Monthly Archives: April 2015

review of Smile Now, Cry Later by Paul MacDonald

★★★★★ reviewed by Cy Wyss Smile Now, Cry Later is the first installment of works about Chuck Restic, a bored HR supervisor with a caustic wit and insight into the vagaries of big business. The series is not about big … Continue reading

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review of Dead Scary by Sally Gould

★★★★★ reviewed by Cy Wyss It’s always important when reviewing to consider a book’s aim, and this one is Middle Grade. In Dead Scary, Adam is a teenager with a special gift. Like Dean Koontz’s Odd Thomas, Adam can see … Continue reading

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review of The Rimmer Tree by Paddy Kildarra

★★★★★ reviewed by Cy Wyss The Rimmer Tree is the story of Alan Cain, a mid-level government housing manager in a mid-sized town in England. He’s in many ways not entirely sympathetic, as the general dislike of him by almost … Continue reading

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review of Jack by Ann Livi Andrews

★★★★☆ reviewed by Cy Wyss Jack is the origin story of superheroes Jack and his twin brother Jesse. The book is also part of the serial “Rehab for Superheroes,” about aging superheroes created by “relics” and a government agent, Michael, … Continue reading

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review of In the Victim’s Shadow by Victoria Schwimley

★★★★☆ reviewed by Cy Wyss In the Victim’s Shadow turns out to be more on the romantic side of romantic suspense which is not my favorite genre. In spite of this, Schwimley managed to keep me reading until the end, … Continue reading

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