Review of ‘City of the Uncommon Thief ‘

City of the Uncommon Thief has potential, unfortunately, the chaotic opening leaves the reader confused and disoriented. Continue reading Review of ‘City of the Uncommon Thief ‘

Weekly Reading List #105

By Cynthia Ayala

Hey there readers! So, I survived Hurricane Irma unscathed. In fact, I was one of the lucky one in South FL that didn’t lose power. I did lose internet though, got it back on Monday making me able to post the book reviews that I had so much time to catch up on. As well as all the reading! Woo reading. And on that note, here is my latest weekly reading list. If you’ve read it let me know what you think about it. If you haven’t and are on the fence, stay tuned for book reviews that will quickly follow.

Happy reading!
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Captivating from Beginning to End | Review of ‘Out of the Shadows’ (Shadowlands #1)

By Cynthia Ayala

Out of the Shadows by Ashlee Nicole Bye
Huntuzie Press
Image Credit: Ashlee Nicole Bye

Death. So delicately controlled by reapers of The Order of Dark and Light, is being threatened by an ancient enemy, and in the hidden streets of the Shadowlands, no one is safe while darkness and light struggle against an enemy of power. For Sachi, it’s even harder. Following the death of her friend, Sachi has not been able to cope, especially once she sees him alive again, battling against a Reaper with the keys to her heart. Sachi shouldn’t be able to see them at all, the dead and mystical. She wants answers and is willing to do whatever it takes to get them. Even die…

Published May 4, 2017, by Huntuzie Press, Out of the Shadows
by Ashlee Nicole Bye is her debut novel following mystical elements familiar to young readers who read The Mortal Instruments.
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A Convoluted Unbelievable Mystery | Review of ‘Speakers of the Dead: A Walt Whitman Mystery’

By Cynthia Ayala

Speakers of the Dead by J. Aaron Sanders
Plume
Image Credit: Goodreads

Walt Whitman, Aurora reporter is investigating the murder of his closest friends. Both framed for crimes they did not commit, he is dedicated to exonerating them and finding the true culprit. He and his estranged boyfriend Henry Saunders uncover a deadly link between body snatching and Abraham’s murder. But the web is thicker than that and Walt is only beginning to figure out how high up the later this conspiracy goes.

Published on March 1, 2016 by Plume, Speakers of the Dead by J. Aaron Sanders is a re-imagining of a time in Walt Whitman‘s life when he lived in New York at the Aurora.
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