Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor Hell a fury, like a woman scorned. Or so the poem goes. One lying man is about to find out that when the woman scorned is a witch, Hell’s fury is only one of his problems.
Title: American River: Tributaries Author: Mallory M. O’Connor Genre: Historical Fiction American River: Tributaries follows the lives of three families of Irish, Mexican, and Japanese descent. Though their ancestors all settled on the American River in Northern California, the generations following spread out across the country, making the families’ interconnection all the more… Read More Editorial Review – American River: Tributaries
Title: The Megarothke Author: Robert Ashcroft Genre: Horror, science fiction The Megarothke, the debut novel from author Robert Ashcroft, is billed as “Blade Runner meets Westworld via Resident Evil.” Rarely do I buy into publisher hyperbole concerning new books, but in this case I don’t think it goes nearly far enough. While the elevator pitch… Read More The Megarothke – Book Review
Title: Melissa and Kasho Author: Camilla Chance Genre: Young Adult, Romance, Paranormal A young girl from a comfortable upbringing goes on a journey to discover her full potential in this latest offering from author Camilla Chance. Melissa has always followed the rules, especially those set out by her domineering and abusive parents. An… Read More Editorial Review – Melissa and Kasho
With Angel’s Wings by Stephanie A. Collins How do you review a memoir? It feels wrong to apply the same criteria I would apply to fiction. This isn’t a story someone has written to entertain the reader. This is someone’s life.
Title: I Am the Messenger Author: Markus Zusak Genre: Literary Fiction/YA Ed Kennedy knows he’s a nobody. However, after the nineteen-year-old cab driver thwarts a bumbling bank robbery attempt, Ed is selected by an unknown party to make a difference in the lives of people he’s never met before. His leads? Nothing more than addresses and… Read More I Am the Messenger – Book Review
Title: Valley Fever Author: C. J. Bahr Genre: Fantasy / Supernatural Suspense This quick-paced novel recounts the adventures of Jill Cassidy—a geology student and assistant to Professor Mitchell—as she uncovers the existence of the Fae, immortal creatures entrusted with the care of the earth.