Newsday Tuesday

Newsday Tuesday
7 August, 2012 / 0 Comments

It’s time for Newsday Tuesday again!  Newsday Tuesday is a meme hosted by me (SIK Book Reviews).  The point of this meme is to inform your readers about anything new and interesting you’ve found out in the world of books. If you would like to join in on this meme, please make sure that you give credit to me, use this logo (<–), and let me know that you have joined the Newsday Tuesday fun!  You can either leave your link below, comment, or click here to contact me.      Books Coming Out Next Week (that look interesting):The Kill Order by James DashnerPub date: […]


Abandoned Review: Dragon Fate

Abandoned Review: Dragon Fate
3 August, 2012 / 8 Comments

I would like to thank J.D. Hallowell for giving me the opportunity to  read and review his book.  While I appreciate the copy, my review will be completely honest and I will rate it as it appeals to me/my preferences.   Dragon Fate by J.D. Hallowell Date Pub: December 20, 2011 Goodreads Synopsis: Dragon Fate, the debut novel by J.D. Hallowell, is a heroic fantasy adventure in the finest tradition of the genre. Delno Okonan is a young former soldier eager to put the swords and strife of war behind him, when a chance encounter leaves him inextricable entwined in […]


From the Review Pile

From the Review Pile
2 August, 2012 / 3 Comments

From the Review Pile is a meme hosted by Stepping Out of the Page every Thursday. The aim of this meme is to showcase books that you’ve received for review (or if you don’t receive review books, any book that you own and really want to read/review) but haven’t yet got around to reading, in order to give the book some extra publicity. I received the following book via Leah at Novel Publicity and the author, Michael Sussman, for an upcoming blog tour!  On August 15, I will be posting my review along with a guest post from the author […]


Best of the Bunch July 2012

Best of the Bunch July 2012
31 July, 2012 / 4 Comments

Best of the Bunch is a meme hosted by Always Lost in Stories on the last day of each month.  The aim of this meme is to go through all the books we’ve read in that particular month and reward our favourite one with the label ‘best of the bunch’. This month I read and reviewed the following books: Dark Awakening by Kendra Leigh Castle | my review | Rating: 4.5  Pleng’s Song by Patrick Maher | my review | Rating: 3.5  Midnight Reckoning by Kendra Leigh Castle | my review | Rating: 4 Shadow Rising by Kendra Leigh Castle | my review | […]


Newsday Tuesday

Newsday Tuesday
31 July, 2012 / 0 Comments

It’s time for Newsday Tuesday again!  Newsday Tuesday is a meme hosted by me (SIK Book Reviews).  The point of this meme is to inform your readers about anything new and interesting you’ve found out in the world of books.  If you would like to join in on this meme, please make sure that you give credit to me, use this logo (<–), and let me know that you have joined the Newsday Tuesday fun!  You can either leave your link below, comment, or click here to contact me.       Excited for the Life of Pi movie?     The official trailer has […]


Review: Shadow Rising

Review: Shadow Rising
30 July, 2012 / 2 Comments

I would like to thank NetGalley and Grand Central Publishing for giving me the chance to read and review this novel before its publication date. While I appreciate the ARC, my review will be completely honest and I will rate it as it  appeals to me/my preferences. Shadow Rising (Dark Dynasties #3) by Kendra Leigh Castle Date Pub: July 31, 2012 Purchase: Amazon | B&N Goodreads Synopsis: Ancient Secret, Dark Passions… As one of the Grigori, a noble vampire dynasty shrouded in mystery, Ariane has spent her life hidden away in the desert. Like all of her kind, she is a watcher, fated […]


Author Interview: Jim Eckardt

Author Interview: Jim Eckardt
28 July, 2012 / 1 Comment

James Eckardt is an international American novelist who has written eight successful novels.  He is a former Sierra Leone Peace Corps volunteer and has spent the majority of his life living overseas.  He is currently the chief book reviewer at The Nation (Thailand).  Recently, I had the chance to speak with Eckardt about his long career as an ex-pat American author.  Here is our interview: In your latest book, Singapore Girl, you write about your true story of falling in love with a transvestite. How did your family and friends react to this story? Were they shocked? How did you […]


From the Review Pile

From the Review Pile
26 July, 2012 / 8 Comments

From the Review Pile is a meme hosted by Stepping Out of the Page every Thursday. The aim of this meme is to showcase books that you’ve received for review (or if you don’t receive review books, any book that you own and really want to read/review) but haven’t yet got around to reading, in order to give the book some extra publicity. I received the following book via the author (J.D. Hallowell) and it is the next book on  my list to read/review! Dragon Fate by J.D. Hallowell Pub date: December 20, 2011 Genre: Fantasy Blurb from the author: Dragon Fate, the debut […]


Review: Midnight Reckoning

Review: Midnight Reckoning
25 July, 2012 / 3 Comments

Midnight Reckoning by Kendra Leigh Castle Date Pub: January 1, 2012 Purchase: Amazon (paperback)Kindle EditionB&N      Kobo Goodreads Synopsis: Two separate worlds … One passion that binds them. Wild and passionate by nature, Lyra Black is not just any werewolf. She’s the future leader of the powerful pack of the Thorn – if she can stay alive long enough to inherit the title. One of the Cait Sith bloodline of vampire cat-shifters, Jaden Harrison has no interest in the wars plaguing the world of night. But when he rescues Lyra from a violent attack, they’re both captured by an insatiable desire […]


Newsday Tuesday

Newsday Tuesday
24 July, 2012 / 0 Comments

It’s time for Newsday Tuesday again!  Newsday Tuesday is a meme hosted by me (SIK Book Reviews).  The point of this meme is to inform your readers about anything new and interesting you’ve found out in the world of books.  If you would like to join in on this meme, please make sure that you give credit to me, use this logo (<–), and let me know that you have joined the Newsday Tuesday fun!  You can either leave your link below, comment, or click here to contact me.      eBooks are now a dominating format for adult fiction.     According to […]