Publisher: Oceanview Publishing

Book Review: Duplicity by Shawn Wilson

Posted 07/11/2022 by Charli - 1 Comment -

I’m going to be quite honest – this review will be short. I’ve been trying to keep to using the CAWPILE headings for my reviews, but for this book, I think I’m just going to keep it short and sweet. Duplicity is a decent book – it earned 3 stars, but it’s honestly nothing to write home about. For one thing, we start out with one plot line, then are slapped with a second plot line. We spend the majority of the book working on solving plot line #2, then go back and finish plot line #1 in a hurry. To me it almost felt like Shawn Wilson couldn’t figure out what he wanted to actually do with this book, so instead of separating the two plot lines into separate books, which I’d have preferred, he just did them both and hoped for the best. For me, the characters are […]

Dark Rhapsody by Helaine Mario

Posted 07/23/2018 by Charli - 0 Comments -

I wanted to like Dark Rhapsody – and I did… at first. But then, I just lost interest. It wasn’t that it switched between character points of view because that’s normal and I don’t have a problem with it. It also wasn’t that the book was lacking in action, because the book isn’t. It’s got plenty of intrigue, plenty of action, and plenty that should have kept me interested. But… I just wasn’t. The book itself is great. I cannot deny that the book, up to where I left off, was great. It was just that for some reason, I lost interest in the book. Perhaps it is my overwhelming NetGalley TBR pile that I keep adding books to because I’m being requested to. Perhaps it is because I have a TBR pile a mile high of eBooks that I own. Or perhaps right now just isn’t the time for […]