Category Archives: Book Reviews

Review: Deadlocked by Charlaine Harris

Review: Deadlocked by Charlaine Harris   In the twelfth book of the very popular book series that gave birth to a popular HBO series, Charlaine Harris once again takes us south to the fictional Louisiana hamlet of Bon Temps and … Continue reading

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Review: 50 Shades of Grey by E.L James

Fifty Shades of Grey E. L. James Anastasia Steele is a college student more apt to reading her favorite British classic literature, than to living the fast paced dating scene.  A moment of serendipity later, however, and she is taking … Continue reading

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A Glance Back at Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum series

One for the Money Janet Evanovich The first book of the Stephanie Plum series grabs a person’s interest right from the beginning. One For the Money explains how the wise-cracking, ex-lingerie buyer, Stephanie Plum became a bounty hunter.  Surrounded by … Continue reading

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Book Review: Love and Other Delusions by Larry Baker

  Deconstructing a relationship is a tricky thing. You have differing points of view, resulting in different versions of reality. Not to mention, the memory can be a tricky thing- keeping what it wants and discarding what it would rather … Continue reading

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Review: The Winter Palace by Eva Stachniak

  Book Review: The Winter Palace: A Novel of Catherine the Great by Eva Stachniak Imagine yourself in the Imperial Court of 18th century Russia. You are a young girl, the daughter of a tradesman- a gifted tradesman, who has … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ripper by Amy Carol Reeves

Book Review: Ripper by Amy Carol Reeves Using the real-life Jack the Ripper case as the premise for a novel isn’t a new idea. It has, in fact, been done many times. However, Amy Carol Reeves novel, Ripper takes that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Voices of the Dead by Peter Leonard

Review: Voices of the Dead by Peter Leonard In Voices of the Dead, Peter Leonard has created a gripping story of mystery and intrigue built on a framework of fate, coincidence and sheer happenstance. The incredible story of Harry Levin, … Continue reading

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Review: Preservation Hall by Eve Adams

Preservation Hall  by Eve Adams  ( Photographs by Shannon Brinkman) I usually don’t review what are commonly referred to as ” coffee table books”. Books, that at their best, are visually rich but usually a bit anemic by literary standards. … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Strangers on Montagu Street by Karen White

Book Review: The Strangers on Montagu Street by Karen White Karen White returns to her Tradd Street Series with this third installment, The Strangers on Montagu Street . Once again  Charleston, South Carolina realtor and reluctant psychic, Melanie Middleton is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Little Gale Gumbo by Erika Marks

Book Review: Little Gale Gumbo by Erika Marks When I first saw the synopsis for Little Gale Gumbo, it caught my interest on a couple of different levels. First of all, it’s a journey story, and those are always interesting. … Continue reading

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