The Demon and the Fox: A Book Review

The Demon and the Fox, written by Tim Susman, is a well written novel that follows a fox-Calatian (a human fox - this is where I got a bit confused) Kip Penfold who has powers, and is enrolled in a school to become a sorcerer. And this is the story of how he learns that…Read more The Demon and the Fox: A Book Review

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Full Moon: A Dresden Book Review

Full Moon, written by Jim Butcher, is the second novel in the Harry Dresden Files series (click here to read my review of the first novel), and this continues on the same road as the first. This is an okay novel, but I had to struggle through to finish it. Not because it is a…Read more Full Moon: A Dresden Book Review

The Winter People: An Audio Book Review

Written by Jennifer McMahon, The Winter PeopleĀ has two time lines, Sarah's in the early 1900s, and modern day with Ruthie and Cathryn. Sarah believes in the Winter People, and The Sleepers, loved ones who have passed away and been brought back. Ruthie lives in her old house, a hundred years later. This entire novel is…Read more The Winter People: An Audio Book Review

Dune: A Book Review

Dune, written by Frank Herbert, is considered one of the great turning points in science fiction, compared often as the science fiction equivalent to The Lord of the Rings. Dune is about Paul, the only son and heir to Duke Leto, as he and his family move to Arrakis, a desert world barren, it seems,…Read more Dune: A Book Review

The Wolf at the End of the World: A Book Review

Written by Douglas Smith, this novel follows the death of a young native girl, killed by a beast of legend. Or is it a person of legend? Written from multiple view points, with a number of different cultures intertwined, native american being the foremost, this novel built a world. Overall, I like this book, though…Read more The Wolf at the End of the World: A Book Review

Forgotten Soldiers of World War I: A Non-fiction Review

Written by Alexander Barnes and others, Forgotten SoldiersĀ is a non-fiction book that looks at the foreign born American soldiers who gained their citizenship through the military. This looks at the draft, the differences between how they were treated, the difficulties in having so many different people working together, many not understanding English, and so much…Read more Forgotten Soldiers of World War I: A Non-fiction Review

Named of the Dragon: A Book Review

Written by Susanna Kearsley, Named of the Dragon follows Lyn, a literary agent, on her Christmas trip down to Wales with her client Bridget. What should be a relaxing vacation while trying to score a new author turns into a stress filled week as Lyn is reminded of what she has lost and find herself…Read more Named of the Dragon: A Book Review