Gender Wars and Cupcakes

February 15, 2016

Review of Codename Cupcake by Jillian Green DiGiacomo

by Lynne Hinkey       Reviewer Rating: 4 Stars       selected

Molly Peterson is perhaps the underachiever of all mothers, with no inclination to go up against the Laura Ashley-clad picture-perfect PTA moms at her children’s schools. Until she’s recruited by a super-secret organization to do just that. Codename Cupcake is an entertaining send up of motherhood, the PTA, and superheroes.


Gender Wars: Do Men and Women Write Differently?

by Renee Miller      

Many feel that acquisitions editors and readers are biased when it comes to the books they prefer, choosing one gender over another, regardless of the quality of writing involved. I wondered, how do they know if the person they’re reading is male or female.



Meet UBR Co-Founder Brian L. Braden at Amelia Island Book Fest.

by Brian Braden      

Underground Book Reviews is taking it on the road! UBR co-founder Brian L. Braden will be at the Amelia Island Book Festival this Saturday, 20 February at 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Amelia Island Book Festival (AIBF) takes place just north of Jacksonville, Florida. This year, over one hundred authors, traditionally and independently published, will be participating.




Pitch Perfect Pick Winner

Over the last month, our top submissions were put to a vote. This one came out on top.


An Eye For An Eye

Votes: 7

When the U.S. finally takes off the gloves, one by one, Mexican drugs lords start falling. Soon, Pablo Guerrero, a ruthless kingpin known as El Ocho, is the only man left standing. But when the hunt for Guerrero finally draws first blood, he unleashes a war no one is prepared for. Now former Secret Service Agent Mathew Richter must stop him before it’s too late.



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