Book reviews

Jane of Austin: A Novel of Sweet Tea and Sensibility by Hillary Manton Lodge: Review

Jane of Austin

Many have attempted to bring a modern version of Ms Austen’s works into life (remember Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, a commendable work?). Few have succeeded. I wanted a break from fantasy and thrillers. So, when I saw this book on Netgalley, I requested an ARC with great curiosity. The book was a delight. I …

The Trouble with Twelfth Grave (Charley Davidson #12) by Darynda Jones: Review

The Trouble with Twelfth Grave (Charley Davidson #12) by Darynda Jones

I received an ARC of the book via NetGalley, recommended by Marissa Sangiacomo. Thank you, both, for a great weekend read. 🙂 I was introduced to the world of Charley Davidson in the eleventh book, (my review) and was utterly hooked. I bought the previous ones over the last year and finished book six recently. …

Red Sister (Book of the Ancestor #1) by Mark Lawrence: Book Review

Red Sister

What a book! Red Sister introduces me to the wonderful world of Mark Lawrence. Countless voracious fantasy lovers who have suggested he is a terrific writer are absolutely right. The man can write. He has created the world so bleak and characters so full of darkness that anybody who appreciates the eternal struggle between black …