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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Exploring the World of Storm Raven: The Stalsta Federation


As the release date of Storm Raven approaches, I’m continuing a series of short posts on various parts of the world in which the book takes place. This fourth and final entry is about the Stalsta Federation. You can also read the previous one about the Cambisian Empire. The Stalsta Federation is a rising nation in […]

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Exploring the World of Storm Raven: The Cambisian Empire


As the release date of Storm Raven approaches, I’m continuing a series of short posts on various parts of the world in which the book takes place. This third entry is about the mighty Cambisian Empire. You can also read the previous one about the Shattered Sea. The Cambisian Empire is the dominant nation in the […]

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Exploring the World of Storm Raven: The Shattered Sea


As the release date of Storm Raven approaches, I’m continuing a series of short posts on various parts of the world in which the book takes place. This second entry is about the Shattered Sea. You can also read that previous one about Freyport. The Shattered Sea an expanse of thousands of islands north of the […]

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Exploring the World of Storm Raven: Freyport


As the release date of Storm Raven approaches, I’m launching a series of short posts on various parts of the world in which the book takes place. This first entry is about the island city of Freyport. Freyport is in a unique political situation. It is located roughly equidistant from the Stalsta Federation and the Cambisian […]

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Author Interview with Sarah J. Pepper


Today, I present an interview with Sarah J. Pepper, author of a number of books including the Twisted Fairytale Confessions series, the Never Ever series, and the Fate Trilogy. 1. First, tell me a bit about yourself. What would you like readers to know about you? Well, I’m an unforgiveable coffee junkie. My favorite time […]

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Interview with Author Kale Lawrence


  Today, I present an interview with Kale Lawrence, author of the Alex in Wunderstrande series. She also created the cover for my novel, Storm Raven. 1. First, tell me a bit about yourself. What would you like readers to know about you? That I’m weird. 😛 But in all reality, I have quite a diverse career background, spanning […]

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Knight’s Shadow Review (Spoiler Free)


“The fights that matter most aren’t won on skill.” This idea, which is explicitly explored in one excellent chapter, serves as a theme throughout Knight’s Shadow, the second book in Sebastien de Castell’s swashbuckling Greatcoats series. While Falcio, Kest, and Basti, along with other characters, are definitely skilled, it is their willingness to do whatever […]

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