Review: Kindred

This book had me wanting to slap a lot of people. Mind you, I've only slapped one person in my life. If I've already committed to the action by thinking about it, this a significant increase. I also posted this review to everywhere but my blog so far, which is not the usual order. Now … Continue reading Review: Kindred

Review: This Tender Land

This book came to me at a perfect time. I was trying to figure out why I so disliked a different book featuring a traveling group, and found the answer in a few things This Tender Land did right.

Book Reviews: Necessary Sins and Lost Saints, from the Lazare Family Saga

What does over two decades worth of research get you? An artful and brilliant series with the ability to put the reader right into the past. I have the privilege of receiving advanced reader copies before each release so far, and it's hooked me from the first page. Since this is a saga meant to … Continue reading Book Reviews: Necessary Sins and Lost Saints, from the Lazare Family Saga

Book Review: Thirteen Moons by Charles Frazier

I don't want to give away the ending but the beginning words say it all: "There is no scatheless rapture." The main character remembers his life as an orphaned, bound boy to a merchant who trades with the Cherokee Nation pre-removal from their homelands. As he adjusts to his new situation, he learns a great … Continue reading Book Review: Thirteen Moons by Charles Frazier