Book Review: Empire of Light

I received a free copy of Empire of Light from the author, Alex Harrow, in exchange for a fair and honest review. Empire of Light was an action packed read that was challenging to review without giving away, but I think I’ve manage to come up with something spoiler free. There was no shortage of actionContinue reading “Book Review: Empire of Light”

Book Review: A Blade So Black

A Blade so Black is my new favorite Wonderland story! Instead of simply regurgitating a version of Lewis Carroll’s tale or taking elements of it and twisting them into something far more gruesome, it’s more of a “what happened way later” type of story blended with what I’ve come to think of as classic YAContinue reading “Book Review: A Blade So Black”

IWSG Blog Hop: Creative Outlets

The first Wednesday of every month, the IWSG posts an optional question, encouraging members to read and comment on each other’s blogs. December’s Question is: Besides writing what other creative outlets do you have? Other than writing, photography has been my most consistent creative outlet. I loved taking pictures even when all I had wasContinue reading “IWSG Blog Hop: Creative Outlets”

Micro Fiction: Are We Like the Phoenix? 

Are We Like the Phoenix? “This little venture of yours has got out of hand.” Gracen sat next to the ships wooden helm even though they weren’t steering. “That doesn’t mean I can stop.” Lisbeth removed her burnt goggles and brushed pieces of ash off of her leather pants. Gracen closed brown their eyes andContinue reading “Micro Fiction: Are We Like the Phoenix? “

Book Review: The Seeds of Dissolution.

In The Seeds of Dissolution William C. Tracy does a fantastic job weaving the Dissolution universe together. Every little detail of the world the story took place in was so real and flushed out that it felt like it could be coexisting with reality right now. The diversity of species and their genders was myContinue reading “Book Review: The Seeds of Dissolution.”

A Reflection on My Reaction to My First Negative Review

Note: As you read this post, you may notice I’m vague about the content of the review. You could probably go on Goodreads and figure out what I’m referring to, but I don’t want this to be seen as a response or rebuttal to the review. My goal is to capture my thought process asContinue reading “A Reflection on My Reaction to My First Negative Review”

Book Review: The Year of the Knife

A few months ago, Meerkat Press had giveaway running: sign up for their newsletter and get a free ebook. I signed up and got a copy of The Year of the Knife  It sat on my kindle for a while, on my growing list of things to read. After a big stretch of reading YA,Continue reading “Book Review: The Year of the Knife”