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The Redemption of Callie and Kayden by Jessica Sorensen

Jessica Sorensen is known as one of the founding authors for the new genre, New Adult. She doesn’t disappoint in this college age novel, but be forewarned that there are themes of abuse. Main characters, Callie and Kayden seem to live completely different lives. Callie has been the “freak” for the last 4+ years while [...]

Police at the Station and They Don’t Look Friendly by Adrian McKinty

I should never have been nervous to read Adrian McKinty’s latest Police at the Station and They Don’t Look Friendly.  The reason I was hesitant was because in McKinty’s last Detective Duffy book, Duffy became seriously involved with a woman named Beth and they had a baby.  In general, in novels and TV shows, I [...]

Voyager by Diana Gabaldon

The saga between Claire and Jamie continues in the third book of the Outlander series. Throughout the story, the reader learns what happened to Jamie Fraser after the battle of Culloden. Between living in a cave and being thrown into prison, Jamie still holds Claire in his heart. We also follow Claire as she searches [...]

Leviathan Wakes by James S. A. Corey

In the Star Trek and Star Wars universes, humanity has reached the stars. In James S. A. Corey’s Expanse universe, humans have only reached as far as the other planetary bodies and asteroids in our own solar system. James Holden is working on an ice mining ship out in the asteroid belt when his ship [...]

Firstlife by Gena Showalter

In Firstlife, death is simply another beginning. Before you die, you must decide which realm you’re going to take when the end of your firstlife comes, Troika or Myriad. Tenley “Ten” Lockwood refuses to be forced to decide. If she doesn’t choose the right realm, her parents risk losing everything. In an effort to save [...]

Only Daughter by Anna Snoekstra

In Anna Snoekstra’s Only Daughter a spoiled rich girl who is estranged from her family after causing them multiple problems decides to assume the identity of a missing girl who looks just like her.  She comes to this decision because she is tired of constant partying and picking up guys in bars so that she’ll [...]

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 [...]

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