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Colorado Book Review

Honest, unbiased book reviews

 

WagerEasy by Tom Farrell

3.5 Stars WagerEasy is an upcoming sports betting conglomerate on the verge of becoming legal—The novel is set in 2018 just before...

When the Stars Go Dark by Paula McLain

4.5 Stars San Francisco missing persons detective Anna Hart’s toddler dies in a tragic accident. Anna’s husband blames her and she...

Victims of Love by Ken Proper

4 stars For publishers and readers alike, summer often means “beach reads.” For some, the term is catnip,. For others, a reason to stay...

Summoner of Sleep by A.I. Winters

5 Stars Summoner of Sleep is the product of a brilliant and vivid imagination that entraps you in its horrible and disturbing world that...

The Mermaid Brokers by Sue Hinkin

4.5 stars The word mermaid usually evokes images of beauty, mystery, and seduction. But in Sue Hinkin’s capable hands, it also comes to...

Bad Medicine by Geoffrey M. Cooper

5 Stars What could be more fun than mediating a tenure dispute between scientists? Professor Brad Parker could think of a hundred things,...

Old Cravings by Joy Jarrett

5 stars It was stalking them, feeding off their fear. With every slow scrape under the floorboards, with every glimpse of silhouetted...

States of Grace by Mandy Miller

4.5 Stars Once an Assistant State’s Attorney in Florida, Grace got arrested for DUI while high on painkillers. The only way she has...

Conjure Women by Afia Atakora

4 Stars Conjure Women is an engrossing debut historical fiction novel that is set on a ruined plantation in the rural South and explores...

Sex and Vanity: A Novel by Kevin Kwan

3 stars To borrow from physics, Newton’s First law of Motion dictates that a body in motion stays in motion which seems to account for...

The Evil Men Do by John McMahon

4 Stars In John McMahon’s sequel to 2019’s The Good Detective, P.T. Marsh, of Georgia’s Mason Falls PD is dispatched by the Chief to do a...

Saint X by Alexis Schaitkin

5 stars A literary page turner is a rare bird, and an even rarer visitor to bestseller lists, but Saint X by Alexis Schaitkin defies the...

The Blackstone Ritual by Swearingen Durham

4 Stars Arden Ford’s priorities in life are simple—love his grandmother, take care of their inn and horses, and play harmless pranks on...

Night Boat to Tangier by Kevin Barry

5 stars Once in the bluest of moons a book comes along that makes you want to call it a day—if you’re a writer, you feel unworthy of ever...

Finding Hemingway by Ken Dortzbach

3 Stars Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises has always been Callie McGraw’s emotional support book, sustaining her through life’s ups and...

The Confluence by Gregory Josephs

3.5 Stars Elliot had to help. He didn’t know if he could save little eight-year-old Sofia from the flood, but he knew he had to try. The...

 

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1 star: Book is not recommended

2 stars: Book is okay

3 stars: Books is good

4 stars: Book is very good.

5 stars: Book is excellent.