On the Shoulders of Titans Review by: Dani Long

On the Shoulders of Titans by Andrew RoweReview by Dani Long  On the Shoulders of Titans is the sequel to Sufficiently Advanced Magic, the first book in the Arcane Ascension series. It picks up almost directly after the events of the first book and continues the story of Corin Cadence and friends with exactly the…

The City of Brass Review by: Dani Long

The City of Brass by SA ChakrabortyReview by: Dani Long  This is going to be a difficult review to write because I was really not into a huge chunk of this book but then the good parts got really good. Our story begins in early nineteenth century Cairo in the middle of the Napoleonic invasion…

The Fifth Season Review by: Dani Long

The Fifth Season by NK JemisinReview by: Dani Long I was sent a copy of this book by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. The Fifth Season takes place in the Stillness, a world where tecctonic shifts are wildly unpredicatble and has lead to humanity facing extinction many times. After working at her…

Jack Bloodfist: Fixer Review by: Dani Long

Jack Bloodfist: Fixer by James Jakins Review by: Dani Long  Twenty years ago, families of orcs and goblins fled from their homeworld through a magic portal that led them to urban Virginia. Now it seems that the danger they fled has followed them to their sanctuary and is threatening to destroy the home they've made. Garak…

Beyond Redemption Review by: Michael Baker

Beyond Redemption by Michael R. Fletcher Review by: Michael Baker  Fantasy is a pretty tried and tested genre. That is not a bad thing of course. A lot of fantasy you see tends to follow a similar pattern, be it Chosen Ones, prophecies, great holy wars between good and evil, medieval-esque settings and so much…

Light Dawning Review by: Michael Baker

Light Dawning by Ty Arthur Review by: Michael Baker An interesting read. The entire book takes place in one city during a brutal rebellion at the height of its power, with all sorts of bleak and murky grey. It is a brutal oppression from start to finish, but I did struggle a bit. Something about the…

Kindling Review by: Michael Baker

Kindling by Angel BlackwoodReview by: Michael Baker One of the best books I've read this year. I went into this curious into the world-building and the story, and both blew me away. Not once was I deceived or overwhelmed, and the little tidbits it gave me into the world and it's lore makes me want…

Raising Fire Review by: Michael Evan

Raising Fire by James BennettReview by: Michael Evan Every once in a while I come across a writer whose work is so powerfully written, so challenging and so beautiful that I am simply left spellbound at the God given gift that has clearly been bestowed upon that individual. David Mitchell, Salman Rushdie, David Foster Wallace,…

3 KEYS TO MARKETING YOUR NOVEL by: James Wolanyk

3 KEYS TO MARKETING YOUR NOVEL So, you’ve written a novel. Great—that’s 99% of the battle. Or is it? You see, in 2018 (the time of this post being written), marketing has become of the largest barriers to a book’s success or failure. It’s no longer enough to slave over a novel, edit it, ship…