March 25, 2021

Shady Lady Book Review

By the Cover

White Pine Pickle
Ash Lornne
Grammar Sturmfeuhrer

According to Wikipedia, 1860s author George Eliot once said, “Don’t judge a book by its cover.” Had she seen some current-day book covers, she may have rescinded that sentiment.

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“Something in the Heir”
by Jenny Gardiner

Man with a pretentious neck scarf smugly drops ‘witty’ royalty puns into every conversation.

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“The Things We Leave Unfinished”
by Rebecca Yarros

Mail carrier goes on murder spree after years of dealing with neighborhood that’s incapable of closing their mailboxes.

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“Blood Sworn”
by Scott Reintgen

Hello, ladies. Look at your man. Now back to me. Now back at your man. Now back to me.

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“Crimes Against Magic”
by Steve McHugh

Man uses sparklers and long camera exposures in an epic battle against London’s magical street gangs.

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“Crown of Lies”
by Pepper Winters

Woman with broken arm and neck saved by an amorphous man-dress beast.

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“No One Is Talking About This”
by Patricia Lockwood

The Eye of Sauron gets a new gig as a social media antenna in a gripping novel about one woman who posts stuff online.