Title: The Time Traveler's Magic Author: Anna Applegate Genre: Urban fantasy Rating: Four stars "A stranger thrusts Ember Brighton into another time, where she learns her crumbling life has a greater purpose. Pursuing this new life, however, will leave her loved ones in danger until she realizes who she is and what she’s capable… Continue reading The Time Traveler’s Magic – Book Review
Title: The Night Raven Author: Sarah Painter Genre: Urban fantasy Rating: Five stars "Lydia has always known she has no power, especially next to her infamous and more-than-slightly dodgy family. Which is why she carved her own life as a private investigator far away from London. When a professional snafu forces her home, the… Continue reading The Night Raven – Book Review
Welcome to the first how-to in The Anxious Author series! We're going to take a good, hard look at the anxieties writers and authors feel during their work and how we can combat those anxieties. This week: How to Share Your Books Fearlessly! Writers don't have it easy. We follow our passions for a small income and… Continue reading How to Share Your Books Fearlessly – The Anxious Author
Title: Bride of the Sea Author: Emma Hamm Genre: Fantasy/fairytale Rating: Five stars "Once upon a time… Saoirse dreams of land. Her father has other plans, and intends to marry her off as soon as possible. When a ship sinks near her home, she carries the only surviving sailor to a faerie blessed isle… Continue reading Bride of the Sea – Book Review
I discovered a new sub-genre and it looks amazing. What is it? MI5 urban fantasy. I haven't read a book in this genre yet but I am cautiously optimistic. Nope, scratch that. I'm unbelievably excited. Loads of cop-based urban fantasy stories have found their way onto my TBR pile lately (A Grave Death - review… Continue reading What’s on the reading pile?