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Book Review: Olive the Lionheart by Brad Ricca

Title: Olive the Lionheart Author: Brad Ricca Publisher: St. Martin's Press Publication Date: Aug. 11 2020 Genres: Adventure, Non-fiction Shelves: Female-fronted A fantastic adventure with an exceptional protagonist, Olive the Lionheart was a good read, but the narrative style Brad Ricca chose kept it from being a great read. The best way I can think of to describe this is... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Tomb of Gods by Brian Moreland

Title: Tomb of Gods Author: Brian Moreland Publisher: Flame Tree Press Publication Date: May 21, 2020 Genres: Horror Shelves: Female-fronted I find myself of two minds over Tomb of Gods, having devoured the first half with absolute enthusiasm, only to struggle my way through the second with varying degrees of curiosity. Brian Moreland captured my attention from the first... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Unknown 9: Genesis by Layton Green

Title: Unknown 9: Genesis Author: Layton Green Publisher: Reflector Entertainment Inc. Publication Date: March 13, 2020 Genres: Adventure Shelves: Female-fronted Similar in style and execution to familiar puzzle thrillers like The DaVinci Code, but with physics rather than religion at the heart, Unknown 9: Genesis is an exciting first instalment in a new multimedia franchise. Layton Green throws a... Continue Reading →

A Farewell to Clive Cussler

It seems like I'm at that age where so many of my idols and icons are passing away (I'm looking at you, Neil Peart!), but news that Clive Cussler passed away yesterday hit me particularly hard. I used to wash dishes in this greasy spoon diner, and there was this little used 'bookstore' attached. It... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Sandstorm by James Rollins

Title: Sandstorm Author: James Rollims Publisher: Harper Publication Date: April 26, 2011 Genres: Adventure Shelves: Female-fronted A solid thriller full of action, adventure, history, and mystery, Sandstorm thoroughly entertained me from start to finish. Yes, it's predictable and clichéd, and it drops a few plot threads along the way, but it has a host of kick-ass women at the... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Uncharted by Robyn Nyx

Title: Uncharted Author: Robyn Nyx Publisher: Bold Strokes Books Publication Date: December 10, 2019 Genres: Adventure Shelves: Female-author, female-fronted Book blurbs can be dangerous things, often teasing or exaggerating the aspects of a story that drew you to the book in the first place. You anxiously crack the spine, expecting a character or a theme to dominate the narrative,... Continue Reading →

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