Category: 4 stars

Coincidence & Synchronicity: SHE IS NOT INVISIBLE by Marcus Sedgwick – Review

Coincidence & Synchronicity: SHE IS NOT INVISIBLE by Marcus Sedgwick – Review
Posted April 19, 2014 by Tammy in 4 stars, Reviews / 8 Comments

She Is Not Invisible by Marcus Sedgwick Genre: Young adult contemporary Publisher: Roaring Brook Press Release date: April 22 2014 Source: e-ARC from publisher via NetGalley Pages: 224 The nitty-gritty: A completely original story with a brave and plucky main character, filled with fascinating information about the nature of coincidence, and lots of heart and […]

Beware the Monsters: MAZE by J.M. McDermott – Review

Beware the Monsters: MAZE by J.M. McDermott – Review
Posted March 31, 2014 by Tammy in 4 stars, Reviews / 8 Comments

Maze by J.M. McDermott Genre: Adult science fiction/fantasy Publisher: Apex Publications Release date: January 2014 Source: Finished paperback from publisher Pages: 205 The nitty-gritty: A mind-bending journey through a terrifying landscape, a violent survival story, filled with monsters both hideous and wonderful. There are deer here, and they’re very tasty. They all have horns along […]

Utterly Original World-Building: BLACK DOG by Rachel Neumeier – Review

Utterly Original World-Building: BLACK DOG by Rachel Neumeier – Review
Posted February 20, 2014 by Tammy in 4 stars, Reviews / 10 Comments

Black Dog by Rachel Neumeier Genre: Young adult paranormal Publisher: Strange Chemistry Release date: February 4 2014 Source: eARC via NetGalley Pages: 448 The nitty-gritty: A fascinating take on the werewolf tale, wrapped up in an emotional story about complex family relationships, with some much-needed character diversity and lots of cool magic! Natividad thought the […]

Thieves, Knives & Secrets: SCARLET by A.C. Gaughen – Review

Thieves, Knives & Secrets: SCARLET by A.C. Gaughen – Review
Posted January 25, 2014 by Tammy in 4 stars, Reviews / 15 Comments

Scarlet (Scarlet #1) by A.C. Gaughen Genre: Young Adult Historical/Adventure Publisher: Walker Childrens Release date: 2012 Source: Purchased copy Pages: 292 The nitty-gritty: A feisty heroine, a noble cause, and sometimes violent action, all wrapped up in beautiful writing. He stopped in the center of the market square, stepping up on a small fountain. “Perhaps […]

A Horrific Tale Skillfully Written: BARCELONA SHADOWS by Marc Pastor – Review

A Horrific Tale Skillfully Written: BARCELONA SHADOWS by Marc Pastor – Review
Posted January 17, 2014 by Tammy in 4 stars, Reviews / 4 Comments

Barcelona Shadows by Marc Pastor Translated from the Catalan by Mara Faye Lethem Genre: Adult Thriller Publisher: Pushkin Press Release date (U.S.): January 16 2014 Source: e-book from publisher Pages: 272 The nitty-gritty: Violent and sometimes shocking, with an unusual narrator, a brutal main character, but ultimately, a skillfully constructed story. Barcelona is an old […]