Albert Camus

Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.

Thursday, January 20, 2022

a simple case of Black and White... The Mayor's Race (Carolina Callings #2)by Travis Casey

"Travis Casey is a writer who takes chances. In this political satire, he hits on controversial topics. There is also humor and bittersweet triumphs. I laughed and shook my head as political correctness took a giant leap out the window. You’ll have to read the story to find out why." D.K.Deters, Goodreads

simple math: 22 people, 12 seats... The Chosen Twelve by James Breakwell

"This book will make you smile, will make you care, get angry and through some great allegories will trouble you and make you think.
I believe The Chosen Twelve is a great book that everyone from a teenager and above will find inside something to enjoy." Dimitris K., Goodreads

Review - Rising Sun by Michael Lee

""In your most dire time, make your pledge and take your place under our celestial banner." As Sol tries to find his way through the trees, the last thing he wants is to spend another second lost in the wilderness.

under AI’s qualified governance... Chandelier (Phantoms #2) by Michael Leon

A century has passed since the fabled Phantom ruled the Garnier Opera House. Technology has advanced, and AI has evolved beyond human knowledge...

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

wave of unexpected fear… Pirate's Paradox (Sentinels of Savannah #6) by Lisa Kessler

"The next exciting immortal pirate episode. This time they head out to sea in search of the magic of Atlantis. Poor Caleb. Science does not explain everything in this world. It was fun watching him move from all science to just accepting. His love of gadgets is adorable." Madison, Goodreads

the turbulent times of the 1970s...The Benevolence of New Ideas (One Woman's Journey From Sicily to America #3) by Carmela Cattuti

"Stories of immigrants are always colorful, intriguing and painstakingly real. They bring with them a whole sense of history, of secrets, of new beginnings, old traditions and some things best left hidden. This was just one such story." Mystica, Goodreads

A forest of blood and corpses... The Haunting of Black River Forest (A Horror Adventure Short Story) by Jaydeep Shah

18+ In Black River Forest, it’s best not to wander too far off the beaten track. There’s no telling what you might find.

“such a time as this”... Hesitant Heroes (Divine Destiny #1) by Sharon René

"This is a great speculative novel for teens and adults. The plot is intense.
The likeable characters wrestle with doubts, insecurities, and other emotions as they get deeper into the crisis. Relationships and love interests are challenged." Michelle K., Goodreads

They have always had strange powers... Snow and Red (Dragon Shifters’ Hoard, #1) by A.J. Ponder & Eileen Mueller

"This first book in a new urban shifter romance series is a big thrill, full of twists and turns to the story and beautiful main characters who come up against some real dark evil and powerful ones." Lana, Goodreads

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

how to become a successful lawyer in a world rife with sorcery... Advocatus (The Culpa Magum #1) by A.R. Turner

The biggest case of his life: defending humanity in front of Habeus, the God of Justice himself.

Review - One Spring Break (Wimberley University #3) by Sophie Stevens

One spring break brought them together.
An insolent bird…
A hateful sister…
A best friend with secrets…
Will tear them apart.

For the Strange and Surprising: Where the Mongrels Are (Where They Are, #1) by M.F. Adele

18++ "For the Strange and Surprising was an excellent start to the series. I loved the world with its jumbo creatures, interesting elemental powers, hot guys, and the mischievous queen. The story is very interesting, I have no idea where things are going and that just makes me want to have more." Rachel, Goodreads

What do you do when the man of your dreams is real? Phoenix's Touch (Soul Bonded in the Stars #1) by Tai James

18++ "This book is a fantastic start to this series. Featuring humans, Atlanteans, a common enemy an various other aliens, it’s full of danger, action, soulmates, steamy scenes and more. It’s a must read if you love alien romance books. The world building and storyline is incredible with amazing characters to boot." Tasha, Goodreads

And then it was Day II - riddles, secrets, and an historic set of rosary beads... Scattered Legacy (Annalissa #3) by Marlene M Bell

""Marlene M. Bell delivers Scattered Legacy beautifully with a slow-burning plot and clever, dialogue-driven exposition that never spoon-feeds the reader or spoils the experience for them." Goodreads

he refuses to give up her up… Beautiful Nightmare (Dark Dream Duet, #2) by Giana Darling

“I’ve done countless things in my life that I should not have done, but loving you is the best mistake I ever made.”

They’re savage, sinful, and everything a girl is told to avoid... Wicked Savage Wolves by Daniela Romero

"I was completely absorbed into all their stories and didn't want to stop reading!!"
Valerie, Goodreads

Her Christmas past had come back to haunt her... The Mistletoe Contract by Jennifer Chastain

"What is more delightful than a Christmas romance? If you love the warmth of a love story aglow with Christmas charm and sparkling with snowflakes and tinsel, The Mistletoe Contract will not disappoint." Felicia B., Goodreads

Monday, January 17, 2022

Review - The North Wind (The Four Winds #1) by Alexandria Warwick

Only one thing can stop the Shade’s fall: a mortal woman taken captive across the barrier, bound in wedlock to the dark god who reigns over the Deadlands. He is the North Wind, the Frost King, an immortal whose heart is said to be as frigid as the land he rules.

a story of friendship, lust, and life-changing choices - Combustible by Al Riske

 "Combustible is a wonderful story ... The author did a great job of bringing each character to life ... I recommend this book to anyone who is looking for a light read with a satisfying plot and interesting characters."- Kristi Elizabeth, San Francisco Book Review

My life does not lack excitement or danger... Blood and Fire (Alpha and Omega #1) by Kim Mullican

"Great writing and an interesting plot kept me captivated, too. This is an author to watch, and I think she’s going to go places. Give her a try! Highly recommend." Penny, Goodreads

a true love... Hide and Go Beak by Nancy Krulik, Charlie Adler (Illustrator)

"A smart, sprightly chapter book series starter. . . . Short, dialogue-driven paragraphs by Krulik (the Princess Pulverizer series) are peppered with 'eggs-tra' humor and chicken wordplay . . . while Alder’s (Doggo and Pupper) cartoon spot illustrations, rendered in tones of yellow, gray, and black, provide plenty of visual characterization"—Publishers Weekly

He is fighting an impossible battle... Kiki Coto by Edward Avanessy

"It keeps you turning the pages, such an engaging story and very easy to read." Odile, Goodreads

she’s in too deep... The Perils of Paris (Julie Cavallo Investigates #5) by Ana T. Drew

"This was a good story line that draws the reader in from the very beginning and will keep you eagerly reading until the end. It moves along at the perfect pace which creates an intriguing mystery for Julie to solve." Emily P., Goodreads

Find out about the latest twist!Cape May Cozy Mysteries with a Twist by Jane Gorman

"This was such a great cozy mystery. I love the characters and how the author provided enough insight to let you feel connected, but keep you coming back to find out more! This book has a great pace and I could not put it down! There was a great who-dunit that left you wondering how it would turn out until the very end." Nikki, Goodreads

Scandals of Tokyo (Tokyo Whispers #1) by Heather Hallman

In the Foreign Quarter of Tsukiji, Tokyo, Japan, Victorian England is alive and well. Manners and etiquette are as valuable as gossip and deceit. Men are more rakish than ever - so far from home, societal rules seem to be relaxed. But courting young women still requires a deft hand, a smart wit, and a man with something to offer.

Sunday, January 16, 2022

Can one lightning strike change everything? Bleeder (The Threshold Novels #1) by Christi J. Whitney

What happens when lightning strikes?
Seventeen-year-old Selene Windell doesn’t remember. But ghosts of her accident haunt her – fragments of memories, deep-rooted fears, and a freakish electrical curse she can’t shake.