Book Reviews

Reviews of books.

Review of The Heat

Posted by on May 18, 2011 | Comments Off on Review of The Heat

The Heat by Heather Killough-Walden My rating: 3 of 5 stars Overall I found The Heat an enjoyable read. I had a few issues with the beginning, but the story grew more engaging as it went on. There were several parts of the book that I thoroughly enjoyed. I liked the twists on the common werewolf myths and thought the world she built was interesting. Although I liked Lily as a character, she frustrated me at times. I thought most of the other characters were lacking. Daniel in particular felt a bit too stereotyped and could have been done better. View all my...

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Review of Remix

Posted by on Apr 12, 2011 | 2 comments

Remix by Lexi Revellian My rating: 4 of 5 stars I started this book with absolutely no idea what it was about. I bought it on a whim and forgot about it until I noticed it sitting on my Kindle when I was looking for something to read. The first part of the book is very engaging. I could hardly put it down. Caz is a lovely character who is drawn well and eminently likable. The writing is excellent. Overall it’s an easy, fun read. This brings me to the book’s one and only drawback. The plot is obvious. I didn’t find the mystery at all mysterious. It’s labeled as a...

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Review of Burden Kansas

Posted by on Apr 8, 2011 | Comments Off on Review of Burden Kansas

Burden Kansas by Alan Ryker My rating: 4 of 5 stars If you’ve come upon this story expecting a romanticized, pretty version of the vampire, move along. This is horror, gritty and bloody. It’s also very good. The western flair of the Midwest setting gives the horror vampire an entirely new feel. No castles and black velvet here. The hero, Keith, is a cowboy. He’s tough in the way all good cowboys are, and has troubles aplenty. The story moves fast, and if I have any complaint, it’s that it ended too quickly. A good read, worth the time of any horror lover. View all my...

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