Book Tour: ‘Black Venus’ by James McManus

I love, pale one, your lifted eyebrows bridging       Twin darknesses of flowing depth. But however deep they are, they carry me       Another way than that of death  . .     Black Venus by James McManus Thomas Dunne Books 368 pages Pub. Date:   May 7, 2013 Book received from:  Publisher _____________________________________ Genre:  Historical […]

‘Tell the Wolves I’m Home’ by Carol Rifka Brunt

Tell the Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt The Dial Press Pub. Date:   June 19, 2012 Book received from: Publisher _____________________________________ Genre:  Contemporary Fiction/ 1980s Fiction Cover:  Perfect for the story; I really love this cover. Characters:  Perfectly written and very likable; Every character is given equal depth Worth the read?  Absolutely- This is […]

Book tour & GIVEAWAY: ’12-21′ by Dustin Thomason

12-21 by Dustin Thomason The Dial Press Pub. Date:   August 21, 2012 Book received from: Publisher via TLC Book Tours _____________________________________   Genre:  Adventure/Mystery/Thriller Cover:  Eh.  It works. Characters:  Well described and connected Worth the read?  Sure- if you like the genre or end-times theories _____________________________________   An ancient Mayan codex is found that holds […]

Book Tour: ‘The Thread’ by Victoria Hislop

The Thread by Victoria Hislop Harper Pub. Date:   July 10, 2012 Book received from: Publisher via TLC Book Tours _____________________________________   Genre:  Historical Fiction/ Contemporary Fiction Cover:  Captures the story, but not particularly memorable Characters:  Pretty dry Worth the read?  Yes, for the historical detail Favorite quote:    “There was a beauty in the stillness […]

Book Tour & GIVEAWAY: ‘House of Shadows’ by Rachel Neumeier

House of Shadows by Rachel Neumeier Orbit Pub. Date:   July 10, 2012 Book received from: Publisher via TLC Book Tours _____________________________________   Genre:  Young Adult Fantasy Cover:  Very pretty, but lacks a certain something Characters:  Very well-described and engaging Worth the read?  Sure, but there is better YA fantasy out there Tagline:   Some doors should […]