Erin and Terry Fan are at it again with their lovely illustrations in The Scarecrow. These works of art are the right colors, tone and filled with details that fit the theme and feel of the story. And while the story is a tad too sugary (in parts) for me, the illustrations help calm that effect. With that said, Beth Ferry created a lovely book about love, friendship and possibly you could even say that it is a little bit about adoption as well. When a scarecrow finds a hurt baby crow, he takes care of it, until […]
When I spotted The Unleashing by Shelly Laurenston, I had a vague memory that yesknopemaybe gave it a positive review for CBR10. I also remembered that the protagonist was a former Marine. The expectation of a legion of ass-kicking women convinced me to buy it on the spot. With the start of CBR11 Bingo, I was spurred to action to read it for the Cannonballer Says square. As the first book in Laurenston’s Call of Crows series, we are introduced to Kera Watson, the ex-military protagonist, and many, many supporting characters. Kera is murdered in a back alley at the […]
Crows: Encounters With The Wise Guys is not a long book; only about 105 pages. But it is chock-full of fascinating stories and facts about these ubiquitous yet uncommonly-fascinating birds that we see every day.