Category Archives: Book Reviews

Book Review: Henry and June

NOTE TO READERS: Not only is it very long, but this review has adult content and language. The language used below is in the context of the work; Nin is totally frank and not delicate with her choice of words. … Continue reading

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Book review: Weakest Lynx

I need to preface this review with a level set on the target demographic, which in this case, is the female reader who is comfortable with her feminine character being a hard-charging hero who still capable of nurturing and love. … Continue reading

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Book review: In Midnight’s Silence

This first-of-three novella dives straight into the deep end, immersing the reader in a different time for Earth (pre-WWII Spain) and a different (paranormal) social structure, with politics, power grabs, and factions which use heavy-handed, even brutal tactics against even … Continue reading

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Book Review: Clean Burn

Another reblog, as I organize my web presence, finally…books & whisky here, tech & Sci_fi at Pat Hayden Jones Clean Burn by Karen Sandler My rating: 4 of 5 stars Well, for you VI Warshawsky fans, there is another woman … Continue reading

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Book Review: Double Cross: The Tue Story of the D-Day Spies

Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies by Ben Macintyre My rating: 4 of 5 stars Double-cross promises a long scorecard of unusual characters in a trying–and dangerous–game, spying for Britain in WW2. It delivers, both in the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Lives of Tao

The Lives of Tao by Wesley Chu My rating: 3 of 5 stars I enjoyed the Lives and thought the premise, of long-lived non-corporeal beings which could survive long-term on Earth only by inhabiting human host bodies, intriguing and presented … Continue reading

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Book Review: Frank Sinatra in a Blender

Yes, I have reblogged myself – centralizing all book reviews here at W&W. Frank Sinatra in a Blender by Matthew McBride My rating: 3 of 5 stars Warning: profanity follows. I’m not exactly the epitome of discretion myself when I … Continue reading

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