Posts Categorized: Reviews

Beacon Hill: The Series

Beacon Hill: The Series

May 30, 2014 Movie / TV 0

The future of television appears to be subscription based content streaming. As the number of soaps aired on traditional networks continues to decrease, a market opportunity opened up. Unless you’ve got the money of Netflix or Amazon behind you, streaming content means low production values with simple edits. Soaps, by their very nature,… Read more »

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The Trouble With Heroes by Jo Beverley

The Trouble With Heroes by Jo Beverley

May 26, 2014 Reviews, Science Fiction 3

The Trouble With Heroes feels incomplete. Stepping outside of her customary genre has given Beverley the freedom to experiment more widely with a theme that often appears in her full length works. Unfortunately, she pulls her final punch. Set in one of earth’s future colonies on a host planet that appeared perfect… Read more »

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Frenemy of the People by Nora Olsen

Frenemy of the People by Nora Olsen

May 16, 2014 Contemporary, Reviews 1

Clarissa and Lexie couldn’t be more different. Clarissa is a chirpy, optimistic do-gooder and a top rider on the school’s equestrian team. Lexie is an angry, punk rock activist and the only out lesbian at their school. When Clarissa declares she’s bi and starts a Gay-Straight Alliance, she unwittingly presses… Read more »

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Fool Me Twice by Meredith Duran

Fool Me Twice by Meredith Duran

May 14, 2014 Historical, Reviews 5

Fool Me Twice is a fairly classic Beauty and the Beast tale with few real surprises. As a character piece, it’s absolutely lovely. When the sex kicked in I was sorry to leave the action for the, um, action. In my review of Duran’s That Scandalous Summer I expressed a… Read more »

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Lakota Dreaming by Connie Gillam

Lakota Dreaming by Connie Gillam

May 12, 2014 Contemporary, Reviews 0

Lakota Dreaming came to my attention via Courtney Milan, who knew I was looking for working class / interracial titles. Overall, it was a solid recommendation and a book you should read. Zora is a successful fashion editor in NYC who frequently dreams about her ancestor, a former slave. Zora’s psychiatrist… Read more »

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Shadows of Damascus by Lilas Taha

Shadows of Damascus by Lilas Taha

May 9, 2014 Contemporary, Reviews 3

Today we have a guest review from Anu K. You can find her on Twitter. Enjoy! Bullet wounds, torture and oppression aren’t the only things that keep a man—or a woman—from being whole. Debt. Honor. Pain. Solitude. These are things wounded war veteran Adam Wegener knows all about. Love—now, that… Read more »

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