What's on the TBR pile?

What’s on the reading pile: Touch of Darkness

Crunch time is upon me so I’m still on the short story train for a few weeks. But the newest story on my TBR pile is making me increasingly glad that I am.

The creative in me is disappointed that packing has taken precedence over reading and writing. But as I write this among veritable skyscrapers of boxes, I am more excited for what comes next than worried about not continuing life as usual. Goodness knows “usual” has become different for us all over the course of 2020.

During this shake-up, I’ve learned that it doesn’t hurt to deviate from your own norms once in a while. Hey, maybe I’ll do a month of reading short stories every so often during the year. Not only will it give me a chance to read longer books and not worry about my Wednesday review deadline, but there are some pretty neat short stories out there I probably wouldn’t have looked at before.

I’m really looking forward to this one:

“Wanting to leave his supernatural family behind, seventeen-year-old Thanatos runs away. Against his better judgment, he befriends an ordinary girl. But it won’t be long until the darkness he’s hiding from comes calling–he can’t hide forever.”

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Most of the short stories I pick up lately are prequels to series, which I’ve found is a great way to get introduced to some really good urban fantasy series. By the looks of Touch of Darkness, I’m hoping to get stuck into an epic new series when novels are back on the table. Fingers crossed this book is as good as it looks!

Thanks for reading! Did you know I also write urban fantasy books? Check them out here!

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