Category: Fantasy

Debut Novel Pick for November: Blood Heir

Blood Heir by Amelie Wen Zhao In the Cyrilian Empire, Affinites are reviled. Their varied gifts to control the world around them are unnatural—dangerous. And Anastacya Mikhailov, the crown princess, has a terrifying secret. Her deadly Affinity to blood is her curse and the reason she has lived her life hidden behind palace walls. When Ana’s father, the emperor, is murdered, her world is shattered. … Read More Debut Novel Pick for November: Blood Heir

9 Books to Get You in the Mood for Halloween

With Halloween right around the corner, I thought it would be fun to round up some of the spooky (and not-so-spooky) books I’ve read and reviewed. Books are ranked from least to most creepy! Bonus: many of these books and series have become films and tv shows since they were published! The Gates by John Connolly Young Samuel Johnson and his dachshund, Boswell, are trying … Read More 9 Books to Get You in the Mood for Halloween

Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore Event With Renee Ahdieh and Sabaa Tahir

Mysterious Galaxy is an independent bookstore in San Diego that specializes in carrying fantasy, science fiction, young adult, horror, and mystery novels. Tucked away in a shopping center, this bookstore is a small, but mighty bastion in the San Diego book scene. Though I’ve lived in San Diego for almost eleven years, I only recently visited Mysterious Galaxy. Of course once I walked through … Read More Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore Event With Renee Ahdieh and Sabaa Tahir

Debut Novel Pick for October: Fireborne

Fireborne by Rosaria Munda Annie and Lee were just children when a brutal revolution changed their world, giving everyone–even the lowborn–a chance to test into the governing class of dragonriders. Now they are both rising stars in the new regime, despite backgrounds that couldn’t be more different. Annie’s lowborn family was executed by dragonfire, while Lee’s aristocratic family was murdered by revolutionaries. Growing up … Read More Debut Novel Pick for October: Fireborne

Cursed Collectibles: An Anthology is Available Now

It’s officially Spooktober and what better way to celebrate than with a new collection of spooky stories?! Cursed Collectibles is officially available through Amazon! The Kindle version is available now, with print and audiobook versions to come in the next couple weeks. Click here to purchase Cursed Collectibles: An Anthology for Kindle  Spend an afternoon antiquing and it’s not hard to figure out why … Read More Cursed Collectibles: An Anthology is Available Now

Cursed Collectibles Anthology to Be Released October 1st

I’m so excited to share I have a story coming out in the Cursed Collectibles anthology and it’ll be available for purchase on October 1st – just in time for Halloween! The story I have in this anthology, entitled “The Garden Party” is actually one I wrote way back when I was going to UCSD – and then rewrote and submitted for this! I love … Read More Cursed Collectibles Anthology to Be Released October 1st

Debut Novel Pick for September: Serpent and Dove

Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin Two years ago, Louise le Blanc fled her coven and took shelter in the city of Cesarine, forsaking all magic and living off whatever she could steal. There, witches like Lou are hunted. They are feared. And they are burned. Sworn to the Church as a Chasseur, Reid Diggory has lived his life by one principle: thou shalt not … Read More Debut Novel Pick for September: Serpent and Dove

13 Books on My TBR List for 2019

For 2019 I’ve set myself the (hopefully) doable goal of reading 35 books in 2019. Just a couple more than I ended up reading in 2018! I feel like I’ve gotten very far behind on all of my series and fiction reading because I mostly read non-fiction this year. As such, there are some new releases I’m excited about…but then I realize I haven’t … Read More 13 Books on My TBR List for 2019

War Storm

War Storm by Victoria Aveyard Victory comes at a price. Mare Barrow learned this all too well when Cal’s betrayal nearly destroyed her. Now determined to protect her heart—and secure freedom for Reds and newbloods like her—Mare resolves to overthrow the kingdom of Norta once and for all… starting with the crown on Maven’s head. But no battle is won alone, and before the … Read More War Storm

Undercurrents

Undercurrents: An Anthology of What Lies Beneath Fear is primal. Instinctive. Unavoidable. And right now, there is something you fear—and you can feel it. Creeping up behind you. Lurking in the darkness that lives under your bed, or in your closet. A nameless dread.  In Undercurrents: An Anthology of What Lies Beneath, twenty-three talented authors, including New York Times bestsellers Kevin J. Anderson, Rebecca … Read More Undercurrents

Ghost Bully: Review and Interview With Author Brian Corley

Ghost Bully by Brian Corley Roommates can be hell. Like when they’re late with the rent, late on bills, or constantly trying to kill you. Jonah Preston thought he knew what he was getting into after signing the paperwork to buy his new home: yard work, a leaky pipe here and there, maybe the occasional squirrel in the attic. He just didn’t expect to … Read More Ghost Bully: Review and Interview With Author Brian Corley

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Tower of Dawn

Tower of Dawn (Throne of Glass #6) by Sarah J. Maas Chaol Westfall has always defined himself by his unwavering loyalty, his strength, and his position as the Captain of the Guard. But all of that has changed since the glass castle shattered, since his men were slaughtered, since the King of Adarlan spared him from a killing blow, but left his body broken. … Read More Tower of Dawn