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Throwback Review: The Dream Trilogy by Nora Roberts

There are some books that stick with you no matter how long it has been since you first read them.  For me, the Dream Trilogy has always been in the back of my head.  I probably read them a good 15 years ago and the last time was a good 10 years back.  As a …

Review of “Brotherhood in Death” by J.D. Robb

Trigger Warning: BID had graphic depictions of rape/gang rape and this review will include an analysis of Rape Culture.  If this is one of your triggers, please click away now. I actually forgot this book was coming out this month, probably because I absolutely hated the last book and felt the need to completely erase anything that …

Review of “Devoted in Death” by J.D. Robb

The In Death series has been one of my favorites for the past 11 years (boy does that make me feel old).  I can still remember the first time I read a full J.D. Robb novel–I was sitting in my backyard in New York, lounging on one of the chairs while my cousin was swimming …

Review of “Naked in Death” by J.D. Robb

As I mentioned in my last post, I have been re-reading Naked in Death by J.D. Robb and that I have noticed a few things in this reading that I hadn’t in the past.  What disturbs me about this reading is how much I don’t like Roarke.  I have never had a problem with his character …

Staying Consistent Throughout a Series

I am currently re-reading J.D. Robb’s Naked in Death for what is probably the fourth or fifth time and I am noticing things in this re-read that I haven’t before–things like Roark’s net worth and his relationship with Summerset, but also things like Eve’s POV–things that aren’t quite the same in this first book as they …