Rating: 3.75 stars out of 5 This audiobook was very short but managed to pack a lot of the back story of the many years that best friends Ethan Baker and Jude Harrison have spent together by using a twist on A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Ethan is a famous, award-winning actor, considered to… Continue reading A Barb the Zany Old Lady Review: Places in Time (Time Is Eternity) by Cardeno C. and John Solo (Narrator)
Rating: 4 stars Zev Hassick has always been attracted to Jonah Marvel from his first memory of the man. They were children and Jonah was a toddler playing in his backyard. It was Zev’s first shifter change and his travels brought him near the Marvel home. But it was toddler Jonah that brought him… Continue reading Review: Wake Me Up Inside (Mates #1) by Cardeno C
Remember last March in Maryland? The sun was shining over plants newly emerged from the ground, our temperatures hovered in the high 70’s after experiencing absolutely no winter at all. Birds were nesting, the butterflies were flying, and thoughts of picnics and outdoor barbecue dinners molded our grocery lists. Even now I can bask in… Continue reading March Came Roaring In Like a Lion and the Week Ahead in Reviews
This post will finish up our Dreamspinner Advent Story Roundup started on Saturday, January 4, 2013. A Charming Idea by Alex Mar Rating: 4.5 stars DSP: Having fallen on hard times, London-based wizard Evan keeps his charms shop open on Christmas Eve. When he finally gets home, he finds his neighbor, Kian, languishing with a wound… Continue reading Dreamspinner Advent Story Roundup – Part II and List of Story Recommendations
Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words Book Wishes for 2013: While everyone has been busy making New Year’s resolutions, I have been thinking about what I would wish for 2013 in books. Turns out I have quite a few wishes, some I would like to share in hopes they reach an author’s ear or more….. ❋I… Continue reading Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words Book Wishes for 2013 – Authors, are you Listening?
Once again its time to talk book covers and book cover design. I have talked previously about my favorite covers from childhood and how the mere sight of a great cover in the window of a bookstore would draw me in like the scent of cheese to a mouse. If the cover is the magnet… Continue reading Scattered Thoughts Best Book Covers of 2012
As I have said many times before, I love holiday stories, it doesn’t matter whose holiday, Jewish, Christian, Pagan, I just love them. Love what they stand for, the angst, the family traditions, unrealistic hopes and dreams for that perfect holiday dinners, the high drama and love in all its permutations that seems to come… Continue reading Holiday Stories, Dreamspinner Advent Stories – Sneak Peek at Next Week in Reviews
Rating: 5 stars Maccabe Fried and Josh Segal have virtually grownup together, curtesy of their parents who are the closest of friends. They have spent their vacations together, celebrated the Jewish holidays together and even attended the same schools. And through the ages, one thing never changed, they were always the best of friends even… Continue reading Review of Eight Days by Cardeno C