Review: Teeth of the Wolf (Path of Ra #2) by Dan Rabarts & Lee Murray

Disclaimer: I read this book as part of the editorial process; I look forward to purchasing a hardcopy to add to my collection. I was honored to be one of the first people to read this book, and it blew me away even more than the first in the series. I didn’t realize near-future noirContinue reading “Review: Teeth of the Wolf (Path of Ra #2) by Dan Rabarts & Lee Murray”

Review: The Litany of Earth (Innsmouth Legacy #0) by Ruthanna Emrys

This novelette is available to read for free at Tor.com. This novelette serves as a fantastic introduction to the universe of this set of stories, giving intriguing background and introducing us to an interesting character while still leaving the reader wanting more. 

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: Snowbound (Bloodline of Yule #2) by Maria Alexander

Disclaimer: I consider myself friends with the author; I received an electronic advanced reader copy in exchange for an honest review. I finished reading this book at the height of summer in my very warm home office. But I didn’t even think of turning on the ceiling fan, because Alexander brought the freezing cold ofContinue reading “Review: Snowbound (Bloodline of Yule #2) by Maria Alexander”

Review: Escaping Exile (Escape #1) by Sara Dobie Bauer

Disclaimer: I consider the author a friend; I received an electronic advanced reader copy in exchange for an honest review. The first thing you notice about this novella is the vibrant narrative voice. You learn everything you need to know about the main character and his circumstances within the first chapter, during the inciting incident,Continue reading “Review: Escaping Exile (Escape #1) by Sara Dobie Bauer”

Author Interview with Matthew Warner

While it wasn’t quite up my alley, Matthew Warner’s Cursed by Christ book seemed intriguing enough that I had to pick the author’s brain about it. Maybe you’ll find yourself interested in my stead. ABOUT THE BOOK CURSED . . . Living at her family’s rice plantation, Alice Wharton learns some disturbing news from herContinue reading “Author Interview with Matthew Warner”

Review: The Boogeyman’s Intern by Matt Betts

Disclaimer: The author is a friend, and I reviewed this novel as part of the publication process. I look forward to purchasing a hardcopy version of my own. This was a weird book set in an even weirder landscape. Betts proves that the supernatural creatures created as part of all human cultures are very similarContinue reading “Review: The Boogeyman’s Intern by Matt Betts”

Review: City Ash and Desert Bones by Laurel Myler

Disclaimer: This book was produced by the publishing company that also publishes my current series of novels; however, I purchased a hardcopy version of this novel for full price. The mystery about Reesa, one of the narrators and main characters of this novel, hooks you from the very first line of the book. As remindersContinue reading “Review: City Ash and Desert Bones by Laurel Myler”

Review: Canyon Shadows (Dark Tyrant #2) by C.R. Langille

Disclaimer: I consider myself friends with the author, via the graduate writing program we both attended. However, I purchased the hardcopy version of this novel for full price. Though this book is the second in a shared world of stories, you do not have to read the first in order to get full enjoyment fromContinue reading “Review: Canyon Shadows (Dark Tyrant #2) by C.R. Langille”

Review: Bookburners (Season 1) created by Max Gladstone

Also written by Margaret Dunlap, Mur Lafferty, and Brian Francis Slattery I first learned about Bookburners and the modern concept of the serial novel through a blog post at Speculative Chic. I was intrigued by both the format and the story premise, so downloaded the first season on my Kindle. It languished for a while,Continue reading “Review: Bookburners (Season 1) created by Max Gladstone”