Monthly Archives: August 2019

Review of Wild Country (The World of the Others #2) by Anne Bishop

He Has Teeth, She has a Gun, They are the Law Book Synopsis In this powerful and exciting fantasy set in the world of the New York Times bestselling Others series, humans and the shape-shifting Others will see whether they can live side by side…without destroying one another. There are ghost towns in the world—places where the humans were annihilated in retaliation …

Review of This Time by Azaaa Davis

“Nadira woke up encompassed in emptiness.” ― Azaaa Davis, This Time” RATING  4/5   STATS Kindle Edition 250 pagesPublished October 1st 2018 by Camp-Davis ProductionsASINB07F7X4HT1Edition LanguageEnglishSeriesNadira Holden, Demon Hunter #1 STORY SYNOPSIS “Legendary demon hunter Nadira Holden paid the ultimate price to end the war between demons and hunters. Resurrected in present-day New York, many years have passed, everyone moved on without her, …

Indie Spotlight – Marina Ermakova

The initial idea for Terrestrial Magic came to me back when I was an undergrad wondering how to use my scientific experience to enhance a fantasy story rather than bog it down. I envisioned an apocalypse of legendary monsters, with my characters scrambling to learn enough about these animals and their dangers to stay safe. I considered how a biologist …

First Chapter, First Paragraph – Zombies vs. Unicorns by Holly Black

First Chapter, First Paragraph The girl did not ride the unicorn, because no one ever did. She rode a nervous oat- colored palfrey that had no name, and led the second horse, a blind and almost deaf ancient who long ago had been called Rinaldo and was now simply Rin. The unicorn sometimes paced next to the palfrey, and sometimes not. Rin bore the …

Firefly: The Unification War Vol. 1 (Firefly #1-4) by Greg Pak, Joss Whedon, Dan McDaid

Once Again, Mal and Company Create A Wonderful Story “Kaylee, it’s Mal. The engine is on fire. Really? Thanks I hadn’t noticed. ” ― Firefly: The Unification War Vol. 1 STATSHardcover, 144 pagesPublished April 30th 2019 by BOOM! StudiosISBN1684153220 (ISBN13: 9781684153220)Edition LanguageEnglishSeriesFirefly #1-4, The Unification War STORY SYNOPSIS A new era of Firefly starts here, as the secret history of the Unification War is revealed …

Graphic Novel Review of Home After Dark by David Small

I Was Not Mentally Prepared For This Story “So this was the price you paid for letting the world in. A single misstep, a wrong word, and you’re labeled a freak.” STATS Hardcover, 416 pagesPublished September 11th 2018 by Liveright (first published 2018)ISBN0871403153 (ISBN13: 9780871403155)Edition LanguageEnglishLiterary AwardsALA Alex Award (2019) STORY SYNOPSIS Thirteen-year-old Russell Pruitt, abandoned by his mother, follows his father to sun-splashed California …

Graphic Novel Review – Grace: Based on the Jeff Buckley Story by Tiffanie DeBartolo

STATSPaperback160 pagesPublished April 30th 2019 by First SecondISBN159643287X (ISBN13: 9781596432871)Edition LanguageEnglish STORY SYNOPSIS A moving graphic biography for music lovers, Grace: The Jeff Buckley Story is painstakingly researched and created in collaboration with Jeff Buckley’s estate. California, 1991. All his life, people have told Jeff Buckley how much he looks like his father, the famous ’60s folksinger he barely knew. But Jeff believes he …