Blogger on Books Vl (2018)

The Blogger on Books Series dates back to my time on My Space. Put a book nerd on social media, what am I going to talk about? Books, of course. And a series was born. I write about books just-read. Not every one; just the ones I want to write about. Catch Blogger on Books lV and V here on the site and Blogger on Books 1 through 3 on Wadadli Pen (my other blog). Every now and again I’ll migrate one of those My Space reviews over here as well; those are tagged as throwback reviews.

Last read …

Throwback Review – meaning reviews I blogged way back in my My Space days and am now relocating here.

Vegas Bites: a Werewolf Romance Anthology by L.A. Banks, J.M. Jeffries, Seressie Glass, Natalie Dunbar

Vegas Bites

It took longer to finish than expected; didn’t draw me in as anticipated (maybe I just prefer vamps to wolves). My favourite story was The Hunger Within by J M Jeffries, the hottest of the stories in my opinion, with the most interesting plot twist and best character chemistry. My favourite character though was Kellie in Out of the Dark by Natalie Dunbar; she was kick-ass. Favourite male character, Jarred in The Hunger Within.

Older Reads (i.e. books completed)…

Author: the Portraits of Beowulf Sheehan by Beowulf Sheehan
The Awakening by L. A. Banks (throwback review)
Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah
A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James
Calabash – a Journal of Caribbean Arts and Letters Vol. 4 No. 2 (throwback review)
Emerald Isle of Adventure by Rachel Collis (throwback review)
Friends and Lovers by Eric Jerome Dickey (throwback review)
Giant Size X-Men – Deadly Genesis!, the Uncanny X-Men – Second Genesis! plus bonus features
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
Hidden Secrets of St. Croix by Clarice C. Clarke
Joseph – A Rasta Reggae Fable by Barbara Makeda Blake Hannah (throwback review)
Gilly Gobinet’s Cool Caribbean series (throwback review)
The Nakedness of New by Althea Romeo-Mark
Nectar in a Sieve by Kamala Markandaya
Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
Rogue & Gambit by Kelly Thompson (writer) with Pere Perez (artist) and Frank D’Armata (colourist)
Singles’ Holiday by Elaine Spires
Tata and the Big Bad Bull by Juleus Ghunta with Catherine Loo
What Yellow Sounds Like by Linda Susan Jackson  (throwback review)
Whitehorn Woods by Maeve Binchy (throwback review)
With Silent Tread by Frieda Cassin (throwback review)
World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks
Zomo the Rabbit: a Trickster Tale from West Africa by Gerald McDermott – no full review but quick take “a fun Anansi-ish, if somewhat predictable read”

See Blogger on Books V
See Blogger on Books IV
See Blogger on Books III
See Blogger on Books II
See Blogger on Books I



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