Book Quote Corner #98

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Screw the Galaxy – Book Review

 

Title: Hard Luck Hank: Screw the Galaxy

Author: Steven Campbell


Published: April 2014

Rating: Four and a Half Stars

 

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Hank is a thug. In his view the galaxy has given him a gift: a mutation that allows him to withstand great deals of physical trauma. He puts his abilities to the best use possible and that isn’t by being a scientist.

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Colt – Book Review

All Romance Reads

 

Title: COLT
Series: Demons of Destruction Book 1
Author: Jacqueline M. Sinclair
Genre: MC Romance
Release Date: November 16, 2016

Synopsis

Colt Johnson
Looking at me today, you’d never know me as the man I used to be. This time last year, I was steps away from the NFL, but a phone call from my mother changed everything. “You make them pay. Every last one of them.”

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The Mark of the King – Book Review

 

The Mark of the King
by Jocelyn Green
Release Date: January 3, 2017
Genres: Historical Fiction, Christian, Romance

SYNOPSIS: After being imprisoned and branded for the death of her client, twenty-five-year-old midwife Julianne Chevalier trades her life sentence for exile to the fledgling 1720s French colony of Louisiana, where she hopes to be reunited with her brother, serving there as a soldier. To make the journey, though, women must be married, and Julianne is forced to wed a fellow convict.

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Ancillary Justice – Book Review

 

Ancillary Justice by Anne Leckie

This book one of a three part series. Read this book first, then the next two, for Ancillary Justice sets up the other two. The world created by Ann Leckie is not one that will be familiar to most readers, even those who read primarily science fiction. Part of it is Leckie’s writing style that to this reader seemed a lot like Ayn Rand. It is terse prose that admits little feeling even though there is a lot of emotion under the surface. I felt detached from the narrative the entire time, though it is well-plotted and the characters, some human, some machine or robotic-like, some a mix are complex.

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Early One Morning – Book Review

 

The book:

Early One Morning by Virginia Baily
Published 2016 by Fleet
Pages: 400

My copy: Secondhand paperback

 

The blurb:

A grey dawn in 1943: on a street in Rome, two young women, complete strangers to each other, lock eyes for a single moment.

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Bargain Book of the Week – She Marches Through Fire

 

This series highlights inexpensive, free, or discounted books to give you, dear reader, the most options on what to read.

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November awakes to find a world that has changed more than she can comprehend. The human government now knows of the existence of supernatural creatures, and the fatal betrayal at the end of Book 2 has left her deeply grieving.

A stubborn and painful injury threatens November’s life as it saps her strength and suppresses her psychic abilities. Her old captor Luka has the sole power to heal her, and he is, of course, more than happy to use that fact to his advantage.

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Things I Should Have Known – Book Review

 

Things I should Have Known by Claire LaZebnik

4 stars

Publication Date: 28th March, 2017

From the author of Epic Fail comes the story of Chloe Mitchell, a Los Angeles girl on a quest to find love for her autistic sister, Ivy. Ethan, from Ivy’s class, seems like the perfect match. It’s unfortunate that his older brother, David, is one of Chloe’s least favorite people, but Chloe can deal, especially when she realizes that David is just as devoted to Ethan as she is to Ivy. 

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