Book Review | If you give a mystery lover a cookie…

Dear Reader, Joanne Fluke's new book in her Hannah Swenson series is coming out this month and it looks interesting, so I decided to read the first book in the series. What I discovered was a true, old-school, cozy mystery from its amateur detective to its numerous red herrings. The reader's desire to figure out… Continue reading Book Review | If you give a mystery lover a cookie…

Book review |Dao gives us Snow White reimagined

Kingdom of the Blazing Phoenix by Julie Dao Dear Reader, In the conclusion to Forest of a Thousand Lanterns, we experience the story of Snow White, minus the seven dwarves but with an Asian flare. Gone is the rosy cheeked songstress who forest animals flock around. Instead, meet Jade, the monk-raised beauty born the Dragon… Continue reading Book review |Dao gives us Snow White reimagined

Book review | The Sky People: A short story that packs a big punch

A book review of The Sky People by Terry Goodkind Dear Reader, The best gift often comes in the smallest package, and this new novella by Terry Goodkind stays true to that adage. In a little over one hundred pages, he explains humanity - it's motivators, traditions, and downfalls. In doing so, he reminds us… Continue reading Book review | The Sky People: A short story that packs a big punch

Books coming out in February: New and noteworthy mystery and fantasy novels

Stand alone novels or first in a series: 2/5/19 The Ruin of KingsA Chorus of Dragons #1 by Jenn Lyons Fantasy/ SF Black Leopard Red WolfDark Star trilogy #1 by Marlon James fantasy/ SF I Owe You Oneby Sophie Kinsella fiction The Lost Manby Jane Harper mystery The Silent Patientby Alex Michaelides debut novel mystery… Continue reading Books coming out in February: New and noteworthy mystery and fantasy novels