Up for Review: A Count of Five by Erin L. Snyder

Title: A Count of Five Series: The Citadel of the Last Gathering #1 Author: Erin L. Snyder Genre: Fantasy Published: June 18th, 2015 Publisher: Idyll Themes Press Content Warning: Mild Violence Age Recommendation: 16+ Formats Available: Mobi   ~ Synopsis ~   A spell stolen from the gods begins one young woman’s journey beyond the end of time. Five numbers. Five gods. Five spells for men and five for women. Five ages before the end. Since history began, this knowledge has defined the world for Alaji’s people, who live along the shores of five holy lakes. But now an army … Continue reading

Up for Review: Olde School by Selah Janel

Title: Olde School Author: Selah Janel Genre: Fantasy Horror Published: March 2014 Publisher: Seventh Star Press Formats Available: Mobi, ePub   ~ Synopsis ~   Kingdom City has moved into the modern era. Run by a lord mayor and city council (though still under the influence of the High King of The Land), it proudly embraces a blend of progress and tradition. Trolls, ogres, and other Folk walk the streets with humans, but are more likely to be entrepreneurs than cause trouble. Princesses still want to be rescued, but they now frequent online dating services to encourage lords, royals, and … Continue reading

Up for Review: The Keep by Estelle Haward

Title: The Keep Series: The Moori Chronicles Author: Estelle Haward Genre: Adventure Tweens Published: June 20th,  2016 Publisher: Pink Pen Publishing PDF: Mobi, PDF, ePub   ~ Synopsis ~   Welcome to the magical world in The Keep, where dragons and riders are not only the norm, but the future. But even the most perfect of worlds have a dark side, and an unlikely hero or two to save the day. Moori’s destiny, as foretold by The Book of Beginnings, is The Keep. And as events beyond her control, lead her straight to the Dragon Master, Eli and Sumi, the … Continue reading

Up for Review: Weeping in the Wings by Terry Lynn Thomas

Title: Weeping in the Wings Series: The Sarah Bennett Mysteries Book #2 Author: Terry Lynn Thomas Genre: Historical Gothic Mystery Published: August 13th, 2016 Publisher: BlackOpal Books Formats Available: PDF ARC You can request a review copy of book one, The Spirit of Grace, HERE.   ~ Synopsis ~   San Francisco, March 1943 Sarah Bennett harbors two secrets: She sees ghosts, and she’s in love with a spy. When Sarah takes a job with occult expert Dr. Matthew Geisler, he promises to help her understand the sorrowful spirit that seems to have attached itself to her—a spirit whose incessant … Continue reading

Up for Review: On Paid Leave by Beth Mikell

Title: On Paid Leave Series: A Shawn Angel Mystery Book 1 (Standalone) Author: Beth Mikell Genre: Mystery, Women Sleuths Published: July 26th, 2016 Content Warning: Language and suggestive sexual content Age Recommendation: 18+ Formats Available: Mobi, PDF, ePub   ~ Synopsis ~   Death is final. Murder is unforgivable. Bottom line: I was tired of it all… Suffering from PTSD with a snarky view of life, Detective Shawn Angel is forced to face her internal demons. As she heads out of town for some R and R, she finds herself yanked into a hometown mystery. A missing person and a … Continue reading

Up for Review: The Mixtape Manifesto by SW Hammond

Title: The Mixtape Manifesto: A Pop Culture Confessional Author: SW Hammond Published: August 23rd, 2016 Publisher: Surf Star Media Genre: Non-fiction / Essay / Relationships Age Restriction: 16+ Formats: Mobi, PDF, ePub   ~ Synopsis ~   A compilation of articles spanning more than a decade woven together to create the misguided anti-love story of a young man learning about relationships and the opposite sex through music, movies, and television. From music industry professional, SW Hammond, comes The Mixtape Manifesto: A Pop Culture Confessional, a collection of provocative short stories on his life as a Lost Boy in search of … Continue reading