Michael McGillicuddy and the Most Amazing Race by Trevor A. Dutcher

Need a book that you can curl up with and forget about the rest of the world – this may be it.  My reading for an hour on Sunday afternoon turned into several hours because I just had to know what was going to happen.  This book is filled with adventure, interesting characters, challenges, and … Continue reading Michael McGillicuddy and the Most Amazing Race by Trevor A. Dutcher

Dark Winds: Shadow’s Fire Book 2 (Shadow’s Fire Trilogy) by Christopher Patterson

I love book series, especially when I can read several in a similar time period.  Having read Book One – Chance Beginning - last month, I snuck Book 2 into my reading schedule because when you work for yourself, you can do these things! The book picks up almost immediately after where the author left … Continue reading Dark Winds: Shadow’s Fire Book 2 (Shadow’s Fire Trilogy) by Christopher Patterson

Chance Beginning (Shadow’s Fire #1) by Christopher Patterson

The first book in this trilogy does a great job of pulling the reader in.  The author nicely gives all the background information needed as the story progresses. What starts as a story of two brothers and a cousin from a farming background who find themselves trying to scratch out a living and exist in … Continue reading Chance Beginning (Shadow’s Fire #1) by Christopher Patterson

Defiled (The Castle Chronicles, Book 1) by Michael Vassel

What a perfect start to either YA or Adult summer reading.  Majority of the story gathers around high school age characters.  There is a strong supporting character in Blackjack (the cat) and his relationship with the main character, Mark giving the reader glimpses of light humor. The story follows Mark through his life and the … Continue reading Defiled (The Castle Chronicles, Book 1) by Michael Vassel