Monthly Archives: July 2019

Indie Spotlight – Allie McCormack

“Allie McCormack comes through again with the premiere of her multicultural romance series, Sons of the Desert.” Sage Wolfsong – http://www.sagewolfsong.com Story Spotlight SwanSong by Allie McCormack Book 1: Sons of the Desert Sarah Pendleton was born into a life of wealth and privilege, raised in the shadow of her mother, a famous soprano and her father, a composer and …

Review of The Cartographer Wasps and the Anarchist Bees by E. Lily Yu

“To her sons in their capped silk cradles — and they were all sons — she whispered the precepts she had developed while calculating flight paths and azimuths, that there should be no queen and no state, and that, as in the wasp nest, the males should labor and profit equally with the females.” STATS 5 out of 5 starsHardcover462 pagesStory …

Review of Ash Kickers by Sean Grigsby

Book 1 Book 2 Fun, Smoke, and a Whole lot of Ash in Sean Grigsby’s Ash Kickers Dragons vs Firefighters vs the Phoenix. The scorching fantasy sequel to Smoke Eaters. Book Synopsis With ex-firefighter Cole Brannigan in command of the Smoke Eaters, the dragon menace is under control. Thanks to non-lethal Canadian tech, the beasts are tranquilized and locked up, rather than …

The Absurdity of Milk: Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman, Skottie Young

“Spoons are excellent. Sort of like forks, only not as stabby.” Book Synopsis “I bought the milk,” said my father. “I walked out of the corner shop, and heard a noise like this: t h u m m t h u m m. I looked up and saw a huge silver disc hovering in the air above Marshall Road.” “Hullo,” I …

First Chapter, First Paragraph – Daughters of Forgotten Light by Sean Grigsby

First Chapter, First Paragraph That’s one thing they never told Lena Horror about space – how damn dark it is. Her gang sped down the glowing glass streets of Oubliette, but it was only a tease of light, false and too dim for comfort. Their cyclone motorcycles didn’t exactly have wheels, even though Grindy had always called them that. They were round like wheels, …

Review of Potency by Aubrey Hadley

RATING  3/5 STATS Paperback 1st Edition 620 pagesExpected publication: July 16th 2019 by Ruby & Topaz PublishingOriginal Title Glow: Book I, PotencyISBN0578419998 (ISBN13: 9780578419992)Edition Language English STORY SYNOPSIS “The Maasai Mara Sleeping Syndrome has returned after a six-month hiatus. This time, it’s popped up in New York, and it’s wiped out an entire homeless shelter.  The same night of the outbreak, …