Ichor Well By Joseph R. Lallo

I enjoy the Free Wrench stories because of the ingenuity, sheer insanity, and grand adventures centered on good, if a little odd, people. This book holds true to those elements and offers some growing moments I wasn’t expecting. As with … Continue reading

Ghost Garages: A Boston Technowitch Novel by Erin M. Hartshorn

This is my second time reading Ghost Garages this year, an unusual event for me, but my reaction is the same in that I enjoyed the story a lot…enough to have already recommended it to my sister who loves urban … Continue reading

Snake in the Grass by Ron Leming

I have reviewed some odd books over the years, but never one that literally belongs in the pages of the Weekly World News. However, that’s exactly where Snake in the Grass finds its inspiration and environment. Imagine, if you will, … Continue reading

Magic Breaks by Ilona Andrews

Magic Breaks is a big, cataclysmic book, so much so the foreword tells you it isn’t a series ender (which I know anyway because I’ve fallen behind on reading them). I love the messed up chaos that Kate always finds … Continue reading

The Love Experiment by Ainslie Paton

I’ve been reading romance since my early teens, so you might imagine I’ve read a few. There are common themes, no question, but each book is a different spin on the theme, which is what makes them fun to read. … Continue reading

The Ace of Clubs by Patricia Loofbourrow

The Ace of Clubs is the third book in the Red Dog Conspiracy and a very complicated novel for oh so many reasons. If you haven’t read the series, be aware there will be spoilers not for this book but … Continue reading

Because of Miss Bridgerton By Julia Quinn

A friend recommended this novel, and it looked good. I’m happy to report I was not disappointed. The story begins in a comedic moment, and not the only one, where the two main characters are very much at odds. There … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 09-15-2017

Science Fiction (Fiction) A lovely story about acceptance, revolution, and love in a future imbued with magic and song. https://www.tor.com/2017/07/12/waiting-on-a-bright-moon/ Sleep (Life) Some tips for converting to a consistent wake-up schedule with the caveat that not all of them will … Continue reading

Wild Ride Cowboy by Maisey Yates

I’ve enjoyed books by Maisey Yates before, but fell off reading her for a bit. This is an excellent reintroduction. Wild Ride Cowboy could so easily have been a simple story. It also had the potential to be a bemoaning … Continue reading

Holiday in the Hamptons by Sarah Morgan

One of the reasons I like reading romances is because of how they focus on problem solving. Characters may run away in the short term, but ultimately they have to knuckle down and do the hard work. People talk about … Continue reading