Category Archives: Grade A Reviews

On The Jellicoe Road – Melina Marchetta

On The Jellicoe Road (2003) is the full title of Melina Marchetta’s third book set in Sydney, Australia. The novel is about surviving tragedy, bonding with friends, having hope and finding love. For those unfamiliar with Ms. Marchetta’s work, she … Continue reading

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Saving Francesca, Melina Marchetta

Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta is the author’s second published work set in her hometown of Sydney, Australia. I am working my way through her back list. I know she has recently released a fantasy novel, Finnikin of the Rock. … Continue reading

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Looking for Alibrandi, Melina Marchetta

Looking for Alibrandi (2006) is a YA contemporary novel written by Melina Marchetta. It’s available in digital as well as paper. The premise is a coming of age story that contains a nice, brief romance on the side. I found … Continue reading

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The Wrong Man For Her, Kathryn Shay [Guest Review]

This review is apart of the TBR Challenge 2010 that was established to help readers focus on those buried treasure reads that they’ve yet to discover from their massive tbr piles. The following review was submitted by fellow reader, Senetra. … Continue reading

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The Devil's Star, Jo Nesbø (Harry Hole Series)

The Devil’s Star (Random House UK) by Jo Nesbø and translated by Don Bartlett, is the third book in the Harry Hole series set in Oslo, Norway. What can I say? I love this series. For crime fiction fans looking … Continue reading

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Senetra's Review of "The Mane Squeeze (Pride Story No.4)" by Shelly Laurenston

I purchased my first Shelly Laurenston book, Pack Challenge in early 2007, after someone on a blog or board mentioned it as a good shifter story. Sadly, I didn’t read it for over a year because I always had another … Continue reading

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REVIEW: The Redeemer (Harry Hole No.4) by Jo Nesbø and Translated by Don Bartlett

THE REDEEMER (Harry Hole No.4) by Jo Nesbø and translated by Don Bartlett is apart of a series and is published by Random House (UK). Norwegian crime novelist Jo Nesbø has penned another page-turner. This man is simply brilliant when … Continue reading

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Guest Review: 'Then Comes Seduction' by Mary Balogh

Then Comes Seduction (2009) by Mary Balogh, the second entry in this five part series featuring “the Huxtables.” This guest review was submitted by fellow reader, Senetra. ***** I read a preview of this book at the end of the … Continue reading

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REVIEW: 'The Spymaster's Lady' by Joanna Bourne

The Spymaster’s Lady by Joanna Bourne (2008) is being reviewed by fellow reader, Senetra. This book is available in paperback and ebook at your favorite retailer. **** I avoid spy stories. If I pick up a book and the blurb … Continue reading

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REVIEW: 'Bone Crossed' by Patricia Briggs

Bone Crossed (2009) by Patricia Briggs is the fourth book in the Mercy Thompson series. Werewolves, fae, vampires and other hidden creatures live among humans or so says Mercy, the narrator of this series. By the way, I’ll try not … Continue reading

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REVIEW: 'Marrying The Captain' by Carla Kelly

Marrying the Captain (2009) by Carla Kelly is a story about a sea captain falling in love with the illegitimate daughter of a viscount in Plymouth. The story is set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic wars. Eleanor Massie, aka … Continue reading

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