.

With help from Luca, a boy whose touch confuses and who refuses to back down, Ankh races …

134 total views, 0 views today

Jul 14 2013
0

The Granite Key by N.S. Wikarski

The Granite Key by N.S. Wikarski

The Granite Key by N.S. Wikarski
Archaeological Thriller
Date Published: 2/12/2011

“Think ‘MEDIUM meets THE LOST SYMBOL’ and it only begins to describe the pleasures of THE GRANITE KEY – 5 Stars.” (Kindle Nation)

A Wake-Up Call
In a nightmare, nineteen year old Cassie Forsythe sees her sister attacked by a man in a cowboy hat who demands something called “the key.” Her nightmare mutates into reality before the night is over. Cassie is called to identify her sister’s body–murdered exactly as her dream foretold. Cassie dismisses her vision as a fluke and fights to get on with her life. Disconnected and aimless now that her only family is gone, she drifts until the evening when she catches the man in the cowboy hat …

88 total views, no views today

Jul 13 2013
0

{Review} The Corpse with the Silver Tongue by Cathy Ace

{Review} The Corpse with the Silver Tongue by Cathy Ace

In the south of France where hatred simmers in the heat, a man seemingly admired, and certainly feared, drops dead at a dinner party. All of the guests fall under suspicion, including Welsh-Canadian professor Cait Morgan. A criminologist who specializes in profiling victims, Cait sets out to solve the murder—and clear her name. Add to this the disappearance of an ancient Celtic gold collar said to be cursed and there you have the ingredients for a Nicoise salad of death, secrets, and lies. Will Cait find the killer before she, too, falls victim to a murderer driven by a surprising and disturbing motive?

The Corpse with the Silver Tongue is the first in the Cait Morgan mystery series, a classic whodunit …

127 total views, no views today

Jul 10 2013
0

Last Wool and Testament: A Haunted Yarn Shop Mystery by Molly MacRae

Last Wool and Testament: A Haunted Yarn Shop Mystery by Molly MacRae

Disclosure: I purchased this title on my own through Audible. This post contains affiliate links; if you make a purchase by clicking through my link, thank you for helping support my blog!

Last Wool and Testament: A Haunted Yarn Shop Mystery by Molly MacRae

Thank Goodness It’s Fiber: That’s the name of the spunky group of fiber and needlework artists founded by Ivy McClellan, Kath’s beloved grandmother. Though Ivy has recently passed on, the members still meet regularly at her fiber and fabric shop, The Weaver’s Cat, which Kath has now inherited. But that’s only the first in a series of surprises when Kath returns to the small town of Blue Plum, Tennessee, to settle her grandmother’s affairs.There’s been a murder, …

123 total views, no views today

Jun 30 2013
0

{Review} The Wishing Well Curse by Lynn Donovan

{Review} The Wishing Well Curse by Lynn Donovan

Disclosure: I received a copy of this ebook for free in exchange for my honest opinion. I was not required to write a positive review. This post contains affiliate links; if you make a purchase by clicking through an affiliate link, thank you for supporting this blog. 🙂

The Wishing Well Curse by Lynn Donovan

Zeke Clay is down on his luck. He’s lost everything—an apartment, an education, a girlfriend, his job….

When a mysterious letter comes from a law firm in Colorado, he decides things just might be looking up. Now he stands to inherit a fortune, but it comes with a price. He must break a family curse and restore true love. What does he know about breaking a …

152 total views, no views today

Jun 12 2013
0

The Final Arrangement (The Flower Shop Mystery Series, #1) by Annie Adams

The Final Arrangement (The Flower Shop Mystery Series, #1) by Annie Adams

I received a copy of this book for free in exchange for my honest review. I was not required to write a positive review. This post contains affiliate links. Thank you for supporting my blog!

The Final Arrangement
The Flower Shop Mystery Series, #1
Annie Adams

The Vulture is dead.

The body of Quincy McKay’s nemesis and biggest competitor in the floral business has just been discovered in a casket at the mortuary, complete with flowers on the lid.

Derrick Gibbons, aka The Vulture, stole all of Quincy’s funeral business, and now she’s on a mission to get it back. But there’s a problem—Quincy is now the main suspect in The Vulture’s murder.

Armed with only her Zombie delivery van, good intentions, and the …

173 total views, 0 views today

Jun 04 2013
0

Shepherd’s Pie De-Lite and Steamed to Death

Shepherd’s Pie De-Lite and Steamed to Death

Disclosure: I received a copy of Steamed to Death from the author in exchange for my honest review. No compensation was received. This post contains affiliate links. If you purchase on Amazon by using these links, thank you so much for supporting this blog!

Gourmet health food caterer Gigi Fitzgerald is used to helping dieters drop a dress size. But when her clients start dropping dead, she’s ready to switch her chef’s hat for a detective’s cap and track down a killer. . .

Aging soap star Felicity Davenport is looking to revamp her image, and she’s using Gigi’s Gourmet De-Lite to help her shed a few of those unwanted pounds. Having such a high-profile client is definitely good …

157 total views, 0 views today

May 17 2013
0

Cookies for Dinner – Review + Excerpt

Cookies for Dinner – Review + Excerpt

Disclosure: I received a complimentary copy of Cookies for Dinner in exchange for my honest review. No other compensation was received for my post, Cookies for Dinner – Review + Excerpt. I was not required to write a positive review.

Mothers don’t need another “how to” book on parenting. What they need is to know that they’re not the only ones who stand on the supermarket checkout line and share potty training horror stories with total strangers.You can find plenty of books, relatives, and therapists who are happy to tell you how to become the “perfect” mother. Cookies for Dinner is the antidote to all that.

Pam Johnson-Bennett and Kae Allen are two mothers who reveal their imperfections and …

215 total views, no views today

May 15 2013
0

Cassie Scot: ParaNormal Detective Review #IOBookTours

Cassie Scot: ParaNormal Detective Review #IOBookTours

Disclosure: I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for my honest opinion. I was not required to write a positive review. No compensation was received for this post.

Cassie Scot is the ungifted daughter of powerful sorcerers, born between worlds but belonging to neither. At 21, all she wants is to find a place for herself, but earning a living as a private investigator in the shadow of her family’s
reputation isn’t easy. When she is pulled into a paranormal investigation, and tempted by a powerful and handsome sorcerer, she will have to decide where she truly belongs.

Amazon | B&NAward-winning author Christine Amsden has written stories since she was eight, always with …

193 total views, no views today