Foreword Reviews

Randi Hacker, Book Reviewer

Book Review

Space Story

by Randi Hacker

"Space Story" is a witty science fiction novel in which teenagers go up against an army of mutant robots who wish to obliterate humanity. Earth is destroyed in W. W. Marplot’s sprawling science fiction novel "Space Story", and two... Read More

Book Review

The Agency

by Randi Hacker

"The Agency" is an imaginative espionage novel in which a group of undercover agents work with the British government to defuse an international situation. In Monica McGurk’s spy novel "The Agency", a group of outlier nanny trainees... Read More

Book Review

Persimmon Takes On Humanity

by Randi Hacker

Animals join forces, challenge anthrosupremacy, and triumph in Persimmon Takes on Humanity, a novel with a powerful message. In Christopher Locke’s new-adult novel Persimmon Takes on Humanity, a motley crew of heroic forest creatures... Read More

Book Review

Tiger Skin Rug

by Randi Hacker

In Joan Haig’s urban fantasy for young readers, three children help a creature fulfill a promise made long ago. Lal Patel is homesick for India. His father relocated their family to Scotland and installed them in an old house whose... Read More

Book Review

The Undercover Book List

by Randi Hacker

In "The Undercover Book List", two twelve-year-olds forge a friendship based on their serendipitous connection to a library book. Jane is a self-professed book nerd. When her best friend, Sienna, a fellow reader, moves away, she suggests... Read More

Book Review

Feet of the Nevis

by Randi Hacker

In the fantasy novel "Feet of the Nevis", brave people face a dark, sinister threat to their society. In Terrence Pershall’s novel "Feet of the Nevis", the citizens of a peaceful agrarian hamlet face a supernatural wolf-man and his... Read More

Book Review

Listified!

by Randi Hacker

Andrew Pettie’s "Listified!" collects far-ranging factoids that are fabulous, fascinating, and often funny. Scannable and organized, lists are easy to love; they’re one of the most accessible ways to present information. Ranging from... Read More

Book Review

Porno Valley

by Randi Hacker

In Philip Elliott’s hard-boiled mystery Porno Valley, an aging private eye tracks down a missing porn star in a case that involves sex, drugs, and rock and roll. Mickey is seventy-eight and ready to retire when a young porn actress... Read More

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