Book Review – The One by John Marrs

July 1, 2018

The One How could I POSSIBLY resist this one?!!! Don’t let that sinister cover fool you (although of course… that alone pulled me in). This IS a story of love, falling in love, and the dream come true. Well… except for the ones that are NOT “the one”. It sounds too good to be true, [...]

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Guest Review (my sister!!) – Invader by C.J. Cherryh

August 20, 2017

Invader: Book Two of Foreigner (Foreigner series 2) by C.J. Cherryh Review by Johanne Pearl Couturier 4 stars Looks like Bren Cameron’s life is a problem… a big problem for everyone it seems, even people from his own government. Stuck between his job dictating what he should do and say as a diplomat, and his own [...]

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C. J. Cherryh – Foreigner Series Reading Order

August 19, 2017

OMG this series is HUGE!!! 15 books, and my sister is going crazy for it! She’s review the first two books right here on the blog, but quickly… she describes it this way: Johanne: It is sci-fi and very political (it’s about two species – humans that arrive on a planet that’s already colonized) and [...]

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Movie Review – The Girl With All the Gifts (written by M.R. Carey)

May 13, 2017

The Girl With All the Gifts <— OMG I was DYING to read this. I one-clicked this book back October of 2015 (yep… for Halloween – what perfection! Especially when I read this chilling blurb): Melanie is a very special girl. Dr Caldwell calls her “our little genius.” Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be [...]

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Guest Review (my sister!!) – Foreigner by C.J. Cherryh

April 14, 2017

Foreigner: 10th Anniversary Edition (Foreigner series) by C.J. Cherryh Review by Johanne Pearl Couturier 4.5 stars Science fiction at its best! Imagine humans lost in space. A LOT of humans. The planet they are close to is already inhabited by a race of humanoids that seem to have developed technology in a way that looks like [...]

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Amy A. Bartol – The Kricket Series Reading Order

March 12, 2017

<— AMY BARTOL SUPER-BARGAIN ALERT!!! This is the author of the much loved “Premonition series” and here is her other one! Great reviews (a ton of ‘em!) and all three of the books in this series are super-bargain priced right now! It’s YA sci-fi dystopian. Kat: All 3 books in the series are on sale… [...]

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Guest Review (my sister!!) – Chained: Brides of the Kindred book 9 by Evangeline Anderson

February 5, 2017

Chained: (BBW Alien Romance) (Brides of the Kindred Book 9) Review by Johanne Pearl Couturier (4.5 stars) Feels so good to be back to reading after so many months! Not that I did not read during those last months, believe me! But they were study books about the mortgage broker’s industry as well as real estate [...]

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I devoured this thriller! My Book Review – Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

September 11, 2016

Dark Matter: A Novel Whoa! Now that was a crazy, intense, convoluted, yet strangely understandable read! LOL! It’s not normally what I’d gravitate to, but I’m truly enjoying these disturbing looks into “survival mode” (The Martian is what set me off) and this book came highly recommended! Perry: Maryse, you have to read Dark Matter. Trust [...]

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