Monthly Archives: May 2015

“Dreaming Spies” – Finally! We Have Ninjas!

Book Review: Dreaming Spies By Laurie R. King Spoiler Alert! Summary For years now, readers of the Russell Memoirs have wondered about the tantalizing mentions of Japan. Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes had spent three weeks there, between India (The … Continue reading

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“The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie” – When is Murder Sweet?

Book Review: The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie By Alan Bradley Spoiler Alert! Summary It is the summer of 1950–and at the once-grand mansion of Buckshaw, young Flavia de Luce, an aspiring chemist with a passion for poison, is … Continue reading

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“Shadow Scale” – Does the Sequel Live Up To Seraphina?

Book Review: Shadow Scale By Rachel Hartman Spoiler Alert! Summary The kingdom of Goredd: a world where humans and dragons share life with an uneasy balance, and those few who are both human and dragon must hide the truth. Seraphina … Continue reading

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