Chthulhu's Car Park
I read this book as part of the Speculative Fiction Indie Novella Championship where I’m part of Team Jamreads. This review contains my own thoughts and may not reflect the opinion or final rating of the team.
Going by the…
The Order of the Strawberry Circle #1
I read this book as part of the Speculative Fiction Indie Novella Championship where I'm part of Team Jamreads. This review contains my own thoughts and may not reflect the opinion or…
The Wandering Inn
(this review contains a few mild spoilers)
Back in February, I was feeling a little bit down and low, and I asked for recommendations of something fun and lighthearted and easy to read. Among the many suggestions was a…
She is a void, the empty balance of magic.
He is a mage broken, whose power has been warped.
I'm proud and excited to help out with the cover reveal for Ice & Ivy, the fourth book in what's easily my favorite Fantasy Romance series:…
A Magical Imperative
This is, at it's core, a romance novel built around the fated mates trope. However, I don't recall having read any such books in the past, so I can't say if it's putting a twist on the trope or…
This is a silly book.
Wait, let me rephrase that...
This is, without a doubt, the silliest book I can remember ever reading, by such a big margin that it's not even funny (the margin, that is – not the…
Legacy of Brick & Bone
Tainted Dominion #2
I received a free pre-release copy of this book with the understanding that an honest review at some point would be most welcome but in no way required.
Anyone who read and enjoyed Legacy of the Brightwash,…
This is the story of a shipwrecked sailor on a deserted island.
Except, that's hardly fair. Anikka is not a sailor, but an engineer, and the island is a planet suitable for human life and colonization. Also, the planet isn't…
Steampunk Red Riding Hood
A few weeks back, I asked for recommendations of brain-candy – quick easy reads with smoothly flowing prose and straightforward plot. The kind of book you can devour in an evening or two, with a bit of fun,…
A Curse, A Key, & A Corkscrew
This is a light-hearted humorous urban fantasy novel, or maybe a novella - it's quite short. It's also well written and keeps a good pace, so it's a very quick read.
When Joan was six…
The Totally Unbiased and Objective Book of the Year Award
With another year starting up, it’s time to look back on what we read in 2022 and give some shoutouts to the books we read and enjoyed the most.
Originally, we thought about listing…
Michael R. Fletcher and Clayton W. Snyder
This book is cold, mean, and brutal. It features hard, cruel characters, made stronger and tougher by the uncaring, cynical world they live in. Or perhaps it features ordinary people just trying to get by?…