Category: Book reviews

  • The Bachelor’s Valet by Arden Powell

    This was a lovely little read. I always enjoy when I am smiling as I finish a book. Time-period was a little tricky to pin down. They drove cars but people’s parents were still forcing them to get engaged. So it feels a bit like a regency romance, but obviously not. Also, there’s magic, but…

  • Rattling Bone by Jordan L Hawk

    You’ll want to read the first book in the series, The Forgotten Dead, to get a better sense of the characters here (plus it’s spooky and worth the read).  In some respects, I enjoyed the second of the Outfoxing the Paranormal series a little more than the first, because the first was essentially an alternate-universe…

  • The Sandman: Preludes & Nocturnes by Neil Gaiman

    I am probably not the target audience here. As originally a comic series, it’s episodic, with a story developing in a longer arc. This is the first 8 comics in the series in one book. I don’t really like the art, but it’s evocative, dark and gross. The level of detail is impressive, however, and…

  • The Last Nanny in Manhattan by K Sterling

    Fun, modern day story about a man who needs help with his terrible triplets and the nanny best suited (or cardiganed) to take on the job. That’s not to mean that I didn’t actually yell while reading this one. The dad is afraid of his own kids and wants to make sure they don’t turn…