Review: Road of a Warrior by R.K. Lander

FF’s Star Rating: ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ I stand dissolute behind every word in the sentence that follows this one. If you love reading fantasy novels with elves in them, you’ve never wanted to actually be one of or at least among them as much as when you’ve started reading R.K. Lander’s The Silvan … Continue reading Review: Road of a Warrior by R.K. Lander

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Review: Citizen by Yvonne Anderson

FF’s Star Rating: ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ I was mighty excited to be getting the chance to review Citizen, the second installment of Yvonne Anderson’s three part science fiction serial The Four Lives of J.S. Freeman. In Stillwaters, the previous book, Jemima Freeman (Jemma), the female lead, had a cruddy experience in her “first life” … Continue reading Review: Citizen by Yvonne Anderson

Review: This Does Not Leave This House by Julie Coons

FF’s Star Rating: ☆ ☆ ☆ There is more to the title of Julie Coons’s memoir This Does Not Leave This House. Growing up, she used to hear those words a lot. I personally know the effect abusive words can have on a person’s mind and the damage that words can really do. Coons starts … Continue reading Review: This Does Not Leave This House by Julie Coons

Review: Trapped 2 by Maria Hernandez

FF’s Star Rating: ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Who says that monsters cannot be loving fathers? After the surprising twist at the end of the skilled Maria Hernandez’ Trapped, we saw the coming together of Angelina Rivera and her wealthy mansion-owning father Victor. In Trapped 2, Hernandez waists no time on shedding some light on this … Continue reading Review: Trapped 2 by Maria Hernandez

Review: Peace in the Valley by John Eric Vining

FF’s Star Rating: ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Peace in the Valley: A Quest for Redemption in the Old West is a project rewritten and readied to be published by John Eric Vining. The original manuscript is authored by Robert E. Vining (1946 – 2006) who wrote under the pen name Raymond Refoen. I have … Continue reading Review: Peace in the Valley by John Eric Vining

Review: No Wall Too High by Xu Hongci (Translated and Edited by Erling Hoh)

FF’s Star Rating: ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ The life of a writer can be comically unpredictable. Erling Hoh, the translator credited on the cover of No Wall Too High: One Man’s Daring Escape From Mao’s Darkest Prison by Xu Hongci, writes in an introductory section entitled How This Book Came To Be about searching … Continue reading Review: No Wall Too High by Xu Hongci (Translated and Edited by Erling Hoh)

Review: Stillwaters by Yvonne Anderson

FF’s Star Rating: ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ The Four Lives of J.S. Freeman is a three-part science fiction serial written by Yvonne Anderson and Stillwaters is the first offering, promising readers a diverting journey into a mirror-Earth with its own histories, religions, and wonders. Studying the map of the fictitious world Umban, I see four … Continue reading Review: Stillwaters by Yvonne Anderson

Review: Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain

FF’s Star Rating: ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Dubbed “Bravo Squad”, the remaining soldiers of Bravo Company take a limo ride. Not exactly rock stars, they’re famous, but not so famous as to keep an SUV full of all-American beauties invested in them. There might get a movie made about them though. With them in … Continue reading Review: Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain