Indie Author Interview | Aaron Cross

About the Author According to family lore, Aaron learned how to read (or knew, actually) at the ripe age of two years old and proceeded to devour – figuratively, of course – every book he could get his hands on like a literary toddler-aged Galactus. He continued to read and expanded his reach to writing…

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Announcement | Indie Interviews

Hello internet! I have recently come to a few conclusions. I want to help promote indie authors. I edit for indie authors. I am an indie author. I know how hard it is to be heard when you’re indie. I don’t think I have a whole lot of power regarding influence, but what small amount…

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Review | Sixteen Ways to Defend a Walled City – K.J. Parker

About the Book A siege is approaching, and the City has little time left to prepare. The people have no food and no weapons, and the enemy has sworn to slaughter them all. Their only chance rests with a colonel of engineers – a despised outsider, a genius, a master of military and political strategy…

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Review | A Ritual of Bone (The Dead Sagas, #1) – Lee C. Conley

About the Book “Only valour and steel can stand against the rising dead” Arnar is a land of warriors, its people as stalwart as the stones themselves. In a land of dark forests and ancient hill forts, a forgotten evil is awoken by curious minds.  The Great Histories and the Sagas say nothing of this…

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Review | Lady Romeo: The Radical and Revolutionary Life of Charlotte Cushman, America’s First Celebrity – Tana Wojczuk

About the Book From the very beginning, she was a radical. At age nineteen, Charlotte Cushman, America’s beloved actress and the country’s first true celebrity, left her life—and countless suitors—behind to make it as a Shakespearean actress. After revolutionizing the role of Lady Macbeth in front of many adoring fans, she went on the road,…

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Review | The Jealousy of Jalice – Jesse Nolan Bailey

About the Book The Realms have split apart, the Stones of Elation have been hidden, and warnings of dokojin drift among the tribes. The land and its people are corrupted. The Sachem, chief of the Unified Tribes, is to blame. It is this conviction that drives Annilasia and Delilee to risk their lives. Afraid of…

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Review | Wolf Hall (Thomas Cromwell, #1) – Hilary Mantel

About the Book England in the 1520s is a heartbeat from disaster. If the king dies without a male heir, the country could be destroyed by civil war. Henry VIII wants to annul his marriage of twenty years and marry Anne Boleyn. The pope and most of Europe opposes him. Into this impasse steps Thomas…

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Review | The Half Killed – Quenby Olson

About the Book Dorothea Hawes has no wish to renew contact with what lies beyond the veil. After an attempt to take her own life, she has retired into seclusion, but as the wounds on her body heal, she is drawn back into a world she wants nothing more than to avoid. She is sought…

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Review | The Wolf of Oren-Yaro – K.S. Villoso

About the Book A queen of a divided land must unite her people, even if they hate her, even if it means stopping a ruin that she helped create. A debut epic fantasy from an exciting new voice. “I murdered a man and made my husband leave the night before they crowned me.” Born under…

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Review | The World Maker Parable (Shadow Twins #0) – Luke Tarzian

About the Book Guilt will always call you back… Rhona is a faithful servant of the country Jémoon and a woman in love. Everything changes when her beloved sets the ravenous Vulture goddess loose upon the land. Forced to execute the woman she loves for committing treason, Rhona discovers a profound correlation between morality and…

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