Tag: Three Stars

Josh Reviews: Something about Witches by Joey W. Hill

Josh Reviews: Something about Witches by Joey W. Hill

Something about Witches provides an assortment of really clever details that get lost in the shuffle.    Ruby Night Divine, a woman with a three-tier name, runs a gun store, after having previously worked at a magical shop. This switch from spells to bullets merits a couple chapters of reflection.    Instead we are provided […]

— Posted December 25, 2013 by Joshua Burns / 0 Comments
Josh Reviews: The Devil Inside by Jenna Black

Josh Reviews: The Devil Inside by Jenna Black

The Devil Inside had me going there for awhile.    You see I was marveling at its usage of demons, how they can possess bodies (but only supposed to possess those who are willing) and supernaturally enhance them.    Enter firemen and police officers doing their best with demonic aid. Morgan Kingsley, a last name […]

— Posted December 21, 2013 by Joshua Burns / 1 Comment
Josh Reviews: Blood Song by Cat Adams

Josh Reviews: Blood Song by Cat Adams

Blood Song kicks off competently enough.    A nice play with lost memories, time, and unwelcome powers makes the pages fly.    Then, about a third of the way through, the hope that some questions will be answered rather than more and more piled up disappears. Noir elements are well and good until so many […]

— Posted December 14, 2013 by Joshua Burns / 0 Comments
Josh Reviews: Queen of Shadows by Dianne Sylvan

Josh Reviews: Queen of Shadows by Dianne Sylvan

Queen of Shadows floats to the top of reading lists on the strength of its flashy blurb oddities.    Miranda, a supernaturally good musician, may have a hint of a gift for empathy.    Her vampiric match, David, sets himself apart from the usual fanged crowd by monitoring servers and tweaking the specs for future […]

— Posted December 11, 2013 by Joshua Burns / 1 Comment
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