Category Archives: Reviewed by Karrie

Other People’s Rejection Letters, edited by Bill Shapiro

Rejection letters are never fun . . . unless they are written to someone else!  This rejection collection includes letters by and to famous and not-so-famous people, ranging from the amusing to the disturbing.  While many names have been redacted to protect the innocent, the Postscript section at the end of the book sheds light on some of the recipients, including background on the letters and how the people moved on after the rejection.

Pale Demon by Kim Harrison

This title is the latest in the Rachel Morgan fantasy series by Kim Harrison.  In a world where a virus in genetically modified tomatoes has devastated the human population, demons, vampires, werewolves, pixies, witches, and elves have become conspicuous members of society.  Rachel is a strong, talented witch who gets herself into some sticky situations, often through misunderstandings.  In this installment of her adventures, Rachel and her band of misfits dodge attempts on their lives while attempting to drive across the country to clear her name.

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss’s skills are put to the test when she voluntarily takes her younger sister’s place.