M. H. Elrich and I grew up telling stories and creating characters and worlds together. I am so honored and pleased to host her on my blog today as she launches her first book, Etania's Worth. I hope you enjoy her stories as much as I do!
Soul Purpose is a supernatural novel by Kay Uno. The story follows Phoenix, a young woman with a mysterious gift that allows her to speak with spirits and makes her susceptible to possession. She is diagnosed with schizophrenia and works with a homicide detective, Clay, to help glean information about murders from... Continue Reading →
Confessions of a Pet Sitter by Debbie Chase Confessions of a Pet Sitter by Debbie Chase is a children’s book set in the English countryside. Dogs Rolo, Barbie, and Sharpie are in for the surprise of their lives when their “pets” go off in holiday leaving them in the dubious hands of a man, woman... Continue Reading →
Every Last Psycho is a collection of two novellas by Zarina Macha, a British author based in London. As an American reader, it was extremely interesting to read the characters’ inflections and diction as well as get a glimpse into the university and schooling systems. In both novellas, the narrator is in school preparing and... Continue Reading →
Five stars Desert Jade by C. J. Shane takes place in Arizona, mostly in the Tucson area. It begins, however, in the desert, following a woman attempting to find work in America after being led across the border by a coyote. She is dehydrated and lost and in desperate need of saving. Letty Valdez is... Continue Reading →
The poetry collection These Pearls are Real by Carla Cherry was an enjoyable read. Through each poem, Cherry explored a different side of herself, love, her experiences in the world, black experience in the US, her observations and more. I greatly appreciated being allowed to see this glimpse of life from her perspective and definitely... Continue Reading →
3.5 stars-- murky descriptions and narrative but brilliant characters. Crazy Rich Asians is written by Kevin Kwan and follows a large cast of characters to Singapore for the wedding of the year. Rachel Chu is invited by Nicholas Young, a professor working on tenure in New York, and soon discovers that her boyfriend’s family is... Continue Reading →
Elliot Kay is a Christian fantasy author who believes that biblical truths can be found anywhere and everywhere. This indeed holds true in his book The King’s Elite. In his narrative, Kay explores wisdom, prophecy, truth, loyalty and friendship. Ultimately, all these are tested in the characters as they struggle to overcome distrust and lies... Continue Reading →