Book Excerpt: Knight in Paper Armor by Nicholas Conley

To celebrate the release of his most recent novel, I’m pleased to share an excerpt from Knight in Paper Armor by Nicholas Conley, a long-time friend of this blog. ABOUT THE BOOK Billy Jakobek has always been different. Born with strange and powerful psychic abilities, he has grown up in the laboratories of Thorne Century,Continue reading “Book Excerpt: Knight in Paper Armor by Nicholas Conley”

Review: Empire of the Goddess by Matthew Warner

Disclaimer: I received an electronic version of this novel from the author for review. Things I really enjoyed about this novel: The world-building. The terrifying dystopian society fueled by human sacrifice. The representation of science versus magic, and how the two can be indistinguishable. The religious allegories. The twist and other revelations at the veryContinue reading “Review: Empire of the Goddess by Matthew Warner”

Author Interview with Jessica McHugh

By now, you all know that I’m a total wuss. I don’t like jump scares. I can do gore in movies/on television because I desensitized myself through a research binge on practical effects, but there’s no protective layer between the visceral on the page and my imagination. So while I desperately wanted to read JessicaContinue reading “Author Interview with Jessica McHugh”

Review: DYSTOPIA BOY: THE UNAUTHORIZED FILES by Trevor D. Richardson

Disclaimer: I consider myself friends with the author, and I received a harcopy version of this novel through a book trade with him. There’s so much talent packed into this novel that I’m honestly not sure where to begin. It’s a beast of a book that almost drags on too long, but at the end,Continue reading “Review: DYSTOPIA BOY: THE UNAUTHORIZED FILES by Trevor D. Richardson”

Review: UNDER THE EMPYREAN SKY (Heartland Trilogy #1) by Chuck Wendig

I picked up this book on Kindle purely because of a blog post by the author completely owning the fact that he had written about a character who was gay without homosexuality being used as a plot device or some sort of moral lesson. As someone who strives for the same diversity in her ownContinue reading “Review: UNDER THE EMPYREAN SKY (Heartland Trilogy #1) by Chuck Wendig”