Review | The Shadows of Dust – Alec Hutson

About the book The Streams bind together the vast reaches of the stellar tributary, plied by brave streamsurfers and their telepathic starbeasts. Some of these adventurers are heroes. Some are rogues. And some just want to return from the void with their bodies and minds unbroken . . . Kerin thon Talisien is the heir…

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2020 Recap, News, and Top Books of 2020 List

Oh, what a shitsack year 2020 was. Well, honestly, it wasn’t all bad. First, let me run some news past you. Then, I’ll drop my Top Books of 2020 list on you and walk away. If you’d prefer to just see that list, scroll down a bit and you can skip all this navel gazing….

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Review | Dragon Mage – M.L. Spencer

About the Book Aram Raythe has the power to challenge the gods. He just doesn’t know it yet. Aram thinks he’s nothing but a misfit from a small fishing village in a dark corner of the world. As far as Aram knows, he has nothing, with hardly a possession to his name other than a…

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Review | Tower of Mud and Straw – Yaroslav Barsukov

About the Book THE QUEEN RUINED HIS LIFE. HE WOULD DO ANYTHING TO RECLAIM IT… OR SO HE THOUGHT. Minister Shea Ashcroft refuses the queen’s order to gas a crowd of protesters. After riots cripple the capital, he’s banished to the border to oversee the construction of the biggest anti-airship tower in history. The use…

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Indie Author Interview | Yaroslav Barsukov

About the Author After leaving his ball and chain at the workplace, Yaroslav Barsukov goes on to write stories that deal with things he himself, thankfully, doesn’t have to deal with. He’s a software engineer and a connoisseur of strong alcoholic beverages—but also, surprisingly, a member of SFWA and Codex (how did that happen?). At…

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Indie Author Interview | David Hambling

About the Author David Hambling lives in darkest Norwood, South London, with his wife and cat. He is a journalist and author and his fiction, starting with the collection, The Dulwich Horror & Others, explores the Cthulhu mythos in his own locale, using local history, folklore and historical characters. He continues the theme in a…

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Announcement | Songs of Sefate

When I wrote Of Honey and Wildfires, I wanted it to be a standalone. It’s own story, in its own package. However, as I wrote the book and then ended it, I realized I was not okay with that being… it. These characters needed their own conclusion. We had the trial. Now we need the…

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Review | Nazi Wives: The Women at the Top of Hitler’s Germany – James Wyllie

About the Book Goering, Goebbels, Himmler, Heydrich, Hess, Bormann–names synonymous with power and influence in the Third Reich. Perhaps less familiar are Carin, Emmy, Magda, Margarete, Lina, Ilse and Gerda… These are the women behind the infamous men–complex individuals with distinctive personalities who were captivated by Hitler and whose everyday lives were governed by Nazi…

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Indie Author Interview | Andy Peloquin

This is part of a new series of interviews featuring indie authors. These interviews will drop once or twice a week. If you’d like to be part of this series, please contact me at Sarah (at) bookwormblues (dot) net. Please support the authors by clicking on the affiliate links in the interview, spread the word,…

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