Category Fiction

Audiobook Review: Dracula by Bram Stoker (Audible Edition)

Title: Dracula Author: Bram Stoker Length: 15 hours and 28 minutes Release Date: February 20, 2012 Publisher: Audible Studios Genre: Horror Because of the widespread awareness of the story of the evil Transylvanian count and the success of numerous film adaptations that have been created over the years, the modern audience hasn’t had a chance […]

Book review: The Girl with All the Gifts by M. R. Carey

Title: The Girl with All the Gifts Author: M. R. Carey ISBN: 9780356500157 Pages: 460 Release Date: June 19, 2014 Publisher: Orbit Genre: Science Fiction, Horror Melanie is a very special girl. Dr Caldwell calls her “our little genius.” Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class. When they come for […]

Mini Book Reviews: Hercule Poirot, #25-27 by Agatha Christie

Title: The Hollow ISBN: 9780062073853 Pages: 320 Release Date: August 30, 2011 Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks Genre: Mystery Poirot is invited for a weekend getaway to the countryside manor, where the host family is entangled in a web off intrigues and love triangles. He arrives to see a murder scene staged just for him. Or […]

Book review: Between Two Fires by Mark Noce

Title: Between Two Fires Author: Mark Noce ISBN: 9781250072627 Pages: 336 Release Date: August 23, 2016 Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books Genre: Historical Fiction, Romance Saxon barbarians threaten to destroy medieval Wales. Lady Branwen becomes Wales’ last hope to unite their divided kingdoms when her father betroths her to a powerful Welsh warlord, the Hammer King. […]

Book review: The Vanishing Year by Kate Moretti

Title: The Vanishing Year Author: Kate Moretti ISBN: 9781501118432 Pages: 304 Release Date: September 27, 2016 Publisher: Atria Books Genre: Suspense, Thriller Zoe Whittaker is living a charmed life. She is the beautiful young wife to handsome, charming Wall Street tycoon Henry Whittaker. She is a member of Manhattan’s social elite. She is on the […]

Book review: Nutshell by Ian McEwan

Title: Nutshell Author: Ian McEwan ISBN: 9780385542074 Pages: 208 Release Date: September 13, 2016 Publisher: Nan A. Talese Genre: Literary Fiction New from the bestselling author of Atonement and The Children Act Trudy has betrayed her husband, John. She’s still in the marital home—a dilapidated, priceless London townhouse—but John’s not there. Instead, she’s with his […]

Book Review: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

Title: A Gentleman in Moscow Author: Amor Towles ISBN: 9780670026197 Pages: 462 Release Date: September 6, 2016 Publisher: Viking Genre: Historical Fiction In 1922, Count Alexander Rostov is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, and is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol, a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin. Rostov, […]

Book Review: The Fireman by Joe Hill

Title: The Fireman Author: Joe Hill ISBN: 9780062200631 Pages: 768 Release Date: May 17, 2016 Publisher: William Morrow Genre: Horror, Thriller From the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of NOS4A2, Horns, and Heart-Shaped Box comes an unnerving novel about a worldwide pandemic of spontaneous combustion that threatens to reduce civilization to ashes Stay cool […]