Archive for August 2016

Sliding Delta by Ed Baldwin (A Review)

Review by Don Sloan It’s the early 1960s. A nineteen-year-old college student from Illinois steps off a Greyhound bus in dusty, end-of-the road Avalon, Mississippi. He has been robbed in Memphis, jailed as a vagrant in Cleveland, Mississippi, and enters Kinder’s Store with a five-dollar bill in his pocket — all that remains of the…

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Return to Babylon (Orfeo Series 5) (A Review)

Review by Don Sloan Treachery, murderous plots, and brutal warfare between several of the world’s oldest kingdoms are brilliantly brought to life in Return to Babylon, the latest installment of the Orfeo saga by standout author Murray Lee Eiland, Jr. Orfeo, Clarice, and Daryush are joined by a new hero, Cyrus, as they match wits…

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Isabella: Book #2 in the House of Donato Series by Patricia M Jackson (Author), Ingrid Hall (Editor)

Humor. Love. Conspiracy. Chad “Manic” Murphy, is an amusing and charismatic hockey star on the rise. His tutor is the gorgeous Isabella Donato, his teammate’s twin sister. If only he hadn’t promised never to touch her. Though his life is in turmoil, he charms his way into her heart. When she comes to her senses,…

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Kind of Like Life by Christina McMullen

All Renee Ward ever wanted out of life was two things: Good friends to share her love of fantasy and fairy tales, and for magic to be real. When her family moves halfway across the country in the middle of her senior year, it appears as if Renee just might get her wish. With its…

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Unbreakable Bonds by Carolyn Ridder Aspenson

“Be careful what you wish for because karma has a way of biting you in the butt.” That’s what Angela Panther’s mother always said. And boy was she was right. When Angela first discovered her gift to gab with ghosts, she fought it tooth and nail. But the second she decided it wasn’t so bad,…

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The Little Mermaid – Against the Shark  by Chloe Sanders

Mermaid Celia and her friend dolphin Billy were racing, chasing each other, laughing and finding secret tunnels through the big rocks. Friends were swimming all the way to Lilysong Island together. Then suddenly, they saw something. Not just something. Someone. It was a white shark with big black eyes and rows of sharp teeth that…

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Tell Me a Story  by Tamara Lush

  Tell Me a Story: Episode ONE of The Story Series Emma, a free-spirited bookstore owner in Orlando, keeps her business afloat with innovative ideas. Her most popular evening event is Story Brothel, where customers can pay writers to read aloud to them in a story-time for two, complete with cocktails. Despite the name, the…

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Cupcakes and Cowboys  by Lindzee Armstrong

  He’s everything that broke her heart Cassidy wants two things—to make her cupcake shop a success, and to forget the ex-fiance who traded her for the lights of Hollywood. She can’t stand actors, movies, or anything resembling the guy who ruined her life. So when Jase—best friend of her ex and A-list actor—shows up…

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Marie  by Ana Elise Meyer

 The human search for a solution to disease and physical decay has driven many to go to extreme measures. Dr. Carl Stanley’s efforts are no exception, his creation, Marie becomes the picture of physical perfection; possessing the ability to heal at a rapid rate. She has been groomed from infancy to apply her gifts in…

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Barking Madness by Ryan Hill

  Michael hates his family and feels alone and unloved. He only finds comfort when he’s with his friends, but even they get on his nerves. Everything about Ashwood and his life bores him, until Rosetta Harper moves into town. With her as a new classmate, Michael finally gets the excitement he was looking for,…

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