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 …

Release Day! Soul Singer: Iron Souls Book 2

It's release day for the second book in the Iron Souls series by Becca Andre. It was just August when we posted the release of the first book here and our prolific and hard-working author has surprised us all by getting this out so quickly and doing such great work on these books. I am …

A Wizard’s Forge: SciFantasy by A.M. Justice

A Wizard's Forge: Book One of the Woern Saga is SciFantasy that explores belief, brutality, and an unknown race that begets power upon a young woman who has been forged first by teaching, then by slavery, then a war between kingdoms. What becomes of us when we are shaped by events? There isn't always a …