• Nov. 9th, 2013 Singularity by Steven James

    Most of us accept death as a part of life. But not everyone. In Singularity , the second book in The Jevin Banks Experience, Steven James plunges us into a world where research into brain function and artificial intelligence that is intended to help quadriplegics or children with life-shortening diseases is being hijacked by psychopaths. Psychopaths who will [ read more ]

  • Oct. 9th, 2013 Through the Balustrade

    Through the Balustrade pulled me in from the first page. Roxan is seventeen and has her own shanty. And she’s thrilled about it. What? Immediately, I want to know why she’s on her own at seventeen. Why does she think a dirt-floor shanty is a little slice of heaven? What kind of horror was her life before this [ read more ]

  • Oct. 3rd, 2013 Scratch-n-Sniff Bible

    I’ve always wondered what it would be like if my Bible came with a scratch-n-sniff option. Imagine what the Garden of Eden smelled like. The fragrance of fruit trees and grasses and roses without thorns. The aroma of a world brand new. Fresh and clean. But it didn’t stay that way. Decay and death soon [ read more ]

  • Sep. 27th, 2013 Love’s Awakening

    Love’s Awakening is the 2nd book in The Ballantyne Legacy by Laura Frantz . I’ll admit it. My expectations were high. I had fallen completely and thoroughly into the world she created in the first book in the series, Love’s Reckoning, last September ( you can read my review here ) and have been eagerly waiting for more of the story to unfold. [ read more ]

  • Sep. 16th, 2013 The First to Fall

    I saw it yesterday morning, green morphing into yellow. And then, today, I saw the first to fall. One lonely leaf, landing at the base of the tree. I felt sorry for him.  Imagine it. Poor guy burst out of a blossom a few months ago. He’s hung on through day after day of rain [ read more ]