Book Review: Monstrous Beauty by Elizabeth Fama

Monstrous BeautyHester, an east coast 17-year-old, believes that she will never be able to safely love until she meets a mysterious stranger and learns about the murky, underwater history of the women in her family and their untimely deaths. Favorites: […]

The Penny Drops is Published!

Today is the day! The Penny Drops is finally available in ebook form at all of the retailers at the below link as well as in paperback on Amazon! From conception to publication in 6 months! I can’t believe […]

Book Review: Labirynth Lost by Zoraida Cordova

A 17-year-old girl fights to save her family after a spell to set her free of her magic goes wrong. Favorites: The worldbuilding in this is incredible. I can understand why the sci-fi great, Ursula Le Guin, praised this book. […]

Book Review: The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaimen

The Sleeper and the Spindle A queen and her dwarf companions travel to a nearby kingdom to free the sleep-cursed princess and save her subjects from the spreading magic plague! Favorites: The tone and voice fit the fsirytale perfectly. The […]

Book Review: Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor

Akata Witch Book 1 A 12-year-old albino girl raised in the United States and Nigeria feels like an outcast until new friends introduce her to a mysterious magical world. Favorites: The magic system in this book is incredible. I love […]

Book Review: Elatsoe by Darcie Little Badger

Elatsoe Favorites: The lore and magic system are incredible. I especially liked the stories that Ellie recalls about her Six-Great. They felt reminiscent of oral histories to me, but I’m not sure if I interpreted that correctly. I LOVED the […]

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Children of Blood and Bone: A young magi who has spent her life as a victim of societal oppression, her brother who has suffered alongside her, the princess of a tyrant, and a prince who struggles between his duty and […]

Book Review: The Deep by Rivers Solomon

The Deep Yetu, the historian holding all of the memories of her people (a race of mermaids), must find a way to survive the pain of the rememberings while supporting her people and her own sense of identity. Favorites: The […]