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Review of Aftershocks by Marko Kloos

What Happens After A Great War… “She figured that if the Mnemosyne ever became fully sentient and staged a rebellion against biological life-forms, it would remember who had treated it with respect.” Book Synopsis A solar system fights to survive and reform in the wake of war, but the real battle is about to begin. Across the six-planet expanse of …

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 …

Indie Spotlight – Author Olga Gibbs

Independent Author Olga Gibbs talks about her passions for social issues and how she approaches her writing. How readers should look into topics and decide for themselves. “I do have a passion for social issues, for social justice and it influences my writing.  I don’t believe that birth right should tell (allow or block) who you are and what you’ll …

Review of Wanderers by Chuck Wendig

“You didn’t change anyone’s mind about politics by hammering away at them—all that did was drive the nail deeper into the wall of their own certainty.” ― Chuck Wendig, Wanderers RATING  4/5 STATS ebook, 800 pagesPublished July 9th 2019 by Del Rey (first published June 1st 2019)Original TitleWanderersISBN139780399182112Edition LanguageEnglishURLhttps://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/555273/wanderers-by-chuck-wendig/ STORY SYNOPSIS A decadent rock star. A deeply religious radio host. A disgraced scientist. …

Review of G’Morning, G’Night – Little Pep Talks For Me and You by Lin-Manuel Miranda

A Book That Speaks to the Soul of Everyone “Gmorning! You’re gonna make mistakes. You’re gonna fail. You’re gonna get back up. You’re gonna break hearts. You’re gonna change minds. You’re gonna make noise. You’re gonna make music. You’re gonna be late, let’s GO. Gnight! You’re gonna fall down. You’re gonna be tested. You’re gonna learn about yourself. You’re gonna …

Indie Spotlight – Bjørn Larssen

Independent Author Bjørn Larssen tells us about his process for Storytellers and how it started out as one thing and ended up as something entirely different. “Tell me about your family,” said Juana one evening. They were learning words that described family members. “Father, mother, brother, sister…” “I have two brother.” “Two brothers. Very good! Are they as good-looking as …