Top Three Self Published Books (I’ve read in 2015) Out of the thirty books I reviewed last year, here were the best. I wanted to give them a little nod before I move onto this year’s list. Here goes. 1) Solitaire Prince by Tyan Wyss This book came to me through a reading group […]Read more "Top Three Self Published Books of 2015"
The Fine Line of Adults in Middle Grade and YA This is probably not the first time you’ve heard someone raise this issue. I’ve seen a large number of other writers/reviewers comment on the same—the seemingly lack of parental presence in many novels aimed at younger readers. They find it outrageous and are rather unforgiving […]Read more "The Fine Line of Adults in Middle Grade and YA"
Root Bound (Emma and the Elementals #1) (Middle Grade) By Tanya Karen Gough Rating Synopsis Moving to yet another new house, Emma encounters many strange things beyond just the pretty girls at school. She eventually meets and accompanies the strange creatures called Brownies into the Under—a world that exist just below ours that ties everything […]Read more "Root Bound"
Echo 1: Approaching Shatter (Sci-fi) By Kent Wayne Rating Synopsis Atriya lives on another planet in the future. It is a dangerous place ruled with military stiffness, but Atriya is beginning to see things aren’t as they seem. Unfortunately, no one lives in a bubble, and before Atriya can make sense of things, his actions […]Read more "Echo 1: Approaching Shatter"
The Fantastic Fable of Peter Able (Fantasy?) By Natalie Grigson Rating Synopsis Peter Able is an ex-boy wizard just learning the ropes of no longer having a book series. As he adjusts to his new life in the land of Fiction, his life is turned upside down when he meets Randy Potts and the mystery […]Read more "The Fantastic Fable of Peter Able"
Falcon Boy (I’m not sure) /Users/timothylearn/Desktop/23431919.jpg By Barnaby Taylor Rating 2 stars Synopsis Dr. Don’t Know unfurls a plan to take over the world. Luckily, Falcon Boy and his sidekick are (sort-of) there to stop it. Prose This is going to be difficult, so let’s get started. The writing is actually good in the way […]Read more "Falcon Boy"
Super Nobody (YA) By Brent Meske Rating Synopsis Michael Washington is a normal boy in a normal town until, obviously, things change. At first, he just has trouble making friends. In fact, he is the target of quite a few bullies. The prospect of a newer, odder student in the girl called Charlotte seems promising, […]Read more "Super Nobody"