Neil Gaiman is possibly to best writer of today’s literature. Everything he writes is magic. Neil writes another beauty in Trigger Warning a group of short stories to amaze and wonder about. It is worth reading.
The Missouri River Regional Library's Missouri Book Challenge Team
Lily, a witch for who loves Victorian clothing, is hired to check on some paranormal activity in a San Francisco School of Fine Arts. Is it a demon behind all of this commotion or something more human, Lily uses her skills to find out.
S.H.I.E.L.D. didn’t pay all of their bills, they forget our wise cracking friend, Deadpool. Deadpool declares war on the agency but not everything is as it seems. Hmmmmmmmm.
Suicide Squads first mission failed and the surviving members attempt their second mission against the Basilisk, what could possibly go wrong?
The Passage is the first book in Justin Cronin’s vampire trilogy. The book is quite long but Cronin goes into great detail of the characters and because of this I felt like part of the story. I loved it. This is a story of man’s search for power and what happens when it escapes and how to survive the consequences.
Henry Sturges, the vampire who helped Abraham Lincoln destroy other batty creatures is back telling us the story of 20th Century America. This alternative history story is exciting and surprising.
Suicide Squad comes from the DC Universe where imprisoned favorites like Harley Quinn are forced to help the “good” guys in illegal operations. If they refuse a bomb planted in their necks goes off and they are toasty goo.
In the newest Veronica Mars novel, Veronica is investigating the brutal beating of a call girl. Very good novel.
Raven, a 16 year old girl, who lives in Dullsville, maybe the most boring place on earth. Until a new family moves into a creepy old mansion. The family never comes out of the mansion and creepy butler does all the shopping. Raven is a dedicated goth and the fact the people of the town jokingly calls this new family vampires, peaks her interest even more. After seeing the son, Alexander, out a night, she instantly falls in love. Raven, really wants a vampire kiss and will do anything to find out if this is a family of vamps.
Maya Banks, Sweet Possession, is the the fifth book in the Possession series. Connor Malone, against his will, is hired to babysit a spoiled pop singer who is receiving death threats. You can guess a romance blossoms and Connor is a hero.
Harley, has a problem, she is fed up with crime and wants to switch sides. The bat crusaders are none to happy with this idea and when Harley dons a batgirl cape, the world implodes.
Third Grave Dead Ahead is the third book in the Charley Davidson series. Charley is a grim reaper and paranormal detective. In this book Charley is helping Reyes Farrow, part human, the other part supernatural as he is Satan’s son. Reyes has escaped from prison and he wants Charley to prove his innocence. What could possibly go wrong?
This book is practical and useful for those who need guidance in life. I was expecting a very funny book and instead got a mildly amusing account. The author talks about jobs, apartments, cooking and much more….a good read but not great.
Alan Cumming is one of those actors who is fantastic in any role he played, yet many people do not know his name. Like so many entertainers his early life was full of pain. His father hated him and abused Alan throughout his childhood, actually he abused everyone he knew. His father was a womanizer and later in life this made Alan wondered if his father was really his father. This book is touching and heart filled.
Open is a very sad book. Andre talks about how he never wanted to play tennis and doesn’t really like sports. How his father, in cruel way, pushed him to be a tennis player. We also get to see how all those years of tennis has worn down his body. Very good read.
This a companion novel to the Wicked Lovely series by Melissa Marr. This novel takes place in the Mojave Desert where Rika (human and now fairy) chose to live. Rika, didn’t really belong with the desert fey. She basically lives in solitude. Ritka meets a human who is kind and a romance begins, so maybe, just maybe, fey can come out of hiding from the humans.
In DC Universe the New 52, Harley Quinn returns in her first novel. In this novel, Harley has encounters with various heroes and villains. Come see the new Harley Quinn.
Look who’s back. Cinderella! Cin, must stop a terrible plot to destroy Fabletown. If she can figure out what the plot might be.
This installment of Serenity takes place right after the movie, Good Storyline and great characters..Good read.
In this story of Firefly, the crew sets out to take job the promises a huge payout but a crew member is captured and changes which changes the whole mission.