Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by JK Rowling Harry Potter #7 Bloomsbury/Raincoast Books 2007 Hardback 607 pages Children’s Fantasy; YA Fantasy

This review contains spoilers.

I made a promise to myself that I wouldn’t read my review from 2007, when the book first came out, until after I’d published this one. I want […]

Review: The Lesser Blessed

The Lesser Blessed by Richard Van Camp Douglas & MacIntyre 1996 Trade Paperback with Flaps 119 pages Fiction

For the final Travel the Globe Resolution book, Kristie of Live Through Books and I needed to read a book from any Native American nation/tribe. Living in Canada, I decided to tweak it a bit to […]

Review: Alien in the Family

Alien in the Family by Gini Koch Katherine “Kitty” Katt #3 Daw 2011 Mass Market Paperback 457 pages Science Fiction; Romance

Six months after accepting sexy alien Jeff Martini’s marriage proposal, Kitty and the other Alpha-Centauri’s (A-C’s) learn that a beacon has been triggered, alerting the A-C home world of the impending marriage. Why […]

Review: Alien Tango

Alien Tango by Gini Koch Kitty Katt #2 Daw 2010 Mass Market Paperback 428 pages Science Fiction; Romance

It’s been five months since Katharine “Kitty” Katt’s fast and crazy introduction to the reality of aliens on Earth, five months of being Commander of Airborne in Centaurion Division and enjoying explosive sex with her gorgeous […]

Review: A Novel Seduction

A Novel Seduction by Gwyn Cready Pocket Star Books 2011 Mass Market Paperback 373 pages Romance

Ellery Sharpe writes high-brow book reviews for Vanity Place magazine in New York, but her witty, contemptuous review of the memoir of romance publisher Bettina Moore has her boss, Buhl Martin Black, seeing red. He’s just started an […]

Review: The Pledge

The Pledge by Kimberly Derting The Pledge #1 Margaret K McElderry Books 2011 Hardback 323 pages YA Fantasy

Charlaina “Charlie” Hart is seventeen and a member of the Vendor class, the class of merchants. Her parents have a restaurant, she attends a school for vendor children, and her friends are the children of other […]

Review: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carré Karla trilogy #1 Scribner 2002 (1974) Trade Paperback 379 pages Espionage Fiction

I tried to write a summary of the plot for you, but after a couple of paragraphs I had to delete it: this isn’t a book I can write my usual 3-odd paragraph synopsis for. […]

Review: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by JK Rowling Harry Potter #6 Bloomsbury 2005 Hardback 607 pages Children’s Fantasy; YA Fantasy

It is the summer holidays and Harry is once again whiling away his time at his hated aunt and uncle’s house in Little Whinging, Surrey, but this time his time there is short: Albus […]