Category Archives: Reviews

75 Free Advance Copies of VampCon on LibraryThing. (Deadline Aug 27)

*The deadline for this is August 27- Greyhart Press is giving away 75 eBook copies of VampCon to LibraryThing users only, through the LibraryThing Early Reviewers Program! In order to be eligible, you must sign up for a LibraryThing account, … Continue reading

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Six titles to check out* Indy Reading List- 2012 *

On my post yesterday, I argued that writers who are published by small presses or who are self-published (or both) owe it to themselves to support their colleagues. This applies to me as well, and as a follow up, here is my … Continue reading

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City of Thieves

Reading City of Thieves is a bit like getting to know a brilliant drunkard, someone who has poetry at their fingertips and who has experienced sorrow, and euphoria, and who has a passion for life, but also someone who is … Continue reading

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Ready Player One!

Wow oh wow- such a fantastic read! “Ready Player One ” (henceforth- for brevity’s sake- called RP1). If this novel were a drink, it would be a Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster, an entirely fictional beverage- created by “Hitchhikers Guide to … Continue reading

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Shane- The Gunslinger Epitomized

If this book were a drink: It would be a bottle of ice cold cherry cola served on a hot summer day. You would only get the cherry cola after working all day in the brutal heat – stacking bales … Continue reading

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Burning Bright- a poetical(ish) review of the Joe Pitt Series by Charlie Huston

If the Joe Pitt series by Charlie Huston were an animal, it would be a tiger, but not a tired, old tiger that you see in the zoo, nor a sleek/ vital tiger that you might imagine roaming the Siberian … Continue reading

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Swamped !

A review of Swamplandia! by Karen Russell If this book were a drink it would be a crazy concoction, a witches brew that is flamingo pink on top and fizzy green on the bottom, served in a martini glass and spewing foggy … Continue reading

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Retro-Review: A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle

Retro Review: A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle (aka: Shelock Holmes #1)- a novella. If this book were a drink, it would be whisky and water, and lots and lots of blood. How to dress for this book: Jacket, … Continue reading

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Review of Imperium by Nicholas Olivo

Review of Imperium by Nicholas Olivo if this story were an animal, it would be a Clouded Leopard. if this story were a drink, it would be a vanilla malt laced with shuriken. “…I’m actually here to watch the guy … Continue reading

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