30 October 2013 ~ 1 Comment

Texas Jack by Bart Hopkins

This is one of those books that was really hard for me to write a review of. The storyline and writing is well done, but the author seemed to get lost a few times. At least a third of the book could have been cut and the story would have been just fine. It was […]

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24 July 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close: A Novel by Jonathan Safran Foer

I cannot believe I’m going to say this about this book, but skip it. Watch the movie instead. It’s VERY VERY VERY rare that I say this, but the movie was actually better than the book. I think that getting to see Oskar’s character, you are made more aware of not only what is driving […]

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15 March 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Guest Post by Ellen Ekstrom, author of Tallis’ Third Tune and Scarborough

I’d like to introduce you to one of the characters I’ve created. He’s a young man that’s gotten under my skin since his creation in my novel, “Tallis’ Third Tune.” Now he has his own story to tell – “Scarborough.” One reviewer wrote of him that he’s damaged goods and you want to love him […]

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11 March 2013 ~ 4 Comments

Book Giveaway: Thirty Seconds Before Midnight by Helen J. Beal

Author, Helen J. Beal, is giving away a signed, hard copy of Thirty Seconds Before Midnight. To enter the contest, post a comment below that you’d like to win. The drawing will be held Monday, March 25. Description: What happens when the old money runs out and the new money rolls in? Welcome to Bestwood, […]

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28 December 2012 ~ 0 Comments

A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty: A Novel by Joshilyn Jackson

I should own up to being a big fan of this author before I even start to give you my opinion. I picked up this book when it came out but just got around to reading it. I was born and raised in South Carolina and I really do enjoy Southern Fiction – when it’s […]

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19 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

If You Go Into The Woods by David Gaughran

Short stories are tough. You have a limited amount of words and space to not only develop your characters, but also the storyline. I’ve seen some authors do amazing things with short stories… if only this was one of those times. I went in thinking “Oh good! Creepy stories for October!” and left with “Umm… […]

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