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Lightning Wolves

It’s 1877 and Russians forces occupy the Pacific Northwest. They are advancing into California. New weapons have proven ineffective or dangerously unstable. The one man who can help has disappeared into Apache Country, hunting ghosts. A healer and a former sheriff lead a band into the heart of the invasion to determine what makes the Russian forces so unstoppable while a young inventor attempts to unleash the power of the lightning wolves.

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Do you want to know how you know that you’re really enjoying a book? It’s when the power goes out and you curl up on the couch with a flashlight so that you can keep reading. Seriously. This happened to me last night...

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Stellar Detective Tales: The Hunt for the Living Shadow

Stellar Detective Tales

In the year 2073, Earth, suffering from overcrowding, energy shortages, and planetary disaster, sent 8 million people aboard a colony ship towards Proxima Beta, the nearest habitable planet. For 100 years this ship, the NEW YORK, better known to its inhabitants as ‘The NAWK’, has traveled in relative peace. But with 900 years to go, cracks are beginning to form in the perfect society. It is into the warm pot Detective Leslie Flynt finds himself thrust into the life of Officer Samuel Teegs, becoming a member of the thin blue line in a century he’s never even imagined.

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Every so often, you get something kind of spectacularly cool. In this case, I received the very first copy of the very first print run of a book...

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Wonder Woman: Legacy

51al2xpjcjlWonder Woman: Legacy was written to help fight breast cancer and perhaps give Wonder Woman her greatest challenge. Wonder Woman has a secret — a sixteen year old daughter.

Well educated and rigorously trained by Amazon instructors and her mother, Elissa is the smallest of her people and has only a fraction of her mother’s power.

Desperate for her mother’s elusive approval, Elissa takes the garb of Wonder Woman and one of Themyscira’s most advanced jets and runs away from home to assume her mother’s role as Wonder Woman, and hopefully return home a hero and prove she is all Amazon.

However, things in Patriarch’s World are not as simple as she had hoped and an encounter with one of her mother’s most powerful enemies makes her realize how truly unprepared she is to follow in her mother’s foot...

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Ghost Board Posse #1: London Screaming

4244200When five boarders dream of winning the biggest boarding competition ever – they have no idea what horrifying adventures lie ahead! While on tour they are enticed to enter the most haunted castle in England by an internet stranger. Once inside, they embark on a journey of terrifying mysteries and vicious secrets while trying to keep it all together for their world wide tour. Join the team as they ollie and grind throught this gruesome tale!

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A couple of weeks ago, I attended MeggaCon in Jackson, Michigan and I happened to meet the artist on this series of books. It just so happens that he’s also married to the author! When he asked if I’d be interested in checking out their series of young adult books, I didn’t even consider saying no.

With everything goi...

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Four Bullets

Drake and Captain Marsden rode together with a crew of morally ambiguous men for years before a deadly falling out resulted in the death of the one Marsden and Drake held dearest.

Now, Captain Marsden prepares to end his former pupil and friend once and for all. Drake is captured and brought to the town of Matherton, where five opponents await him, all of whom desire his blood by the bucket. If Drake can find and kill these assassins before they kill him, he will be allowed to leave the town alive, with a caveat:

He only has four bullets.

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Whew! Talk about genres I don’t usually dive into! In fact, I just spent too much time trying to decide what genre I’d put it in. I’m going to go with Western but really that doesn’t begin to sum up this book.

The Good: Holy visuals...

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