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Ruined by Amy Tintera

I have to admit I am a fan of women who are powerful in any of the fictional books I read. Ruined by Amy Tintera is another prime example of a heroine named Em that is powerful, skillful, and mischievous at times. Em’s home world has been damaged by war and her parents were killed [...]

Dragonfly in Amber by Diana Gabaldon

The second book in the Outlander series begins with Claire returning to Scotland with her daughter, Brianna, in the year 1967. Claire is very mysterious towards her daughter as she researches what has happened to the clansmen she met while married to Jamie Fraser. While at a popular tourist spot honoring the fallen Highlanders during [...]

Six wakes by Mur Lafferty

Six people, the entire crew of a spaceship on an extended voyage, are murdered. In most books, that would be the end of story, as no one would be alive to tell the rest. But in this book, the murdered crew are clones, and as soon as they are killed, the computer reawakens them in [...]

Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

Claire Randall is in Scotland in 1945 after being reunited with her husband, Frank, after both of them served in World War II. While in Scotland Claire continues her hobby of botany, which leads her to an ancient stone circle called Craigh na Dun. While studying a flower, she places her hand on one of [...]

Devil in Spring by Lisa Kleypas

Pandora Ravenel is supposed to be seeking a husband. The London Season has started, and Pandora and her twin sister are at a society ball, dressed in their finest, to see and be seen by the town’s most eligible bachelors. Except Pandora has no interest in finding a husband. Instead, she’d rather be an independent [...]

The Diabolic by S.J. Kincaid

A Diabolic is a personal body guard who is programmed to do anything necessary for the person they are created to protect. Nemesis is a diabolic, created to protect Sidonia, daughter of an influential galactic senator. When, during an political power struggle, the emperor asks that Sidonia travel to the capital, the senator and his [...]

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

Jason Desson is a professor at a small college who could have been a brilliant professor if he hadn’t gotten sidetracked by his life with his wife and son. Jason does not regret his choices in life, as he deeply loves his family. Yet, when a colleague wins a prestigious science award, Jason feels the [...]

The Loners By Lex Thomas

Recently I finished reading The Loners by Lex Thomas. This is an older novel that was released in 2012 and is part one of at least a four part series called Quarantine. The other titles in this series are The Saints (2013), The Burnouts (2014) & The Giant (2016). An ordinary school day leads to [...]

Livia Lone by Barry Eisler

There are two types of people I would gladly see put to death in this world and that is people who abuse animals and child rapists.  I’d even volunteer to be the executioner if no one else is willing to throw the switch or pull the trigger or whatever.  When I read Livia Lone by [...]

Earth Girl By Janet Edwards

Can a “disadvantaged” girl survive in a classroom full of “norms”? Recently I finished reading Earth Girl by Janet Edwards. This is an older novel that was released in 2013 that is part one of at least a three part series. The other titles in this series are Earth Star (2014) & Earth Flight (2015). [...]

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