Mar 112014
 
Review: The Lost Sisterhood

Told in a double narrative, current day Diana and long ago Marina, this is a story about Amazons. More than that, it’s a story about love, history, and understanding who you are. While Diana’s narrative was fun and exciting, it was Marina’s story that sucked me in. The adventures she embarked on in long ago Greece were intriguing. I love the retelling of Troy and the hints of Amazon influence in that, and other, well known myths. The modern narrative felt a bit like a Dan Brown search. Hopping from place to place, following artifacts with bad guys chasing, the […]

Mar 152013
 
Review: The Passage

This book was very intimidating in length, and yet once I started reading, I flew through it. A psychological horror story about an experiment that went horrible wrong with earth shattering consequences, this is a book that is not easy to forget. And since the monsters in the book come out at night, it is a book that easily disrupts your sleep, both from fear of what is in the dark and from a desire to know what happens next. The story felt like it was split into 4 parts: Before, Walter & Amy, The Colony and The Journey. Each […]