Review of Four Fisted Tales: Animals in Combat by Ben Towle

I received this book courtesy of Jacqline Barnes, publicity manager at the Naval Institute Press and am so glad to have had the chance to read it! As the name indicates, this graphic novel is about different kinds of animals and the part their ilk has played in combat. We get to read about Jack…

Two Novellas, Two Reviews

Ghost Rider by C.E. Murphy I did NOT realize what I was getting into even after I saw the cover! Sure, the car looked like an Impala but I didn’t know it was the Impala. So, imagine my surprise when I read about two agents coming to meet Joanne Walker. After I got over the shock,…

A #guestpost & A #maalalifechapters Review of Scary Stories by Boris Bacic

Synopsis Get spooked this Halloween when you pick up this all-in-one miniseries horror story collection! Review Well, This author was new to me and I’m really impressed. I really liked these short stories. They kept me glued to the seat. I especially liked Emergency Broadcast. My only complaint would be about the proofreading/editorial mistakes. This…

A Wrap-Up of Reading I Did in November 2020

Race To The Finish Line by Aisha Yusuf I requested this book from Netgalley and I’m glad I did so! With a cover like that, there was no way I wasn’t requesting this book from Netgalley. I know that this is the work of a very young author and her craft will improve with experience. However,…

November 2019 — A Wrap Up

Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury Ugh, this was just torture! I didn’t have any issues with the story or the characters. In fact, the author built up the suspense wonderfully. You could feel your horror grow as you realized that nobody would take these kids seriously. Or, the fact that this wasn’t the…

November 2018 — A Wrap-Up

Cinder by Marissa Meyer Even though I read this book in October, I forgot to include it in that month’s wrap-up. So, reviewing it now. Cinder is the story of Cinderella but one who is half cyborg and works as a mechanic. All the elements you’d expect from such a story are there, i.e., an evil stepmom,…