Category: Book Reviews

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Hex by Thomas Olde Heuvelt

Hex by Thomas Olde Heuvelt

October 31, 2019 by Maire in Book Reviews, Reviews / 1 Comment

How does a small town cope with day-to-day modern life when there’s an undead witch roaming around? Thomas Olde Heuvelt explores this idea in the 2016 English translation of his novel Hex. The English language debut of the bestselling Dutch novel, Hex, from Thomas Olde Heuvelt–a Hugo and World Fantasy award nominated talent to watch Whoever is born […]

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Book Review: Into the Drowning Deep by Mira Grant

Book Review: Into the Drowning Deep by Mira Grant

October 17, 2019 by Maire in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

I like well-written horror and Into the Drowning Deep is a great example. I started this book on Audio, narrated by Christine Lakin, and finished on eBook. The audio performance is great, but I read faster than I can listen. Remember those Disney read-along records from the 70’s? I wish they’d bundle the eBook with […]

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Book Review: River of Lies by R. M. Greenaway

Book Review: River of Lies by R. M. Greenaway

October 11, 2019 by Maire in Book Reviews / 1 Comment

River of Lies is the fifth book in the BC Blues crime series by R. M. Greenaway. I received the book for free via Netgalley in exchange for a fair review. Unfortunately, I haven’t read the other four books, which would have provided a lot of much-needed backstory. For all that, I did a pretty good job of figuring things out.

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Book Review: The Luminous Dead

Book Review: The Luminous Dead

June 25, 2019 by Maire in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

Gyre takes a high-risk spelunking job in hopes of getting off the backwater rock she calls home, ideally to find her mother. Em is a stubborn controller responsible for Gyre’s well-being underground. When Gyre realizes Em is her only support staff, and the job isn’t quite as posted, it’s a no-holds barred adventure.

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