Catch-Up Quickies 7

First a quick explanation! Due to some severe health issues over the last few years, and a lingering chronic condition, my planned review schedule went right out of the window and I have been scrabbling ever since to get it back on track. In my latest attempt to try to regain some lost ground, I … Continue reading Catch-Up Quickies 7

Catch-Up Quickies 2

First a quick explanation! Due to some severe health issues over the last few years, and a lingering chronic condition, my planned review schedule went right out of the window and I have been scrabbling ever since to get it back on track. In my latest attempt to try to regain some lost ground, I … Continue reading Catch-Up Quickies 2

Planting Pearls – Virginia King

*I received a free copy of this novella, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: A new name and a new home.A scary ex-husband ...And a ghost. When Selkie Moon escapes her controlling husband to start a new life in Hawaii, she's under pressure to support … Continue reading Planting Pearls – Virginia King

Blog Tour: Deity – Matt Wesolowski

*I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author, Anne Cater and Orenda Books. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: A shamed pop starA devastating fireSix witnessesSix storiesWhich one is true? When pop megastar Zach Crystal dies in a fire at his remote mansion, his mysterious demise … Continue reading Blog Tour: Deity – Matt Wesolowski

Faery: The Tiend – Igo Rab

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*     Blurb:  "Away with us to a faraway land, I will take you by the hand. And by the hand you will come with me, To all the terrible things … Continue reading Faery: The Tiend – Igo Rab

The Kiss That Killed Me – Kristy Nicolle

  *I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  When Callie Pierce turns 18 she has three very simple goals: avoid her stepfather, escape to an Ivy League university of her dreams, and party with her friends. But … Continue reading The Kiss That Killed Me – Kristy Nicolle

Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2019 – Part 2

  Here we go again, with my favourite books of the second half of 2019! As before, these are books that I read last year, regardless of publication date.  Also as before, my list is very fantasy heavy.  What can I say – it is a varied and fascinating genre and I love every subset! … Continue reading Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2019 – Part 2

The Unicorn Anthology – ed. Peter S. Beagle & Jacob Weisman

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the authors, Tachyon Publications and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*     Blurb:  Unicorns: Not just for virgins anymore. Here are sixteen lovely, powerful, intricate, and unexpected unicorn tales from fantasy icons including Garth Nix, Peter S. Beagle, Patricia A. McKillip, … Continue reading The Unicorn Anthology – ed. Peter S. Beagle & Jacob Weisman

Shin – T. Cook

  *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  A conscience stricken warrior; a blindly brilliant assassin; and a war without reconcile. Shin is a powerful shapeshifter, but he is yet vulnerable, and too many creatures, both mythic … Continue reading Shin – T. Cook

The Third Note – Virginia King

  *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  A mysterious parcel. An unsolved crime. A spell from beyond the grave. After returning from her last strange quest, Selkie Moon is more than ready to settle down. So … Continue reading The Third Note – Virginia King