Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Jason escapes into the magic of a Broadway play every weekend. Musicals always have a happy ending and for a few hours he can believe there’s a happy ending waiting for him, too. When the tall drink of water who works on the top floor of Jason’s building, wants to… Continue reading A MelanieM Review: The One That I Want (The One That I Want, #1) by R.J. Jones
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Best Books and Book Covers of October 2015
Its time to look back over the past month and pull out the books that stood out from the crowd. No matter the genre, the author’s characters, plot and writing made us want to shout out about the book we just read, share it, wave it, let everyone know “here’s a book you just can’t pass up”.
If you missed these books and reviews the first time around, now is the perfect time to remedy that fact. Left off the list are the Scary Review Redux Books in October. Here in the order their reviews were posted this month, are :
Best Books of October 2015:
- The Ultimate Team (Juxtapose City #4) by Tricia Owens
- First Contact by Alex Gabriel
- Winter (The Haunted Heart #1) by Josh Lanyon
- Shades of Power (Arcane Magic #1) by Beany Sparks
- Ruin Porn (Resonator #1) by S.J.D. Peterson and S.A. McAuley
- Kraken by M. Caspian
- Dead Money: Jack of Spades #5 by Lee Brazil (Pulp Friction 2015: Altered States Book 17)
- How To Be A Normal Person by T.J. Klune
- Winter Oranges by Marie Sexton
- Dark Space by Lisa Henry
All are 5 Star Rating Novels, All are Linked to our Reviews.
Best Covers of October 2015
- Kaminishi (Bittersweet Dreams) by Jan Suzukawa, cover art by Anne Cain
- Winter (The Haunted Heart #1) by Josh Lanyon, uncredited.
- Blueberry Boys by Vanessa North, cover art by LC Chase
- Mad About The Hatter by Dakota Chase, artist Paul Richmond (YA novel)
- Ruin Porn (Resonator #1) by S.J.D. Peterson and S.A. McAuley, cover by Paul Richmond
- Kraken by M. Caspian, uncredited artist created the perfect cover.
- How To Be A Normal Person by T.J. Klune, artist Reese Dante who delivered something simple, different and perfect.
- Leythe Blade by Jaye McKenna, artist Chinchbug
Winter Oranges by Marie Sexton, artist L.C. Chase was perfection with the snow globe and young man with the slight historic feel.
Dark Space by Lisa Henry, ? artist. BJ felt the cover was perfect for the story.
Did our Best Books and Covers match up with yours? What books were we missing? Leave us a comment and let us know how we did! We love hearing from you all.
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