The Romance Bookshelves: Spring Chemistry

Cathy Maxwell is the Austin-based author of over thirty best-selling historical romance novels. She writes a monthly column for BookPeople. Visit www.cathymaxwell.com to learn more. Spring is always a busy time. Here is a trio of intense reads to help take your mind off your too full to-do list. Austin favorite Alisha Rai is hitting all targets … Continue reading The Romance Bookshelves: Spring Chemistry

The Twelve – Book 2 in The Passage Trilogy

In anticipation of the final book in Justin Cronin's The Passage trilogy, The City of Mirrors (May 24th), bookseller Sarah H. revisits the first two bestselling books. The Twelve is an entirely different sort of book than The Passage. The Passage is part origin story, part post-apocalypse adventure thriller. Even though it is referenced as … Continue reading The Twelve – Book 2 in The Passage Trilogy

BY BLOOD WE LIVE: A Smart & Satisfying Culmination

By Blood We Live by Glen Duncan Reviewed by Steve(n) In his celebrated werewolf trilogy, Glen Duncan has inventively scrutinized the human experience from perspectives abstracted just enough to blur the lines between objective observation and subjective participation. Whereas The Last Werewolf was an existential examination of absolute power, moral compromise, and social isolation, and Talulla … Continue reading BY BLOOD WE LIVE: A Smart & Satisfying Culmination