Shining Ones: Legacy of the Sidhe by Sanna Hines

I was immediately attracted to Shining Ones: Legend of the Sidhe because it is a fantasy that centers around Irish legends and myths. From the first pages where the author, Sanna Hines, provides maps of Ireland and a pronunciation guide for character names I knew I was in for a challenge.     Beginning in Keshcorran, Ireland with the introduction of Bres the Beautiful and Cliodhna … Continue reading Shining Ones: Legacy of the Sidhe by Sanna Hines

Remember: Protectors of the Elemental Magic Relaunch Tour

In anticipation of the release of the Exigency, the second book in the Protectors of the Elemental Magic Series, Marnie Cate’s beloved first novel, Remember: Protectors of the Elemental Magic, will be available on Kindle for $0.99 / £0.99 February 5th – 11th 2016 Remember: Protectors of the Elemental Magic Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Synopsis Hiding the truth from you is no longer protecting you. … Continue reading Remember: Protectors of the Elemental Magic Relaunch Tour

My 2015 Top Indie Book Picks

I have read an amazing number of indie books this year. When I looked back at my reviews I was surprised. The realization I had read so many started me thinking about the ones I remembered. I decided to make a list of the ones I liked the most. You will probably notice a paucity of “romance” novels. This may puzzle you since the books … Continue reading My 2015 Top Indie Book Picks

“Planet Purgatory” by Benedict Martin A 5-Star Read!

Planet Purgatory by Benedict Martin My rating: 5 of 5 stars “Planet Purgatory” by Benedict Martin is filled with colorful characters that leap off the page even when you wish they wouldn’t. Chief protagonist David Eno is a character I alternately hated and loved. Sometimes I found him so frustrating I wanted to scream at him. At other times I wanted to put my arms … Continue reading “Planet Purgatory” by Benedict Martin A 5-Star Read!

Horror at Pine Ridge by Craig McDonough

Horror at Pine Ridge by Craig McDonough My rating: 5 of 5 stars These undead don’t sparkle! The horrors in Craig McDonough’s “Horror at Pine Ridge” are ruthless, bloody, and on a mission. From the first chapter it is obvious something very dark is going on in Pine Ridge Cemetery. Besnick and Bojan have come to bury their brother Vladimir and are appreciative of the … Continue reading Horror at Pine Ridge by Craig McDonough

“Curse of the Purple Delhi Sapphire” by Rachel Stapleton

Curse of the Purple Delhi Sapphire by Rachael Stapleton My rating: 4 of 5 stars Sophia Marcil has a secret and it’s a big one. In Rachel Stapleton’s “Curse of the Purple Delhi Sapphire” Sophia time travels, faces death, and finds love. That’s a lot for one book but it is excitingly handled by Stapleton. While this book is Part Two of a series the … Continue reading “Curse of the Purple Delhi Sapphire” by Rachel Stapleton

“Connected: The Shift” by Michelle Medhat

Connected: The Shift by Michelle Medhat My rating: 5 of 5 stars “Connected: The Shift” by Michelle Medhat is aptly named as this second part of the story takes a remarkable shift. While the evil protagonists from The Call increase in power, Al Nadir led by Dr. Salim Al Douri and Dr. Sabena Sanantoni display even more ruthless behaviors. As Sam Noor continues to lead … Continue reading “Connected: The Shift” by Michelle Medhat

The Frailty of Perception (The Asher Bloom Chronicles)

The Frailty Of Perception by Joey Rawlings My rating: 5 of 5 stars I rarely read fantasy novels and I am often disappointed with the stories. I was never disappointed with this book. “The Frailty of Perception” is aptly titled and having been introduced to Asher Bloom I am officially hooked. From the deftly created prologue to the glossary and the terminology of the devices … Continue reading The Frailty of Perception (The Asher Bloom Chronicles)