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Nov 24

Discussion | Books that make you hot

(Excuse me for a minute while I giggle because I’m pretty sure that you clicked on this link thinking it would be discussing something very different than I’m actually discussing. And I have a juvenile sense of humor, apparently.) It’s no secret that I have thyroid cancer, and have had it for the past five …

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Nov 23

News | Coming Soon From Serial Box: The Witch Who Came in From The Cold


It’s no real secret that recently I’ve become really interested in short fiction – stories and novellas, specifically. We can all thank Publishing for that. Well, this news dropped into my inbox, and it interests me. I’ve read a bit of the first episode so far, and I am really enjoying it (as expected …

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Nov 18

I believe in full disclosure so….

I feel pretty weird about doing this, but I also think it has to be done. This year I was a beta reader for two books that are currently published (a few more that have upcoming publication dates). I have struggled a little bit with how to approach these novels. While I feel obligated to …

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Nov 09

The Accessibility Problem

Warning: This is long and rambling.  — A few years ago I lost my ability to walk. It happened in about the amount of time it takes to snap a finger. One minute I was walking, and the next minute I couldn’t. I never really thought of accessibility issues until I had one. It wasn’t …

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Nov 03

Featured Review | The Builders – Daniel Polansky

About the Book A missing eye. A broken wing. A stolen country. The last job didn’t end well. Years go by, and scars fade, but memories only fester. For the animals of the Captain’s company, survival has meant keeping a low profile, building a new life, and trying to forget the war they lost. But …

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Nov 02

Featured Review | Of Sorrow and Such – Angela Slatter

About the Book Mistress Gideon is a witch. The locals of Edda’s Meadow, if they suspect it of her, say nary a word—Gideon has been good to them, and it’s always better to keep on her good side. Just in case. When a foolish young shapeshifter goes against the wishes of her pack, and gets …

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Oct 22

SPFBO | A Soul for Trouble – Crista McHugh

This book is part of the Self Published Fantasy Blog Off. About the Book When you’re a witch named Trouble, chaos follows. Arden Lesstymine (known to everyone as Trouble) likes attention as much as the next girl, but this is getting ridiculous. When an insane stranger is murdered at the inn where she works, Trouble …

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Oct 12

Featured Review | The Traitor Baru Cormorant – Seth Dickinson

About the Book THE TRAITOR BARU CORMORANT is an epic geopolitical fantasy about one woman’s mission to tear down an empire by learning how to rule it. Tomorrow, on the beach, Baru Cormorant will look up from the sand of her home and see red sails on the horizon. The Empire of Masks is coming, …

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Oct 12

Announcing some changes to the website

I start back to work this week, and I’m pretty positive that having two kids (one of whom is an infant) is going to negatively impact my ability to live life (and sleep. We can’t ever forget the lack of sleep.). In regards to this, I’ve been thinking about how to run my website while …

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Oct 07

SPFBO | The Thief Who Pulled on Trouble’s Braids – Michael McClung

About the Book “They butchered Corbin right out in the street. That’s how it really started. He was a rogue and a thief, of course. But then, so am I. So when he got himself hacked up in front of his house off Silk Street, I decided somebody had to be made to pay. They …

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