Posts Tagged: PUYB

May 11 2015
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The Ghostcrow: A Tale of Andor by M.K. Theodoratus – Guest Post

The Ghostcrow: A Tale of Andor by M.K. Theodoratus – Guest Post

The Ghostcrow: A Tale of Andor by M.K. Theodoratus

Seeing ghosts has plagued Dumdie Swartz since early childhood.

Afraid that ghost guts might stick to her if she stepped through them, thirteen-year-old Dumdie Swartz still cringes when she encounters them.

Her strange attempts to avoid spirits create a lonely life.

Her sisters constantly mock her strange behavior, her parents are clueless, and her social life is zero. Dumdie finds solace working in a shared garden with her elderly neighbor, Mr. Carson. When teens from her high school steal pumpkins from his garden, Mr. Carson is hurt during the theft, and later, dies.

Dumdie’s life takes a dark turn.

She learns there are stranger things than ghosts, when she senses something evil living in Kyle, one …

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Mar 27 2015
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Terror Never Sleeps by Richard Blomberg – Book Review

Terror Never Sleeps by Richard Blomberg – Book Review

My Thoughts

Terror Never Sleeps by Richard Blomberg is the second book in the Jack Gunn Thriller series. I have not read the first book, Warpath, but I felt like this book did a good job of telling the back story and still being able to tell the current story. This is a military thriller that kept me guessing. I felt very invested in the characters and the outcome of this story from the beginning. I found myself looking forward to free moments during my day when I could pick up the book and continue reading. To me, that’s always the sign of a good book.

There were some minor things I didn’t like about the writing style, but …

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Jul 30 2014
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The Tea Shop on Lavender Lane by Sheila Roberts – Book Review

The Tea Shop on Lavender Lane by Sheila Roberts – Book Review

Excerpt

The party was going perfectly until the hostess clutched her stomach with an agonized cry and crumpled to the floor in a heap.
Rory Rourke, her boyfriend and star of the new TV series Man Handled, knelt by her side and barked, “Someone, call 911.”
“Call her doctor,” said someone else.
“Call The Star Reporter,” the victim said faintly.
And that was when Bailey Sterling knew she was in trouble.
She’d been so excited to land this gig catering Samba Barrett’s party. Samba wasn’t an Emma Stone or Kristen Stewart but she was …. someone. Sort of. And with her catlike green eyes and red hair everyone said she was on her way up, like the rest of her party guests. And surely that …

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