Book Review

A Study in Silks (The Baskerville Affair #1) by Emma Jane Holloway

London, April 4, 1888 ~ Evelina Cooper, niece of Sherlock Holmes, is ready for her first London Season - except for a murderer, missing automatons, a sorcerer, and a talking mouse. In a Victorian era ruled by a ruthless steam baron council, mechanical power is the real monarch, and sorcery the demon enemy of the… Continue reading A Study in Silks (The Baskerville Affair #1) by Emma Jane Holloway

Book Review

Sedition (Children of Erikkson #1) by E.M. Wright

She was created for more than slavery; she was built for rebellion.In an alternate Victorian England, clockwork cyborgs provide the primary source of labor for the upper class. Known as biomatons, they are property by law and have been manipulated and mind-controlled into subservience.Taryn Roft, a 17-year-old girl, attending classes at Grafton's School of Mechanicks… Continue reading Sedition (Children of Erikkson #1) by E.M. Wright

Book Review

A Test of Courage (Star Wars Disney Canon Junior Novel) by Justina Ireland

Vernestra Rwoh is a new Jedi Knight at age sixteen, but her first real assignment feels an awful lot like babysitting. She's been charged with supervising twelve-year old aspiring inventor Avon Starros on a cruiser headed to the dedication of a wondrous new space station called Starlight Beacon.But soon into their journey, bombs go off… Continue reading A Test of Courage (Star Wars Disney Canon Junior Novel) by Justina Ireland

Book Review

Light of the Jedi (Star Wars: The High Republic) by Charles Soule

Two hundred years before the events of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, in the era of the glorious High Republic, the noble and wise Jedi Knights must face a frightening threat to themselves, the galaxy, and the Force itself....From Book Sleeve:It is a golden age. Intrepid hyperspace scouts expand the reach of the Republic to… Continue reading Light of the Jedi (Star Wars: The High Republic) by Charles Soule

Book Review

The Devil Whispered by Shawn Starkweather

Ex special-forces commander Jacobi Slate is drawn into a downward spiraling vortex of fear and doubt while investigating a brutal murder that's been committed by an old friend. As evidence mounts that someone else might be pulling strings from the shadows, Jacobi struggles to understand a developing connection to his own past, which is quickly… Continue reading The Devil Whispered by Shawn Starkweather

Book Review

All Systems Red (The Murderbot Diaries #1) by Martha Wells

In a corporate-dominated spacefaring future, planetary missions must be approved and supplied by the Company. Exploratory teams are accompanied by Company-supplied security androids, for their own safety.But in a society where contracts are awarded to the lowest bidder, safety isn't a primary concern.On a distant planet, a team of scientists are conducting surface tests, shadowed… Continue reading All Systems Red (The Murderbot Diaries #1) by Martha Wells

Book Review

Queen’s Peril by E.K. Johnston

When fourteen-year-old Padmé Naberrie wins the election for Queen of Naboo, she adopts the name Amidala and leaves her family to the rule from the royal palace. To keep her safe and secure, she’ll need a group of skilled handmaidens who can be her assistants, confidantes, defenders, and decoys. Each girl is selected for her… Continue reading Queen’s Peril by E.K. Johnston

AudioBook Review

Doctor Aphra (Star Wars)

Dr. Chelli Lona Aphra, rogue archaeologist, is in trouble again. A pioneer in the field of criminal xenoarchaeology, Aphra recognizes no law, has no fear, and possesses no impulse control. To her, the true worth of the galactic relics she discovers isn’t found in a museum, but in an arsenal. This viewpoint has led to a… Continue reading Doctor Aphra (Star Wars)

A Deep Review, Book Review

A Deeper Look # 3

Taking a deeper look into Lost Stars (Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens) by Claudia Gray doing a fun reader's challenge presented by Gabriela Pereira creator of the diymfa. There will be spoilers, warning for those who have not read this book. This thrilling Young Adult novel gives readers a macro view of some of the most… Continue reading A Deeper Look # 3

Book Review

How to Stop Time by Matt Haig

Tom Hazard has a dangerous secret. He may look like an ordinary 41-year-old, but owing to a rare condition, he's been alive for centuries. Tom has lived history--performing with Shakespeare, exploring the high seas with Captain Cook, and sharing cocktails with Fitzgerald. Now, he just wants an ordinary life. I enjoyed this book! It is… Continue reading How to Stop Time by Matt Haig