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Published Reviews

Gilded Lili
Library Journal reviews
Freelance journalist DiNardo provides a fun romp through the dancer’s colorful life—the clubs she played, the men she loved, the court cases she faced—yet also...
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Gilded Lili
Publishers Weekly reviews
Contemporary “stripper chic” and the “neo-burlesque movement” have spurred new interest in Lili St. Cyr, one of America's best-known postwar striptease artists,...
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Publisher's Weekly reviews
As light and sweet as cotton candy, this saga of a pig in love will win over kids and grownups alike. Van Lieshout’s loosely drawn pen and ink illustrations,...
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Little Night
Kirkus Reviews reviews
"Strong colors in reds, browns and dark blues with a sprinkling of starlight add to the mystical effect. Lovely"
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Little Night
Booklist reviews
"Pura Belpre Award winner Morales has created a sumptuous feast of metaphors in her text: a bathtub filled with falling stars, a dress crocheted from clouds...
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Across Time
http://www.j-kaye-book-blog.blogspot.com/ reviews
ACROSS TIME by Linda Kay Silva is the second book I’ve run across this week where I felt inadequate as a reviewer. What both books had in common were historical...
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Calico Reaction reviews
The reviews below will focus on each individual story, and in some cases, there will be spoilers. On the whole, I can say that Pelland has a clean, crisp style...
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The Fix reviews
Jennifer Pelland’s first collection, Unwelcome Bodies, is a compendium of dark tales that are truly speculative. Each one embraces a cosmic “what if”—many of the...
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WHEN THE COWS GOT LOOSE
KIRKUS REVIEWS reviews
Similar in premise to Tres Seymour's Hunting the White Cow (1993), but far from that tale's delicate serenity, this wild romp pits young Ida Mae against no fewer...
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Rewind, Replay, Repeat
Publishers Weekly reviews
FROM PUBLISHERS WEEKLY: "Bell's memoir is a revealing look at life with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) that goes to often hysterical lengths to convey...
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Months and Seasons & Other Stories
Today.com reviews
I’m not an avid fan of short story collections, but I have to say I enjoyed Months and Seasons by Christopher Meeks. The stories are versatile, interesting, keen...
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ParaNormal Romance Reviews reviews
I love Ms. Spear's lupus garou society. She creates a world that makes you believe werewolves live among us. The chemistry between Darien and Lelandi sizzles the...
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Deadly Liaisons
Coffee Time Romance reviews
I thoroughly enjoyed the way Deadly Liaisons pulled me in immediately. The action in this book is awesome. I found the writing tight, the plot thick, and the...
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You Don't Know Me: A Citizen's Guide to Republican Family Values
the Portland Mercury reviews
"Each entry is breezily written and the snarky alphabetical headings provide a bit of levity...it's impossible not to applaud McCormack's effort to understand what...
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LA Times reviews
"These are invisible people in pockets of the city that go underchronicled... What ties them all together is Otis' strong voice, which is jittery and electric,...
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Starquest
COFFEE TIME ROMANCE reviews
I must say that Starquest takes the reader onto an awesome galactic journey. The characters are strong and convincing. Jess is a courageous woman who brings so...
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Dancing With Fate
The Romance Studio reviews
Terpsichore/Cora fell in lust at first site with Myrddin, loved him more for saving her from the Ellylldan/Goblin fire. Seems her half brother Ares, the god of war...
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Break On Through-- Illustration by Siloette
Quill & Quire reviews
"From its original plot, centred on the world of breakdancing, to its determined, complex heroine, Break on Through is an engaging slice-of-life read for teens...
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Mosquito
Publishers Weekly reviews
In this edgy, energetic, even frenetic debut from a rising star of the Midwest, Lemon's jagged, commanding voice both charms and shocks: “Voice, be amazing/...
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OVENMAN
Boldtype reviews
"While the plot is certifiably hilarious, it's really When's voice that's in the driver's seat. Dazed, confused, and occasionally caring, he carries all 250 pages...
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