The Winner of The Self Published Fantasy Blog Off 2017: Where Loyalties Lie by Rob J. Hayes!

Mark Lawrence's 2017 contest crowns it's 2017 winner. A contest with no prize? Hardly. Without much besides bragging rights, the SPFBO has begun to create attention in the right places and it's just going to keep growing. Those bragging rights carry a bit more weight with every consecutive year of competition. We have been seeing …

We Ride the Storm

Devin Madson is writing award-winning fantasy from the land down under.   My first foray into the work of Devin Madson was quite rewarding. Character driven information, succinct world building, and well done pacing. Intrigue and action are balanced throughout with vividly written characters bringing it to life. It’s dark and bloody, with the Kisian …

The Heart of Stone

“This creature softened my heart of stone. She died and with her died my last warm feelings for humanity.”                       ~ Joseph Stalin This quote is indicative of the protagonist in this book, and the feelings he did not want to possess because of the pain …

Shattered Dreams

Shattered Dreams: Interview with debut author Ulff Lehmann German born but English writing author, Ulff Lehmann, was raised reading, almost any and everything, from the classic Greek to Roman to Germanic myths to more appropriate fiction for children his age. Initially devouring books in his native language, he switched to reading English books during a …

Review: Song (The Manhunters Book 1)

In just a few short weeks, Jesse Teller will publish the second book of the Manhunters series. This is the perfect time to grab book one, Song. The beautifully stylized covers of The Manhunters don't reveal the depths or origins of the story, they just invite you in so nicely. The creative work of Jenny Zemanek …

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls : Publishing Gold on Kickstarter

The most successful publishing campaign in Kickstarter history, Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls is a collection of illustrated stories that celebrate extraordinary women. I stumbled across this project doing research for another book event, and discovered the perfect gift for my niece and nephew ages 8 and 9. Despite the title, these volumes are …

Draigon Weather & Wing Wind: The Legacies of Arnan I – II By Paige L. Christie

A Here There Be Draigons! A Review and a Reveal. Do you have a penchant for books that turn tropes upside down? It’s utterly refreshing and Draigon Weather does just that and so much more. This is a story is about the lives of two people who met and became friends as young children. This …