Category: 5 stars

THE GIRL WITH GHOST EYES by M.H. Boroson – Review

THE GIRL WITH GHOST EYES by M.H. Boroson – Review
Posted November 5, 2015 by Tammy in 5 stars, Reviews / 18 Comments

The nitty-gritty: A magical tale steeped in Chinese folklore and history, with memorable characters, exciting action, humor and one very special eyeball spirit named Mr. Yanqiu. “This wood came from a peach tree that grew at Mount Longhu,” I said, “in the shadow of the Hanging Coffins. My husband cut the wood himself. He was […]

DRAGON COAST by Greg van Eekhout – Review

DRAGON COAST by Greg van Eekhout – Review
Posted September 8, 2015 by Tammy in 5 stars, Reviews / 7 Comments

The nitty-gritty: A fantastic end to a unique and magical story, and a world that I didn’t want to leave behind. Sam lived in a world of bones. He found them throughout the dragon, wherever he walked, embedded in the tissues lining every artery, every organ, every cavity, like fossils in rock. The bones came […]

NIGHTWISE by R.S. Belcher – Review

NIGHTWISE by R.S. Belcher – Review
Posted August 21, 2015 by Tammy in 5 stars, Reviews / 20 Comments

The nitty-gritty: A dark and dangerous magical world, an awesome anti-hero, stellar writing—what more do you need? My skin was covered with tattoos and scars. A lot of my ink was work related, you might say. Symbols, formulas, pacts, and wards. My scars, ah, my scars. They came from motorcycle accidents, knives, bullets, claws, broken […]

ZERO WORLD by Jason M. Hough – Review

ZERO WORLD by Jason M. Hough – Review
Posted August 7, 2015 by Tammy in 5 stars, Reviews / 15 Comments

The nitty-gritty: Thrilling action, unexpected surprises and complex and layered characters, this is one book science fiction fans should not miss! “This will be the most interesting mission you’ll ever forget.”                                                 […]

INK AND BONE by Rachel Caine – Review

INK AND BONE by Rachel Caine – Review
Posted June 28, 2015 by Tammy in 5 stars, Reviews / 23 Comments

Ink and Bone (The Great Library #1) by Rachel Caine Genre: Young adult fantasy Publisher: New American Library Release date: July 7 2015 Source: ARC from publisher Pages: 352 The nitty-gritty: A thrilling, tension-filled start to a new series that fans of The Hunger Games should not miss. Jess slowed to a job as he […]

THE GRACEKEEPERS by Kirsty Logan – Review

THE GRACEKEEPERS by Kirsty Logan – Review
Posted May 11, 2015 by Tammy in 5 stars, Reviews / 13 Comments

The Gracekeepers by Kirsty Logan Genre: Adult fantasy Publisher: Crown Books Release date: May 19 2015 Source: eARC from publisher via Edelweiss Pages: 320 The nitty-gritty: A gorgeous and surreal world filled with broken but hopeful characters, beautifully written. Back in her bunk, tucked in beside the musty warmth of her bear, North fell asleep […]

ROLLING IN THE DEEP by Mira Grant – Review

ROLLING IN THE DEEP by Mira Grant – Review
Posted April 27, 2015 by Tammy in 5 stars, Reviews / 23 Comments

Rolling in the Deep by Mira Grant Dust jacket illustration by Julie Dillon Genre: Adult horror novella Publisher: Subterranean Press Release date: April 7 2015 Source: Purchased from Amazon Pages: 123 The nitty-gritty: A short but highly entertaining—not to mention terrifying—tale about the dangers of the deep. I’m so happy I bought myself a copy […]