@ClexaCon Ylva Publishing and Sapphire Books Highlight from @kleffnotes

I have mentioned both Ylva Publishing and Sapphire Books on The Nerdy Girl Express, but as a voracious reader I can’t help myself. I just love talking about books and because both of these noted lesbian book companies are part of ClexaCon again this year I wanted to share some of my favorite reads and other books you can find from them to fit any genre. Continue reading “@ClexaCon Ylva Publishing and Sapphire Books Highlight from @kleffnotes”

The Window and the Mirror Book Review from @kleffnotes

Henry Thomas introduces readers to a brand new world of fantastical elements in the first book in the Oesteria and the War of Goblinkind series. The Window and the Mirror is focused on a soldier named Joth who is tasked with protecting and traveling with a young woman on a diplomatic mission of sorts. After her tribe is attacked by Joth’s people a deal is made that could benefit all of them, as long as he can get her to a distant city in time. Continue reading “The Window and the Mirror Book Review from @kleffnotes”

Craving Book Review from @kleffnotes

Boekenweek, also known as Book Week, is an annual period dedicated to literature that has been held every year in the Netherlands and Belgium. Events are held throughout the Netherlands and this year it is taking place from March 23rd to March 31st and World Editions is celebrating by releasing special translated editions of books by Dutch and Belgium authors. The Nerdy Girl Express is taking part in this celebration by sharing reviews of two of the special World Editions books. The first feature is today’s review of Craving, which will be followed by a review on March 27th of Speechless. Continue reading “Craving Book Review from @kleffnotes”

Speechless Book Review from @kleffnotes

Speechless an emotional read that combines fact and fiction to share the story of the life of author Tom Lanoye’s mother. This is one of the books that has been released in a translated form by World Editions in celebration of Boekenweek. This annual celebration of literature has existed since 1932 and this year is running from March 23rd to March 31st. World Editions is sharing the literature by a variety of contemporary writers from the Netherlands and Belgium for an international audience. Continue reading “Speechless Book Review from @kleffnotes”

The Dreams of Ida Rothschild from @kleffnotes

Moving through past and future The Dreams of Ida Rothschild is the third and final volume of the original trilogy about the Screenmasters and the world of W. Mahlon Purdin. The story within this book focuses on a young girl named Ida Rothschild who is granted a new life in a new form by the Emers. This world blends sci-fi with historical fiction on a captivating way. Continue reading “The Dreams of Ida Rothschild from @kleffnotes”

Soul Remains Book Review from @kleffnotes

Sam Hooker expands the world of his Terribly Serious Darkness series with book two, Soul Remains. Sloot Peril wakes up on a grave and realizes that at some point he has died. Yes, died, Sloot has become a ghost and joined a number of his friends in the Hereafter. This isn’t the only thing going on for Sloot, but this not exactly heroic hero has to figure out what he needs to do now. Continue reading “Soul Remains Book Review from @kleffnotes”

The Wilted Flower District Book Review from @kleffnotes

The Wilted Flower District is a follow-up to a book I previously review on The Nerdy Girl Express, Forgotten Violets. In this new addition to the series the focus is on the child of Meadow Noone, the main character of the first book, Violet Noone. After the death of her mother and father, Violet is being raised by a friend of her parents and she even has two adopted siblings. One of these siblings will lead Violet to become involved in a murder investigation and a number of other dangerous events in The Domain. Continue reading “The Wilted Flower District Book Review from @kleffnotes”

Die Again, Mr. Holmes Book Review from @kleffnotes

Lucy James, now Lucy Kelly after marrying police inspector Jack in the previous novel in the Sherlock Holmes/Lucy James series. In Die Again, Mr. Holmes Lucy and her famous father have both been tasked with finding a missing person in cases that surprisingly become linked. Smugglers, opium, and a great deal of mystery abound in this brand new addition to the series. Continue reading “Die Again, Mr. Holmes Book Review from @kleffnotes”

Death March Escape Book Review from @kleffnotes

Jack J. Hersch delves into his father’s history in this book Death March Escape: The Remarkable Story of a Man Who Twice Escaped From the Nazi Holocaust. After a phone call from his cousin revealed to Hersch that his father was being showcased on the website for the Mauthausen Concentration Camp. On the page was a picture that his father had to given to someone and after learning that Dave Hersch had gone back to where he had suffered, his son wants to understand why he made this choice and what his experience was like. Continue reading “Death March Escape Book Review from @kleffnotes”

Lovecraft’s Journal Early Promotion ( @angelbomb )from @kleffnotes

Todd Thyberg started Angel Bomb in 1997 and is about to embark on his greatest project yet. His company is a design and letterpress studio located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. After doing three previous letterpress books he has begun designing something that will speak to H.P. Lovecraft fans. Continue reading “Lovecraft’s Journal Early Promotion ( @angelbomb )from @kleffnotes”