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February 2017

Book Review: Expecting to Die by Lisa Jackson

Pescoli and Alvarez are back in Expecting to Die, the 7th installment in Lisa Jackson’s To Die series. Continue reading “Book Review: Expecting to Die by Lisa Jackson”

Ten Questions with Pasha Adam

When I reviewed Pasha Adam’s Keep Santa Monica Clean earlier this week I teased our readers about his upcoming Ten Questions interview. The wait is over! Please put your hands together and help Bookish Devices welcome Pasha Adam! *applause*

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Book Review: Keep Santa Monica Clean by Pasha Adam

Do you love noir novels? Do you love the rise and fall of Hollywood legends? Do you like exceptional writing that sucks you in like a vacuum? If you’re like me, read on…

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Release Blitz: Paint the Stars by Christina Lee & Nyrae Dawn

Paint the Stars is book 3 in Christina Lee & Nyrae Dawn’s Free Fall series, which is a new adult age range of male/male combining two authors that I’ve really enjoyed in the past. The earlier two dealt with mental health issues and anxiety in a sensitive way. Continue reading “Release Blitz: Paint the Stars by Christina Lee & Nyrae Dawn”

Book Review: Somebody Like You by Donna Alward

Someone Like You is a good, fluffy romance, but it didn’t bring out my emotions like most romance stories do. Continue reading “Book Review: Somebody Like You by Donna Alward”

Audio Book Review: Norse Mythology

Neil Gaiman wrote a new book. That was pretty much all I need to know before making a buying decision but, even though it was an instabuy, I didn’t expect it to leave me wondering if this was the perfect audiobook. Continue reading “Audio Book Review: Norse Mythology”

Book Review: Always by Sarah Jio

Too often I’m enjoying a story when I begin to feel like I’m not getting the meat and potatoes … just the veggies 🙂 That was the case with Always. When I read the final word and closed the book I knew more details would have enhanced my reading experience.  Continue reading “Book Review: Always by Sarah Jio”

Book Review: American Psychosis by E. Torrey Fuller

Where do I start? If you’re like me and enjoy historical non-fiction, then this one you may want to pick up. Keep in mind it’s about mental health treatment in the United States starting in the mid-20th century.

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Book Review: The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett

I was looking forward to this YA book – it was supposed to have some teen angst, some mystery, some suspense. So a little bit of everything. I’m a fan of all of those things, so pretty much right up my alley, right? Wrong. So, wrong. To say I was disappointed in this book feels like a stretch. I was bored by it which is the worst thing I can say about a book. If I hate a book at least I can say it’s memorable. Not the case here. Continue reading “Book Review: The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett”

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