Author Interview: L. L. McKinney

Hello, friends! Today, I am we are proud to be interviewing stunning author and intersectional social justice advocate L.L. McKinney. McKinney is the author of the very-soon-to-be-released A Blade so Black – a badass Alice in Wonderland retelling! Get to know her and then go grab her book! A Blade So Black delivers an irresistible urban fantasy retelling…

Review: Ghost Walk by Kay Solo

Maaya is a teenager who can see ghosts, and she and her three friends get by on the poor streets of Sark by sealing away troublesome spirits under the direction of a deceptive, malicious wealthy man.Accompanying them is a ghost named Saber, Maaya’s long-time friend. Maaya doesn’t concern herself with world affairs, focusing only on…

Monday Mini-Reviews: 9/10

I have not finished… any of the books I was supposed to review so far this month, so here’s what I’ve been doing instead – listening to books that are NOT on my review list! A+ Time Management, Ceillie!  However, all the books I’ve been listening to have been really good, so here’s my group…

August 2018 Wrap Up

August has been a month of firsts for me!  I officially published my first novella and it’s been very well received so far! I’m thrilled that y’all are enjoying it as much as I enjoyed writing it. I’ve already earned out what I spent pulling it together, so I’m thrilled.  Don’t forget that you can…

Review: Under the Midnight Sun by Lore Graham

In Under the Midnight Sun, the eldest son of Thunderhill’s warrior-kings, Otto Johanson lives for battle but has forsaken love since the death of his partner three years ago. Still when the Midsummer festivities bring nomadic reindeer herders back to town, Otto can’t help but notice the handsome, if sullen, Lukas.Tension rises between them during…

Review: The Forest Queen by Betsy Cornwell

When sixteen-year-old Sylvie’s brother takes over management of their family’s vast estates in The Forest Queen, Sylvie feels powerless to stop his abuse of the local commoners. Her dearest friend asks her to run away to the woods with him, and soon a host of other villagers join them. Together, they form their own community…

Monday Mini-Reviews: August 6

Hey, friends! Today I’m reviewing three books that I listened to as audiobooks over the last few weeks. Audiobooks have been one of the main ways that I read books for fun nowadays, because I mostly listen while I drive or work on other things. But these books were great enough to deserve a mini…

July 2018 Wrap Up

So the month of July was an Adventure. It started off with kittens, which is very exciting!  I am now a mother of three fur-children, adding another cat named Paprika to my family! He is 9 weeks old and full of energy. I was fostering his brother, Sage, for my friend Taylor who was mid-move.…

Review: Help Wanted by J. Emery

Em is confused about a lot of things: who she is, what she wants, how she’s going to pass Alchemy when she’s awful at it. The one thing she’s not confused about is how much she wants to buy her best friend (and college roommate) the best birthday present ever. Luckily the local magic supply…

Monday Mini Reviews: July 23

Hi, friends! It’s uh, been a while. The last review I posted was The Book of M at the beginning of the month.  I’ve been working on my book and all of my other life responsibilities, and this blog has fallen to the wayside a little bit. I’m trying to get myself situated and in a…

Review: The Book of M by Peng Shepherd

In The Book of M, One afternoon at an outdoor market in India, a man’s shadow disappears—an occurrence science cannot explain. He is only the first. The phenomenon spreads like a plague, and while those afflicted gain a strange new power, it comes at a horrible price: the loss of all their memories. Ory and…

June 2018 Wrap Up

June marks the first month where I did not have a full time job or its equivalent in part time work Not In My House since I graduated high school. It is very Weird Feeling, to be honest. But also, I feel rested for… probably the first time since then. My furchildren have been very…