Tag Archives: paranormal fiction

Book Review: City of Lost Dreams by Magnus Flyte

Title: City of Lost Dreams Author: Magnus Flyte Genre: Fantasy, paranormal fiction Publisher: Penguin Books Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: ARC from the publisher Number of pages: 368 First line: Even the local tourism board had to admit … Continue reading

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Mini-reviews: Sold by Patricia McCormick; The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater; The Last Runaway by Tracy Chevalier

Title: Sold Author: Patricia McCormick Genre: YA contemporary fiction Publisher: Tantor Audio Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Free download from Sync Audiobook reader: Justine Eyre Audiobook length: 3 hours and 44 minutes First line: One more rainy season … Continue reading

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Mini-reviews: The Secrets of a Fire King by Kim Edwards; The Diviners by Libba Bray; and The Hour I First Believed by Wally Lamb

Title: The Secrets of a Fire King: Stories Author: Kim Edwards Genre: Short stories Publisher: Penguin Books Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from my personal library Number of pages: First line: My father was a man … Continue reading

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Mini-reviews: Death Cloud by Andrew Lane; Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright; and City of Dark Magic by Magnus Flyte

Title: Death Cloud Author: Andrew Lane Genre: YA historical mystery Publisher: MacMillan Audio Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Free download from SYNC Audiobook reader: Daniel Weyman Audiobook length: 7 hours and 17 minutes First line: “You there! Come … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Shadow People by James Swain

Title: Shadow People Author: James Swain Genre: Parnormal fiction Publisher: AudioGO Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Source: Review copy through Audiobook Jukebox‘s reviewer program Audiobook reader: Stephen R. Thorne Audiobook length: 10 hours and 55 minutes First line: Something … Continue reading

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Mini-review: The Turncoat by Donna Thorland; Garment of Shadows by Laurie R. King; and Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

Title: The Turncoat Author: Donna Thorland Genre: Historical fiction Publisher: AudioGO Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Source: Audiobook from the public library Audiobook reader: Madeleine Lambert Audiobook length: 10 hours and 14 minutes First line: Kate didn’t like Mrs. … Continue reading

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Mini-reviews: Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight; Farewell, Dorothy Parker by Ellen Meister; and The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce

Title: Reconstructing Amelia Author: Kimberly McCreight Genre: Contemporary fiction Publisher: Harper Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from my personal library Goodreads blurb: Litigation lawyer and harried single mother Kate Baron is stunned when her daughter’s exclusive … Continue reading

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Book Review: London Falling by Paul Cornell

Title: London Falling Author: Paul Cornell Genre: Urban fantasy Publisher: Tor Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Review copy from the publisher First line: Costain entered the service station and stopped when he saw Quill standing there, not even … Continue reading

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