Category Archives: RBR

Review: Anathema (Causal Enchantment #1) by K.A. Tucker

Categories: 5 butterflies, K.A. Tucker, paranormal, RBR, review, romance, vampires, ya
     Anathema (The Causal Enchantment Series)K.A. Tucker; Published June 1st 2011 by Papoti Books (first published May 25th 2011)Evangeline has spent her teenage years in obscurity. Her foster parents have the emotional aptitude of robots and her classmates barely acknowledge her existence. About to turn eighteen and feeling like a social pariah, she is desperate to connect with someone. Anyone. When Evangeline meets Sofie after literally stumbling upon her café, she believes she’s found that connection. Willing to do anything to keep it, Read more [...]

Review: Hexult by Perry Aylen

Categories: 3 butterflies, adventure, fantasy, Perry Aylen, RBR, review, ya
     HexultPerry Aylen; Kindle EditionPublished May 12th 2011 by Skymirror PublishingWhen the seas rose and the world froze, much knowledge was lost.Mysterious twins, Jacob and Elya, shipwrecked in Hexult, discover their superior understanding of science is mistaken for magic by the superstitious islanders.With the aid of Aulf the mailman and his fiery crewmate, Ingar, the twins must overcome terrible tragedy and danger, to save their reputations and their lives.- Goodreads on HexultWhat a refreshing idea! Literally, refreshing. With the heat Read more [...]

Review: Dreams Unleashed (The Prophecies) by Linda Hawley

Categories: 4 butterflies, action, adventure, Linda Hawley, paranormal, RBR, review, some romance
      Dreams Unleashed: Book 1, The Prophecies Trilogy (Volume 1)Linda Hawley; Kindle Edition, 1st, 264 pages; Published May 20th 2011 by Nouveau Publishing CompanyIt’s the near-future year of 2015, where technology governs life. In this dystopian world, governments control their citizens by tracking them with RFID. The right to personal privacy does not exist. The heroine, Ann Torgeson, having been trained by the CIA as a paranormal spy at nineteen years old, has enhanced abilities. Twenty-five years later, she lives a double life: first, Read more [...]

Review: Puttypaw by Tom North

Categories: 5 butterflies, adventure, fantasy, RBR, review, Tom North, ya
     PuttypawTom North; Kindle Edition; Published April 22nd 2011 by Tom NorthToby has shut himself off from the world. Since the accident that killed his mother he has spent every waking moment simply waiting until he can return to bed, and sleep. But one night he is woken by an immense, yowling tabby cat that tears his room apart, searching for its missing ‘mousey’. And Toby knows from that moment that life is only going to get stranger.‘Puttypaw’ is a book about cats; man-sized, talking cats. (One of which specializes in casual malevolence Read more [...]

Review: 33 Days […] by Bill See

Categories: 5 butterflies, Bill See, memoir, RBR, review
      33 Days: Touring In A Van, Sleeping On Floors, Chasing A Dream(Buy the Paperback from Lulu)Bill See; Published April 2011 by Lulu (first published February 2nd 2011)For 33 days in the summer of 1987, Divine Weeks toured in a beat up old Ford Econoline van, sleeping on strangers’ floors, never sure they’d make enough gas money to get them to the next town. This deeply personal, coming of age, on the road memoir follows critically acclaimed 80s indie alt rock band Divine Weeks’ first tour. Liberated from alcoholic upbringings and rigid Read more [...]

Review: All Night by the Rose by Kevin Newman

Categories: 5 butterflies, dark fantasy, fantasy, Kevin Newman, RBR, review, short story collection
      All night by the RoseKevin Newman; Published May 19th 2011In this collection of short stories we are introduced to a city of depravity, a misanthrope who blasts away delusions of grandeur, a patient terrorized by an author, the entropic boredom at a car plant, a man caught by a spider, a building encompassing eras, a fellow who must come to terms with his brother, love stories that defy expectations, tales of the fantastic to be found in the Middle-East, childlike theism and a trailer park in space.- Goodreads on All Night by the RoseDear Read more [...]