Category Archives: Grade B Reviews

REVIEW: Nothing written by Janne Teller and translated from the Danish by Martin Aitken

Danish author, Janne Teller has written a book that’s provocative in its ideas and philosophy. The story is self-described as a modern day Lord of the Flies. “Nothing” is a psychologically disturbing story set in Denmark, in a fictional place … Continue reading

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The Hero Returns, Catherine Blair

This month I’m writing about a book that actually came out of my TBR pile.  I chose The Hero Returns by Catherine Blair, and it’s one of the old Zebra Regencies (RIP).  The Honorable Miss Amelia Harrow has been waiting … Continue reading

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Alanna: The First Adventure (Song of the Lioness, Book 1), Tamara Pierce

Alanna: The First Adventure (Song of the Lioness, Book 1) is the first book in the series written by Tamara Pierce, published by Simon Pulse. The targeted age group is 9 to 12 and the date of first publication: 1983 … Continue reading

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Comics: Irredeemable written by Mark Waid and Peter Krause (Illustrator)

IRREDEEMABLE (BOOM! Studios 2009) written by Mark Waid and illustrated by Peter Krause with the afterword provided by Grant Morrison. I am posting about the digital edition of this comic book. If you have an iPhone or better yet, an … Continue reading

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Silver Borne (Mercy Thompson Series), Patricia Briggs

SILVER BORNE (Ace 2010) written by Patricia Briggs, hardcover list price of $24.99 and is apart of the Agency 5 (links to Diesel ebooks article). SILVER BORNE is the fifth book in an ongoing series featuring coyote shape-shifter and mechanic … Continue reading

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The Darkest Room: A Novel, Johan Theorin

THE DARKEST ROOM: A NOVEL (Delta 2009) written by Johan Theorin and translated by Marlaine Delargy is the second crime fiction novel that is apart of a loosely connected quartet of books set on the island of Öland. The Swedish … Continue reading

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Scandalizing the Ton, Diane Gaston {Guest Review}

This month, I chose Scandalizing the Ton by Diana Gaston, an author I have read and enjoyed before. Events from a previous book, The Vanishing Viscountess set up the plot, but it’s not necessary to have read it as an … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins (Hunger Games Trilogy)

THE HUNGER GAMES (2008 Scholastic) by Suzanne Collins is a YA novel, available in hardcover for list price of $17.99. There are two digital copies available from B&N (Nook) and Amazon (Kindle) for $9.00 at the time of this writing. … Continue reading

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Shift, Rachel Vincent {Guest Review}

Shift is the penultimate book in the Shifter series by Rachel Vincent. The action picks up shortly after the events of the previous book; the Sanders Pride is still banged up from and in mourning from the attack and its … Continue reading

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The Little Death, P.J. Parrish

The Little Death [2010] by PJ Parrish is apart of an ongoing mystery series featuring private detective Louis Kincaid and the story is set in Florida. Out of maybe 8 or 9 titles by the writing team that make up … Continue reading

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I Know It's Over, C. K. Kelly Martin

I Know It’s Over by C. K. Kelly Martin (Random House 2008), listed $7.99 for paperback with 272 pages, and is currently available as an ebook with the lowest price of $6.39 at both Amazon (Kindle) and Barnes and Noble … Continue reading

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