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

Mariko Takashi and the Case of the Gremlin Horde – Book One by Christopher Bair

This author was attending the Texas Book Festival when he stopped by my booth.  He was purchasing a book when he mentioned he and his wife had recently published their own book.  The illustration on the cover caught my interest.  This book is the start of a series for the 13 and up crowd.  Being … Continue reading Mariko Takashi and the Case of the Gremlin Horde – Book One by Christopher Bair