★★★☆☆ Max Abbracciaventio, a biracial young woman living in New York with her adopted family, has made some questionable choices in her life. One of them was having an affair with an abusive married man 14 years her senior.
★★★★☆ The second book in the dystopian fiction Streetlighters Trilogy, Embryo Zero again features brothers Matthew and Kevin Turner, along with a few new characters and familiar faces from the first book. The brothers are estranged as Matt takes Kevin’s place at university, and finds himself propelled into national hero status. Meanwhile, his younger brother makes a risky move in an attempt to have a different future for himself and his family.
4 stars StarFire Dragons, book one of the sci-fi/fantasy Dragon Spawn Chronicles by Dawn Ross, follows what happens when the crew of the Odyssey starship finds two child-warriors on a Cooperative planet and must decide what to do. New in his role, Vice-Executive Commander J.D. Hapker makes a choice that sets the rest of the … Continue reading StarFire Dragons by Dawn Ross
The Vanishing Office by J.E. Clarkson The Vanishing Office is the second book I’ve read by Clarkson. The first was The Lamb, a murder mystery. While The Vanishing Office, a dystopian thriller, is quite different from The Lamb in terms of genre, subject matter, and tone, Clarkson’s distinctive voice and intriguing writing style are still … Continue reading The Vanishing Office by J.E. Clarkson
4 out of 5 stars In the 13th Zodiac, the titan Time makes a decision that sets the foundation for the rest of the story. And, what a story it is! This high fantasy book features some wonderful world-building and a diverse set of interesting characters. The main characters Jase Raion, the Crown Prince of … Continue reading The 13th Zodiac by L. Krauch