3 Reasons to Read Vampire Weekend by Mike Chen

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Title: Vampire Weekend Author: Mike Chen Publisher: MIRA Publication date: January 31, 2023 Genre: Paranormal Fantasy One Sentence Summary: Louise has been a vampire for decades and has settled into her new existence, but everything is upended when some relatives show up on her doorstep. I like Mike Chen's books. He's managed to make me enjoy … Continue reading 3 Reasons to Read Vampire Weekend by Mike Chen

Book Review: Beckoning of the Gate by Benjamin J. Ryan

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Title: Beckoning of the Gate (The Vayilian Threads #1) Author: Benjamin J. Ryan Publisher: Odyssey Books Publication date: October 7, 2021 Genre: Fantasy One Sentence Summary: When Santha comes to possess a mysterious key, fae begin to hunt her and those she loves, giving her little choice but to flee, and follow where the key leads. … Continue reading Book Review: Beckoning of the Gate by Benjamin J. Ryan

Book Review: The Alpha Trial by Lian Skaf

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Title: The Alpha Trial Author: Lian Skaf Publisher: Self-published Publication date: August 3, 2022 Genre: Legal Thriller One Sentence Summary: Decades ago numerous people underwent a procedure to unlock their whole potential, but they ended up going rogue, and now, years after a new law, it's up to Andy and his team of attorneys to prove … Continue reading Book Review: The Alpha Trial by Lian Skaf

Book Review: The Fountain by John A. Heldt

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Title: The Fountain (Second Chance #1) Author: John A. Heldt Publisher: Self-published Publication date: August 14, 2022 Genre: Family Saga, Historical Fiction One Sentence Summary: When three elderly siblings decide to jump into a magical Fountain of Youth, they're given a second chance at youth and love, but it's marred by looming disaster as they arrive … Continue reading Book Review: The Fountain by John A. Heldt

Upcoming at The Lily Cafe #13

Hi, and welcome back to the Cafe! Let's Catch Up a Bit Well, one week off from blogging was, honestly, not long enough. Mostly because I spent almost the entire time dealing with side effects from my COVID booster. On the plus side, the kids got to spend a lot more time playing with their … Continue reading Upcoming at The Lily Cafe #13

Book Review: Re-Birth by Cristoph A.T.

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Title: Re-Birth (My Own Mythology #1) Author: Cristoph A.T. Publisher: Fantasy.Productions Publication date: November 24, 2022 Genre: Fantasy One Sentence Summary: When Anessa is murdered, she is reborn as an extraordinarily gifted child in another world, one where someone doesn't want her there. Overall Re-Birth follows a young woman who was murdered on Earth and then … Continue reading Book Review: Re-Birth by Cristoph A.T.

Book Review: Redspace Rising by Brian Trent

Title: Redspace Rising Author: Brian Trent Publisher: Flame Tree Press Publication date: September 13, 2022 Genre: Science Fiction One Sentence Summary: Harris Alexander Pope has been undercover with the Partisans for 20 years, but the Order has reactivated him and now he's on a mission to hunt down the Partisan leaders while everyone around him plots … Continue reading Book Review: Redspace Rising by Brian Trent

Book Review: The Mime by Tommy Tutalo

Title: The Mime Author: Tommy Tutalo Publisher: Self-published Publication date: March 21, 2022 Genre: MG/YA, Fantasy One Sentence Summary: Following the deaths of her parents, Florina becomes mute, but, thanks to an evil magician, ends up on a magical, dangerous journey with a group of performers to save her world and find her voice. Overall The … Continue reading Book Review: The Mime by Tommy Tutalo

Book Review: Six Feet Apart: Love in Quarantine by Elena Greyrock

Title: Six Feet Apart: Love in Quarantine Author: Elena Greyrock Publisher: Self-published Publication date: September 5, 2020 Genre: Romance One Sentence Summary: After a chance socially distant meeting, Luna and Stryker form a romance that burns hot, but secrets could spell disaster for them. Overall Six Feet Apart: Love in Quarantine is set in 2025 in … Continue reading Book Review: Six Feet Apart: Love in Quarantine by Elena Greyrock

Book Reviews: Babel by R.F. Kuang + The Spear Cuts Through Water by Simon Jimenez

I suppose today's as good a day as any to review a couple of brutal fantasy novels. One is an historical fantasy that really didn't shy away from anything. The other felt like it upped the ante, jumping into a brutal, painful, unforgiving story right away. Babel by R.F. Kuang Title: Babel | Author: R.F. … Continue reading Book Reviews: Babel by R.F. Kuang + The Spear Cuts Through Water by Simon Jimenez