Monthly Archives: February 2014

Fifty Shades Of First Reader

1- David Weber is right.  It’s all about the voice.  A confident, strong, enthusiastic voice will hide a multitude of sins.  2- Pratchett is right.  The secret to success is to be yourself as hard as you can. So, don’t hold … Continue reading

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“To Be a Cat” by Matt Haig: cover art from country to country

Publisher’s Synopsis: CATS HAVE IT MADE. They laze in sun patches, are showered with affection by loving humans, can cough up hairballs wherever they want, and never have to wonder why their dad disappeared one day and never came back. It’s … Continue reading

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“The Eidolon” by Libby McGugan

MIXING SCIENCE, MURDER AND ESPIONAGE, Libby McGugan’s debut novel “The Eidolon” delivers two hooks I cannot resist: the atom smasher, and evidence of a human afterlife. Add strangelets, stigmery and WIMPS (Weakly Interacting Massive Particles), let the characters marvel at … Continue reading

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“The Humans” by Matt Haig

By Carol Kean “Carol K” (Iowa, United States)      This review is from: The Humans: A Novel (Kindle Edition) HUMANS SUFFER A CURIOUS CONCEIT that we must be the envy of angels, immortals, gods and aliens. Never mind that people … Continue reading

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“Ironwolf” vs Julie Clark’s T-34 Mentor

Julie Clark’s aerobatic routine and her own restored military trainer inspired me in 1990 to create Kate Eisen in my novel Ironwolf. An eccentric aviation nut gets Kate to race at Reno in his custom-built, Firestorm, sneeringly dubbed the “Machstang,” … Continue reading

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A Summer Scene for a Winter Day

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“Tell A Thousand Lies ” by Rasana Atreya

“A mainstream, multi-ethnic, world literature book from India… a sometimes wry, sometimes sad, but ultimately realistic look at how superstition and the colour of a girl’s skin rules India’s hinterlands.” Amazon Verified Purchase(What’s this?) Review by Carol Kean   What … Continue reading

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