Tag Archives: Book Reviews

The Girls with Games of Blood by Alex Bledsoe (via BookLove)

The Dragon reviews The Girls with Games of Blood by Alex Bledsoe at Booklove: It’s 1975 in Memphis, Tennessee, and Alex Bledsoe returns with his Memphis vampires for a novel filled with fast cars, rock and roll, and steamy southern nights. Baron … Continue reading

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The Dragon reviews Quarantined by Joe McKinney

The Book Dragon reviews Quarantined: If you enjoy dystopian novels, Quarantined is for you. Joe McKinney’s gritty prose brings San Antonio to life, or death, as the case may be. A new strain of the bird flu has mutated into … Continue reading

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The Dragon Reviews The River Kings’ Road by Liane Merciel

“Epic fantasy requires a writer to juggle complex plots where characterization often gets lost beneath politics and world-building. It’s rare to find a writer who can deliver intrigue, an exciting world, and well-rounded characters, but Liane Merciel succeeds beautifully with … Continue reading

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Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier

[tweetmeme source=”teresafrohock” alias=”http://wp.me/pr3QO-BR” only_single=false] Booklove reviews Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier at BookLove. “Mary Anning truly was a remarkable creature.  Born in 1799, she was struck by lightning at the age of one and survived.  Living with her family in … Continue reading

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Writers Workshop of Horror edited by Michael Knost

[tweetmeme source=”teresafrohock” alias=”http://wp.me/pr3QO-BM” only_single=false] The Dragon Reviews: Writers Workshop of Horror edited by Michael Knost at BookLove. “So you want to be a horror writer . . . Then you must first understand the genre and learn techniques from masters … Continue reading

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The Dragon reviews The Sad Tale of the Brothers Grossbart

   The Dragon reviews: The Sad Tale of the Brothers Grossbart by Jesse Bullington at BookLove: “The Dragon sits on the fence about this one, my good Wild Things. I simply do not know, so I will render the tale … Continue reading

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lunch hour links for writers – 11/18/09

Well I missed my lunch hour links deadline last week, I simply had one of those “perfect storms” where there was more to be done than hours in the day could accommodate, and the manuscript came first. When evaluating whether … Continue reading

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Booklove reviews Godmother: The Secret Cinderella Story by Carolyn Turgeon

Booklove reviews Godmother: The Secret Cinderella Story by Carolyn Turgeon “Lil lives a quiet life, working each day in a dusty used book shop in Manhatten,  then returning home to her lonely apartment each night.  We soon realize, however, that … Continue reading

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Allthewayfromlongview reviews ‘Tis by Frank McCourt

After Frank McCourt’s Angela’s Ashes, one of the bleakest books I’ve ever read, I wasn’t sure what to expect from ’Tis. Frank McCourt was born in New York City, but moved back to Ireland with his family as a small … Continue reading

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Booklove reviews Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

      *****SPOILER ALERT:  If you have not yet read The Hunger Games this review contains spoilers of that book.***** “This is the second book in a  planned trilogy by Suzanne Collins  centered on The Hunger Games.  The Games … Continue reading

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