Author Archives: Nan Salomon

Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein

This review is of an uncorrected galley proof from NetGalley. I loved Code Name Verity so much that I was excited to see that this book was a (sort of) sequel. The subject matter was even more disturbing than Verity … Continue reading

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A THIEF IN TIME by Cidney Swanson

Cidney Swanson moves from traveling in space to traveling in time. In this new adventure a modern girl, Halley, manages to briefly travel to the 16th century via a secret time machine. When she returns, she is not alone. The … Continue reading

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The Golden Braid by Melanie Dickerson

First off: While it was a refreshing rendition of Rapunzel, I was unaware of the Christian author and while it was subtle (actually incorporated gently into the story) I was a little put off by the religious additions. That said, … Continue reading

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A School for Unusual Girls (Stranje House) by Kathleen Baldwin

There are several excellent series of books that focus on a school for girls that is a other that it seems. Ally Carter’s Gallagher Girls and  Gail Carriger’s Finishing School series are two that come to mind. And now Kathleen … Continue reading

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The Green Mill Murder by Kerry Greenwood

I’ve been enjoying reading the Phryne Fisher series and watching the TV series. Interesting to see the ways they differ. They don’t spoil each other, which is nice. I’ve just read the 5th book of the series and discovered it ended … Continue reading

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Knavery by Cidney Swanson

Since it has been a while since I’ve read any of the Rippler stories it took me many pages to figure out who was who and their relationships. I’m still not sure I’ve got it sorted out. I think if … Continue reading

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Mars Rising by Cidney Swanson

I am not so good with suspense. I clearly remember when I was young having to leave the room during an episode of Lassie because it was too much to handle. I don’t really do well with unscheduled changes either. … Continue reading

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