Category Archives: book reviews

Penpal, By Dathan Auerbach – A Review

In a word – creepy. It has been a number of months, maybe even years since I’ve begun a novel and literally couldn’t put it down until it was finished and I knew the whole story before I could sleep.  Penpal … Continue reading

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A Different List Of Classic Gothic Literature

The best Gothic novels The following list is not supposed to represent the ten most definitive Gothic novels ever published – it’s a list to inspire debate and discussion as much as it is a list of recommendations of classic … Continue reading

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Escape!

When you’re in pain, the least little annoying thing can become HUGE! and cause you to throw your hands up in the air in a) disgust; b) annoyance in general; and c) futility.  Since Spring is supposedly trying to get … Continue reading

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E Gads!

Last night I received an e-mail from a person I’ve gotten to know on-line over several years of communication.  This person is a published author and actually offered to read my novel and give me his opinion of how it was … Continue reading

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Book Review – Not Mine

The book After the Cure has a unique perspective on the zombie genre. The story begins with a cure for the zombie plague and the rebuilding of society. There are two main characters (one was cured from the virus that … Continue reading

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The Abducted: The Beginning, Book 0 – A Review

The Abducted: The Beginning, Book 0, by Roger Hayden is the beginning novel in a detective/suspense series by Mr. Hayden.  I wish I could say this was one of the great Indie reads I’ve had, but I can’t.  Thankfully I can also … Continue reading

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July 1st – #Indie Pride Day! #BookBlast — The Write Stuff

Originally posted on deborahjay: Welcome to Indie Pride Day On July 1st we are proud to be celebrating Indie authors and their books – and that includes me! Brains to Books are hosting a huge book blast and Goodreads takeover, … Continue reading

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Saturday Sniffles, Yarn, And Words

A lot has been going on here in good ol’ Lexington.  This time it is positive!  Since our lives were so rudely up-ended and I went through some rough emotional turmoil because of it, I decided it was time to … Continue reading

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Red Sails In The Fallout, by Paul Kidd

During all the hullabaloo of moving and its stress, I asked Cheyenne and Sniffles if they had something funny to read. Cheyenne immediately brought me a paperback. It is a Gamma World novel. Prior to this I didn’t know anything … Continue reading

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Rainy Friday + Books: Souless, by Gail Carriger

It is pouring rain outside my window.  I love the sound, especially in summer when the rain doesn’t make me ache so much.  Today is the perfect reading day.  Most of this week, as a matter of fact, has been … Continue reading

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