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Category: Book Reviews

Master List for Writers by Bryn Donovan
January 20, 2018 Book Reviews Stephanie Ayers

Author: Bryn Donovan Title: Master List for Writers Genre: Non-fiction/reference Amazon rating: 4.7 stars Reviewer: Nancy Miller Blurb: Write faster…write more! Master Lists for Writers makes “show, don’t tell” a lot easier and helps you figure out your story more quickly. In this book, you’ll find: • lists of phrases for describing facial expressions, body language, gestures,
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Shark Bait by Nancy E. Miller
January 13, 2018 Book Reviews,OWS Book Reviews katherynavila

Title: Shark Bait Genre: Romance/Thriller Author: Nancy E. Miller Rating: n/a Mental health counselor Kate Ainsworth received the call from Det. Rayder summoning her to the beach. Never did she guess that the trip involved a client’s head washed up on shore. Murder and mayhem ensue with Kate in the crosshairs. Ben Rayder is set to
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Book Review: Priceless Treasures and Ghastly by Thomas Olivieri
January 6, 2018 Book Reviews,OWS Book Reviews davidwiley

Title: Priceless Treasures and Ghastly Genre: Fantasy Author: Thomas Olivieri Rating: 4.5 THESE days, Hallowe’en is a night of ghosts, celebrated by people who can longer believe in them, a day of tricks, treats, and twilight. A night when — sanctioned by custom — the proudest and most willful child politely begs for candy at strangers’
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Book Review: The Dire King by William Ritter
December 30, 2017 Book Reviews,OWS Book Reviews katherynavila

Title: The Dire King Genre: Fantasy Author: William Ritter Rating: 4.6 The fate of the world is in the hands of detective of the supernatural R. F. Jackaby and his intrepid assistant, Abigail Rook. An evil king is turning ancient tensions into modern strife, using a blend of magic and technology to push Earth and
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Book Review: The Fell by Lindsey Harper
December 23, 2017 Book Reviews,OWS Book Reviews heidi

Title: The Fell Genre: Dark Fantasy Author: Lindsey Harper Rating: 4.6 After the brutal death of his mentor, Leer Boxwell’s only desire is vengeance. However, his belief that the murderer is the mythical Grimbarror has made him the laughing stock of the Vale. When Leer witnesses the beast steal away the princess in an unexpected attack
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Book Review: Impenetrable Falsehoods by E.W. Storch
December 16, 2017 Book Reviews,OWS Book Reviews Stephanie Ayers

Title: Impenetrable Falsehoods Genre: Short Story Collection Author: E.W. Storch Rating: 4.6 In Impenetrable Falsehoods, E.W. Storch explores the human condition in an enjoyable, conversational style. The short fiction in this collection spans a wide range of topics viewed through an emotional microscope. From old love gone good and new love gone bad, the myriad
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Book Review: Hope’s Decree by Angela McPherson
December 9, 2017 Book Reviews,OWS Book Reviews katherynavila

Title: Hope’s Decree Genre: Fantasy Author: Angela McPherson Rating: 4.4 When everything else is lost, there is always hope. While most teens want an epic senior year, Trinity Whitebone hoped for a normal one. Being seventeen was hard enough. Having the emotions of everyone around you in your head made life more than a little
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Book Review: My Soul to Keep by Sean Hayden
December 2, 2017 Book Reviews,OWS Book Reviews A.L. Mabry

Title: My Soul to Keep Author: Sean Hayden Genre: Urban Fantasy Amazon Rating: 4.6 stars It was only a wish. Connor Sullivan was painfully average. The very highlight of his existence was going to school, doing homework, and playing video games. He thought nothing would ever change that. Unfortunately, homework usually screws everything up. A
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Book Review: The West Woods by Suzi Vadori
November 25, 2017 Book Reviews,OWS Book Reviews heidi

Title: The West Woods Genre: YA/Fantasy Author: Suzy Vadori Rating: 3.7 Courtney Wallis wants nothing more than to escape St. Augustus boarding school. After uncovering a well-kept secret about the school’s founder, Isaac Young, Courtney turns to the school’s magic to convince her dad to let her leave. Things take a turn when she meets Cole,
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Book Review: Maskerade by Terry Prachett
November 21, 2017 Book Reviews,OWS Book Reviews Stephanie Ayers

Title: Maskerade (Discworld #18) Genre: Sci-Fi/Humor Author: Terry Pratchett Rating: 4.6 The Ghost in the bone-white mask who haunts the Ankh-Morpork Opera House was always considered a benign presence — some would even say lucky — until he started killing people. The sudden rash of bizarre backstage deaths now threatens to mar the operatic debut of
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