Book Reviews

Review: The Supplement Guide: An Unbiased Review of the Best and Worst Sports Supplements by Tim Mielke

The Supplement Guide: An Unbiased Review of the Best and Worst Sports Supplements by Tim Mielke

The Supplement Guide: An Unbiased Review of the Best and Worst Sports Supplements by Tim Mielke is a revised edition of a previous publication, The Book of Supplement Secrets: A Beginner’s Guide to Nutritional Supplements, an insider guide to the pros and cons of the supplement industry, and the common lies bought into by consumers. The book has been rewritten, ... Read More »

Review: When Elves Die by Richard Poche

when elves die

When Elves Die is the debut novel of author Richard Poche.  It’s a traditional medieval fantasy tale, with all the mainstays and characterizations that are expected from the dark fantasy genre. Here we have tribal clans of elves, cruel, brutish orcs, violent martial barbarians, evil witches, pure princesses, and even vampire-like creatures called killtooths.  In essence, When Elves Die is ... Read More »

Review: Divine Roosters and Angry Clowns by Frank Crimi

Divine Roosters and Angry Clowns

If there’s chicklit, Divine Roosters and Angry Clowns by Frank Crimi should be put in the category of Dude Lit. This is especially true because the novel is reminiscent of “The Big Lebowski” and the Coen brothers at their most zany. Tarantino is in there as well. Talking about filmmakers is an appropriate starting point because this novel is distinctly ... Read More »

Review: Shadow of the Raven by Millie Thom

Shadow of the Raven

The real-life tales of 9th-century England are brought to life in Millie Thom’s book, Shadow of the Raven, the first book in the Sons of Kings trilogy. The book mixes fact and fiction, with the two main characters in rivalling kingdoms being true-life English royal Alfred of Wessex, son of ‘Aethelwulf The Great’ and the fictional Eadwulf of Mercia (although his ... Read More »