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Saturday, May 27, 2017

Talking Tales Puppy's Bubble by Erica Graham

     Puppy wakes from his nap and discovers a bubble. When the bubble moves on, Puppy goes searching for it. In his search, he finds many more bubbles.

     Perfect way to get your baby talking. Sound awareness is the first step to talking. The story is simple and sweet, but your baby will love hearing it. 

     I didn't find issues.

     I gave this one 5 cheers out of 5 because little ones love to hear voices.

Friday, May 26, 2017

Heirs of Power (The Constellation Saga Book 1) by Kay MacLeod

     Kitty Fairlow was extremely happy. She and her fiance Luke are planning their wedding.  Kitty doesn't know everything about her family's history though. She will soon find out she belongs to a very special group of people. Kitty always thought she was an exceptional hunter. She is about to find out there is more to her than that. The Tenebri are on the move and Kitty will be called to fight.

     The basic story is terrific. The writing is good and the characters are three dimensional. The author includes very detailed accounts in this book. I enjoyed the easy going nature to this book. You will be surprised at what you learn as you read. 

     I did find issues. This book is an extremely slow read. There is plenty of action in the story but it doesn't move the story forward. It just kind of spins its wheels in place. You'll feel like you are zipping along and may have only moved two or three pages.  The other issue is this book is very complex. For the first book in the series, I'd like to learn more about who the characters are and what's ahead of them. In this one you sort of learn on the run.  Reworked, this book would be phenomenal. 

     I gave this book 3 cheers out of 5 because it just seemed to go on forever.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Operation Hail Storm by Brett Arquette

     Marshall Hail is a billionaire and a grieving  man. His family has been gone for two years, but he just can't seem to move on. He wants to find the people responsible for his family's deaths. He'll do whatever it takes to find these people. Information from the CIA just might lead him to the people who caused him so much pain.

     This book seems to say from page one, buckle up because this could get messy. Well written, plotted and crafted. The characters are well defined and like-able.  I love the names of the machines in this book. They are original. Incredibly intuitive on the authors part. We are given a snapshot of what our world could look like in the not too distant future. This book is very detailed and precise. 

     I did find one issue. The author seems to repeat himself in several places. It doesn't help the story to move when you do this.

     I gave this one 5 cheers out of 5 because it is an amazing book.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Beyond the Carousel (Wyattsville #5) by Bette Lee Crosby

     Emory was married to Rose. They were a very happy couple and they had one child, Laura. Laura finds her prince charming. He's everything she should have wanted in her life partner. Franklin, Laura's husband is a stock broker. He's good at his job and enjoys it. Their daughter, Christine, finds her prince charming and moves back to her town of Wyattsville. Wonder what's next for these two.

     The blurb on this book really misses the point  of this book.  Fantastic writing and characters who are larger than life,make this a fabulous book.   Tender and loving, this is one that will stay with you.  This book is full of passion and sweetness. It shows us deep love and deeper pain. There is so much more to this book. It's definitely the kind of love we all wish for. This book requires some tissues too. I love that this book is filled with tradition, family and love. Get your copy today.

     I did find some issues. The first part of the book isn't needed to further the story. It could have been summed up in two or three sentences. The opening part sends the reader in a completely new direction.       

     I gave this one 5 cheers out of 5 cheers. This book should be read by everyone.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Watching You (Detective Kerri Blasco #3) by J.A. Schneider

     Detective Kerri Blasco's newest case is as strange as it gets. A young woman, well liked by everyone, is murdered. It doesn't make sense.  Then the killer strikes again, and again. This killer's twist is something no one had ever dealt with before. Detective Blasco and her partner Alex aren't about to give up on solving this murder. 

     This thriller could have easily fallen off the front page of any newspaper. The characters are like old friends and you'll easily slide right into this story and never feel like you missed a beat. Ms. Schneider is a master of story telling. If you enjoy a page-turning-hair standing-up-on-the-back-of-your-neck type of read, this one is for you. It's out today, so go get your copy.

     I did find issues. In this installment, Detective Blasco seems to have lost her power. She seems almost too sedate. There is some awkward phrasing and parts that don't read smoothly. This book seems to lack the powerful punch normally associated with J.A. Schneider books. 

     I gave this one 4 cheers out of 5 because although the book is good, Ms. Schneider has done better work.

     

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Vanish by Becca J. Campbell

     Eva isn't like most women. She carries two secrets about herself. She wants to figure out how to put an end to one of her secrets.  To do that, she must attend her ten year reunion. Eva will have to deal with many things to stop one of her secrets. Is she strong enough to do that? We will find out.

     Becca J. Campbell has the uncanny ability of pulling the reader right into the book. She's a fantastic story teller and her writing is superb. The characters are fully developed and relate-able. This book is one you won't be able to put down until you've finished it.  Exciting, a little scary and easy to read, you'll want this one in your TBR pile. You've never read a book like this one. 

     I didn't find any issues.

     I gave this one 5 cheers out of 5 because we all have demons from high school we'd like to get rid of. 

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Dr. Guinea Pig George by Becky Benishek

    Guinea Pig George is a very special Guinea Pig. His human is a doctor. Sometimes, Guinea Pig George stows away in his human's doctor bag when he makes house calls. One day Guinea Pig George fell out of the bag. He makes his way to a nearby house. Once there he isn't sure what to do next. 

     I don't like Guinea Pigs, but I love Guinea Pig George. This story is fun. The writing is remarkable and the characters perfectly lovable. Your child will love this story. Perfect for gift-giving or just to add to your child's library. This one will be a hit with the kids.

     I found no issues.

     I gave this one 5 cheers out of 5 because Guinea Pig George is amazing.