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For the Love of Literature

As a bibliophile, my passion for books coalesces with a love of writing, and writing book reviews allows me to share literature with the world.
September 2017
reviewed: 13 Minutes by Sarah Pinborough
Books such as “13 Minutes” are one of the reasons why I love Goodreads giveaways. They offer reads outside my usual genres, o...
September 2017
reviewed: Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco
This book was a mixed bag for me. I really wanted this to be a five-star read, but it just didn’t quite do it for me. The pro...
September 2017
reviewed: Bread of Angels by Tessa Afshar
This was my first book by Tessa Afshar, but it definitely won’t be my last. “Bread of Angels” is a stunning work of Christian...
August 2017
reviewed: Julia Defiant by Catherine Egan
Catherine Egan has achieved the difficult task of writing a sequel that is not only as compelling as its predecessor, but eve...
August 2017
reviewed: I Know a Secret by Tess Gerritsen
"I Know a Secret" does not disappoint as Tess Gerritsen's latest Rizzoli and Isles novel. Weaving together both Jane and Maur...
July 2017
reviewed: The Breakdown by B.A. Paris
B.A. Paris hits it out of the park with another brilliant thriller. The Breakdown was just as suspenseful and anxiety-inducin...
June 2017
reviewed: High as the Heavens by Kate Breslin
As the First World War rages, British Red Cross nurse Eve Marche keeps herself busy at a hospital in Brussels, Belgium during...
June 2017
April 2017
reviewed: The Amazing Adventures of Toby the Trilby by Angela Castillo
Toby was formed in a laboratory with a mixture of cat and human DNA--hence his delineation as a Trilby--by six scientists who...
April 2017
reviewed: The Smoke by Lars D.H. Hedbor
This is a highly readable and fascinating account of the Indian tribes who were displaced and forced to align themselves with...
April 2017
reviewed: Tobit and the Hoodoo Man by E.S. Kraay
The first half of this story focuses on Tobit, a male slave in the pre-Civil War South, and events that will shape the course...
April 2017
reviewed: Hell's Gates by Mary Masters
“Hell’s Gates” is a story about Walmart. Just kidding; I couldn’t resist. Seriously, though, the writing reminds me of 1980s ...
March 2017
reviewed: Those We Fear by Victoria Griffith
“Those We Fear” is quite a page-turner. It is more or less a young adult rendition of “The Turn of the Screw”, featuring an 1...
March 2017
reviewed: Stillwell: A Haunting on Long Island by Michael Phillip Cash
This is a relatively short, easy read. Given that the story revolves around a recently widowed man--Paul Russo--and his famil...
March 2017
reviewed: The Bye Bye Man by Robert Damon Schneck
Overall, this small anthology was not as chill-inducing as the cover would have you believe. It is a collection of American s...