Book Reviews

The Hearts We Sold

The Hearts We Sold by Emily-Lloyd-Jones (great name!) took me by surprise. Lately, I’ve been working my way through piles of Owlcrate books I’ve yet to read. I promised myself I’d be pickier about reviewing new books, and I have. After a few titles that left me yawning, Lloyd-Jones’ YA novel about demons, deals, and (literal) heartbreak felt refreshing.

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Points of Possibility

Norman Turrell’s Points of Possibility was my first audio book review and my first anthology review. I wasn’t sure what to expect. After putting on my headphones and pushing play, I closed my eyes and listened to the first scene. By minute two, I was hooked. Points of Possibility is the best work of science fiction I have read this year.

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The Day the Music Died

This fast-paced novella packs a punch in just over 100 pages of crime-solving drama. Smart and sassy heroine, Emlyn Goode, uses her wits and some divination from her magical ancestors to solve extraordinary mysteries.

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The Adventures of Nick and Billy by Michael Hoard

My review of Michael Hoard’s The Adventures of Nick and Billy: The Mystery of the Rougarou: a fun, face-paced adventure set in the swamps of South Louisiana. It follows the mis-adventure of two young boys whose love for exploration leads them on a journey through the wilderness where they face not only the dangers of nature, but the darkness of humankind.*

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Nights Arose

My book review of Night’s Arose by Andrea Roche, a fast-paced, adventure-filled fantasy novel that will keep you enchanted until the very end.

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The Third Step

My book review of The Third Step by William Lobb, a deep, difficult story about a man named Frankie and his journey to find faith and freedom from his inner demons.

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Unmentionable

Until I read Unmentionable, I never knew how much I wanted to know about my sisters who lived in that distant time before central air,  indoor plumbing, and tampons.

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