Category «Last Name begins with “O”»

Review: Paper Aeroplanes by Dawn O’Porter

Paper Aeroplanes by Dawn O’Porter Book #1 in Paper Aeroplanes series Genre: YA Contemporary Fiction Publication Date: May 2nd, 2013 Publisher: Hot Key Books   Synopsis from Goodreads: It’s the mid-1990s, and fifteen year-old Guernsey schoolgirls, Renée and Flo, are not really meant to be friends. Thoughtful, introspective and studious Flo couldn’t be more different to ambitious, extroverted …

January Mini Reviews: The Good, The (Not So) Bad, and The Ugly

Because of the amount of books I read most months, I don’t get to review everything for the blog. The Mini Review Catch Up is my place to give you a little information about some of my other reads and whether or not I would recommend them without going into tons of detail. This time …

Genre Book Showdown: Ghost Seer vs Spirited

We have a haunted installment this time as two new series featuring women that can communicate with ghosts debuted in 2014.  Mary Behre’s Spirted goes head-to-head with Robin D. Owens’ Ghost Seer in this Genre Book Showdown!  Which ghostly tale will take home the trophy?  Read on to find out.   The Contenders: Spirited by Mary Behre Book #1 in Tidewater Genre: Paranormal …

Cowboys! Western Historical Romances by Ellen O’Connell

Cowboys! Western Historical Romances by Ellen O’Connell Today we feature the western historical romance novels written by Ellen O’Connell. She has written several novels that take place in the late 1800s in the western United States. These novels are honest and as a friend of mine has said brutal.  They are brutal in their honest …

Review: The Rook by Daniel O’Malley

The Rook by Daniel O’Malley Book #1 in the Chequy Files Genre: Urban Fantasy Publication Date: 11 January 2012 E-Book Purchased from Amazon.com Synopsis from Goodreads: “The body you are wearing used to be mine.” So begins the letter Myfanwy Thomas is holding when she awakes in a London park surrounded by bodies all wearing …

Quick Review: Krampusnaught by Nicholas Olivo

  I received a copy from Nicholas Olivo in exchange for an honest review   An 8,000 word collection of short stories, featuring: Krampusnacht: Santa’s been kidnapped by his demonic ex-partner, Krampus! Can Gearstripper the gremlin and Jake the security guard free St. Nick in time for Christmas? Pause: Time’s been frozen on Christmas Eve …

Review: Prized by Caragh O’Brien

Prized by Caragh O’Brien Expected publication date – November 8, 2011 [box type=”bio”] Synopsis from Goodreads: Striking out into the wasteland with nothing but her baby sister, a handful of supplies, and a rumor to guide her, sixteen-year-old midwife Gaia Stone survives only to be captured by the people of Sylum, a dystopian society where …

Review: Birthmarked by Caragh M. O’Brien

  Birthmarked by Caragh M. O’Brien   [box] Blurb from Goodreads: IN THE ENCLAVE, YOUR SCARS SET YOU APART, and the newly born will change the future. Sixteen-year-old Gaia Stone and her mother faithfully deliver their quota of three infants every month. But when Gaia’s mother is brutally taken away by the very people she …

Review: Imperium by Nicholas Olivo

  …4.5/5 Grade A Author Requested Review and Provided Novel Release Date: June 29th, 2011 [box type=”info”] Vincent Corinthos leads a triple life. As a secret agent, he handles paranormal threats; as a god, he protects his followers from evil forces; as a stock clerk, he keeps the back room of an antique store tidy. …

Review: The Demon Trappers Daughter by Jana Oliver

    [box] Riley Blackthorne just needs a chance to prove herself – and that’s exactly what the demons are counting on… Seventeen-year-old Riley, the only daughter of legendary Demon Trapper, Paul Blackthorne, has always dreamed of following in her father’s footsteps. The good news is, with human society seriously disrupted by economic upheaval and …