Can’t Forget

Title: Can’t Forget Author: Colleen S. Myers Publisher: Champagne Books Pub Date: 6 Jun 2016 Series: Solum #2 Genre: Romance, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Teen/YA     This is book 2, and though reading book #1 is a good idea, this book can be read as a standalone. I have included the blurb for book 1 ‘Must…

Sealed Up

Title: Sealed Up Author: Steve Dunn Hanson Publisher: Steve Dunn Hanson Pub. Date: August 1st 2016 Series: The Course of Fate #1 Genre: Suspense thriller, archeological, theological   Luke, the dynamic evangelist, not only believes in the prophesies of Edgar Cayce but in his own secret personal role in them. Nathan Hill, the anthropologist specializing…

The Last Detective

Title: The Last Detective Author: Peter Lovesey Publisher: Soho Crime Pub. Date: 19 August, 2014  (first published 1991) Series:  Peter Diamond #1 Genre: British Crime Drama, Police Procedural, Sassy/Grumpy Detective   Peter Diamond is constantly butting heads with the new forensic methods replacing the tried and true investigative techniques. When a body shows up and…

Quista, Book One: Danay

Title: Quista, Book One: Danay Author: Aviva Bel’Harold Publisher: EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing / EDGE-Lite Pub. Date: 9 May, 2016 Series: Quista #1 Genre: YA, Sci-Fi, Middle-Grade   I read enough YA books that I am comfortable with their literary shortcomings and can enjoy them for what they are, entertainment. Some of them…

The Genius Asylum

Title: The Genius Asylum Author: Arlene F. Marks Publisher: Edge-Lite Pub. Date: 25 April, 2016 Series: Sic Transit Terra #1 Genre: Sci-fi,  Space Caper, Hard-Boiled, Crime Drama, Intergalactic Espionage Drew Townsend is dispatched to a remote station for punishment, to solve a crime, or to do a wholly different job for which he, as a…

Wipe

Title: Wipe Author: Joseph Turkot Publisher: Indie Pub. Date: 5 August, 2014 Genre: YA, Post-Apoc, Spec Fic   This review is for the omnibus – parts 1-5, the complete series.   Long after the world-as-we-know-it ended, civilization has pooled into communities held together by dogma of one sort or another. In Acadia, Maze and Wills…

Terminal City

Title: Terminal City Author: Trevor Melanson Publisher: Edge-Lite Pub. Date: 24 April, 2016 Series: Terminal City Saga #1 Genre: Spec-Fiction, Dark Fantasy, Paranormal, Contemporary   Mason Cross is embarking on a new life in more ways than just going to college. When he moves in to the house he inherited from his dead father and…

A Time of Torment

Title: A Time of Torment Author: John Connolly Publisher: Atria/Emily Bestler Books Pub. Date: 2 August, 2016 Series: Charlie Parker #14 Genre: Fantasy, Detective, Suspense Thriller   Detective Charlie Parker is back to continue the hunt for supernatural bad guys. This time the hard-boiled agent has to overcome the forces of the Dead King to…

Apocalypse Now Now

Title: Apocalypse Now Now Author: Charlie Human Narrator: David Atlas, Fiona Hardingham Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks Pub. Date: 1 October, 2015 Genre: Urban Fantasy Recommended for ages 16 and up   Baxter is in trouble. He needs to save his girlfriend and decide to either protect the world or rule it, but he is just an…

The City of Mirrors

Title: The City of Mirrors Author: Justin Cronin Publisher: Ballantine Books Pub. Date: 24 May, 2016 Series: Book #3 The Passage Trilogy   First off, anyone thinking of tackling this series should be fair-warned and fore-armed—it is loooonnnnnggg. Many think of it as ‘literary’ in the sense that it meanders and internalizes and thinks a…

Eirelan

Title: Eirelan Author: Liam O’Shiel Series: Book 1, Saga of the Latter-Day Celts Publishing platform:  CreateSpace Publication Date: November 11, 2011 Genre: Speculative Fiction, Alt-Future, Semi-Medieval Low-Tech Science Fiction, Recommended, Future Historical Fiction       First off, I interrupted my reading of this book with several family emergencies, and I always itched to get…