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

Book Review: In a Garden Burning Gold by Rory Power

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Title: In a Garden Burning Gold Author: Rory Power Publisher: Del Rey Publication date: April 5, 2022 Genre: Fantasy One Sentence Summary: Twins Lexos and Rhea have only ever been devoted to their Stratagiozi father for the past century, but unrest around them has them preparing to protect their family. Overall In a Garden Burning Gold … Continue reading Book Review: In a Garden Burning Gold by Rory Power

Book Review: The Queen of Izmoroz by Jon Skovron

Title: The Queen of Izmoroz Author: Jon Skovron Publisher: Orbit Publication date: April 20, 2021 Genre: Fantasy One Sentence Summary: Now that Sonya and the Uaine have driven the empire out of Izmoroz, a tapestry of maneuvers and plots are set in motion to change the lives of Sonya, her brother Sebastian, and Sebastian's former intended Galina. I really enjoyed the … Continue reading Book Review: The Queen of Izmoroz by Jon Skovron

Book Review: Ashes of the Sun by Django Wexler

Book Review: Ashes of the Sun by Django Wexler - a fantasy inspired by Star Wars

Title: Ashes of the Sun Author: Django Wexler Publisher: Orbit Publication date: July 21, 2020 Genre: Fantasy Summary: Twelve years ago, Maya was five and her brother Gyre eight, innocent children about to have their lives torn to shreds when Maya is taken by a centarch to train her to be one as well. At the same time, Gyre is seriously … Continue reading Book Review: Ashes of the Sun by Django Wexler

Book Review: Requiem, Changing Times by R. J. Parker

Book Review: Requiem, Changing Times by R. J. Parker - a fantasy novel involving fantasy creatures coming to our reality

Title: Requiem, Changing Times Author: R. J. Parker Publisher: Olympia Publishers Publication date: September 26, 2019 Genre: Fantasy Summary: In one world, O'Neil and Banks are running from pursuers as they make their way back to their home to begin a mission to save their world. In the same world, the Fury are on a similar mission to retrieve what … Continue reading Book Review: Requiem, Changing Times by R. J. Parker

Book Review: The Ranger of Marzanna by Jon Skovron

Book Review: The Ranger of Marzanna by Jon Skovron - the first book in a new fantasy series based on Eastern European folktales

Title: The Ranger of Marzanna Author: Jon Skovron Publisher: Orbit Publication date: April 21, 2020 Genre: Fantasy Summary: After his father is murdered by imperial Aureumian soldiers, Sebastian and his mother are taken to Gogoleth where he is persuaded to join the Aureumian army stationed in his homeland of Izmoroz. As an elemental wizard, the Aureumian commander sees him as vastly … Continue reading Book Review: The Ranger of Marzanna by Jon Skovron

Two Peas in a Pod

My siblings and I were three peas in a pod, at least until I got older and wanted my own time away from them. That was closer to my pre-teen years. My kids are two peas in a pod. They're a couple of months short of being three years apart, but that doesn't stop them … Continue reading Two Peas in a Pod