Book Review – The Deep by Alma Katsu

Length: 432 pgs / 12 hrs 50 min audio Overall: 🐢🐢🐢 Storyline: ★★★ Writing Style: ★★★★ Character Development: ★★★ Enjoyment: ★★★★ "We are all, men and women, creatures of desires both good and bad. But everything has a price, and the price of indulging in that which is bad for us is often guilt; and … Continue reading Book Review – The Deep by Alma Katsu

Book Review – Liquid Shades of Blue by James Polkinghorn

Length: 208 pgs / N/A mins audio Overall: 🐢🐢🐢 Storyline: ★★★ Writing Style: ★★★ Character Growth: ★★★ Enjoyment: ★★★★ "This was a perfect example of the now-frequent problem at the swimming hole... Locals usually try to work things out, while hard-partying tourists tend to do their own thing without much concern for anyone not in … Continue reading Book Review – Liquid Shades of Blue by James Polkinghorn

Book Review – Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

Length: 343 pgs / 7 hrs 25 mins audio Overall: 🐢🐢 Storyline: ★★★ Writing Style: ★★ Character Growth: ★★ Enjoyment: ★★ "Everything was real; inconceivably real, infinitely dear. These and all things started as nothing, latent within a vast energy-broth, but then we named them, and loved them, and, in this way, brought them forth. … Continue reading Book Review – Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

Book Review – Retribution by Robert McCaw

Length: 336 pgs / N/A mins audio Overall: 🐢🐢🐢🐢🐢 Storyline: ★★★★★ Writing Style: ★★★★★ Character Development: ★★★★ Enjoyment: ★★★★★ "I ulu nō ka lālā i ke kumu. Without our ancestors, we would not be." Retribution by Robert McCaw The Story: In the back alley of a bar on Hawaii Island, a young man is found … Continue reading Book Review – Retribution by Robert McCaw

Book Review – Assassin’s Lullaby by Mark Rubinstein

Length: 317 pgs / 8 hrs 20 mins audio Overall: 🐢🐢🐢🐢🐢 Storyline: ★★★★★ Writing Style: ★★★★★ Character Development: ★★★★ Enjoyment: ★★★★★ "Why keep living a life that's nothing but a tangle of lies and deception?"Assassin's Lullaby by Mark Rubinstein The Story: In every life, there lurks catastrophe So believes Eli Dagan, a thirty-nine-year-old man whose … Continue reading Book Review – Assassin’s Lullaby by Mark Rubinstein

Book Review – The Well of Truth: Stories of Spirit by Elizabeth A. Gould

Length: 130 pgs / N/A audio Overall: 🐢🐢🐢 Storyline: ★★★★ Writing Style: ★★★ Character Development: ★★★★ Enjoyment: ★★★ "The moon still knew where she lived."The Well of Truth: Stories of Spirit by Elizabeth A. Gould The Story: Incorporating elements of fantasy, mysticism, and lore, The Well of Truth follows a female heroine through poignant moments of her … Continue reading Book Review – The Well of Truth: Stories of Spirit by Elizabeth A. Gould

Book Review – Breach by Kelly Sokol

Length: 300 pgs / N/A audio Overall: 🐢🐢🐢🐢 Storyline: ★★★★ Writing Style: ★★★★★ Character Development: ★★★★ Enjoyment: ★★★★ "'You're not nothing."Breach by Kelly Sokol The Story: The boundary between battlefield and home front blurs. Are there wounds love can heal? Marleigh Mulcahy grew up in a boxing gym, the daughter of hard-drinking parents who didn't … Continue reading Book Review – Breach by Kelly Sokol

Book Review – Dry Heat by Len Joy

Length: 333 pgs / N/A audio Overall: 🐢🐢🐢 Storyline: ★★★★ Writing Style: ★★★ Character Development: ★★★★ Enjoyment: ★★★ "Joey's nightmare was finally over. His long night was just beginning."Dry Heat by Len Joy The Story: The day All-American Joey Blade turns 18, he learns his ex-girlfriend is pregnant, is betrayed by his new girlfriend, and … Continue reading Book Review – Dry Heat by Len Joy

Book Review – Autumn’s Tithe by Hannah Parker

Length: 310 pgs / 10 hrs 35 mins audio Overall: 🐢🐢🐢 Storyline: ★★★ Writing Style: ★★ Character Development: ★★★ Enjoyment: ★★★ "Well, this will be a death written about in songs. Girl throws a knife at a monster and it rutting bounces off."Autumn's Tithe by Hannah Parker The Story: Every girl in Ballamor dreams of … Continue reading Book Review – Autumn’s Tithe by Hannah Parker

Book Review – Court of Dragons by Frost Kay

Length: 291 pgs / N/A audio Overall: 🐢🐢🐢🐢 Storyline: ★★★★ Writing Style: ★★★★ Character Development: ★★★ Enjoyment: ★★★★ "Dragons were not to be trifled with."Court of Dragons by Frost Kay The Story: As a daughter of the Dragon Court, Wren knows three truths: never show weakness, pay the tithe, and never trust the elves. When … Continue reading Book Review – Court of Dragons by Frost Kay