Thursday, July 29, 2021


I reviewed Down Range (William Morrow) by sixth-generation Texan Taylor Moore for Lone Star Literary Life

"The first in a planned series starring former Green Beret Garrett Kohl, Down Range is a military-style thriller set where the American West begins in the dramatic, isolated badlands of Texas canyon country. Synthesizing Tom Clancy and Reavis Z. Wortham’s Sonny Hawke, Moore stomps the pedal to the metal with a lead foot that never eases off—even when there’s a ninety-degree turn just ahead."

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Thursday, July 1, 2021


Castro claims her ingredients from the fertile ground of South Texas Latinx cultures and conjures an original tale that insists upon the power of voices often ignored or silenced. The Queen of the Cicadas raises the tiny hairs on the back of your neck (“next time you hear that scratch or howl . . . it is not science in the room”) and inspires a restiveness I’m not sure I’m ready to name.

Follow this link to Lone Star Literary Life to read the entire review!