Category: Novels

Now Borrowing: An Unkindness..

Now Borrowing: An Unkindness of Magicians

  Kat Howard’s written an enchanting tale of a people past due for a reckoning over the corruption at the heart of its magic use.  The writing is crisp, engaging, and addictive. The characters are fully formed with an intriguing mix of backgrounds and personality types. The story arc is compelling, well thought out and […]

October 26, 2017
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Now Borrowing: Halls of Law

Now Borrowing: Halls of Law

Rapid Fire Review: Halls of Law tells the story of a reluctant heroine with rich world building, uncomfortably recognizable gender-based issues wrapped up in a prophecy that makes this journeyman’s tale stands apart. It was a surprisingly quick read for almost 500 pages.  I loved how Escalda used the ever-controversial theme of women in power and a […]

October 26, 2017
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Now Borrowing: Secrets In De..

Now Borrowing: Secrets In Death

Rapid Fire Review: All out of excuses, Lt. Eve Dallas meets colleague Dr. DeWinter for drinks at swanky restaurant, Du Vu, when death finds a patron. Larinda Mars’ run as celebrity gossip-monger is over and no one’s surprised she came to a bloody end; Dallas included. Secrets in Death continues J.D. Robb’s recent trend of pulling in […]

September 9, 2017
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Now Borrowing: Miles Morales

Now Borrowing: Miles Morales

Overall Review: Jason Reynolds takes Miles Morales and Spider-Man to a whole new level of appealing. By exploring the realities of being a teenage superhero and living as a brown kid in a world not looking for you to succeed on a good day, he infuses Miles with such depth and personality that you’ll be […]

August 27, 2017
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Now Borrowing: Talon of God

Now Borrowing: Talon of God

Debut novelists (but no strangers to the written word) Wesley Snipes and Ray Norman, enter the urban fantasy fray with an unlikely pair drawn together in a battle against the forces of evil for the fate of Chicago and ultimately the world because if they fail, it’ll be Hell on earth…literally. In most urban fantasy […]

July 25, 2017
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