Book Review: The Psychology of Zelda edited by Dr. Anthony Bean

Title: The Psychology of Zelda: Linking Our World to the Legend of Zelda Series Editor: Dr. Anthony Bean Publisher: Smart Pop Publication date: February 19, 2019 Genre: Nonfiction Summary: I'm not a gamer and have never actually played a Zelda game. So, why on Earth did I request this book from NetGalley? Growing up, I watched my younger brother and … Continue reading Book Review: The Psychology of Zelda edited by Dr. Anthony Bean

Book Review: Here and Now and Then by Mike Chen

Title: Here and Now and Then Author: Mike Chen Publisher: MIRA Publication date: January 29, 2019 Genre: Fiction Summary: Kin Stewart is a time traveling secret agent from 2142, except he becomes severely injured during a mission and gets stuck in the 1990s. Without proper medical intervention and no sign of help coming from the future, Kin slowly begins … Continue reading Book Review: Here and Now and Then by Mike Chen

Book Review: All That Will Burn by Judd Mercer

Title: All That Will Burn Author: Judd Mercer Publisher: Self-published Publication date: June 21, 2017 Genre: Fantasy, Dark Fantasy Summary: Sofia washes ashore on a desolate beach with no memories other than her name. She soon stumbles upon a group of people just like her, but she's the only one who knows her name. In the wake of their … Continue reading Book Review: All That Will Burn by Judd Mercer

Book Review: St. Paul’s Labyrinth by Jeroen Windmeijer

Title: St. Paul's Labyrinth Author: Jeroen Windmeijer Publisher: Killer Reads Publication date: August 31, 2018 Genre: Fiction, Thriller Summary: It starts innocently enough with a staged dig to launch an underground project in Leiden, Netherlands. But the discovery of a naked man covered in blood in a tunnel beneath the city is anything but. Then university professor Peter de Haan, … Continue reading Book Review: St. Paul’s Labyrinth by Jeroen Windmeijer

Book Review: Not A Clue by Chloe Delaume

Title: Not a Clue Author: Chloe Delaume Publisher: University of Nebraska Press Publication date: April 1, 2019 Genre: Fiction, translated from French Summary: Translated from the original French, Not a Clue is a life size game of Clue involving six psychiatric patients. Each character takes on the persona of one of the Clue pieces, is … Continue reading Book Review: Not A Clue by Chloe Delaume

Book Review: Athena’s Champion by David Hair and Cath Mayo

Title: Athena's Champion Author: David Hair and Cath Mayo Publisher: Canelo Adventure Publication date: November 8, 2018 Genre: Historical Fiction, Fantasy Summary: Prince Odysseus of Ithaca travels with his family to Pythos to be anointed as his father's successor. It was supposed to be simple and straightforward. However, the words that leave the Pythia's mouth … Continue reading Book Review: Athena’s Champion by David Hair and Cath Mayo

Book Review: Ten Thousand Thunders by Brian Trent

Title: Ten Thousand Thunders Author: Brian Trent Publisher: Flame Tree Press Publication date: October 18, 2018 Genre: Science Fiction Summary: Gethin Bryce was killed in a mysterious space shuttle explosion en route from Mars to the moon. Thanks to scientific advancements in the far future, he is brought back to life and returns to his … Continue reading Book Review: Ten Thousand Thunders by Brian Trent

Book Review: Nectar and Ambrosia by E. M. Hamill

Title: Nectar and Ambrosia Author: E. M. Hamill Publisher: E. M. Hamill Publication date: June 14, 2018 Genre: Fantasy Summary: Callie is on the run, fleeing a terrifying creature and following visions that end up guiding her to an exclusive bar and hotel called Nectar and Ambrosia. Managed by Florian, a man with a mysterious … Continue reading Book Review: Nectar and Ambrosia by E. M. Hamill

How I…Am Working My Way Out of a Reading Slump

At the beginning of the year, I had a lofty goal of reading a book a week. I was doing quite well until mid-February when an absolutely annoying book dragged on for about 3 weeks. I just lost interest in reading. I read here and there, but am definitely not reading a book a week … Continue reading How I…Am Working My Way Out of a Reading Slump