Book Review: The Daughters of Firth Tales by Willow

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Title: The Daughters of Firth Tales (The Daughters of Firth Tales #2) Author: Willow Publisher: Self-published Publication date: February 4, 2022 Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy One Sentence Summary: This is an interconnected collection of tales about a group of people and creatures whose lives have been changed and turned upside down by beings they call … Continue reading Book Review: The Daughters of Firth Tales by Willow

Book Review: Piano Zen by Thomas Rheingans

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Title: Piano Zen Author: Thomas Rheingans Publisher: Self-published Publication date: February 7, 2022 Genre: Fantasy One Sentence Summary: When eleven-year-old William Longfellow Emerson starts piano lessons with a reclusive pianist who instructs using an equally mysterious Piano Zen method, William not only learns how to play exceptionally well, but travels to a dream land to study … Continue reading Book Review: Piano Zen by Thomas Rheingans

Indie Books That Fooled Me Into Thinking They Were Traditionally Published

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Indie and self-published books often get a bad rap for being inferior to traditionally published books. I've been reading them for over a decade and have certainly run into my fair share of poorly written and edited indie and self-published books. But there have also been some absolute gems, some of which have fooled me … Continue reading Indie Books That Fooled Me Into Thinking They Were Traditionally Published

Author Interview: Brian Coggins Jr., author of The Olympus Trinity

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The Lily Cafe is thrilled to welcome author Brian Coggins Jr., here to talk a bit about his debut fantasy novel, The Olympus Trinity. If you enjoy Greek mythology and love stories about family, this might just be for you, so read on to find out more about the book and author. Title: The Olympus … Continue reading Author Interview: Brian Coggins Jr., author of The Olympus Trinity

Book Review: In Ora: The Land of the Superior by Sotto Voce

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Title: In Ora: The Land of the Superior Author: Sotto Voce Publisher: Self-published Publication date: September 28, 2021 Genre: Science Fiction One Sentence Summary: When Luke brings Ruyi to Ora from their home in Origin for advanced medical treatment, he's essentially drafted into being a test subject himself, signing both of them up for more than … Continue reading Book Review: In Ora: The Land of the Superior by Sotto Voce

Book Review: For the Love of Alison by Sahlan Diver

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Title: For the Love of Alison Author: Sahlan Diver Publisher: Self-published Publication date: February 21, 2019 Genre: Mystery and Thriller One Sentence Summary: After walking into a crime scene, David Buckley is immediately suspected...because the murderer doesn't exist, prompting David to go on the run to figure out who set him up. Overall For the Love … Continue reading Book Review: For the Love of Alison by Sahlan Diver

Book Review: Black Truffle & Spice by Mathis Bailey

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Title: Black Truffle & Spice Author: Mathis Bailey Publisher: Self-published Publication date: February 1, 2022 Genre: Romance, Fiction, Multicultural, LGBTQ One Sentence Summary: Zola and Pierre have finally opened their own cafe, but the bistro across the street has something to say about it, and a handsome food critic might derail Zola. Overall Black Truffle & … Continue reading Book Review: Black Truffle & Spice by Mathis Bailey

Book Review: Quaking Soul by Jennifer M. Zeiger

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Title: Quaking Soul (Hidden Mythics #1) Author: Jennifer M. Zeiger Publisher: Self-published Publication date: November 30, 2020 Genre: Fantasy One Sentence Summary: When young dryad Na'rina takes her mother's place at a meeting with other mythical creatures, a banished wer-im warns them humans are capturing mythical creatures, and when her mother turns up missing, it's up … Continue reading Book Review: Quaking Soul by Jennifer M. Zeiger

Book Review: Murder in the Vineyard by Denise Jaden

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Title: Murder in the Vineyard (Mallory Beck Cozy Culinary Caper #4) Author: Denise Jaden Publisher: Self-published Publication date: February 18, 2021 Genre: Cozy Mystery One Sentence Summary: When Mallory joins Alex for a bible study at a vineyard, the last thing she expects is to find another dead body. Overall Murder in the Vineyard is the … Continue reading Book Review: Murder in the Vineyard by Denise Jaden

Book Review: 100% Organic by James Allinson

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Title: 100% Organic (The Chickpea Chronicles #2) Author: James Allinson Publisher: Self-published Publication date: February 7, 2021 Genre: Fantasy, Satire One Sentence Summary: Things are going swimmingly for George and Julian, until a new green grocer decides to open and challenges George and Julian to grow giant vegetables. Overall 100% Organic is the second in The … Continue reading Book Review: 100% Organic by James Allinson