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Nancy Powell, Book Reviewer

Book Review

Bladeseeker

by Nancy Powell

A strong standalone start to a fantasy series, Bladeseeker: Convergent Fates focuses on compelling relationships and intense action to make a lasting impression. Roy Blackstone’s Bladeseeker: Convergent Fates is an energetic young... Read More

Book Review

Maiden Hills

by Nancy Powell

The fantasy novel "Maiden Hills" is filled with action, adventure, and an endearing heroine whose social awakening is satisfying. In N. L. Estrada’s medieval sword-and-sorcery fantasy novel "Maiden Hills", a young queen wrestles with... Read More

Book Review

Outside the Lines

by Nancy Powell

In Ameera Patel’s novel "Outside the Lines", narcissism and addiction blur the lines of reality. Drug dealers kidnap Cathleen, but her distracted, middle-class family fails to notice her disappearance. Meanwhile, the family’s... Read More

Book Review

The Death of Baseball

by Nancy Powell

Two men bond over sex, violence, and shared emotional and psychological trauma in Orlando Ortega-Medina’s neo noir "The Death of Baseball", about identity, sexuality, and nihilism in 1980s Los Angeles. The novel is a study of... Read More

Book Review

Winter's Labyrinth

by Nancy Powell

Winter’s Labyrinth is a fast and entertaining fantasy novel whose inventive world is richly built. A warrior will either fulfill her destiny to save humankind or plunge the world into further darkness in the fourth volume of Dana... Read More

Book Review

Danielle

by Nancy Powell

Danielle: Chronicles of a Superheroine is a coming-of-age novel that also serves as a call to action. In American inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil’s young adult coming-of-age epic Danielle: Chronicles of a Superheroine, capable... Read More

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