Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Review: Kingsteel

Kingsteel Kingsteel by Michael Meyerhofer
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I received the The Dragonkin Trilogy from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review, therefore, I'm going to start my review a bit different than usual. The reason for this change in the way I'm reviewing is because Goodreads counts trilogies, series, and anthologies as one book, and I'm greedy so I broke this one down to get credit for all three books, though I'll be reviewing the entire trilogy.

Kingsteel by Michael Meyerhofer is the last book in the Dragonkin Trilogy. Rowen has won the battle, but has he won the war? There is a new threat out there that Rowen must contend with.

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Review: Knightswrath

Knightswrath Knightswrath by Michael Meyerhofer
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I received the Dragonkin Trilogy from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review, therefore, I'm going to start my review a bit different than usual. The reason for this change in the way I'm reviewing is because Goodreads counts trilogies, series, and anthologies as one book, and I'm greedy so I broke this one down to get credit for all three books, though I'll be reviewing the entire trilogy.

Knightswrath by Michael Meyerhofer is the second book in the Dragonkin Trilogy. Now that Rowen has become a Knight of the Crane he must continue to battle and try to save the lands.

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Review: Wytchfire

Wytchfire Wytchfire by Michael Meyerhofer
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I received the The Dragonkin Trilogy from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review, therefore, I'm going to start my review a bit different than usual. The reason for this change in the way I'm reviewing is because Goodreads counts trilogies, series, and anthologies as one book, and I'm greedy so I broke this one down to get credit for all three books, though I'll be reviewing the entire trilogy.

Wytchfire by Michael Meyerhofer is the first book in The Dragonkin Trilogy. Rowen Locke has always dreamed of becoming a Knight of the Crane, but with war looming Rowen has to decide where he stands.

First I have to say WOW!!! I was thoroughly blown away by this story. It is your typical sword and sorcery tale, but yet it isn't. Yes, it has the good vs. evil. Yes, it has magic. And yes, it has battles, and lots of them. But, what isn't typical is the fact that you won't find your typical races. You won't find dwarfs, elves, orcs, and the like. This tale has a host of very different races. It was very refreshing to meet these new races and still have the feel of a sword and sorcery tale.

This story is very well written with vivid descriptions, and amazing world building. The characters are flawed, which makes them stand out from the pages and become flesh and bone. The dialogue is entertaining with a few laughs here and there.

My only problem with this trilogy is that I feel as though some of the issues surrounding certain characters weren't fully resolved at the end. I'm hoping that the author is going to continue this story with focusing on those particular characters with spin-offs. If not for this fact, I would have given this trilogy five stars. Though I am giving each book their own star, I would rate the entire trilogy 4.5.

I highly recommend this trilogy because it is well written with a host of new races, and lots of excitement.

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Sunday, October 8, 2017

Review: Stoneweaver - A Clash of Sword and Stone

Stoneweaver - A Clash of Sword and Stone Stoneweaver - A Clash of Sword and Stone by Cabe Valion
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Stoneweaver - A Clash of Sword and Stone by Cabe Valion is the first book in a new epic fantasy series, The Dread Magic Saga. De Mauriac is sent by Nenevah to retrieve an asset, a Stoneweaver.

This tale is a promising start to a new epic fantasy. The concept is very interesting; a new take on magical abilities that I had not read before. The characters are well fleshed out, and the story is well written. It has imaginative world building. My only complaint is that it is too short! I'm interested in seeing where this story takes me. Looking forward to the next installment.

I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own.

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Saturday, October 7, 2017



Twitter Unsuspended My Account

Finally, Twitter released my account! I'm so happy! I had
made another account, FeeRtheDragon, but I liked 
that handle so much it is now on my main account :D

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Review: Peter Huddleston & The Knights of the Leaf

Peter Huddleston & The Knights of the Leaf Peter Huddleston & The Knights of the Leaf by Miguel Lopez de Leon
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Peter Huddleston & The Knights of the Leaf by Miguel Lopez de Leon is the final book in the Galadria trilogy. Peter and his grandfather seek out the Knights of the Leaf to help in the raging war.

This book picks up where the second book left off. It is full of imaginative creatures. A fast paced story, and wonderful characters. There were a few things that I knew were coming, but these things didn't get in the way of my enjoyment. Wonderful trilogy.

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Review: Peter Huddleston & The Mists of the Three Lakes

Peter Huddleston & The Mists of the Three Lakes Peter Huddleston & The Mists of the Three Lakes by Miguel Lopez de Leon
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Peter Huddleston & The Mists of the Three Lakes by Miguel Lopez de Leon is the second book in the Galadria trilogy. Peter returns to Hillside Manor to learn all he can about his new realm, Galadria.

This books starts where the first book, Peter Huddleston & The Rites of Passage, left off. I found this book to be a bit slower paced, but it did not hinder my reading. This story is very imaginative, and the characters are well fleshed out. I enjoyed the first book so much that I bought this book, as I had won the first and third books in a Goodreads giveaway. A great trilogy for middle grade children.

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Review: The Last Dragon Slayer

The Last Dragon Slayer The Last Dragon Slayer by Martyn Stanley
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

The Last Dragon Slayer by Martyn Stanley is the first book in the Deathsworn Arc series. Saul Karza is a wizard tasked with finding and killing a Noble Dragon. He is aided by two immigrants and a dwarf, but acquire the help of an elf and a dark elf along the way.

This story was good, but it could have used a bit of editing. I became invested in the characters as the story unfolded. It was a slow paced tale until the end, but overall a decent story.

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Review: Her Father's Fugitive Throne

Her Father's Fugitive Throne Her Father's Fugitive Throne by Brandon Barr
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Her Father's Fugitive Throne by Brandon Barr is the third installment in the Song of the Worlds series.

This story picks up where the second book ends, and I have to say that I am hooked on Brandon's storytelling. It is by far one of the best series that I have ever read. I am so looking forward to more in this series!

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Review: The Bridge Beyond Her World

The Bridge Beyond Her World The Bridge Beyond Her World by Brandon Barr
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The Bridge Beyond Her World by Brandon Barr is the second installment of the Song of the Worlds series.

This story picks up where the first book ends. I was not expecting as much sci-fi elements, but it actually worked quite well within the story. Such excellent storytelling, Brandon has given me a new appreciation for genre mixing. This is such a well thought out and executed tale that, I have to say, it is one of the best stories I have ever read.

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Monday, September 18, 2017

Review: Her Dangerous Visions

Her Dangerous Visions Her Dangerous Visions by Brandon Barr
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Her Dangerous Visions by Brandon Barr is the first book in the Song of the Worlds series. This is a story of two women from two different worlds. We follow each woman on their quest to find their true destiny. 

I loved the characters. They were so well fleshed out that I was drawn into their worlds. The world building is incredible. I found certain parts of this story to be disturbing, but it just added to the intrigue.

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Review: A Keeper's Tale: The Story of Tomkin and the Dragon

A Keeper's Tale: The Story of Tomkin and the Dragon A Keeper's Tale: The Story of Tomkin and the Dragon by J.A. Andrews
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

A Keeper's Tale: The Story of Tomkin and the Dragon by J.A. Andrews is a story about Tomkin Thornhewn, and his boredom with his role in life. He decides to seek out a dragon he heard tale of.

This is a wonderful story of courage and romance. I loved the way Andrews told this story. I was sucked in from the start. I'll definitely be reading more of her work.

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Review: Fill up: A short suspense thriller

Fill up: A short suspense thriller Fill up: A short suspense thriller by Jonathan Kent
My rating: 2 of 5 stars

Fill up by Jonathan Kent is a short story about Sean having a run of bad luck. His car breaks down so his brother gives him one, but Sean and his eight year old daughter have to make the road trip to get it, which Sean's wife is not happy that he took their daughter along.

This story started out strong, but the ending just didn't go with the first part of the story. I found it too unbelievable.

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Review: The Destroyer

The Destroyer The Destroyer by Michael-Scott Earle
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

The Destroyer by Michael-Scott Earle is the first book in the The Destroyer series. A war is being waged against the country of Nia, and Duchess Nadea and Scholar Paug are on a quest to find the one to save their country. Is he the one that will save them or is he the downfall of Nia?

I had trouble with this story for the first 25%. It was hard going, so I gave myself a week and tried it again. The pace picked up, but I had problems with the flashbacks. It took me a bit to realize if the flashbacks were actually happening or in the past. The female characters seem to all be the same. All alluring with wonderfully sculpted bodies which, for me, was a bit of a disappointment. I did like the main character and Paug, which is the only reason I picked the book back up. There were inconsistencies which, with an editor, would have been resolved. There was quite a bit of talk and references to sex, and actual sex encounters, which I did not care for. I passed through those pages swiftly. There was quite a bit of fighting and bloodshed. This is the perfect book for those looking for sex and bloody battles.

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Review: Land of Nod, The Artifact

Land of Nod, The Artifact Land of Nod, The Artifact by Gary Hoover
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Land of Nod, The Artifact by Gary Hoover is the first book in the Land of Nod trilogy. Ever since Jeff Browning's father mysteriously disappeared, Jeff's been having strange and terrifying dreams. When he's searching in his father's office for a necklace given to Jeff by his father, he finds a portal. Jeff's curiosity is piqued to the point of finding out where the portal leads, and if it's where he'll find answers leading to his father's whereabouts.

This was an imaginative story with strange creatures in a strange land. Jeff meets new people who are willing to help him; for his new friends believe Jeff to be the prophesied one. I felt this story was alright and is a great story for middle grade children.

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Review: The Truth about Jonah Sheppard

The Truth about Jonah Sheppard The Truth about Jonah Sheppard by Chris Stanchek
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

The Truth about Jonah Sheppard by Chris Stanchek is a story of Jonah Sheppard, a disfigured youth, and his move to a new city and the challenges he goes through.

This was an excellent story of courage and sacrifice. The characters were well fleshed out and the story held me. There were feelings of hopelessness, desire, love, betrayal, and the ending was not what I expected. It left me thinking of the challenges that people face when they've been through such traumas. This was a very touching story.

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Sunday, September 3, 2017

Review: Journey to Aviad

Journey to Aviad Journey to Aviad by Allison Reid
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Journey to Aviad by Allison Reid is the first book in the Wind Rider Chronicles. We meet Elowyn, a bright and spirited young girl who loves spending most of her time outdoors away from her overbearing mother. When she stumbles upon what she believes to be a fight of some sort, telling by the tracks left in the ground, her life is forever changed.

I fell in love with Elowyn. Bright, headstrong, and wise of the ways of the woods and the life within it. She came to life right before my eyes. I fell into this story and didn't want to leave. The characters were well flesh out, and the world building exceptional. There were religious overtones throughout the book which worked perfectly within this story. I will definitely be reading more of Elowyn's journeys. This is a wonderful story for preteens and adults alike.


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Review: The Belinda Triangle

The Belinda Triangle The Belinda Triangle by Dick Hoffman
My rating: 2 of 5 stars

The Belinda Triangle by Dick Hoffman is a dystopian mystery/thriller about a cruise ship. Or is it?

It was hard for me to get the whole picture of this new world. The author gave glimpses into what happened, but I would have liked a bit more detail and backstory. I guess that was part of the mystery. I didn't connect with any of the characters, though they were written fairly well. This book just wasn't for me.

I received a copy of the book from the author through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own.

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Twitter and my Blocked Account


I had to make a new Twitter account because Twitter never unlocked my account. 
I'm going to have to follow all my blogs again. My new Twitter name is:
It was @dragonfee64.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Review: Admission of Guilt

Admission of Guilt Admission of Guilt by T.V. LoCicero
My rating: 2 of 5 stars

Admission of Guilt by T.V. LoCicero is the second book in The detroit im dyin Trilogy. It can be read as a stand alone. When a 13 year old girl is shot and killed, her teacher, John Giordano, takes matters in his own hands to do something about the drugs in her neighborhood.

I thought the premise was interesting, but the execution to pull this story together was a bit flat. I would start a chapter, and for a few paragraphs I wouldn't know which character the author was referring to. It threw my reading off a bit. Also, there were several grammatical errors, but I looked over this because I wanted to know the outcome.

I received a free ebook from the author in exchange for an honest review.

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Saturday, August 26, 2017

Review: Lisey's Story

Lisey's Story Lisey's Story by Stephen King
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Lisey's Story by Stephen King is a story about Lisey and the love she has for her husband.

I adore King's work, and this book was no exception. To me, this is a love story only the way King can do it, and of course there is imagination running amok. All I can say is that I loved it, but I'm bias when it comes to King which is why I usually don't review his books. But I figured I'd write a few words about it since it's included in my book challenge.

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Friday, August 18, 2017

Review: The Natural Order

The Natural Order The Natural Order by R.J. Vickers
My rating: 0 of 5 stars

I had to put this book in my DNF pile. This story started strong, but ended up losing my interest very quickly. Maybe I'll try this book again down the road.

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Review: Chased by Fire

Chased by Fire Chased by Fire by D.K. Holmberg
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Chased by Fire by D.K. Holmberg is the first book in The Cloud Warrior Saga. When Tan meets a stranger on the road, his mother sends Tan on a mission to assist the stranger in finding an artifact.

There is a lot of potential with this story. There is magic, creatures, fighting, and romance. The creatures and characters are vivid, but the descriptions involving certain aspects of the magic are rather detailed causing the story to be slow paced for most of the book. I feel this story is for middle grade children and adults alike. Overall, I'm curious to see where the story takes Tan.

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Review: A Tale of Two Kitties

A Tale of Two Kitties A Tale of Two Kitties by Sofie Kelly
My rating: 2 of 5 stars

A Tale of Two Kitties by Sofie Kelly is the ninth book in the A Magical Cats Mystery series. When Kathleen finds Mia's grandfather dead, she and her magical cats, Owen and Hercules, have to find out who the killer is before Simon, her good friend and father to Mia, is arrested for the crime.

I had a hard time getting through this book. It was very slow paced, and the writing was choppy. There was far too much description. How someone holds their arms, or tilts their head does not add any value or depth to the story. It became very mundane. The story was very predictable from the start.

I received this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

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Friday, August 11, 2017


My Reading Problem #1

I received A Tale of Two Kitties from NetGalley in exchange 
for an honest review, but the problem I'm having is getting 
through the book.


I'm wondering if I should struggle through this book or 
start another one. What do you guys do when in this 
predicament? I'd love to hear what you think.

From the Shadows: E.J.'s Birthday Bash

From the Shadows: E.J.'s Birthday Bash: Welcome to my annual Birthday Bash! It's my birthday month and I'm here to party with all of my favorite readers.  Keep rea...

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Review: Forge: Dawn of Trials

Forge: Dawn of Trials Forge: Dawn of Trials by C S Cobb
My rating: 2 of 5 stars

Forge: Dawn of Trials by C S Cobb is a coming of age story of Forge and his rite of passage ritual in the Cave of Trials.

This story has potential, but the execution left a lot to be desired. I felt as though the author was writing to middle grade children for several chapters, then suddenly writing to very young children, then back to middle grade kids. The tone of the writing was very inconsistent. The characters could have been better fleshed out. There were several grammatical errors, which interfered with my reading flow. There is a bit of a cliff-hanger, which wasn't too bad since the author gave clues that there would be such an ending. Overall, I feel this book is geared towards children 9-12.

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Review: CREEPZ

CREEPZ CREEPZ by Ruth Bainbridge
My rating: 1 of 5 stars

CREEPZ by Ruth Bainbridge is a story of sex trafficking, and murders happening all over New York.

I felt a lot of the sex scenes in this book were for shock value more than anything. The characters are one dimensional, and the huge cliff-hanger was a big let down.



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Friday, July 28, 2017

Review: A Coronation of Kings

A Coronation of Kings A Coronation of Kings by Samuel Stokes
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

A Coronation of Kings by Samuel Stokes is the first installment of the Chronicles of Meldinar. Tristan is son and heir to Marcus, Lord of the Listarii. Never knowing his mother, Tristan was raised by his father. After losing everything he loved, Tristan vows revenge on those who destroyed his world.

This book has so much potential; it has all the elements for an excellent epic fantasy, but the execution and the lack of editing had me pulling my hair out! It is truly a shame. Hopefully the next installment will be better executed, and better edited. Also, the characters could use a bit more fleshing out. I'm willing to give the next installment a try because of Stokes' potential.

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Review: Betwixters: Once Upon a Time

Betwixters: Once Upon a Time Betwixters: Once Upon a Time by Laura C. Cantu
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Betwixters by Laura C. Cantu is the first book in the new Betwixters series. We follow three friends, Noah, Ethan, and Skye, on a fantastical journey where they face creatures of the dark while trying to help a new fairy friend.

This is a well written story about friendship, and what it means to truly be a friend. The three friends work together to solve a problem, and they never give up. This is such a delightful story. I can't wait to read the next book in the series.

I received this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own.

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Review: Redwall

Redwall Redwall by Brian Jacques
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Redwall by Brian Jacques is the first installment of the series Redwall. Redwall Abbey is home to peaceful mice, and other woodland creatures. When their abbey is threatened by Cluny the Scourge, the peaceful residents of Redwall Abbey have to defend, and fight for what they hold dear.

I absolutely adored this story! The creatures came to life on the pages, and the world building is quite beautiful. This story grabbed me, and wouldn't let go. There were moments when I laughed out loud, and there were moments when my heart was broken. There were a few grammatical errors, but did not hinder my flow of reading at all. This is a wonderful middle grade fantasy story; I highly recommend it.

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Saturday, July 22, 2017

Review: 2084

2084 2084 by Mason Engel
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

2084 by Mason Engel is a futuristic novel where the populous wears "lenses" instead of using computers.

The main character, Vincent, has other ideas about what the "lenses" are for.

When I read the Goodreads blurb, I thought this was going to be an intriguing story. The concept is intriguing, but the execution fell flat. This book starts off strong, but towards the middle, I feel, the author was in too big of a hurry to get to the climax of the story. The writing wasn't as engaging, and there were more grammatical errors that threw me off my reading flow.

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Friday, July 14, 2017








  I finished the Wild Goose Chase Challenge and wanted 
to give an update of my progress. I'm finished! 

  For the first category: Wildness, I chose 
Through the Wildwood by M.R. Mathias





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                                       For the second category: Birds, I chose 
                                         Orville Mouse and the Puzzle of the 
                                       Clockwork Glowbirds by Tom Hoffman




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                                  For the third category: Exotic Location, I chose 
                                          Talon and the Dragons of Crinnelia




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                               For the fourth category: An Object to Hunt For, I chose 
                                          The Silver Serpent by David Debord 




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        For the fifth category: Synonym for Chase, I chose 
A Quest of Heroes by Morgan Rice




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For the sixth category: Transport, I chose
The Sneaker Tree by Phil Taylor



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For the seventh and final category: An Object to take on a Hunt, I chose
Aster Wood and the Lost Maps of Almara



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       This was a fun challenge. If you'd like to join in, you can 
      find all the details at The Bookshelf Gargoyle blog here:




Review: Gwendy's Button Box

Gwendy's Button Box Gwendy's Button Box by Stephen King
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Gwendy's Button Box by Stephen King and Richard Chizmar is a tale about Gwendy and her button box. Of course the button box is enchanted, or cursed. That is up to the reader to decide.

What else can I say about this book? It's Stephen King! I'm a bit bias when it comes to his books. I usually don't review his books because of this, but it was included in my reading challenge, so I thought I would give a bit of a review. Of course this book is well written, and I love a story that flows.

I have never read anything by Richard Chizmar, but the collaboration with King has made me want to indulge in a book or two by him.

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Review: Talon and the Dragons of Crinnelia

Talon and the Dragons of Crinnelia Talon and the Dragons of Crinnelia by Diana Metz
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Talon and the Dragons of Crinnelia by Diana Metz is the first book in The Prophecy of the Dragons trilogy. We follow Talon in this coming of age story on his quest to becoming a wizard.

I would have really enjoyed this story, but there were flaws that hindered that for me. There were times when a certain character was referred to as she or her, then the next mention of said character would be him or he. There were also quite a bit of grammatical errors that interfered with the flow of my reading.

I chose this book as part of my Wild Goose Chase Reading Challenge at The Bookshelf Gargoyle blog. You can read more about that here:

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Monday, July 10, 2017

Review: Bring Her Home

Bring Her Home Bring Her Home by David Bell
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Bring Her Home by David Bell is a stand alone mystery about Bill Price and the disappearance of his daughter, Summer.

This was a story that kept me on the edge of my seat. There were mysteries within mysteries which I loved. It's a story that portrays some of the feelings people go through when a loved one goes missing. The reason I gave this a three star review is the fact that religion is brought up in the book which did absolutely nothing for the story, in my opinion. There were also discrepancies throughout the book, such as the wrong character's name being used, which will hopefully be caught in the final editing.

I received this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own.

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Sunday, July 9, 2017

Review: A Quest of Heroes

A Quest of Heroes A Quest of Heroes by Morgan Rice
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

A Quest of Heroes by Morgan Rice is the first installment in The Sorcerer's Ring series. This is a coming of age story about 14 year old Thorgrin who prefers to be called Thor. His dream is to become a knight with the King’s Legion.

This story has everything I love in a fantasy story. There is mystery, betrayal, love, lust, and of course hate. I did feel as though things happened fairly quickly, but it was a good story. I can't wait to read the next installment.

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Review: The Child

The Child The Child by Fiona Barton
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

The Child by Fiona Barton is a story centered around the finding of an infant's remains.

This is a very good story. Full of twists and turns that I did not see coming. This book is very well written, and we hear the story unfold from several points of view. This would have been a five star read, but some of the characters seemed one in the same to me. I would have liked more character development. Overall, this is a four star read for me.

I received this book from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own.

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Review: The Blade Heir

The Blade Heir The Blade Heir by Daniel Adorno
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

The Blade Heir by Daniel Adorno is the first installment of the Azuleah Trilogy. Lucius Nostra finds out that there is more to him than meets the eye.

I simply loved this book. There is everything I love in a fantasy tale in this story. I loved the characters, well most of them. Of course there were characters that I didn't care for, which is expected in such a tale. There were graphic scenes throughout the book, so beware. It also had religious overtones, which doesn't bother me, but be informed. Overall, I'll be reading more of Daniel's work.

I received this book from BookFunnel in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own.

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Friday, June 2, 2017

Review: All-Butter ShortDead

All-Butter ShortDead All-Butter ShortDead by H.Y. Hanna
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

All-Butter ShortDead by H.Y. Hanna is a prequel to the Oxford Tearoom Mysteries. Gemma finds herself in deep water when she is accused of murder.

This was a quick and interesting read. This prequel gives us an insight to Gemma and her plans for her future.



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Review: Seasons Within

Seasons Within Seasons Within by Lele Iturrioz
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Seasons Within by Lele Iturrioz is the first book in the Seasons Within series. G is an orphan and has no recollection of who she is or where she came from.

For me, this story was full of inconsistencies. The grammatical errors, which is to be expected with an ARC, was just far too much even for an ARC. I'm not sure i this book was self-published, but I don't think English is the author's first language. With that being said, this book has potential. Hopefully the next book will be properly edited.

I won this book in a giveaway and all opinions are my own.

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Review: The Fairest of Them

The Fairest of Them The Fairest of Them by Heather Osborne
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

The Fairest of Them by Heather Osborne is the first book in the Rae Hatting Mysteries. Detective Luke has been trying to solve a case involving the Fairy Tale serial killer. After an awful turn of events, Rae Hatting joins the case.

This story had a couple of things that didn't make sense to me. The romance was way too quick and the decision to leave and pack by a secondary character just didn't fit with her being a cautious person.

All in all it was an okay read.

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Review: Villain Keeper

Villain Keeper Villain Keeper by Laurie McKay
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Villain Keeper by Laurie McKay is the first book of The Last Dragon Charmer series. Prince Caden wants to be an Elite Paladin, but his father, King Axel, sends Caden away and Caden isn't sure why his father would do that without having the Elite Paladin ceremony. He ends up in Asheville, North Carolina with Brynne, a sorceress, and his horse Sir Horace.

This was a fun story. Fast paced and imaginative. I can't wait to read the next installment!

I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway and all opinions are my own.

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Sunday, May 14, 2017

Review: If The Bed Falls In: A man in two minds; are either of them his?

If The Bed Falls In: A man in two minds; are either of them his? If The Bed Falls In: A man in two minds; are either of them his? by Paul Casselle
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

If The Bed Falls In by Paul Casselle is the first installment of the Bedfellows thriller series. Tom Friday, a middle-aged photographer and an ex-cocaine user, starts to have doubts of his real identity leaving him to wonder if he is indeed Tom Friday or a British secret agent.

This was a well written story with twists and turns throughout the book. I did find this story hard to follow at times because of the many times that I had to keep up with Tom's identity, as his identity changed quite often. The characters were well fleshed out, so it was quite an interesting read.

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Saturday, May 13, 2017

Review: The Arborist

The Arborist The Arborist by P.T. Phronk
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

The Arborist by P.T. Phronk is a short story about a tree that appears in the yard of Wes who has a need to figure out what kind of tree it is and why it is there. He becomes consumed by the mysterious tree.

This was a quick read with a bit of mystery, but I felt that there should be more to this story. I felt a bit cheated.

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