Review- Dead End Girl (Violet Darger #1)

Dead End Girl (Violet Darger #1)
By: L.T. Vargus & Tim McBain
Website: https://ltvargus.com/
Release Date: April 12th, 2017
Publisher: Smarmy Press
Series: Violet Darger
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The upside of having a Kindle is when you are given recommendations for books you might like. Well, I definitely liked this first book in the Violet Darger series and I dove straight in to the entire series, enjoying my visit into yet another twisted mystery.

#MangaMonday Review – Wave, Listen to Me! by Hiroaki Samura

Wave, Listen to Me! Vol. 1
By: Hiroaki Samura
Illustrator: Hiroaki Samura (Illustrations); Darren Smith (Lettering)
Translator: Adam Hirsch
Release Date: May 26, 2020
Publisher: Kodansha
Series: Wave, Listen to Me!
Received From: Publisher
(All reviews are our own, honest opinions.)
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If you have been enjoying anime’s Spring 2020 season, you might be interested in the first volume of manga series Wave Listen to Me! by Hiroaki Samura, whose previous series include Blade of the Immortal and Die Wegelder.

Review – This is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone

This Is How You Lose the Time War
By: Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone
Release Date: July 16, 2019
Publisher: Saga Press
Award: Hugo Award Nominee for Best Novella (2020), Nebula Award Nominee for Best Novella (2019), British Science Fiction Association Award Nominee for Best Shorter Fiction (2019), Los Angeles Times Book Prize Nominee for Science Fiction, Fantasy & Speculative Fiction (Ray Bradbury Prize) (2020), Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Science Fiction (2019) Reddit r/fantasy Stabby Award for Best Novella (2019)
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If you like time travel, romance, and epistolary style novels look no further. This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone is an utterly fantastic novel and so very deserving of the many award nominations it’s been nominated for recently – including a Nebula Award Nominee for Best Novella (2019), British Science Fiction Association Award Nominee for Best Shorter Fiction (2019), and Ray Bradbury Prize (2020).

Review- The Body Keeper (Detective Jude Fontaine Mysteries #3)

The Body Keeper (Detective Jude Fontaine Mysteries #3)
By: Anne Fraiser
Website: https://www.annefrasier.com/
Release Date: June 4th, 2019
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
Series: Detective Jude Fontaine Mysteries #3
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The final part of this amazing trilogy is here and when I tell you that I could barely stop reading I mean that I took a day off work to finish it. I couldn’t resist the pull of this well-written, heart stopping finale.

Review- The Body Counter (Detective Jude Fontaine Mysteries #2)

The Body Counter (Detective Jude Fontaine Mysteries #2)
By: Anne Fraiser
Website: https://www.annefrasier.com/
Release Date: June 12th, 2018
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
Series: Detective Jude Fontaine Mysteries #2
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Picking up a few months after book one we see that Jude and Uriah have grown to trust each other as partners, despite some of their own suspicions of one another. When a series of apparently random crimes hits, with no real pattern other than the dead bodies they must figure out who the killer is- fast.

Review- The Body Reader (Detective Jude Fontaine Mysteries #1)

The Body Reader (Detective Jude Fontaine Mysteries #1)
By: Anne Fraiser
Website: https://www.annefrasier.com/
Release Date: June 21st, 2016
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
Series: Detective Jude Fontaine Mysteries #1
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Another mystery series? Don’t mind if I do…

Detective Jude Fontaine was held captive for three years. Her captor, her only contact for that entire time became the subject of Jude’s focus as she studied every single detail about him during each horrendous and difficult interaction.

Review- In The Darkness (Zoe Bentley Mystery #2)

In The Darkness (Zoe Bentley Mystery #2)
By: Mike Omer
Website: http://strangerealm.com/mikeomer/
Release Date: June 25th, 2019
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
Series: Zoe Bentley Mystery
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Book number two in the series didn’t disappoint me and with strong characters, a twisting plot, the return of the best crazy grandfather ever and a creepy killer to be hunted, well it was easy to finish this book fast.

#MangaMonday Review – Levius/est Vol 1

Levius/est Vol 1
By: Haruhisa Nakata
Illustrator: Haruhisa Nataka
Release Date: November 19, 2019
Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
Series: Levius/est #1
Received From: Publisher
(All reviews are our own, honest opinions.)
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Direct sequel to the manga Levius, Haruhisa Nakata’s Levius/est Vol. 1 is a science fiction manga. It opens after a devastating war. But now, things are different. Mechanical Martial Arts has brought the people together. Unlike normal martial arts, these are fought with cybernetically altered fighters whose blood turns into steam.