Blog Tour – Q&A with Michael Stephenson – The Ones That Stare

  Happy to be back to Bookshine after my ill-health hiatus of the last few weeks.  And I'm straight back in with a treat, as I got the opportunity to put some questions to author Michael Stephenson as part of the blog tour for his latest book, The Ones That Stare. First, here's the book:   … Continue reading Blog Tour – Q&A with Michael Stephenson – The Ones That Stare

Monstrous Heart – Claire McKenna

  *I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, Harper Collins UK and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:   Arden Beacon arrives in the salt-swept port of Vigil with a job to do. Tasked with using the magic in her blood to keep the lighthouse burning, … Continue reading Monstrous Heart – Claire McKenna

She Has a Broken Thing Where Her Heart Should Be – J.D. Barker

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Hampton Creek Press and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  A haunting tale of suspense, rendered with the masterful skill only Barker could muster. After the loss of his parents, young Jack Thatch first met … Continue reading She Has a Broken Thing Where Her Heart Should Be – J.D. Barker

Love Potions and Other Calamities – Charlie Laidlaw

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:   A comic tale of love, mystery and unintended consequences . . . Rosie McLeod, pub proprietor and a gifted herbalist of local renown, is thirty-nine and holding, but only … Continue reading Love Potions and Other Calamities – Charlie Laidlaw

Flying on the Ground – Richie Billing

  *I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*     Blurb:  Richie Billing’s short fiction has been published by Kzine, TANSTAAFL Press, Far Horizons, Writing on the Wall and a dozen more. Flying on the Ground is a collection of the majority of these pieces, … Continue reading Flying on the Ground – Richie Billing

The Redwood Con – Reagan Keeter

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:   After a divorced Chicago father is charged with killing his girlfriend and unexplainable secrets about her come to light, he’ll have to figure out how much he’s willing to … Continue reading The Redwood Con – Reagan Keeter

Blog Tour: Scenes from a Country Bookshop – Victoria Connelly

  *I received a free ARC of this book with thanks to the author and Rachel Gilbey at Rachel’s Random Resources blog tours. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Love can sometimes be really complicated... Josh Nightingale has always been married to his books. Happy to run his bookshop in the small town of … Continue reading Blog Tour: Scenes from a Country Bookshop – Victoria Connelly

Dead Clown Blues – R. Daniel Lester

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  A Finalist for the 2018 Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Novella! Carnegie Fitch, once-upon-a-time drifter and now half-assed private eye, has a sharp tongue, a cheap suit and … Continue reading Dead Clown Blues – R. Daniel Lester

Anger Management: The Complete Guide to Achieve Self-Control, Overcome Impulsiveness and Managing Your Emotions – Tommy Foster

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  If you want to have a new look from others, you want them to see and perceive you differently from that burning man or woman who does not control … Continue reading Anger Management: The Complete Guide to Achieve Self-Control, Overcome Impulsiveness and Managing Your Emotions – Tommy Foster

A Touch of Death – Rebecca Crunden

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  A thousand years in the future, the last of humanity live inside the walls of the totalitarian Kingdom of Cutta. The rich live in Anais, the capital city of … Continue reading A Touch of Death – Rebecca Crunden