Book Reviews

Book Review: Recorder

by Cathy McCrumb *cover and synopsis from Goodreads* The Consortium is All. But Recorder Can No Longer Obey. Recorder has no family, no friends, and no name. Donated to the Consortium before birth, her sole purpose is to maintain and verify the records. A neural implant and drone ensure compliance, punishing for displays of bias.… Continue reading Book Review: Recorder

Writing life

Some Things I’m Thankful For

Happy Thanksgiving! As I've done in the past, I just like to make a Thanksgiving post listing some things that I'm thankful for (which are usually writing or book related). So, without further ado, here are some things I'm thankful for: I'm thankful for my time at Realm Makers 2021. It has such an amazing… Continue reading Some Things I’m Thankful For

Book Reviews

Book Review: Children of the Fox

by Kevin Sands *cover and synopsis from Goodreads* Five kids with unusual talents are brought together to commit an impossible crime. A magic-infused fantasy that brings together a ragtag group of kids to pull off a crime so difficult, countless adults have already tried and failed. Lured by the promise of more money than they've… Continue reading Book Review: Children of the Fox

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Book Review: Wolf Soldier

by James R. Hannibal *cover and synopsis from Goodreads* The fate of the Dragon Lands are at play The knights of the Lightraider Order disappeared nearly two generations past. Now, the Keledan have withdrawn behind their barriers, and the Dragon Lands of bordering Tanelethar are overrun with dark oppression. The people are living in disobedience… Continue reading Book Review: Wolf Soldier

Book Reviews

Book Review: Pride and Premeditation

by Tirzah Price *cover and synopsis from Goodreads* When a scandalous murder shocks London high society, seventeen-year-old aspiring lawyer Lizzie Bennet seizes the opportunity to prove herself, despite the interference of Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy, the stern young heir to the prestigious firm Pemberley Associates. Convinced the authorities have imprisoned the wrong person, Lizzie vows to… Continue reading Book Review: Pride and Premeditation

Updates, Writing

Writing Update! (June-August)

So... I just realized that while I've been keeping my newsletter list up to date with a monthly writing recap, I haven't done a writing update on the blog for a long time. Sorry... But anyways, here's a quick summary of what happened in my writing life June-October! June: I had the goal of drafting… Continue reading Writing Update! (June-August)

Book Reviews

Book Review: Operation Grendel

by Daniel Schawbauer *cover and synopsis from publisher* It’s the war story he’s dreamed of. But the battle may cost him his mind. Military journalist Raymin Dahl thinks he’s finally getting the story of a lifetime. Secret peace talks on a remote tropical moon are about to surrender five colonized worlds—and six hundred million civilians—to… Continue reading Book Review: Operation Grendel

Announcements, Writing, Writing life

I’m Doing NaNoWriMo + A Tiny Bit about My New Book

I'm doing NaNoWriMo again this year! (If you don't know what NaNo is, here's a post I did a couple years ago about it) This will be my fourth NaNoWriMo and my sixth novel. And I'm taking a completely new approach to writing it.  In the past, I have always outlined my novel. My outlines… Continue reading I’m Doing NaNoWriMo + A Tiny Bit about My New Book

Book Reviews

Book Review: Orphan’s Song

by Gillian Bronte Adams *cover and synopsis from publisher* Her solo is a death sentence. Deep within the world of Leira flows a melody that was sung at the beginning of time by Emhran, the Master Singer. Now it is broken, buried, forgotten. But in each generation, a Songkeeper arises to uphold the memory of… Continue reading Book Review: Orphan’s Song