‘Midnight at the Tuscany Hotel’ is Fueled by Heart and Hope [REVIEW]

Italian Hotel

Can an old hotel restore damaged lives to their former glory? (Photo by heartburn, Flickr)

Diamond Review BannerA famed artist stricken with dementia. A shell-shocked soldier. And a wife at the end of her rope. When an old hotel draws them together, will it be able to repair the lives time has sought to destroy? Find out in James Markert’s latest spellbinding novel, Midnight at the Tuscany Hotel.  Read more of this post

The Guardians Risk Everything in Their Search for the ‘Island of Glass’ [REVIEW]

Ireland

In the epic conclusion to the Guardians trilogy, the team must travel to Ireland in search of the elusive Island of Glass. (Photo by Will Cockram, Flickr)

With the world in imminent danger, six gifted adventurers are on a legendary quest to find the key to saving the world and each other. But as they travel to Ireland on the last leg of their journey, will they find what they seek in time or will mankind soon find itself shrouded in darkness for eternity? Find out in Nora Roberts’ final installment of the Guardians trilogy, Island of Glass. Read more of this post

Gregory Maguire’s ‘Hiddensee’ Is A Grown Up Fairytale [REVIEW]

Nutcracker

Discover the tale of the once and future Nutcracker in Gregory Maguire’s Hiddensee. (Photo by Garen Meguerian, Flickr)

Most all of us grew up with fairy tales. But let’s be honest, these days we’re used to the homogenized Disney versions rather than the darker folk tales penned by the Brothers Grimm or even E. T. A. Hoffmann. Now with Hiddensee, New York Times bestselling author Gregory Maguire takes us back to the ominous Black Forest of Bavaria and the salons of Munich to show us just how the world-famous Nutcracker originated.
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Nora Roberts’ ‘Stars of Fortune’ Is Decadent, Delicious Fun [REVIEW]

Diving in Corfu

Six strangers come together on an island in the middle of the Ionian Sea for a life changing adventure in Nora Roberts’ Stars of Fortune. (Photo by Danny Thompson, Flickr)

Six people with very disparate secrets are drawn together on the stunning isle of Corfu by an inexplicable force none of them completely understands in Nora Roberts’ Stars of Fortune. But will these total strangers learn to trust one another in time to save mankind from total annihilation? Read more of this post

Marie Lu’s ‘The Rose Society’ Is A Modern Day Parable [REVIEW]

After losing everything, Adelina Amouteru seeks revenge in Marie Lu's THE ROSE SOCIETY.

After losing everything, Adelina Amouteru seeks revenge in Marie Lu’s THE ROSE SOCIETY.
(Photo by Boudewijn Berends, Flickr)

Marie Lu returns with The Rose Society, a breathtaking thriller that is both chilling and compulsively readable. It is guaranteed to leave young adult readers begging for more. Read more of this post