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: 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: 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: The Thirteen Gates: Apprentice by Elton Gahr

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Title: The Thirteen Gates: Apprentice Author: Elton Gahr Publisher: Self-published Publication date: May 4, 2021 Genre: Fantasy, YA One Sentence Summary: When his friend and mentor dies, Quinn is left with a ring and the fact that magical gates are now open and he has to do something about it. Overall The Thirteen Gates: Apprentice is … Continue reading Book Review: The Thirteen Gates: Apprentice by Elton Gahr

Book Review: The Outlands by Tyler Edwards

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Title: The Outlands (The Outlands Saga #1) Author: Tyler Edwards Publisher: Self-published Publication date: January 24, 2021 Genre: Dystopian Science Fiction, YA One Sentence Summary: Labelled an Undesirable since his parents were murdered when he was six, Jett lives as a thief with a group of others like him, but has the fire in him to want to challenge and tear … Continue reading Book Review: The Outlands by Tyler Edwards

Book Review: The Cousins Crime: Unravelled by Krisha Batra, An Amateur Sleuth by Manasi Patil

Book Review for The Cousins Crime by Manasi Patil

Title: The Cousins Crime: Unravelled by Krisha Batra, An Amateur Sleuth Author: Manasi Patil Publisher: Self-published Publication date: May 20, 2020 Genre: Mystery, YA One Sentence Summary: An ordinary trip to a donut shop with her brother unexpectedly pulls teen sleuth Krisha into a mystery that could have disastrous consequences. Going in to The Cousins Crime, I knew it was written … Continue reading Book Review: The Cousins Crime: Unravelled by Krisha Batra, An Amateur Sleuth by Manasi Patil

Novel Excerpt: Stardust Destinies I: Variate Facing by Celinka Serre

Novel Excerpt: Stardust Destinies I: Variate Facing by Celinka Serre, a YA High Fantasy

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to present author Celinka Serre and her YA High Fantasy novel Stardust Destinies I: Variate Facing! Title: Stardust Destines I: Variate Facing Author: Celinka Serre Publisher: Binky Ink Publication date: May 3, 2019 Genre: Fantasy, YA Prompted by a cryptic message from her deceased master, Niome, a young wizardess, embarks on a journey to … Continue reading Novel Excerpt: Stardust Destinies I: Variate Facing by Celinka Serre

Book Review: Strand: The Silver Radio by Justin Attas

Book Review: Strand: the Silver Radio by Justin Attas, a YA dystopian sci-fi novel

Title: Strand: The Silver Radio Author: Justin Attas Publisher: Self-published Publication date: February 14, 2019 Genre: Science Fiction, Dystopian, YA One Sentence Summary: Quincy doesn't fit in in the great tower called Strand no matter what he tries, but, when he's forced into the Nether Layer, he finds adventure, danger, and purpose. I have a love-hate relationship with dystopian sci-fi novels. … Continue reading Book Review: Strand: The Silver Radio by Justin Attas

Book Review: Awkward by Gurpreet Kaur

Book Review: Awkward by Gurpreet Kaur, a cute, short YA fiction novel

Title: Awkward Author: Gurpreet Kaur Publisher: Self-published Publication date: June 13, 2020 Genre: YA, Fiction Summary: Awkward is just a normal teen in India. Except she's really awkward. And makes every situation she's in awkward. I'm not really a YA reader, but, when the author contacted me for a review and mentioned it was a comedy with plenty of awkwardness, … Continue reading Book Review: Awkward by Gurpreet Kaur

Novel Excerpt: Umbral Ten by Douglas Murphy (revisited)

Novel Excerpt: Umbral Ten by Douglas Murphy - a dark fantasy

This past Thursday I posted my review of this fantasy novel. It was a delightful book and, if you haven't had a chance to take a peek of it, I thought I'd revisit the excerpt the author generously allowed me to post back in May. First published May 19, 2019 The Lily Cafe is thrilled … Continue reading Novel Excerpt: Umbral Ten by Douglas Murphy (revisited)