Category Archives: 3 Stars

PUTIN’S GAMBIT

Putin’s Gambit by Lou Dobbs & James O. Born Genre: Thriller Series: Stand Alone Publisher: Forge Books (June 20, 2017) Authors Information: Lou Dobbs’ Twitter | Facebook James O. Born’s Website Length: 320 pages Putin’s Gambit is the best kind of thriller: intricate conspiracies, pulse-pounding action, and a twisting plot which … Continue reading

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THE FLASH, VOL. 1: LIGHTNING STRIKES TWICE

Today, I’m happy to have my son, Connor, return to the blog for yet another of his graphic novel reviews.  Thankfully, this is becoming something of a regular occasion, and I personally will be enjoying it for as long as … Continue reading

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TWELVE DAYS

Twelve Days by Steven Barnes Genre: Paranormal Thriller Series: Stand Alone Publisher: Tor Books (June 27, 2017) Author Information: Website  Length: 368 pages My Rating: 3 stars Never having read any story penned by Steven Barnes, I didn’t know exactly what to expect from Twelve Days, especially … Continue reading

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MORMAMA

Mormama by Kit Reed Genre: Gothic Horror Series: Stand Alone Publisher: Tor Books (May 30, 2017) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 288 pages My Rating: 3 stars A man with no memories. A creepy house. Family secrets. Haunting spirits. All of it set in a crumbling section of … Continue reading

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TRINITY: BETTER TOGETHER

Trinity, Vol. 1: Better Together by Francis Manapul Genre: Superhero Comics Series: Trinity #1 (Rebirth) Publisher: DC Comics (June 13, 2017) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 144 pages My Rating: 3.5 stars Superman. Batman. Wonder Woman. The Big Three icons of DC. Separate, they are fan … Continue reading

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SLAVES OF THE SWITCHBOARD OF DOOM

Slaves of the Switchboard of Doom by Bradley W. Schenck Genre: Science Fiction — Pulp Series: Possibility of One Publisher: Tor Books (June 13, 2017) Author Information: FB | Website |Twitter Length: 352 pages My Rating: 3.5 stars Slaves of the Switchboard of Doom surprised me, startled … Continue reading

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WHERE LOYALTIES LIE

Where Loyalties Lie by Rob J Hayes Genre: Fantasy — Grimdark Series: Best Laid Plans #1 Publisher: Self-Published (May 26, 2017) Author Information: Website | Twitter | FB Length: 371 pages My Rating: 3.5 stars Where Loyalties Lie is the first book in the Best Laid Plans duology from Rob J. … Continue reading

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X-O MANOWAR, VOL. 1: SOLDIER

X-O Manowar: Soldier by Matt Kindt Genre: Superhero Comics Series: X-O Manowar (2017) Publisher: Valiant Entertainment (July 11, 2017) Author Information: Facebook| Twitter Length: 112 pages My Rating: 3 stars I began reading X-O Manowar comics back in the early 1990s when Valiant first opened … Continue reading

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THE DROWNING CITY

The Drowning City by Amanda Downum Genre: Fantasy Series: The Necromancer Chronicles #1 Publisher:  Orbit (September 1, 2009) Author Information: Website Length: 351 pages My Rating: 3 stars   The Drowning City by Amanda Downing is an ambitious book with a penchant for compelling prose … Continue reading

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CITY OF MIRACLES

City of Miracles by Robert Jackson Bennett. Genre: Fantasy Series: The Divine Cities #3 Publisher: Broadway Books (May 2, 2017) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 451 pages My Rating: 3 stars With City of Miracles, Robert Bennett Jackson completes one of … Continue reading

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