Tag: book review

  • Book Preview – Two Shades of Blue

    For Detective Lieutenant Emma Tiernan, murder’s been her business for too long. Just as she’s looking forward to early retirement, she is assigned a disturbing new homicide – and an unwelcome new partner, stretching her boundaries to their limit. Beautiful rookie detective Sasha Garnier is as infuriating as she is impressive, and the combination wreaks […]

  • Book Review – Within These Walls

    What a fun, sensory ride this was! “Within These Walls” was an audiobook listen for me, as I’m currently underwater with life and finding the time to sit down to read has been tough. Still, the rich narration only helped to enhance the vision Ania Ahlborn crafts throughout the novel. Lucas, a true crime writer […]

  • Book Review – Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi

    Book Review – Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi

    Rarely do I come across a work that screams, “YOU WILL LOVE EVERYTHING ABOUT ME,” the way Freshwater shouted from the proverbial book stacks. It’s taken me awhile to get to this review, simply because I found the book so indescribably powerful. It’s fierce, ferocious, ethereal, gritty, and magical–all at once. Ada, a troubled Nigerian […]

  • Book Review – I Want the Stars

    Book Review – I Want the Stars

    Science Fiction has a way of (in)forming our future reality, and “I Want the Stars” is no exception. Here, Tom Purdom has conceptualized a world that in the 1960s would have seemed unimaginable except among the rebels, one where humanity has transcended war, monogamy, and stigma around mental health care. However, this brilliant utopia and […]

  • Book Review – Ground Control

    Book Review – Ground Control

    Let’s hear a round of applause for our girl, Sarah 👏🏼  Women’s Fiction/FemLit is not my normal “cup of tea,” and after reading Ground Control, I see where perhaps this is in error. I was enticed by the Sci-Fi vibes of a voyage to Mars, but as with most books in the Lights Out Ink […]