Lost Carnival

Before he met Batman, Dick Grayson discovered the power of young love–and its staggering cost–at the magical Lost Carnival. Haly’s traveling circus no longer has the allure of its glamorous past, but it still has one main attraction: the Flying Graysons, a family of trapeze artists featuring a teenage Dick Grayson. The only problem is…

Book Review: American Sherlock

Berkeley, California, 1933. In a lab filled with curiosities–beakers, microscopes, Bunsen burners, and hundreds upon hundreds of books–sat an investigator who would go on to crack at least two thousand cases in his forty-year career. Known as the “American Sherlock Holmes,” Edward Oscar Heinrich was one of America’s greatest–and first–forensic scientists, with an uncanny knack…

Book Review: Deep State

Shop your local indie bookstore Hayley Chill is the female action hero I didn’t know I needed. What a fast read. I mean the political intrigue kept me up way past my bedtime and then just when things were wrapping up at the end there is another big unforeseen twist. So fun to read a…

Book Review: Would Like to Meet

Shop your local indie bookstore A funny empowering look at how maybe Rom-Com meets can work in real life? Evie Summers needs to convince her client Ezra to finish writing a Rom Com. He thinks they are dumb and unrealistic. And so, Evie embarks on recreating moments from famous movies to show him that they do…

Book Review: WinterWood

Enchanting is not an overstatement as a broad description of the prose in this book. Nora is the latest in a long line of witches that live in Wicker Woods. The connection with the Woods goes so deep they predate the very trees inside the forest. One day Nora runs into Oliver Huntsman in the…

November New Releases!

I’m linking to Goodreads for all these new release books. The main descriptions are courtesy of the publishers’. If I read an ARC I added my comments in bold. Here are the books that I’m eagerly awaiting and so I copied the publisher blurbs for you:

Book Review: The Testaments

I feel more than the average amount of self-imposed pressure to capture this novel in enough detail to entice you to give it a read. This book is probably one of the most anticipated sequels in recent years. In 1985, I was a high school sophomore, and this book wasn’t yet assigned reading in our…