Why I Chose to Write About Human Trafficking


When I started writing the Kayla Falk series, I always wanted it to be relevant to current issues. While the primary goal of fiction is to provide an engaging story, I also hope to educate readers by touching on real-world topics. After going all the way to Syria in The Azrael Initiative, I wanted something […]

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Book Announcement: Morgan is Missing


Today, I am announcing the second book in the Kayla Falk series (after The Azrael Initiative): Morgan is Missing About Morgan is Missing Kayla Falk is trying to move past the traumatic events of her mission in Syria and settle into a comfortable engineering job. However, when Morgan Bellamy, the younger sister of Kayla’s late […]

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Book Review: Vanilla Blood


I’m not generally a big reader of paranormal romance, or romance in general, but I picked up Vanilla Blood in a review trade with author S.L. Baron. I didn’t know what to expect, but ultimately I really enjoyed reading it. Synopsis: One night changes everything… Tragedy leaves Livia Hart a broken shell of herself. Craving […]

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Author Interview with Angela Halgrimson


Today, I present an interview with Angela Halgrimson, award-winning author of Lenny the Crow and Nobody Likes A Booger. 1. First, tell me a bit about yourself. What would you like readers to know about you? Oh, boy.. let me think… lol! Well, I’m very proud to say that I have won some awards for my […]

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Book Review: Alex in Wunderstande: The Clairvoyance Clock


As I began a vacation to Florida, I needed a good book to keep me occupied during my flights. I picked up Alex in Wunderstande: The Clairvoyance Clock by Kale Lawrence, and this fast-paced steampunk adventure kept me turning the pages throughout my travels. Spoiler-Free Synopsis For seventeen-year-old Alexander Rosengrant, the recent war in Wunderstrande was anything […]

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Author Interview with S.L. Baron


Today, I present an interview with S.L. Baron, author of Vanilla Blood. 1. First, tell me a bit about yourself. What would you like readers to know about you? Hmmm…I’m not that exciting nowadays, but I guess that gives me more time to write! I grew up in New Jersey but fell in love with West […]

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Scene Stealing: Making Sure Women in Fiction Aren’t Robbed of Awesome Moments


Note: Includes spoilers for Rogue One, Moana, Wonder Woman, and Snow White (if it’s possible to spoil an 80-year old movie) As someone who primarily features women as my protagonists, I try to be conscious of how I represent my characters in stories. I also strive to learn lessons from other stories and to see […]

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Book Review – In the Hand of the Goddess by Tamora Pierce


In the Hand of the Goddess is the second book in the Song of the Lioness series. You can read my review of the first book, Alanna: The First Adventure, here. Spoiler-Free Synopsis Still disguised as a boy, Alanna becomes a squire to none other than the prince of the realm. Prince Jonathan is not […]

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Book Review – Alanna: The First Adventure by Tamora Pierce


Over the holiday break, I was looking for a fantasy novel that was a bit on the lighter side and my fiancee suggested that I check out Tamora Pierce’s books. I started with Alanna: The First Adventure and am quite glad that I gave it a shot. Spoiler-Free Synopsis Alanna has always craved the adventure […]

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Author Interview with Rollan Wengert


Today, I present an interview with Rollan Wengert, author of a number of Caveat Ties, Soul Shocked, and the upcoming Zaide. 1. First, tell me a bit about yourself. What would you like readers to know about you? I live in Tea, SD with my wife, Maria, and three rowdy boys (and a foreign exchange […]

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