THE REVELATION | Bentley Little 12.01.2014 | Cemetery Dance Publications Rating: 4/5 stars Divine prophecy. Holy terror. Strange things are happening in the small town of Randall, Arizona. The local minister has vanished and his church has been defiled by blasphemous obscenities scrawled in blood. A crazed woman in her eighties becomes pregnant. Herds of … Continue reading Book Review: The Revelation
THE GIRL WHO DIED | Ragnar Jónasson 05.04.2021 | Minotaur Books Rating: 4/5 stars Teacher Wanted At the Edge of the World Una wants nothing more than to teach, but she has been unable to secure steady employment in Reykjavík. Her savings are depleted, her love life is nonexistent, and she cannot face another winter … Continue reading Book Review: The Girl Who Died
A SOLITUDE OF WOLVERINES | Alice Henderson (Alex Carter #1) 10.27.2020 | William Morrow Rating: 4/5 stars While studying wolverines on a wildlife sanctuary in Montana, biologist Alex Carter is run off the road and threatened by locals determined to force her off the land. It seems this small town has a series of secrets … Continue reading Book Review: A Solitude of Wolverines
THE SIREN & THE SPECTER | Jonathan Janz 09.06.2018 | Flame Tree Press Rating: 3.5/5 stars David Caine, a celebrated skeptic of the supernatural, has been invited by an old friend to spend a month in “the most haunted house in Virginia”. He believes the case will be like any other, but the Alexander House … Continue reading Book Review: The Siren & The Specter
In typical me fashion, I'm late throwing together a TBR stack for the month. In my defense it's been raining a lot lately and I haven't been able to drag my books outside...it's totally not because I didn't know what I wanted to read for this month at all! Since my commute is back to … Continue reading May TBR!
FIREKEEPER’S DAUGHTER | Angeline Boulley03.16.2021 | Henry, Holt & Co.Rating: 5/5 stars As a biracial, unenrolled tribal member and the product of a scandal, eighteen-year-old Daunis Fontaine has never quite fit in, both in her hometown and on the nearby Ojibwe reservation. Daunis dreams of studying medicine, but when her family is struck by tragedy, … Continue reading Book Review: Firekeeper’s Daughter
NO BAD DEED | Heather Chavez 02.18.2020 | William Morrow Rating: 4/5 stars Driving home one rainy night, Cassie Larkin sees a man and woman fighting on the side of the road. After calling 911, the veterinarian decides to step in and chase after the violent man in order to save his victim. When Cassie … Continue reading Book Review: No Bad Deed
Read: The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth () Mother May I by Joshilyn Jackson The Source by Sarah Sultoon Alex Six by Vince Taplin No Bad Deed by Heather Chavez Facets of Death by Michael Stanley Betty by Tiffany McDaniel () The Tommyknockers by Stephen King The Siren and The Specter by Jonathan Janz Firekeeper's … Continue reading April Wrap Up!
NONFICTION MINI REVIEWS THE BURNING by Tim Madigan: On the morning of June 1, 1921, a white mob numbering in the thousands marched across the railroad tracks dividing black from white Tulsa, Oklahoma, and obliterated a black community then celebrated as one of America’s most prosperous. 34 square blocks of Tulsa’s Greenwood community, known then … Continue reading Nonfiction Mini Review: The Burning & Last Call
BETTY | Tiffany McDaniel 08.18.2020 | Knopf Rating: 4.5/5 stars Betty Carpenter was born in a bathtub in 1954 to a Cherokee father and a white mother. Betty is the sixth of eight children. The world the Carpenter family inhabits is one of poverty and violence - both from outside the family and from within. … Continue reading Book Review: Betty