Reader's Reviews


 PUBLISHED REVIEWS:

Science Fiction:
Dystopian 

-Domechild--Shiv Ramdas  Rating: *****
-Pure Control--C. Lloyd Brill Rating: ****
-Warriors of the Edge--Katie Bridges Rating: *****
-Division: A Collection of Science-Fiction Fairytales--Lee S. Hawke Rating: *****
-For None of Woman Born--S. D. Curran Rating: *****
-Cybermancer Presents--Andrew Barber Rating: *****
-The Boy Named Topaz--Jeffrey Gartshore Rating: *****
-ReAwaken--Autumn Seigel Rating: ****
-After Impact--Nicole Stark Rating: ***
-Dissolution--Lee S. Hawke Rating: *****
-Countless As The Stars--Steve Trower Rating: *****
-The Secret King: Letháo--Dawn Chapman Rating: *****
-The Arena--Santana Young Rating: *****

The Untamed Series--Madeline Dyer
       -Untamed Rating: *****
       -Fragmented Rating: *****
       -Divided

The Jill Andersen Series--J. D. Cunegan
       -Bounty Rating: *****
       -Blood Ties Rating: *****
       -Behind the Badge Rating: *****
       -Behind The Mask

The Vemreaux Trilogy--Mary E. Twomey
       -The Way Rating: *****
       -The Truth Rating: *****
       -The Lie Rating: ***** 

The Children of Dreki--N. R. Tupper
       -TYR Rating: *****
       -SYX
       -RYN

Steampunk

-Sky Knight--Sandra Harvey Rating: *****
-AmsterDamned--Nils Visser Rating: ***** 

The Alexander Legacy--Sophronia Belle Lyon
       -A Dodge, A Twist, and A Tobacconist Rating: *****
       -The Pinocchio Factor Rating: ****

Dawn of Steam Trilogy--Jeffrey Cook
      -First Light Rating: *****
      -Gods of The Sun Rating: *****
      -Rising Suns Rating: *****

Punk Anthologies--Jeffrey Cook et al.
      -Sound & Fury: Shakespeare Goes Punk, Vol. 1 Rating: *****
      -Shakespeare Goes Punk, Vol. 2: Once More Unto The Breach Rating: ****
      -What We've Unlearned: Classic Literature Goes Punk Rating: *****

The Red Dog Conspiracy--Patricia Loofbourrow
       -The Alcatraz Coup Rating: *****
       -Vulnerable
       -Gutshot
       -Jacq of Spades Rating: *****
       -Queen of Diamonds Rating: *****
       -Ace of Clubs
       -King of Hearts

Fantasy:

Urban Fantasy/ High Fantasy 

-Thornburg's Daughter--Rose Withering Rating: ****
-The Starlight Proverbs--Darren E. Barber Rating: *****
-Songstruck--Sofia Black Rating: *****
-Thimblerig's Ark--Nate Fleming Rating: *****
-The Captives--Precarious Yates Rating: ****
-Out of Darkness Rising--Gillian Bronte Adams Rating: **** 
-The Pirate Princess--Catherine Banks Rating: ***
-Merchant of Alyss--Thomas Locke Rating: **** 
-Road Brothers--Mark Lawrence Rating: *****
-Conner's Odyssey: Discovery--Ian Bristow Rating: ****
-A Spell in the Country--Morgan Smith Rating: *****
-The Seventh Crow--Sherry D. Ramsey Rating: *****
-Sirens & Scales: Fantasy Boxset--Pauline Creeden et al. 
-Dreamtime Dragons--Dreamtime Fantasy Authors Rating: ***** 
-Chasing Rabbits--Erin Bedford Rating: *****
-Herald of Autumn--J. M. Guillen Rating: *****
-Red Hot Steele--Alex P. Berg Rating: *****

The Chronicles of Lorrek--Kelly Blanchard
        -Someday I'll Be Redeemed Rating: *****
        -I Still Have A Soul Rating: *****
        -I'm Still Alive Rating: *****
        -Do You Trust Me? Rating: *****
        -You Left Me No Choice
        -They Must Be Stopped
        -The Truth Behind: A Short Story Collection Rating: *****

The Fair Folk Chronicles--Jeffrey Cook and Katherine Perkins
        -Foul is Fair Rating: *****
        -Street Fair Rating: *****
        -A Fair Fight Rating: *****
        -All's Fair Rating: *****


The Therian Way--Kimberly Rogers
       -Leopard's Heart Rating: *****
       -Wolf's Path Rating: ***** 
       -Tiger's Shadow Rating: *****
       -Tiger's Strength

A Mermaid Tale Series--Pauline Creeden
       -Submerged Rating: *****
       -Salt Rating: *****
       -Surfacing

Spirit Knights--Lee French
       -Girls Can't Be Knights Rating: *****
       -Backyard Dragons Rating: *****
       -Ethereal Entanglements
       -Ghost Is The New Normal

The Firebird Fairy Tales--Amy Kuivalainen
       -The Cry of the Firebird Rating: *****
       -Ashes of the Firebird Rating: *****
       -Rise of the Firebird 

Lord of the Wyrde Woods--Nils Visser
     -Escape From Neverland Rating: *****
     -Dance Into The Wyrd Rating:***** 

The Portal Prophecies--C. A. King
     -A Keeper's Destiny Rating: **** 
     -A Halloween's Curse Rating: *****
     -Frost Bitten Rating: *****


Shifters & Mages--Skye Hegyes
     -Puck's Choice Rating: ****
     -Jenna's Story

The P.A.W.S. Saga--Debbie Manber Kupfer
       -P.A.W.S. Rating: ****
       -Argentum
       -Umbrae 


Talented Series--Amy Hopkins
     -Dream Stalker Rating: *****
     -Barrow Fiend Rating: *****
     -Truth Taker
     -Fairy Tiend

The Books of Winter--R. R. Virdi
       -Dangerous Ways Rating: ***** 

The Cadeau Series--Connie Olvera
       -Who Can You Trust? Rating: **** 

The Shaudrey Universe Series--J. E. Mueller
       -Fire's Song Rating: *****
       -Spirit's Lullaby
 

Paranormal/ Supernatural/ Horror

-Abiding Flame--Pauline Creeden Rating: *****
-Floor 21--Jason Luthor Rating: ****
-Burn Our Houses Down--Kelsey Garmendia Rating: *****
-Disenchanted--Kelsey Garmendia Rating: *****
-Sanctuary--Pauline Creeden Rating: *****
-Skeins Unfurled--K. M. Vanderbilt Rating: ***** 
-Kalla--Amber Morant Rating: **** 
-Tomoiya's Story: Escape to Darkness Rating: **** 
-The Longest Night Watch, Volume 1--Lacey D. Sutton (Editor) Rating: ****
-Charon, Unguarded--A. H. Johnstone Rating: ***** 
-Beasts of Babylon--E. A. Copen Rating: *****
-Oblivion's Forge--Simon Williams Rating: ****
-Finding Pandora: World--E. Rachael Hardcastle Rating: ****
-The Tannis Project--Daryl J. Ball Rating: *****

The Runespells Series--Sarah Buhrman
       -Too Wyrd Rating: *****
       -Fluffy Bunny

Tales of the Fallen--Katika Schneider
       -Devotion Rating: ****
       -Deception

Stories of Togas, Daggers And Magic--Assaph Mehr
       -Murder in Absentia Rating: *****
       -In Numina

The Grave Reports--R. R. Virdi
        -Grave Beginnings Rating:  *****
        -Grave Measures Rating: *****
        -Grave Dealings Rating: *****

The PSS Chronicles--Ripley Patton
       -Ghost Hand Rating: *****
       -Ghost Hold Rating: *****
       -Ghost Heart Rating: *****  
       -Ghost Hope Rating: *****

Alexi Sokolsky: Hound of Eden--James Osiris Baldwin
        -Burn Artist Rating: *****
        -Blood Hound Rating: ****
        -Stained Glass

The LouisiAngel Series--C. L. Coffey
        -Angel in Training Rating: *****
        -Angel Eclipsed Rating: *****
        -Angel Tormented
        -Angel Exalted

Judah Black Series--E. A. Copen
       -Fortunate Son (prequel novella)
       -Guilty By Association Rating: *****
       -Blood Debt
       -Chasing Ghosts 
       -Playing With Fire 

General Fiction 
Coming of Age
Becoming Nikki--Ashley Elliott Rating: **** 

Romance
The Painter Place Saga--Pamela Poole
       -Painter Place Rating: ****
       -Hugo
       -Jaguar
 
Mystery
The Goode-Grace Mysteries--Cyn Mackley
      
-American Goth Rating: ***** 
       -A Maze And Grace
The Martha Garrett Series--Cyn Mackley
       -What The Chat Dragged In
       -Best Served Cold 

Nonfiction
But I'm Not Depressed--Lia Rees

PENDING REVIEWS:
-Notna--J. D. Cunegan
-Desert Runner--Dawn Chapman
-Obsidian Son--Shayne Silvers
-Dawn of Destiny--Michael Anderle and Amy Hopkins
-Red: The Wolf Tracker--Pauline Creeden
-The Buried Symbol--Jeffrey L. Kohanek
-Fogoyle (4 Short Stories)--Christy Mann
-Mirrors--Rebekah Dodson
-City of A Thousand Dolls--Miriam Forster
-Anamatus--Derrick Tribble
-Excelsior--George Sirois
-Broken Empire: Aftermath--E. A. Copen
-Starstruck--S. E. Anderson
-Wolves & Daggers--Melanie Karsak
-Son of No One--Daryl J. Ball
-Crossbones--Stefan M. Nardi
-The Girl and The Clockwork Cat--Nikki McCormack
-The Night Alphabet--David M. Donachie
-Mythical Doorways--Fellowship of Fantasy
-The Wendy--Erin Michelle Sky
-The Manhunters Series--James Teller
-Ugly Girl--Mary E. Twomey
-Death Rites--E. A. Copen
-Danarko--Maxina Storibrook
-A Change in Crime--D. R. Perry
-Severance--M. A. Smith
-You're Not A Real Goth Until You Sack Rome--Jeffrey Cook and Katherine Perkins
-Keys of the Origin--Melissa A. Joy
-Set in Stone--Frank Morin
-Unforgiveables--Tabi Slick
-The Purple Door District--Erin Casey

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General Reading Lists


LIST OF 100 BOOKS (2014 READING LISTS)

January -- 9 books + February -- 8 books + March -- 9 books + April -- 8 books + May -- 9 books + June  -- 9 books + July -- 6 books + August -- 8 books + September --7 books + October -- 8 books + November -- 3 books + December  -- 7 books

2015 READING LISTS:  -Winter Reading List ---> Spring Reading List  ---> -Summer Reading List ---> -Fall Reading List


2016 READING LISTS: [List #1]---> [List #2:] ---> [List #3] ---> [List #4] ---> [List #5]

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