Monthly Archives: June 2012


THE ACCORDO by Roberta L. Smith – Review

THE ACCORDO by Roberta L. Smith – Review
Posted 23 June, 2012 by Tammy in Reviews / 0 Comments

Roberta L. Smith is not only a talented writer, but she is the sister of one of my best friends. So when she asked me to read and review her latest book, I jumped at the chance.  She has three books under her belt, all featuring gruff but loveable Mickey McCoy, a psychic who can […]

Tammy’s Top Ten Books on my Summer TBR List

Tammy’s Top Ten Books on my Summer TBR List
Posted 19 June, 2012 by Tammy in Top Ten / 3 Comments

Welcome to Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, one of my favorite blog events to participate in. It’s been almost a month since my last Top Ten list, so I’m excited this week’s theme is fairly easy (sometimes the themes just don’t resonate with me, so I skip them).  But there […]

In My Mailbox #13

In My Mailbox #13
Posted 17 June, 2012 by Tammy in In My Mailbox / 1 Comment

Welcome to Lucky 13 In My Mailbox, hosted by The Story Siren! I was *lucky* enough to receive two books for review this week, so here we go! The Jesuit Papers by A.B. Fowler.  Now available.  Wow, this sounds so good. It’s a mix of adventure, history, archaeology, romance and mystery, and it also won […]

THE DESTROYED by Brett Battles – Review

THE DESTROYED by Brett Battles – Review
Posted 16 June, 2012 by Tammy in Reviews / 0 Comments

One of Battle’s most popular characters is at it again, the intrepid and satisfyingly complicated Jonathan Quinn, cleaner extraordinaire. This is the sixth Jonathan Quinn novel, and they just keep getting better and better.  The Destroyed may be my favorite of Brett’s books to date, as it combines highly entertaining and suspenseful action with truly […]

In My Mailbox #12

In My Mailbox #12
Posted 10 June, 2012 by Tammy in In My Mailbox / 4 Comments

In My Mailbox is hosted by The Story Siren. This week I purchased one book and received a review book in the mail. Canada by Richard Ford. Now available.  I love Richard Ford, although I have to admit I have not read a Richard Ford book in many years. If you have not read The […]

THE RECKONING – by Alma Katsu – Review

THE RECKONING – by Alma Katsu – Review
Posted 9 June, 2012 by Tammy in Reviews / 1 Comment

(Caution: This review contains spoilers for The Taker, the first book in The Taker Trilogy) Alma Katsu is quickly becoming one of my favorite authors. I loved her first book, The Taker (you can read my review here), and I was lucky enough to get an advanced reader’s copy of the second book in the […]