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Scavenger Girl – Season of Atchem

Scavenger Girl – Season of Atchem Jennifer Arnston Una lives with her family outside the village. They are scabs, with no rights, no protection under the law. Not only are they supposed to be invisible as they dig through trash … Continue reading

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River of Teeth

River of Teeth Sarah Galley I’d heard about this book which brought feral hippos to the Mississippi River in an alternate history. The concept is irresistible, so when I had a chance to pick up the book, I snatched it. … Continue reading

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The Making of Legend

The Making of Legend Richard Barrs Andrew Biman is a General, son of a General and the fastest rising star in the 56. He’s never failed a mission. Not until he’s asked to be on the Interplanetary Congress. He’s given … Continue reading

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Uneven Exchange

Uneven Exchange S.K. Derban While on vacation in Mexico, DEA agents see Alexandra and immediately note her uncanny resemblance to a woman who is sister to a notorious killer nicknamed ‘The Magician’. Back in the US she is recruited for an … Continue reading

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Rarity from the Hollow – 2nd Edition

I received a review request for this second edition and remembered having reviewed the book some time back. Here’s that original review: When you imagine a young girl who will save the universe, you will never picture Lacy Dawn, who … Continue reading

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Blackmail

Blackmail Arthur David Blackmail is the first book by Arthur David, or rather it is the second iteration of his first book. One of the tough things to do as a reviewer is to tell the author a book is not … Continue reading

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Guest Blogs over at AlexMcGilvery.com

In the past while I’ve been posting guest blogs on my alexmcgilvery.com website. It isn’t reviews, but it may help to get the word out. I’m being very particular about who I have as a guest author. Some of them are … Continue reading

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Little Golden Tree

Little Golden Tree Deineke Henderson This is a beautiful little book about a tree who loses it’s golden leaves to the wind. What will happen to it? The story line is easy for young listeners and readers to follow and … Continue reading

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The Curse of the Purple Pearl

The Curse of the Purple Pearl Adrian Speed Adrian gives us in Pearl a holmesian style mystery with Hannah playing Watson to Sir Reggie’s Holmes. Once you add in time travel and its consequential paradoxes you have a fun read … Continue reading

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Etched in Fire

Etched in Fire Beth Hudson Maelen arrives in Kaelennar with her trader parents a properly naive thirteen year old girl on her first big trip away from home. Her biggest worry is the history her mother keeps teaching her. That … Continue reading

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