Category Archives: Paperback

Review: Pamela Palmer shocks with Vamp City series

This week, I browsed two novels that have been hanging out in my book pile. Pamela Palmer’s “A Kiss of Blood” was released this past summer, and I’ve had the first book in the series, “A Blood Seduction,” for a … Continue reading

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Review: ‘One Lucky Vampire’ by Lynsay Sands

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve even been able to think about cracking open a book. In the busy-ness of my life, there are times when, in the back of my mind, I think, “Gosh, I haven’t read a … Continue reading

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Romance review: ‘The Dark Heroine: Dinner with a Vampire’ by Abigail Gibbs

This week’s book, “The Dark Heroine: Dinner with a Vampire” took a few days to read. It was more than 500 pages long. While enjoyable at the moment, I found “The Dark Heroine” to be ultimately forgettable. I feel like … Continue reading

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Series Sunday: ‘Blood Therapy’

Each Sunday, Caryn Rupert shares a book from a series. You can read along with her, or add the books to your own reading list. This week, she read “Blood Therapy” by Lynda Hilburn. I finished “Blood Therapy” in a … Continue reading

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Series Sunday: ‘Furies of Calderon’

Many books in my book queue are waiting to be read, and a common theme among them is they’re all part of a series, trilogy or saga. Each Sunday, I’ll share a book from a series. You can read along … Continue reading

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Series Sunday: ‘A Storm of Swords’

Many books in my book queue are waiting to be read, and a common theme among them is they’re all part of a series, trilogy or saga. Each Sunday, I’ll share a book from a series. You can read along … Continue reading

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Take the time to tackle Anna Karenina

My husband got me an e-reader for Christmas and one of the first books I downloaded onto it was Leo Tolstoy’s “Anna Karenina.” The version I downloaded was free, which is always good. And I’ve been meaning to read “Anna … Continue reading

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‘It’s Kind of a Funny Story’
unbelievable at times, though true

Don’t let the title fool you, “It’s Kind of a Funny Story” isn’t a comedy. It follows the highs and lows of clinically depressed New York City teenager Craig Gilner. Craig is an ambitious 15 year old who spends an … Continue reading

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‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’ by Rebecca Skloot

When Henrietta Lacks was diagnosed with cancer in 1951, the doctors at John Hopkins took a sample of her cells without her consent. Then those cells started reproducing, outside the body. Sixty years later, billions (and billions, and billions) of … Continue reading

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The end of books?

No need to worry about the end of world on Saturday, folks. We have a much more pressing issue at hand — the end of the physical book. Amazon announced this morning that it’s now selling more Kindle e-books than … Continue reading

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