Book Review: The Dragon’s Banker by Scott Warren (revisited)

Book Review: The Dragon's Banker by Scott Warren

Still one of the best self-published fantasies I've read! If I had time to reread, this is one the books I'd pick up again. I love how normal it felt, a day in the life of a banker. Who just happens to be hired by a dragon. It's so much fun! Originally posted September 24, … Continue reading Book Review: The Dragon’s Banker by Scott Warren (revisited)

Book Review: Queen of the Unwanted by Jenna Glass

Book Review: Queen of the Unwanted by Jenna Glass, Book 2 in the Women's War series, a feminist fantasy novel

Title: Queen of the Unwanted Author: Jenna Glass Publisher: Del Rey Publication date: May 12, 2020 Genre: Fantasy Summary: Alys may be the acknowledged queen of Women’s Well—the fledgling colony where women hold equal status with men—but she cares little for politics in the wake of an appalling personal tragedy. It is grief that drives her now. But the world continues … Continue reading Book Review: Queen of the Unwanted by Jenna Glass

Book Review: Cynetic Wolf by Matt Ward

Book Review: Cynetic Wolf by Matt Ward - a YA dystopian novel

Title: Cynetic Wolf Author: Matt Ward Publisher: Myrmani Press Publication date: March 22, 2020 Genre: Science fiction, YA, Dystopian Summary: It starts simply enough: something with six claws killed someone. While out hunting for the six clawed thing, wolfish Raek discovers a startling secret about himself. Half animote (human-animal hybrid) and half cynetic (human-machine hybrid), he's something of a freak, and … Continue reading Book Review: Cynetic Wolf by Matt Ward

Book Review: The Omega Archives by Erik Melendez

Book Review: The Omega Archives by Erik Melendez

Title: The Omega Archives Author: Erik Melendez Publisher: Self-published Publication date: December 1, 2019 Genre: YA, Science Fiction Summary: Born with scientifically engineered mutated genes into a training facility, Alex is anything but a normal teenager. When the facility is attacked and everyone either killed or taken, Alex is the sole survivor. Adopted by loving and patient parents who work hard … Continue reading Book Review: The Omega Archives by Erik Melendez

Book Review: Mr. Nobody by Catherine Steadman

Book Review: Mr. Nobody by Catherine Steadman

Title: Mr. Nobody Author: Catherine Steadman Publisher: Random House Publishing Group - Ballantine Publication date: January 7, 2020 Genre: Mystery and Thriller Summary: With just a name written on his hand, The Man regains consciousness on a British beach with no memory of who he was or is. In London, neuropsychiatrist Emma Lewis is hoping that his case will make her … Continue reading Book Review: Mr. Nobody by Catherine Steadman

Book Review: The Secret Chapter by Genevieve Cogman

Book Review: The Secret Chapter by Genevieve Cogman (An Invisible Library Novel)

Title: The Secret Chapter Author: Genevieve Cogman Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group - Ace Publication date: January 7, 2020 Genre: Fantasy Summary: Librarian Irene is summoned to the Library and tasked with negotiating with a Fae for a very specific book needed to stabilize a world Irene has fond memories of. Accompanied by the dragon prince Kai, in human form, the two … Continue reading Book Review: The Secret Chapter by Genevieve Cogman

The Books I Reviewed in 2019

The Books I Reviewed in 2019

Do note that I said reviewed in the title and not read. I did read some of the books I reviewed in January back in December of 2018 and I am still reading books (of course I am), but those reviews won't be posted until January and February of next year. I honestly can't remember … Continue reading The Books I Reviewed in 2019

Book Review: The Cosmic Misfortunes of the Furious Ginger by S. J. Maddock

Book Review: The Cosmic Misfortunes of the Furious Ginger by S. J. Maddock - science fiction

Title: The Cosmic Misfortunes of the Furious Ginger Author: S. J. Maddock Publisher: Self-published Publication date: August 29, 2019 Genre: Science Fiction Summary: Ginger-haired Kimchi McQuade is a lackluster longevity scientist seeking the key to immortality. Due to his research interest, he is quickly tapped by the mysterious Order of the Moon Rabbit to meet with Dr. Daitsuke Endo, another longevity … Continue reading Book Review: The Cosmic Misfortunes of the Furious Ginger by S. J. Maddock

Book Review: Freefall: A Divine Comedy by Lily Iona MacKenzie

Book Review: Freefall: A Divine Comedy by Lily Iona MacKenzie

Title: Freefall: A Divine Comedy Author: Lily Iona MacKenzie Publisher: Pen-L Publishing Publication date: January 1, 2019 Genre: Women's Fiction, Humor Summary: Nearly 60, installation artist Tillie Bloom reunites with her three friends: Sybil, Daddy, and Moll. They converge on Sybil's vacation home in Whistler, British Columbia after spending years apart, letting time and distance get in the way of their … Continue reading Book Review: Freefall: A Divine Comedy by Lily Iona MacKenzie

Novella Review: The Last Stand by Paris Hansch

Novella Review: The Last Stand by Paris Hansch

Title: The Last Stand (Empire of the Dragon Gods Book 0) Author: Paris Hansch Publisher: Origin Publications Publication date: July 1, 2019 Genre: Fantasy Summary: It should be a joyous day as head priestess Celia is about to raise five new priestesses, including her own daughter. But she carries a dark secret. Recently, she traveled to meet with the empress, … Continue reading Novella Review: The Last Stand by Paris Hansch