Category Archives: fantasy

Fluttering Thoughts: Lastborn by Rachel Forde

Lastborn (The Sixth Cycle #1)By Rachel FordeEditions: ebookPublished July 7th 2011 (first published July 4th 2011)Genre: Fantasy YA { I think... }Source: review copyThe first installment of the Sixth Cycle series. Nara-Ya is a pugnacious adolescent girl on the run from a powerful sorceress. Fate lands her in the company of her polar opposite, the soft-spoken Donovan Brennan, who is simultaneously struggling to lead a Resistance movement, regain a throne for a wronged King, and prevent a war between the land he lives in and the land of his birth. Read more [...]

Fluttering Thoughts: Future Destinies by Chris Turner

Future DestiniesBy Chris TurnerEditions: ebookPublished August 7th 2011 by Chris Turner, via SmashwordsGenre: Anthology / FictionSource: review copyThis collection includes the following stories: AudraThe Movie MakerA Simple LensThe Jisil-ou-az-larPhaneThe Brain MachineFlowerflyTempting YervaRodofinkBenevolent Influence~ Goodreads BlurbWorld Building: Interesting, the stories have each a world of its own, imaginative, science fiction or more fantasy, futuristic, parallel universe. Cool stuff, but I wasn't hooked.Characters: Again, interesting. Of Read more [...]

Guest Post: Meet Memphis the Wadjet Witch from Written In The Sky: Rise of The Wadjet Witch by Juliet C. Obodo + Giveaway

Written In The Sky: Rise of The Wadjet WitchBy Juliet C. ObodoEditions: ebook, paperbackPublished February 21st 2012 by Orange Light PressGenre: FantasyAll future astronomer Memphis Holland wanted was to quit smoking. The pressure to complete her dissertation on Ophiuchus the lost astrological sign and receive her PhD in Astrophysics has been high. She visits a hypnotherapist to rid her of her cravings and instead is given the ability to see the future and to teleport. To anyone else this would be a wonderful trade, but she doesn’t see it that Read more [...]

Cover reveal: Viper’s Creed by T.L. Shreffler

Viper's Creed (Cat's Eye #2)By T.L. ShrefflerExpected publication: October 31st 2012 by The Runaway PenGenre: YA FantasySora is having visions. Strange, terrifying visions brought on by her Cat's Eye necklace, an ancient and magical device. Spurred to action, she leaves her mother's cabin to find Crash, the mysterious assassin who once changed her life. She is certain that together, they can discover what the necklace is trying to tell her. Crash is still on the run from the dark sorcerer, Volcrian, but now a plague is spreading across the land. Read more [...]

Guest Post: Ten “Easter Eggs” Hidden in Hereafter by Terri Bruce

HereafterBy Terri BruceEditions: ebook, paperbackPublished August 1st 2012 by Eternal PressGenre: ParanormalWhy let a little thing like dying get in the way of a good time?Thirty-six-year-old Irene Dunphy didn't plan on dying any time soon, but that’s exactly what happens when she makes the mistake of getting behind the wheel after a night bar-hopping with friends. She finds herself stranded on Earth as a ghost, where the food has no taste, the alcohol doesn’t get you drunk, and the sex...well, let’s just say “don’t bother.” To make Read more [...]