Magic gone wrong, and five disparate young people from across the land become the weapons-bearers… … More The Silver Portal, by David J. Normoyle: A Review
If you’re a fan of Disney’s princess films, you’ll like this book. … More Throne of Lies, by Sara Secora: A Review
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I am accepting books for review again until August 1st, but you must read this before you submit. I (reluctantly) need to become MUCH more selective about what I review. Between the work I do as an editor and beta-reader and the reviewing (and the rest of my life), I’m not finding enough time for my … More Accepting Applications for Book Reviews until August 1st!
A delightful and amusing quick read. … More The Ballad of Allyn-a-Dale, by Danielle E. Shipley: A Release Day Review
Devil’s Breath is easily as good as many thrillers available as airport paperbacks, and certainly better than some. … More Devil’s Breath, by Jon P. Wells: A Review
Falling squarely into the fantasy genre, Child of the Light is set in a well-realized world. … More Child of the Light, by D.M. Wiltshire: A Review
I read with a clipboard and the rubric beside me, and I take notes. … More How I Review a Book
The basic premises of Hunt will be familiar to readers of young adult fantasy: the magical child from another world whose powers begin to develop in their teens, bringing them to the attention of the powers of evil and good from their own realm. … More Hunt (Freya Snow: Book One) by L.C. Mawson: A Review
… a fresh and imaginative take on a magical world… … More Magic of the Gargoyles, by Rebecca Chastain: A Review