Book Review: The Bone Shard Emperor by Andrea Stewart

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Title: The Bone Shard Emperor (The Drowning Empire #2) Author: Andrea Stewart Publisher: Orbit Publication date: November 23, 2021 Genre: Fantasy One Sentence Summary: Now Emperor, Lin is determined to unite the empire with Jovis by her side, but secrets about their mysterious enemy the Alanga and challenges from constructs Lin didn't know about threaten to … Continue reading Book Review: The Bone Shard Emperor by Andrea Stewart

Sisters of String and Glass, Part 99

Chapter Twenty-Two - continued "Oh, um, Camille told me you're Crown Prince now because no one could find James," she said with wide eyes. He nodded and scratched at the side of his head. "That's about it. We suspect James and Merike's handmaiden ran away together." He sighed and leaned back against the desk, folding … Continue reading Sisters of String and Glass, Part 99

Author Interview: Heath Daniels, author of Justice!

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The Lily Cafe is thrilled to welcome author Heath Daniels! His thriller Justice! is a timely novel that touches on issues surrounding immigration and justice with a focus on tolerance, acceptance, and respect for those unlike us. Title: Justice! Author: Heath Daniels Publisher: ITO Press Publication date: August 12, 2019 Genre: Thriller Religion and Culture, the … Continue reading Author Interview: Heath Daniels, author of Justice!

Sisters of String and Glass, Part 99

Chapter Twenty-Two At last! My fingers have finally recovered, though they still tire more quickly than I'd like, but at least I have a part of Chapter Twenty-Two up. I hope you enjoy. My sister was quick to agree to the prince's plan. Once a matchmaker, always a matchmaker. The prince took her to see … Continue reading Sisters of String and Glass, Part 99

First, Middle, and Last Impressions – December 1, 2021

Obviously, it's no longer December 1st, but, since this was supposed to post on the 1st, I'm keeping it. I love taking a look at a book cover and description and then coming up with my own idea of what the book will be about. Sometimes I'm right, sometimes I'm so wrong it's almost funny. … Continue reading First, Middle, and Last Impressions – December 1, 2021

Book Review: A Swift and Savage Tide by Chloe Neill

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Title: A Swift and Savage Tide (Captain Kit Brightling #2) Author: Chloe Neill Publisher: Berkley Publication date: November 30, 2021 Genre: Fantasy One Sentence Summary: With Gerard Rousseau escaped from his island prison, Kit Brightling's mission is to find his ship, but she ends up encountering much more than she expected. Overall A Swift and Savage … Continue reading Book Review: A Swift and Savage Tide by Chloe Neill

Indie Books Challenge: November 2021

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About a day later than usual, but I'm just glad my fingers recovered from whatever my COVID shot did to them to get this up. More posts and hopefully some Sisters of String and Glass by the end of the week! For my personal Indie Books Challenge, I've decided to try to have at least … Continue reading Indie Books Challenge: November 2021

Editorial Notes: How to Swallow These Tough Pills by Lucia

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to welcome Lucia from Lucia's Fiction, where she shares her writing journey, including how she signed with a literary agent, and offers incredible advice and tips for writers and authors. Check her out at Lucia's Fiction and, if you're working on querying agents, she's offering to critique it (more details … Continue reading Editorial Notes: How to Swallow These Tough Pills by Lucia

Book Review: Rise of the Shadow by Michael Webb

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Title: Rise of the Shadow (The Shadow Knights Trilogy #2) Author: Michael Webb Publisher: Whatup Publishing LLC Publication date: December 1, 2021 Genre: Fantasy One Sentence Summary: After losing everything and becoming enslaved, Veron works only to protect the people he cares about, but his master's daughter catches his attention and his enemies loom on the … Continue reading Book Review: Rise of the Shadow by Michael Webb

Scrambled

Just a quick note to say the next couple of weeks will be a bit scrambled. I got my COVID booster over the weekend and, while it's not as severe as the 5 days I spent really unwell after getting the initial vaccine, this round comes with the unfortunate side effect of stiff and sore … Continue reading Scrambled