SIXTEEN THINGS I HATE ABOUT BOOK COVERS OF BOOKS I’VE READ AND/OR REVIEWED IN 2018

Book Covers that don't represent the story inside.Half naked people who don't have anything to do with the story.Crazy colours and zany patterns on covers of serious non-fictions.Animation on the cover of non-comic or non-graphic novels.Women posed on covers that seem out of place and who are not part of the story.Women in fancy dresses … Continue reading SIXTEEN THINGS I HATE ABOUT BOOK COVERS OF BOOKS I’VE READ AND/OR REVIEWED IN 2018

THE CHRISTMAS SHOES, by Donna VanLiere, St. Martin’s Press

Out 2001 Sometimes, the things that can change your life will cross your path in one instant-and then, in a fleeting moment, they're gone. But if you open your eyes, and watch carefully, you will believe.... Robert is a successful attorney who has everything in life-and nothing at all. Focused on professional achievement and material … Continue reading THE CHRISTMAS SHOES, by Donna VanLiere, St. Martin’s Press

ONCE A KING, by Erin Summerill, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt For Young Readers

Out December 4, 2018 Aodren: A lonely, young king, searching for a way to dismantle his father’s dark legacy. Lirra: A girl with the power to control the wind, torn between duty and following her dreams For twenty years, Channelers—women with a magical ability—have been persecuted in Malam by those without magic. Now King Aodren … Continue reading ONCE A KING, by Erin Summerill, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt For Young Readers

LITERARY WONDERLANDS: JOURNEY THROUGH THE GREATEST FICTIONAL WORLDS EVER CREATED, by Laura Miller, General Editor, Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers

Out November 2016 A glorious, full-illustrated collection that delves deep into the inception, influences, and literary and historical underpinnings of nearly 100 of our most beloved fictional realms. Literary Wonderlands is a thoroughly researched, wonderfully written, and beautifully produced book that spans two thousand years of creative endeavor. From Spenser's The Fairie Queene to Wells's … Continue reading LITERARY WONDERLANDS: JOURNEY THROUGH THE GREATEST FICTIONAL WORLDS EVER CREATED, by Laura Miller, General Editor, Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers