The Crosser's Maze and The Greatwood Portal Author: Dorian Hart Genre: Adult Fantasy Publisher: Self-Published **Special thanks to the author the gifted copies** It's been a while since I've written a review, so you get a bonus double review in this post (also, it's been a while since I've finished these and have been behind… Continue reading The Heroes of Spira Double Review
Hello, lovelies! I hope you're all hanging in there (I'm writing this post over the weekend, so the lack of mention of election results after Tuesday/throughout the week is because of that; though, I also think, even if I had written this post today, perhaps a break from it all wouldn't have been too bad… Continue reading Proud Fox Release Announcement!
The Ventifact Colossus Author: Dorian Hart Genre: Adult Fantasy Publisher: Self-Published Banished to an otherworldly prison for centuries, the monstrous Emperor Naradawk is about to break free and wreak havoc upon the world of Spira. The archmage Abernathy can no longer keep the monster at bay, and has summoned a collection of would-be heroes to… Continue reading The Ventifact Colossus
Quests and Quandaries Author: Alda Yuan Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Self-Published Blurb: The Floating Isles were created millions of years ago when a beetle the size of a continent churned up mud from the seabed for a perch. And things have only gotten weirder since. This is a tongue in cheek account of a princess forced… Continue reading Quests and Quandaries
Hello, lovelies! As you may be aware, Self-Published Fantasy Month is right around the corner, for the entire month of September! I wasn't on my game well enough last year to participate, but I am definitely making that happen this year. As such, I wanted to share the books I hope to read! It's...quite an ambitious list,… Continue reading Self-Published Fantasy Reading Month List!
Hello, lovelies! I hope you're all doing well. I know I promised more discussion posts, in my last monthly wrap-up, but I didn't tell you exactly how I was going to be doing that. Well, I've decided to participate in Let's Talk Bookish, a weekly meme hosted by Rukky @ Eternity Books and Dani @ Literary… Continue reading Let’s Talk Bookish: Reviews and Self-Published Books
Hello, lovelies! This is a bittersweet post to write. As I'm sure many know, I'm stepping away from judging SPFBO (Self-Published Fantasy Blog Off), after serving two years as a judge. I got into the contest after Mark Lawrence reached out to me to help a blogger finish her batch of books during the first… Continue reading An SPFBO Goodbye
Title: Blood of Heirs Author: Alicia Wanstall-Burke Published: October 2018 Amount Read: 100% Rating: 9 out of 10 Blurb: Lidan Tolak is the fiercest of her father’s daughters; more than capable of one day leading her clan. But caught between her warring parents, Lidan’s world begins to unravel when another of her father’s wives falls… Continue reading Blood of Heirs: SPFBO Finalist
Title: The Sword of Kaigen Author: M.L. Wang Published: February 2019 Amount Read: 100% Rating: 10 out of 10 Blurb: A mother struggling to repress her violent past, A son struggling to grasp his violent future, A father blind to the danger that threatens them all. When the winds of war reach their peninsula, will… Continue reading The Sword of Kaigen: SPFBO 5
Title: Never Die Author: Rob J. Hayes Published: January 2019 Amount Read: 100% Rating: 6 out of 10 Blurb: Samurai, shinigami, vengeful spirits, and an impossible quest. Itami Cho has earned the name Whispering Blade. She is a Shintei warrior, sworn to the path of oaths and honour. But keeping her oaths has always been… Continue reading Never Die: SPFBO 5 Finalist