Category Archives: 5 butterflies

Batch Review: Fangirling over Brian Fatah Steele

Categories: 4 butterflies, 5 butterflies, Brian Fatah Steele, dark fantasy, horror, RBR, review
It was thanks to C.L.Stegall and Dark Red Press that it came about, me getting the chance to read some of Brian Fatah Steele‘s magnificent work. Oh yes, you heard me,  m a g n i f i c e n t !! So, as my title subtly suggests, this is going to be an overall fangirling post, with copious amounts of flailing about and the occasional squealing  No shame in going all groupie, girls, no shame at all! Not many of you have gotten to know my dark-woving side, but in this post you will see that aplenty. Bit by bit I will share with you my reading experiences Read more [...]

Review: Hell on the heart by Nancy Brophy

Categories: 5 butterflies, action, mystery, Nancy Brophy, RBR, review, romance
    Hell On The HeartNancy Brophy; Kindle Edition, Published April 24th, 2011Czigany “Cezi” Romney is perfectly happy. Yes, she’d have liked to have graduated high school, perhaps even attended college and become a CSI rather than working for her father and Uncle as an asthmatic sidekick. But leaving Armadillo Creek would be impossible. A gypsy without family would be like a ship without a rudder – directionless, unable to function. [...]Can a petite gypsy woman bring down a man the FBI can’t find? Agent Stillwater isn’t giving her Read more [...]

Review: Tree of Life Saga books #1,#2 by Steven Smith

Categories: 4 butterflies, 5 butterflies, adventure, fantasy, RBR, review, Steven Smith, ya
       The Map of the Known World,  The Ordeal of FireSteven Smith; Lulu EditionPrester John rules the Known World with an iron grip. Through his servants, the fanatical Brotherhood of Redemption, his dominion stretches into every land. Meanwhile fourteen year old Elowen Aubyn lives a miserable life in an orphanage. Bullied by the other children and by the cruel Master, she dreams of escape and adventure, little realising that her dreams are about to become terrifyingly real. When an encounter with the mysterious Tom Hickathrift leaves Elowen Read more [...]

Review: 30 Failures by Age 30 by Katharine Miller

Categories: 5 butterflies, essay, humor, Katharine Miller, RBR, review
      30 Failures by Age 30 (Volume 1)Katharine Miller; Kindle First Edition, Published January 17, 2011 by KLM DesignsOnce upon a time, 30 was old. It was Grown Up. It was almost middle-aged. If you weren’t married, something was wrong with you. If you didn’t have children, something was wrong with you. If you weren’t settled down with life all figured out, you’d screwed up somewhere along the way. Or so it seemed. Here is one woman’s exploration of personal and social failures and the hilarity that ensues.- Goodreads on 30 Failures Read more [...]

Review: If you go into the woods by David Gaughran

Categories: 5 butterflies, bomy award of excellence, David Gaughran, fiction, RBR, review, short story
    If You Go Into The WoodsDavid Gaughran; Kindle Edition, Published April 30, 2011 by Arriba Arriba Books“IF YOU GO INTO THE WOODS”Eight-year old Jiri Beranek is drawn to a nearby forest, captivated by birds hidden high in the trees. Each time he enters, his desire to see the mysterious creatures is checked by his fear of the dark. When he finally forces himself to go farther, he finds a new reason to be afraid.+ Bonus story: “THE RESET BUTTON”Linus Eriksson, a divorced bachelor living alone in his small one-bedroom apartment, is a Read more [...]

Review: This Lullaby by Sarah Dessen

Categories: 5 butterflies, chick-lit, contemporary, review, romance, ROMR, Sarah Dessen, ya
   This LullabySarah Dessen; Penguin USA, Inc. 2009“When it comes to relationships, Remy doesn’t mess around. After all, she’s learned all there is to know from her mother, who’s currently working on husband number five. But there’s something about Dexter that seems to defy all of Remy’s rules. He certainly doesn’t seem like Mr. Right. For some reason, however, Remy just can’t seem to shake him. Could it be that Remy’s starting to understand what those love songs are all about?” - Goodreads on This LullabyHere we have it Read more [...]
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