Thriller

I Choose You – Book Review

By Gayle Curtis
Published on: January 1, 2020

This book flew by for me. I remember reading it for what felt like just a few minutes only to find I was already 20% through. I thought “That can’t be possible.” But it was. I Choose You is a twisted and disturbing psychological thriller that makes you thankful for the family you actually have (I hope).

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Middle Grade

A Most Slanticulis Christmas – Book Review

By Beaufort Smedley
Illustrated by Linda McConville
Published on: October 28, 2018

A Finalist in the 2019 Indie Book Awards – Children’s/Juvenile Fiction category. A story about what happens to Slanticulis Kawz one Christmas – a character who might actually put Ebeneezer Scrooge and The Grinch to shame.

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Sci Fi, Thriller

Proximity – Blog Tour – Book Review

By Jem Tugwell
Published by Serpentine Books
Genre: Techno Thriller/ Procedural
Published on June 6, 2019

An entertaining, yet thought-provoking police procedural set in the near future where society has given away their person freedoms in favor of being more secure and more healthy. Now the government has the ability to monitor where each person is, what they eat, how much they exercise, how fast they drive…. all through the iME – an implanted device on each person.

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Audio Book Reviews, Middle Grade

Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow – Audio Book Review

Nevermoor #2 by Jessica Townsend
Audio Book Narrator: Gemma Whelan
Published on: October 28, 2018

No amount of words can describe how much I love this series, especially the audio books. It’s one of the few that I have listened to more than once and I greatly suspect there will be another listen one day.

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Picture Books

Don’t Dangle Your Participle

By Vanita Oelschlager
Illustrated by Mike Desantis
Published on: May 1, 2014

If you’ve been wondering about what a dangling particle is or need a refresher course then this is the book for you. Plus, unlike college textbooks, this one teaches you how not to dangle those participles in fun and colorful ways.

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Sci Fi

Terrible Lizard: A Memoir of My Time in the Police Dinosaur Unit – Book Review

By Doug Goodman
Published on: June 28, 2019

Set in a world where dinosaurs such as T-rex’s are an integral part of the Houston Police Department, we get to see what it’s like to work as police officer paired with a velociraptor – at both work and home.

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Thriller

Then Came Darkness – Book Review

By D.H. Schleicher
Published on: November 13, 2018

As I sit here contemplating the book, varying thoughts enter my mind shaping my thoughts and opinions only to alter them again. This thriller contains complex characters and story lines that gave me a lot of think on and ponder over.

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