Manga Review: The Promised Neverland V 3 by Kaiu Shirai & Posuka Demizu @shonenjump @vizmedia


May Contain Spoilers

The tension is cranked up another notch, if that is even possible. The kids are trying to outsmart their caretakers, who are raising them to be food for the monsters in charge of the farm. When Sister Krone overhears them talking about their escape, she confronts them. She’ll give them the information they need to escape, because she can use their escape to discredit Isabella and take her place as Mom. But can she be trusted?

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Manga Review: The Promised Neverland V 2 by Kaiu Shirai & Posuka Demizu @shonenjump @vizmedia


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This is a really unique series. I don’t even know how to categorize it. Horror for sure. Sci-fi? Dystopian? Post-apocalyptic? We have been shown a tiny part of the world that the orphans of Grace Field House reside in, and I am so curious to learn about what lies on the other side of the wall. Monsters, we know. That eat children. Maybe I don’t want to see that, after all.

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Review: Lock ‘N’ Load by Tee O’Fallon @entangledpub


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If you haven’t guessed, I added this to my TBR because of the K9 on the cover. I am a sucker for dog books, and I love K9 stories. I have mixed success with suspense in general, but I still want to read every book with police or military dogs. This was a successful read, despite some problems with the heroine.

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Audio Review: Absolute Power by David Baldacci


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I don’t read many thrillers, but a friend sent an Audible copy of Absolute Power to me, so I loaded it up and listened to on my drives to work. My listening was interrupted when I went to visit my dad for a few days, but I picked right up and didn’t feel that I missed too much in the week I was gone. This was a great read, though I thought the ending was wrapped up a bit too speedily.

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Manga Review: The Promised Neverland V 1 by Kaiu Shirai & Posuka Demizu @shonenjump


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This was a free read at VizMedia.com (until 2/4).  I realized the first volume was a free read the day before it expired, and I’m so glad that I made the time to read it. I didn’t know anything about the story going in, and by the end of the first chapter, I was like – whoa. This was a fast read, with horror, suspense, and fantasy elements. I’m hooked.

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Review: Year One by Nora Roberts @StMartinsPress


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I went into Year One without really knowing much about it. I haven’t read Nora Roberts in years and years, except for a re-read of Irish Thoroughbred that didn’t go well, but the premise of Year One piqued my interest. I was curious to see how Roberts handled the end of the world, and post-apocalyptic titles are right up my alley. Especially if there are zombies. There were none here, but the paranormal elements were fun anyway.

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Review: The Rancher by Sarah M Anderson


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Okay. Where to start with this one? I wanted to read The Rancher because I am a huge fan of Sarah M Anderson’s writing. I had my reservations, though, to be honest. The whole concept of the hero wearing a mask – I don’t know, it just seemed so weird to me. And as I got into the story – did Jacob even have a nose? I think this would have worked better if I had read it at another time of the year. I have been reading light, happy Christmas stories, and this does not fit into that mindset. I found the story dark, humorless, and a slag-fest to get through.


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Review: The Fortune Teller by Gwendolyn Womack


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When I was approached about reviewing this title, I was torn.  I am completely swamped with review books, and I was hesitant to add yet another commitment to my already full schedule. But I saw that part of the book takes place in my favorite time period, Ancient Egypt, and I couldn’t say no.  I’m glad I read the book. It was enjoyable, and I wouldn’t have picked it up otherwise, as it was nowhere on my radar. Read more