Book Reviews

Trophy Son by Douglas Brunt

Trophy Son by Douglas Brunt

June 30, 2017 8:54 am By

Trophy Son, Douglas Brunt, St. Martins Press - Douglas Brunt’s crisply written novel, “Trophy Son,” details the lonely and painful journey of a young tennis player to the top of the professional ranks.

Shadowcaster by Cinda Williams Chima

Shadowcaster by Cinda Williams Chima

May 29, 2017 10:34 am By

Shadowcaster, Cinda Williams Chima, Harper Teen - There’s no end in sight to the long war between the Queendom of the Fells and the Kingdom of Arden. Year after year the Queendom repels the southern armies yet never defeats them for good.

Feast of Sorrow by Crystal King

Feast of Sorrow by Crystal King

May 19, 2017 8:23 am By

Feast of Sorrow, Crystal King, Touchstone - The Roman Empire, 1BC – 38 AD. The Emperor is lord of the known world. Those who are closest to him bask in reflected glory and wield considerable power.

The Erstwhile by B Catling

The Erstwhile by B. Catling

May 12, 2017 7:24 am By

The Erstwhile, B. Catling, Random House - English artist and poet B. Catling’s imagination is way out there, much of it beyond my grasp, yet the intrigue keeps you reading his second, definitely surreal novel, “The Erstwhile.”

A Friend of Mr. Lincoln by Stephen Harrigan

A Friend of Mr. Lincoln by Stephen Harrigan

May 11, 2017 7:47 am By

A Friend of Mr. Lincoln, Stephen Harrigan, Penguin - Imagine becoming a close personal associate of a world famous, almost god-like, historical personality. This is the intriguing premise of Stephen Harrigan's A Friend of Mr. Lincoln.

Library of Light and Shadow by M J Rose

The Library of Light and Shadow by M J Rose

April 28, 2017 10:02 am By

The Library of Light and Shadow, M J Rose, Atria - French artist Delphine Duplessi fled to New York city to escape a doomed love affair. Gifted with a magical talent, Delphine can draw shadow portraits that reveal peoples’ innermost secrets in shocking detail.

Later Essays by Susan Sontag

Susan Sontag: Later Essays

April 25, 2017 4:52 pm By

Later Essays, Susan Sontag, Library of America - The Library of America’s second volume of Susan Sontag’s brilliant observations and critiques, “Later Essays,” illustrates her extraordinary ability to dig deep into political and social conflict and provoke personal introspection.

A Twisted Vengeance by Candace Robb

A Twisted Vengeance by Candace Robb

April 19, 2017 10:10 am By

A Twisted Vengeance by Candace Robb - In 1399, England is under threat of civil war. Henry, Duke of Lancaster seeks to reclaim his inheritance, declared forfeit by his cousin King Richard II – but does he seek to take the crown itself?

The Night Bird by Brian Freeman

The Night Bird by Brian Freeman

April 19, 2017 9:52 am By

The Night Bird, Brian Freeman, Thomas and Mercer - San Francisco homicide detective Frost Easton takes on the strangest case of his career when a number of women die after suffering psychotic breaks. Each lived a perfectly normal life up to the moment they went crazy.