Post Tagged with: "novel"

by / on August 10, 2016 at 1:40 pm / in The Twisted Library

The Blood Led Her: A Religious Thriller

Al Campo is trying to avoid falling back into bed with government work when he stumbles across a mystery of his own. After a stint in the Middle East as an FBI consultant, Campo is on his way to a safe house in Pennsylvania when he narrowly misses running over a small girl, and succeeds in hitting a ginger haired […]

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by / on June 29, 2016 at 1:00 pm / in The Twisted Library

Ritual of the Savage: A Romp Around Tiki-Noir in 1950’s Los Angeles

Set in the 1950’s, this film noir style detective drama by Jay Strongman lightens up the literary scene with a clever who-done-it. Ritual of the Savage stars former Marine and Iwo Jima survivor Johnny Davis, a womanizing private eye attempting to acclimate to Los Angeles thirteen years after World War II. As you comb through this novel, you stumble upon […]

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by / on May 24, 2016 at 11:40 am / in The Twisted Library

The Bookseller: An Unpredictable Paranormal Thriller

The Bookseller, by C. Robert Cales, tells the stories of three different people from completely different walks of life. George Saunders lives with his wife Elizabeth above their rare book store in a small town outside of Boston. They are visited by an old friend, Frank Richter, who owns a funeral home and comes to visit to gift them a […]

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by / on May 18, 2016 at 11:30 am / in The Twisted Library

The Glittering Court Sets Sail for New (Fantasy) Worlds

“I’d never planned on stealing someone else’s life.” Richelle Mead‘s new book, The Glittering Court, takes readers on a journey of hidden identities and ambitions in the new fantasy worlds of Osfrid and Adoria. To avoid a horrible arranged marriage (and an even more horrible future mother-in-law), the young Osfridian Countess of Rothford jumps at her first opportunity to escape: impersonate a […]

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by / on February 22, 2016 at 4:53 pm / in The Twisted Library

He Can See Heaven: A Closer Look At The Origin of Christianity

The definition of a “hierophant” is, according to my trusted internet sources, “a person, especially a priest in ancient Greece, who interprets sacred mysteries or esoteric principles.” That word, although perhaps unfamiliar to many, is particularly important to know when beginning the book He Can See Heaven by J.B. Keats. Before even starting the first page, I looked up that […]

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by / on October 8, 2015 at 11:40 am / in The Twisted Library

The Silver Ships Space Adventure Continues

Libre: A Silver Ships Novel is the second installation of the Alex Racine saga. (Read our review of the first novel here.) When Alex Racine accompanies the remaining Méridiens on their return home, along with the New Terrans, they arrive to find that their planet has been overtaken by the silver ships. Half of the Confederation has been destroyed and now […]

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by / on September 9, 2015 at 3:30 pm / in The Twisted Library

The Silver Ships: A New Space Adventure by S.H. Jucha

While I read novels from every genre, I don’t remember the last time that I was so entertained and immersed in a sci-fi series. The Silver Ships by S.H. Jucha, was a welcome read because it was just plain entertaining. The author rolled out a whole new world for us and all we had to do was read and follow […]

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by / on September 2, 2015 at 11:30 am / in The Twisted Library

After Perfect: What It Means To Fall From The 1%

Diving in to the audiobook After Perfect by Christina McDowell was similar to diving into an actual swimming pool. Initially, I didn’t think I was going to enjoy it. The ostensible cry of “I’m too rich, it’s not fun anymore” hit me like ice-cold water, displeasing and offending me. I thought that the entire book was going to be about […]

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by / on August 5, 2015 at 3:20 pm / in The Twisted Library

Cinderella Has Cellulite: And Other Musings from a Last Wife

If given the chance to rate Cinderella Has Cellulite: And Other Musings from a Last Wife from boring to funny, it would surpass funny and go straight to laugh-out-loud funny! Although I have never been married, I found myself empathizing with the woman in this story, as well as the many other “last wives” that are out there. This is a […]

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by / on July 28, 2015 at 11:30 am / in The Twisted Library

Torn Together: Addiction & Recovery within the Restaurant Industry

When I first sat down to read Torn Together by Scott Magnuson and his wife Shaaren Pine, not only did I feel intrigued, but I also thought of myself as an ideal person to read such a book. The cover says that it is “one family’s journey through addiction, treatment & the restaurant industry” and the first page mentions that […]

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