The Last Ny-Failen: Book Five in the Kingdom of Jior Series By Wendy L. Anderson

I have been waiting for this book with anticipation and a bit of sadness.  I knew the author planned to end the series with this, the fifth book.  While I love the world and characters she had created, I am sad to see them end.  However, I can appreciate an author who knows how to … Continue reading The Last Ny-Failen: Book Five in the Kingdom of Jior Series By Wendy L. Anderson

Shadows of Doubt (A Kahale and Claude Mystery Series Book 2) By Timothy R. Baldwin

As was established in the first book in this series, these teens have a lot going on.  Mixing a mystery with teenage angst can be daunting but Baldwin does it with enough finesse to keep adults interested as well. This mixture of several subplots and teen flip flop emotions makes for a page turner.  Buy … Continue reading Shadows of Doubt (A Kahale and Claude Mystery Series Book 2) By Timothy R. Baldwin

BLOWBACK (Detective “Cadillac” Holland Mystery Series Book 1) by H. Max Hiller

This dynamic start to what I think will be a great series that had me quickly swiping pages.  Set in New Orleans, the area is a character and part of the plot adding an enjoyable dimension to the story.  The story jumps the reader in the middle of Detective Holland’s life with some of the … Continue reading BLOWBACK (Detective “Cadillac” Holland Mystery Series Book 1) by H. Max Hiller

Blue Sail (The Iron Age of Piracy Book One) by Aaron S Gallagher

One of this author's most prominent talents is the development of his characters.  They are fully formed people in every aspect and that is reflected his books.  This time he outdid himself.  The main character, Piter has a many faceted personality and his second, Gwendolyn – well, let's just say I know who she is … Continue reading Blue Sail (The Iron Age of Piracy Book One) by Aaron S Gallagher

Looking For Laura (A Tracey Marks Mystery) by Ellen Shapiro

Bursting into the mystery genre, this PI/New Author has started an intriguing series with an independent female PI.  Learning that the author is a “real” PI in New York, put this book at the top of my reading list. With a great main character, Tracey, I was quickly pulled into the PI world and Tracey’s … Continue reading Looking For Laura (A Tracey Marks Mystery) by Ellen Shapiro

Iron and the Arrow: Book Four in the Kingdom of Jior Series by Wendy L. Anderson

Having read all of this series, so far (the last book, Five being anxiously anticipated), it is always a joy to return to the land of Jior created by Wendy Anderson.  This author has a way of weaving what at the base is a family saga into a love story that crosses all the barriers … Continue reading Iron and the Arrow: Book Four in the Kingdom of Jior Series by Wendy L. Anderson

The Diarrhea Diaries: Trump’s Tweets That Gives Us the Runs by Robert J. Emery

In my professional life I stay apolitical; however when this book crossed my desk I had to read it.  A quick book to read, this author has collected and organized tweets posted by President Trump.  As someone who stays on the fringe of social media and politics the amount and quality of tweets was surprising.  … Continue reading The Diarrhea Diaries: Trump’s Tweets That Gives Us the Runs by Robert J. Emery