The Girl and the Mountain by Mark Lawrence
 

The Girl and the Mountain

New Release Review

 
Leather and Lace by Magen Cubed
 

Leather and Lace

New Release Review

 
The Bone Shard Daughter by Andrea Stewart
 

The Bone Shard Daughter

Review

 

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Leather and Lace by Magen Cubed

Leather and Lace by Magen Cubed
4

First Disclaimer: I received an advance digital review copy of this book in return for an honest review. Second Disclaimer: The copy used for this review is an uncorrected proof. The published edition may be subject to further editing and revision. With that in mind, I will not discuss editing, spelling or grammar in this […]

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First, Become Ashes by K.M. Szpara

First, Become Ashes by K.M. Szpara
4.5

Trigger Warning for First, Become Ashes: This books (not this review) contains explicit sadomasochism and sexual content, as well as abuse and consent violations, including rape. An individual carries their beliefs throughout their life: religious, political, truth and reality. There comes a point within each individual when those beliefs become fixed notions, which become more […]

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The Angel of the Crows by Katherine Addison

The Angel of the Crows by Katherine Addison
4.25

It was the name that first attracted me to this book. An angel associated with a pagan symbol of death and mysticism; the possibilities set my mind racing. Then, I learned that Addison was the same author who wrote the highly inventive, characterful, and absorbing fantasy novel, The Goblin Emperor. I was pretty much sold. […]

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Holiday Microfiction: “An Unexpected Holiday Gift” by Rakib Khan

Holiday Microfiction: “An Unexpected Holiday Gift” by Rakib Khan 

Today, we have Rakib Khan and “An Unexpected Holiday Gift”. – – – “An Unexpected Holiday Gift” by Rakib Khan “Sir, will you help me?” I was on preoperative night duty and very busy doing file-work, I looked up a bit reluctantly. It was a terminally ill patient from the free male ward. My annoyance […]

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Holiday Microfiction: “Bad Call” by Richard Marpole

Holiday Microfiction: “Bad Call” by Richard Marpole 

Today, we have a second (longer) piece of microfiction from Richard Marpole: “Bad Call”. “Bad Call” by Richard Marpole The call was impossible, surely a glitch. I was walking to work through the chilly morning light, kicking up autumn leaves with my sensible shoes. Middle age was wrapping its flabby arms around me; my doctor […]

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Holiday Microfiction: “Christmas Pudding” by L. A. Young

Holiday Microfiction: “Christmas Pudding” by L. A. Young 

Today, we have L. A. Young and “Christmas Pudding”. – – – “Christmas Pudding” by L. A. Young The scents of sugar, cloves, and ginger permeated the house. The cake, brown and stiff, was removed from the oven and placed on the counter to cool. The young man took off his oven mitts and admired […]

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Flame Riders by Sean Grigsby – Cover Reveal

Flame Riders by Sean Grigsby – Cover Reveal 

In the final instalment of the Smoke Eaters series, the New United States Army has taken over and America has devolved into a full-on dragon apocalypse.

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Psycho Killers in Love by C. T. Phipps

Psycho Killers in Love by C. T. Phipps
4

I like books that make me think, including those with layered storytelling and deep metaphors you can peel back like an onion to find more and more thought-provoking material. But sometimes, especially times like these, escaping into a page-turner of a light romp is exactly the break one needs. This is absolutely the case with […]

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Wild, Dark Times by Austin Case

Wild, Dark Times by Austin Case
3.5

The Setup Elizabeth Megalos is an ordinary bank teller who expects to live an ordinary life. Her illusions are shattered when one of her friends gets possessed by an evil entity and tries to kill her. Elizabeth is rescued by Eddy, a powerful but pervy magician, and recruited into a band of modern mystics who […]

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The Dresden Files – TV Series Review

The Dresden Files – TV Series Review 

Twelve episodes of Dresden goodness, of magic and Murphy. How could you pass this up? How could you not want to watch?

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Sorcery Reborn by Steve McHugh

Sorcery Reborn by Steve McHugh
5

Sorcery Reborn is the first in a new series by Steve McHugh. At the same time, it’s sort of a direct sequel to the end of his first series, The Avalon Chronicles. If you are new to the author, I absolutely recommend starting with The Hellequin Chronicles, then The Avalon Chronicles, and only then start […]

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Nite Fire: Flash Point by C. L. Schneider – SPFBO Review

Nite Fire: Flash Point by C. L. Schneider – SPFBO Review 

Slated for execution, shapeshifting assassin, Dahlia Nite, flees her world to hide in the human realm. As payment for the shelter they unknowingly provide, Dahlia dedicates herself to protecting humans from what truly lives in the shadows. Moving from town to town, she hunts the creatures that threaten an unsuspecting human race; burying the truth […]

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