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Dark Lie

There’s so much about the novel Dark Lie by Nancy Springer that I liked. For a novel that is the author’s first attempt at suspense, I was very impressed. This story is indeed full of suspense, terror and surprises that made it very difficu...

5 Stars

The Cassandra Project

“Houston, we have a problem.” These are the words on the cover of the book, The Cassandra Project, authored by Jack McDevitt and Mike Resnick. And for a large part of the book, the key players in this story are trying to find out if they do...

5 Stars

Portlandtown - A Tale of the Oregon Wyldes, #1

I’m not much of a zombie fan but a novel like Portlandtown, written by Rob DeBorde, was a book I could not put down. It’s not just a “zombie story” or an “Old West” story. It’s a story of secrets, magic and mystery. It’s a story of two men,...

5 Stars

The Cure for Alcoholism - The Medically Proven Way to Eliminate Alcohol Addiction

Alcoholism does terrible things to a person. It can cause a person to lose their job, their marriage, their children, their home and even their faith. Alcoholism even has the potential to kill, as evidenced in this book, The Cure for Alcoho...

3 Stars

Inside Coca-Cola - A CEO's Life Story of Building the World's Most Popular Brand

When I saw the title “Inside Coca-Cola,” I was not sure what kind of book I was going to end up reading. But as a Coke drinker, I was intrigued. Everyone hears the good and bad of a company, from the smallest to the largest, but when someon...

5 Stars

All Fall Down - Supervolcano Trilogy, #2

At the end of Supervolcano: Eruption, author Harry Turtledove left us with the night of Colin Ferguson’s marriage to geologist Kelly Birnbaum, as the newlyweds gazed out at what was left of Life as They Knew It post-eruption. Some of us rea...

4 Stars

Mecha Rogue - A Novel of the Armor Wars, #2

I was excited to read Mecha Rogue by Brett Patton, the second book in the Armored Wars series. The first book was good and I wondered what the second book had in store for readers. It definitely did not disappoint. This second chapter in th...

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Specter Spectacular - 13 Ghostly Tales

Specter Spectacular. What an appropriate title for an anthology teeming with ghostly tales. This collection of 13 ghost stories chilled me to the bone. Each story was scarier than the last and made me keep the lights on even after I put the...

5 Stars
  • Authors: Amanda C. Davis, Kou K. Nelson, Jamie Rand, Shannon Robinson, Larry Hodges, Andrea Janes, Kristina Wojtaszek, Calie Voorhis, Jay Wilburn
  • Review by: DawnColclasure
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, Horror, Supernatural
  • Publisher: World Weaver Press

The Hallowed Ones

I haven’t picked up an Amish story for a long time, mainly because I got tired of reading so many Amish stories that promised more than they delivered. With The Hallowed Ones by Laura Bickle, that is not what happened here. This story promi...

5 Stars
  • Author: Laura Bickle
  • Review by: DawnColclasure
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Amish, Supernatural, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Graphia

Necessary Evil - A Collection of Horror Stories

Spooky stories are always such fun to read. What’s even better is reading a collection of horror stories. Nothing like opening a book and enjoying one spinetingling tale after another. And that’s what readers get when they start reading Nec...

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Ghost Planet

Before you read Ghost Planet by Sharon Lynn Fisher, forget everything you know about ghosts – or think you know. I chose to review this book because I thought it was a combination of two of my favorite genres: Paranormal and sci-fi. I thoug...

3 Stars

Scorpion Winter

Scorpion Winter by Andrew Kaplan was the first “Scorpion” book I have read and it was the most amazing book ever that I am now going to find the other Scorpion books and read them all, too. I was particularly taken by the character Scorpion...

5 Stars

Heaven's War

What would happen if I was suddenly “scooped up” from Earth and taken to a spaceship with nothing but the clothes on my back and no way to contact my home planet? This was a question I kept asking myself while reading David S. Goyer and Mic...

5 Stars

Nine Lives - A Story of Horror

While overall 9 Lives by George M. Moser is a good horror story, there are some flaws that were hard to overlook. There is quite a bit of repetition here – for example, at one point I was muttering about how the author already noted a chara...

3 Stars

Between the Lines

While Between the Lines by Jodi Picoult and Samantha Van Leer is unquestioningly a novel that will appeal to teenaged readers, it was a story enjoyed by this 30-something reviewer. I positively LOVED it! While of course I loved this novel b...

5 Stars

The Watchers - The Angelus Trilogy, #1

When you pick up a novel like The Watchers by Jon Steele, prepare to be enthralled by a mysterious mystery. At least, I certainly was. This was no ordinary novel; this was a story I found hard to pull myself away from. I could not put this...

5 Stars

Mystical Experiences - Wisdom in Unexpected Places from Prison to Main Street

A man is warned to get out of a car before an SUV crashes into it, totaling the vehicle. A girl out taking pictures is lifted up into the air by an unseen force after accidentally stepping on the head of a snake and praying for help. A sold...

5 Stars

Liberty Lee's Tail of Independence

Why do we celebrate the 4th of July? Why was the Declaration of Independence written – and who wrote it? Why was there a war of independence from England? These are just some questions kids can get the answers to when they read Liberty Lee’...

5 Stars

The Haunted

Julian and Claire Perry aren’t exactly enjoying the neighborhood they live in, so when the decision is made to move, the couple start house-hunting. They find a house that seems to have everything they could ask for – except little do they...

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Dream Shadows

How is it possible for two people who don’t know each other to have some kind of mind link? This is the question you may end up asking yourself after reading Ingrid Weaver’s novel, Dream Shadows. Dream Shadows is a story about a woman who h...

5 Stars

Indian. English.

As someone who was part Indian, part English, what is known as “Indian-English,” Jillian Haslam and her family endured a hard life while living in India. The family was very poor, and Jillian had siblings who died in infancy either because...

4 Stars

What Happened to Hannah

When Hannah Benson ran away from home twenty years ago, she never looked back, nor did she ever plan to revisit the nightmare she left behind. But one day, she receives a phone call that her mother and sister are dead, and that she has been...

5 Stars

The Clone Redemption

The Avatari are a merciless race of aliens on a crusade to destroy life on every planet. It’s not the planets themselves these aliens destroy, but all kinds of life on them, leaving the planets in ruins and practically uninhabitable. While...

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Eruption - Supervolcano Trilogy, #1

Anyone visiting Yellowstone National Park knows how risky it can be. But for Colin Ferguson, a southern California police officer visiting Yellowstone one fine day, the risk of imminent disaster is much bigger than an exploding geyser. In f...

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Earthbound - Marsbound, #3

Carmen Dula and her husband, Paul, know Mars – and the Martians. They also happen to know the mysterious Others, alien species who have some kind of control over what happens to Earth. For this reason, the two of them are at somewhat of an...

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Z-motors

Jim Lowry is a Master Mechanic without a job. Struggling to find work so he can provide for his wife and daughter, he thinks he's found the job of his dreams when he sees a "Help Wanted" ad for a Master Mechanic. They drive out to the hot,...

5 Stars

Mecha Corps - A Novel of the Armor Wars, #1

Ever since he saw his father murdered right before his young eyes, Matt Lowell had one mission: Vengeance. With Mecha forces in battle against the Corsairs, Matt enlists and when he finally makes it to Mecha Corps, he only hopes that one da...

5 Stars

Conan the Barbarian

Born on a battlefield, Conan of Cimmeria is destined to more than life as a warrior among his people. His mother dies at his birth, so Conan is raised by his father, who is well aware that he must train his son to be the greatest of warrior...

5 Stars

Forest of Shadows

John Backman wins the lottery on the night his wife dies. Instead of going crazy with the money, he retires from a job he hates and uses the money to cover the living expenses for himself and his young daughter, Jessica. However, because Jo...

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The Ghost of Greenwich Village - A Novel

For all intents and purposes, a novel with a title like The Ghost of Greenwich Village might be one to provide a night of scary entertainment. However, this is not the case for Lorna Graham's debut novel. Instead of being very afraid before...

5 Stars

Rule 34

You, the book reviewer, are looking for a book to review one day when you see the words "science fiction." Past experience reading science fiction has exposed you to more science talk and lecturing than you'd get in one year of a high schoo...

2 Stars

Murder at Midnight

Who killed Lisa Craig? Was it Alec Webb, her swim instructor who seemed to have something more than a teacher-student relationship with her? Was it Garrick Boyd, the jealous boyfriend known for violence? Or was it Victor Kenny, the quiet, r...

5 Stars

The Deep Black Pond

Meet the interesting characters of the dark black pond: The King who, out of loneliness, creates soldiers out of pond scum; Queen Lilly, the queen of the water lillies who is so terrified of looking old that she spends her days sunbathing n...

5 Stars

The Adventures of Bella and Harry - Let's Visit Paris!

Bella and Harry are brother and sister Chihuahuas about to go on an exciting adventure - in Paris! The dogs' family takes them along on their trip and the two little furry siblings get to explore Paris from a dog's eye view. There's the Eif...

5 Stars

Scared to Death

Elsa Cavalon and Marin Quinn are two mothers who don't know each other personally, yet share a common bond: Jeremy, the son Marin gave up and who Elsa adopted. But then young Jeremy is kidnapped and ultimately murdered, a horror that both w...

5 Stars

Mad Skills

One moment, 15-year-old Madeline "Maddy" Grant is enjoying a fun house ride with her stepbrother-to-be, Ben Blevin. The next, an accident occurs, and thus ends life as she knows it. The accident knocks Maddy out and she spends months in a v...

5 Stars

First Degree Innocence

Carrie Lang is wrongfully convicted of a crime and sentenced to 10 years in prison. Despite claiming her innocence, she is harshly treated by the prison guards – except for one she has her eye on, and who seems to have his eye on her,...

2 Stars

The Taint

Dimitris Spiridakis, a lawyer, is having trouble remembering things. He knows he'd gone out with co-workers one night after work, enjoying drinks at a bar and flirted with women just to keep up appearances. He knows he was on his way home t...

3 Stars

Dividing Dark

Ever since her father was killed in Afghanistan, life has been pretty sucky for 16-year-old Flannery Birch, or "Fee," as everyone calls her. Her mother moved them into her grandmother's house in a whole 'nother state, she struggle...

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Werelove: Dusk Conspiracy

Laylah Le Croix lives her teen years in the shadow of an unloving and invisible father, Henry Le Croix. Cared for by Jacques, her father's right-hand man, and Naiya, Laylah can only dream what the world is like outside her overprotective an...

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A Reaper's Tale

Mal doesn't act anything like the Grim Reapers we are so accustomed to reading about and seeing in movies. He's actually similar to the Grim Reaper portrayed in an episode of the TV show Married...With Children , in that he talks to the peo...

4 Stars

Autobiography of a Worm

After breaking up with a woman who he was convinced was his perfect match, Ronnie Churchill is thrown into a deep sense of depression. To ward off this bleakness, he throws himself into his work at a publishing company, eventually taking a...

3 Stars

Yuppieville

Frank and Joannie Lansbury are done with life in L.A. Their plan to start a family weighs heavily on their decision to move out of the City of Angels and escape to somewhere more quiet, peaceful and homey. A little Nevada town called Younge...

3 Stars

Lilly's Garden

The legend of the Easter Lily is that on the night Jesus prayed in the Garden of Gethsemane, He cried so hard that His sweat fell as drops of blood into the earth. From those drops of blood sprouted what became known as the Easter Lily. In...

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Cold Blooded

Commander Davana Black is on a mission to retrieve two demon juveniles who have sought asylum in the human world. One thing stands in her way of accomplishing this mission: Her mating call, for as it turns out, her lifemate, the one she is...

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March Misfit

Life has a way of putting us through the greatest of miseries, changing our world and everything we know in the blink of an eye. One minute, you are at a friend’s house, enjoying good times. And then the next, a natural disaster strik...

5 Stars

Song of the Nighthawk

Deafened in her dreams, Anita tries to make sense of the images she does not understand yet seem so familiar. There is a dancing and singing girl and a bear-like man seeking a young girl for his possession. Living with her father and great-...

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