Retro Friday Review: Generation Dead by Daniel Waters

Retro Friday is a meme hosted by Angieville where you spotlight an older title on Fridays. Generation Dead by Daniel Waters puts a romantic spin on the zombie troupe. Teenagers born after a certain date can come back to life after the day because of the chemicals in their food. However, not everyone comes back. […]

Review: Dead Beautiful by Yvonne Woon

Renee’s sixteenth birthday should have gone off without a hitch. She’s got great friends and a perfect boyfriend, not to mention a wonderful relationship with her parents. Life, however, doesn’t always go according to plan. Renee, while taking a drive through the country with her best friend, happens upon her parents lying dead in the […]

Character Sketch: A Guest Post by Inara Scott plus Giveaway

I would like to welcome Inara Scott to Good Books & Good Wine. Inara Scott is the author of upcoming series Delacroix Academy. The first book, The Candidates was released August 24. Here’s the synopsis straight from goodreads: Dancia Lewis is far from popular. And that’s not just because of her average grades or her less-than-glamorous […]

A Field Guide For Heartbreakers by Kristen Tracy

Getting dumped by a bird-obsessed guy named Hamilton not only sucks, it’s humiliating. Dessy, the dumpee and main character of A Field Guide For Heartbreakers by Kristen Tracy, is a quintessential good girl, about to embark on a summer writing trip to Prague with her screwball bestie, Veronica. The girls decide to throw caution to […]

Review of Searching for Whitopia by Rich Benjamin

Searching for Whitopia by Rich Benjamin is not about the interactions between blacks and whites. It is about the phenomenon of white flight. White Flight occurs when white people move out of a neighborhood because people of color are moving in. What Rich Benjamin did was move into predominately white neighborhoods (97% white) to see […]

Keeping Corner by Kashmira Sheth Book Review

Set in Ghandi Era India, Keeping Corner by Kashmira Sheth is the story of a child-bride named Leela who is widowed at the age of 11. Tradition states that since Leela is a certain caste, she must keep corner for a year.