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

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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 Now, the Keledan have withdrawn behind their barriers, and the Dragon Lands of bordering Tanelethar are overrun with dark oppression.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

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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

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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

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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

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Book Review: The Winter Charlatan

by Victoria McCombs *synopsis from Goodreads* A Queen raised in the shadows, and a Fraud Prince who needs her help. The sole heir to the kingdom is destined to sleep for a hundred years. To hide this liability, the queen left her cursed daughter in the care of a trusted lord, while taking his son… Continue reading Book Review: The Winter Charlatan

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Book Review: Into the Heartless Wood

by Joanna Ruth Meyer *cover image and synopsis from Goodreads* The forest is a dangerous place, where siren song lures men and women to their deaths. For centuries, a witch has harvested souls to feed the heartless tree, using its power to grow her domain. When Owen Merrick is lured into the witch’s wood, one… Continue reading Book Review: Into the Heartless Wood

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Book Review: Seventh City

by Emily Hayse *Cover image and synopsis from Goodreads* “Let me tell you a story that happened so long ago that only the hills and rivers can remember the time . . . .” All her life, thirteen-year-old Maki has heard tales of the legendary city of gold, buried deep in the northern frontier. But… Continue reading Book Review: Seventh City

Writing

Writing Resource: Adorning the Dark

Writing Resources are sort of like book reviews, except that they're about non-fiction books related to writing! And todays's Writing Resource Highlight is Adorning the Dark by Andrew Peterson. *cover and synopsis from Goodreads* Making something beautiful in a broken world can be harrowing work, and it can’t be done alone. Over the last twenty years,… Continue reading Writing Resource: Adorning the Dark