Blog Tour & Review: Raining Embers by Jessica Dall

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 Title: Raining Embers Author: Jessica Dall Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult Palmer Tash always follows the path of least resistance. He has an unusual disability involving his hearing. But in theocratic Latysia, being different isn’t a good thing, so he conceals his problem. Brier Chastain’s malady is even more debilitating, and she often must take to […]

Review: The Shifting Fog by Kate Morton

Originally published as The House at Riverton 1924: On the eve of a glittering society party, by the lake of a grand English country house, a young poet takes his life. The only witnesses, sisters Hannah and Emmeline Hartford, will never speak to each other again. Winter 1999: Grace Bradley, 98, one-time housemaid of Riverton […]

Review: Northanger Abbey by Val McDermid

Internationally best-selling crime writer Val McDermid has riveted millions of readers worldwide with her acutely suspenseful, psychologically complex, seamlessly plotted thrillers. In Northanger Abbey, she delivers her own, witty, updated take on Austen’s classic novel about a young woman whose visit to the stately home of a well-to-do acquaintance stirs her most macabre imaginings, with […]

Review: Pennies for Hitler by Jackie French

It′s 1939, and for Georg, son of an English academic living in Germany, life is full of cream cakes and loving parents. It is also a time when his teacher measures the pupils′ heads to see which of them have the most ′Aryan′- shaped heads. But when a university graduation ceremony turns into a pro-Nazi […]

Review: From Potter's Field by Patricia Cornwell

In From Potter’s Field, #1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell enters the chilling world of Virginia’s Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta—and a bold, brilliant killer from her past. Upon examining a dead woman found in snowbound Central Park, Scarpetta immediately recognizes the grisly work of Temple Brooks Gault. She soon realizes that […]

Review: Library Wars volumes 1-4 by Kiiro Yumi

Not long into the future, Japan’s government passes a Media Betterment Act which allows them to confiscate books that they deem unsuitable. The Library Freedom act allows libraries to halt the confiscation of books and allow the public to read whatever they want.   Iku Kasahara, the main character has dreamed of joining the Library […]

Review: The Mysterious at Styles by Agatha Christie

I’ve always been a fan of mysteries and enjoyed the few episodes of Agatha Christie mysteries that I’d seen in the past. Having the opportunity to pick up the very first Poirot mystery was a brilliant opportunity that I didn’t hesitate in taking advantage of and something I wasn’t disappointed about at all. Poirot was fun, […]