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Review: Not Like the Movies by..

Posted July 1, 2020 by Nima in Contemporary Romance, Rating C, Reviews
Review: Not Like the Movies by Kerry Winfrey

Not Like the Movies Author: Kerry Winfrey Reviewer: Nima Rating: C What I’m Talking About: I’m sorry to say that I did not like the second installment in Kerry Winfrey’s Waiting for Tom Hanks series, Not Like the Movies, nearly as much as the first. It’s not nearly as cute or tidy, but then again, Winfrey did […]

Review: The Apartment by K. L...

Posted May 6, 2020 by Nima in Mystery-Suspense Fiction, Rating B, Reviews
Review: The Apartment by K. L. Slater

The Apartment Author: K. L. Slater Reviewer: Nima Rating: B What I’m Talking About: British author K.L. Slater ventures into whatever subcategory of thrillers is devoted to buildings, hotels, houses, and in this case, The Apartment. We know right upfront by the title that something‘s up when a too good to be true offer gets […]

Review: The Moonglow Sisters b..

Posted March 4, 2020 by Nima in Contemporary Fiction, Rating C, Reviews
Review: The Moonglow Sisters by Lori Wilde

The Moonglow Sisters Author: Lori Wilde Reviewer: Nima Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: Madison, Shelley, and Gia Clark grew up under the care of their maternal grandmother who was the proprietor of The Moonglow Inn.  They became known in their small town as The Moonglow Sisters.  Each of them fell into roles in a […]

Review: The Fling by Stefanie ..

Posted January 16, 2020 by Nima in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: The Fling by Stefanie London

The Fling Author: Stefanie London Reviewer: Nima Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: Thankfully, I had to finish The Fling to review it. It did not start strong for me, playing into multiple stereotypes about dippy bridesmaids, a perfectionist sister, and the black sheep of the family.  Thankfully, London did not leave me there for […]

Review: Camazotz Curse by Jenn..

Posted August 27, 2019 by Nima in Paranormal YA, Rating A, Reviews, YA Literature
Review: Camazotz Curse by Jennifer Foxcroft

Camazotz Curse Author: Jennifer Foxcroft Reviewer: Nima Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: It’s here! the finale to the Camazotz Trilogy. It did not disappoint. Picking up where Sanguine Moon left off, Camazotz Curse pulls all the loose threads and themes from the previous two books together into a dramatic climax.  It reaches a very […]

Review: Too Sweet to be Good b..

Posted August 6, 2019 by Nima in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Too Sweet to be Good by K.M. Jackson

Too Sweet to Be Good Author: K.M. Jackson Reviewer: Nima Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Too Sweet To Be Good is author K.M. Jackson’s second offering in her Sugar Lake series. I welcomed the opportunity to visit the tight little lake community that thrives on southern hospitality and gossip. The “outside world” is slowly […]

Review: Empire of Grass by Tad..

Posted July 29, 2019 by Nima in Rating A, Reviews, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Review: Empire of Grass by Tad Williams

Empire of Grass Author: Tad Williams Reviewer: Nima Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Empire of Grass, book two in The Last King of Osten Ard series, begins right where book one, The Witchwood Crown, left off.  Multiple storylines have been put in motion and Empire of Grass takes all of those storylines and escalates […]

Review: Waiting for Tom Hanks ..

Posted June 6, 2019 by Nima in Contemporary Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Waiting for Tom Hanks by Kerry Winfrey

Waiting for Tom Hanks Author: Kerry Winfrey Reviewer: Nima Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Before he was castaway on a deserted island, landed a plane on the Hudson River, or came back safely from a failed trip to the moon, Tom Hanks was the king of the romantic comedy. Anyone who loves the rom-coms […]

Review: The Witchwood Crown by..

Posted May 21, 2019 by Nima in Rating A, Reviews, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Review: The Witchwood Crown by Tad Williams

The Witchwood Crown Author: Tad Williams Reviewer: Nima Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Tad Williams is a strong, well-established fantasy author.  In 1988 he published The Dragonbone Chair, the first volume of Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn.  He’s the guy George R. R. Martin, author of Game of Thrones, credits with inspiring “…me to write […]