Category: Book Reviews

  • NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEED: Book Review

    NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEED: Book Review

    General Information Title: Night of the Living Deed Author: E. J. Copperman Series: Published in 2010, this is Book 1 in the Haunted Guesthouse Series Genre: Paranormal mystery Age: Adult What’s best about it: Humor A heroine whose sarcastic humor and impulsiveness gets her into sticky situations Two newly minted ghosts who aren’t happy with […]

  • GHOST SQUAD: MG Book Review

    GHOST SQUAD: MG Book Review

    General Information Title: Ghost Squad Author: Claribel A. Ortega Genre: Magical Adventure Age: 8-12 (Middle Grade) What’s best about it: Funny Great relationships between the heroine and her family, friend, and town Ghosts: some silly, some spooky A great best friend Find out more about it: Claribel Ortega’s website

  • SHADOW SCHOOL ARCHIMANCY: Book Review

    SHADOW SCHOOL ARCHIMANCY: Book Review

    General Information Title: Shadow School Archimancy Author: J.A. White Series: Book 1 in the Shadow School Series Genre: Magical adventure Age: 8-12 (Middle Grade) What’s best about it: Pithy descriptions of people and places Imaginative plot A threesome of outsiders are the heroes Cordelia’s curiosity and resourcefulness Ghosts!

  • NEVERMOOR: MG Book Review

    NEVERMOOR: MG Book Review

    General Information Title: Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow Author: Jessica Townsend Series: Book 1 in the Nevermoor Series Genre: Fantasy Age: 8-12 (Middle Grade) What’s best about it: Snarky, brave main character who refuses to meekly submit to her (at first) miserable life Morrigan’s worlds, both new and old, are beautifully evoked Subtle humor […]

  • CHILI CAULDRON CURSE: Review

    CHILI CAULDRON CURSE: Review

    General Information Title: Chili Cauldron Curse Author: Lynn Cahoon Genre: Mystery Subgenre: Paranormal cozy Age: Adult Series name: Kitchen witch mystery What’s best about it: The magic is introduced right away The main character is a driven woman thrown together with a slacker for a week Plenty of believable suspects The problem of hunger in the US […]

  • PUSHED TIMES CHEWING PEPPER: Review

    PUSHED TIMES CHEWING PEPPER: Review

    General Information Title: Pushed Times Chewing Pepper Author: Myra Jolivet Genre: Mystery Subgenre: Psychic Age: Adult What’s best about it: Great voice Introduction to Louisiana Creole culture A trio of friends, each with a different background A main character who learns to believe in herself A psychic main character Find out more about it: https://myrajolivet.com/

  • SHUNTOLL ROAD Book Review

    SHUNTOLL ROAD Book Review

    General Information Title: Shuntoll Road Author: Leslie Wheeler Genre: Mystery Subgenre: Amateur sleuth Age: Adult What’s best about it: The relationships among the residents of New Nottingham. All parts of the story have multiple layers.  Neither the pro-development nor the anti-development factions are portrayed as flawless heroes.  The story behind the title. The romance.  The plot […]

  • THE LAST LAST-DAY-OF-SUMMER Book Review

    THE LAST LAST-DAY-OF-SUMMER Book Review

    General Information Title: The Last Last-Day-of-Summer Author: Lamar Giles Genre: Magical adventure Subgenre: Humor Age: 10-12 years old What’s best about it: Hilarious! Funny, believable relationship between the two main characters Insane plot. Whenever I thought I knew what would happen next, the plot took another twist. Logan County is so strange that it’s a […]

  • DAISIES FOR INNOCENCE by Bailey Cattrell: review

    DAISIES FOR INNOCENCE by Bailey Cattrell: review

    General Information Title:  Daisies for Innocence Author:  Bailey Cattrell Genre:  Paranormal cozy mystery Age:  Adult What’s best about it: The world of aromatherapy Elliana’s garden Elliana’s ability to connect her clients with the right healing scents A hint of magic Part of a series: Enchanted Garden Mysteries Find out more about it:  https://www.baileycates.com/books

  • THE ACCIDENTAL ALCHEMIST: Book Review

    THE ACCIDENTAL ALCHEMIST: Book Review

    ~Title: THE ACCIDENTAL ALCHEMIST ~Author: Gigi Pandian ~Genre: Mystery ~Subgenre: Paranormal ~Age: Adult ~What’s best about it: A chance to learn about alchemy; A living gargoyle; I love herbs, and so does the main character; Subtle humor; ~Find more about it: https://www.gigipandian.com/books ~Description: Zoe Faust has been drifting for a very long time. When her […]