Tag Archives: NYC

Deep Roots by Ruthanna Emrys

Read February 2019 Recommended for people who enjoy quiet exploration ★     ★    ★    ★  The title captures it perfectly; quiet, deep, thoughtful. Well, yes, there are multiple dimensions and worlds, and horrors from the night, and a … Continue reading

Posted in Book reviews | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Hex by Maggie Estep

Read November 2018 Recommended for fans of horses, Claire DeWiitt ★     ★    ★    1/2 I sought this book out because of Sara Gran, author of Claire Dewitt and the City of the Dead, mentions it in an … Continue reading

Posted in Book reviews, Mystery | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle

Read October 2018 Recommended for fans of  Bloody folk tales ★    ★    ★    1/2 Nominated for a Hugo, Nebula, and Shirley Jackson Awards,* The Ballad of Black Tom is a fine little novella, made accessible to horror dilettantes by … Continue reading

Posted in Book reviews, fantasy, Urban fantasy | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Rhode Island Red by Charlotte Carter

January 2015 Recommended for fans of jazz, NYC, street artists, character-driven mysteries  ★    ★    ★    ★   First published in 1997, Rhode Island Red is the first in a series about Nanette Hayes, twenty eight year-old woman trying … Continue reading

Posted in Book reviews, Mystery | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment