Book Review: Toothbreaker by M. H. Elrich

I recently won a giveaway on Instagram in which I got a free e-book copy of M. H. Elrich’s novella Toothbreaker and some BEAUTIFUL character cards by the talented Madeline Hanlon. After reading Etania’s Worth (see my review here), I was so excited to read Toothbreaker. Upon reading the novella, I am even more inContinue reading “Book Review: Toothbreaker by M. H. Elrich”

Book Review: Silence and Shadow by Nicole Adamz and Brooke Chastain

The second installment of the Iron Lotus Series, Silence and Shadow, will be available November 23 – go ahead and set a reminder on your calendar, because you don’t want to miss it! Silence & Shadow is a YA novella suitable for all ages and anyone who is: ✓ Looking to explore a new world ✓Continue reading “Book Review: Silence and Shadow by Nicole Adamz and Brooke Chastain”

Book Review: Mexican Gothic

The future, she thought, could not be predicted, and the shape of things could not be divined. To think otherwise was absurd. But they were young that morning, and they could cling to hope. Hope that the world could be remade, kinder and sweeter.  — Mexican Gothic Happy Halloween, friends! What better way to celebrateContinue reading “Book Review: Mexican Gothic”

Author Interview: Samantha Shaw

Happy Spooky season, friends! Last week, I shared my review of the delightfully scary short story “Gethen Manor.” This week, I am honored to share an interview with the author Samantha Shaw. Shaw is a resident of eastern Ohio, and has two jobs: one being an author and running a bookstagram and two being anContinue reading “Author Interview: Samantha Shaw”

Short Story Review: Gethen Manor by Samantha Shaw

Happy Spooky Season, friends! In honor of October, and all things spectacularly scary, I read the short story “Gethen Manor” by Samantha Shaw. “Gethen Manor” is a quick and delightfully horrific tale of a Halloween party gone wrong. I highly recommend this story to fans of horror, demons, and writing that keeps you sitting onContinue reading “Short Story Review: Gethen Manor by Samantha Shaw”

Book Review: Able Soul: Empowering God’s Spirit Within by Lucy Goncalves

A few weeks ago I was the lucky winner of a giveaway on Instagram where I received a copy of Able Soul: Empowering God’s Spirit Within (ISBN: 978-1-9990326-1-6) by Lucy Goncalves. Goncalves shares her personal testimony of how trusting God has lead to opportunities that otherwise would have been impossible. Living with Cerebal Palsey (CP), GoncalvesContinue reading “Book Review: Able Soul: Empowering God’s Spirit Within by Lucy Goncalves”

Book Review: How Some Abuelitas Keep Their Chicana Granddaughters Still While Painting Their Portraits in Winter by Myriam Gurba

I discovered Myriam Gurba’s collection of short stories (ISBN: 978-1-933149-90-5) by chance. Upon reading the book’s back cover description, I was instantly attracted to the work. The blurb reads, “In this artfully crafted collection of short stories by award-winning author Myriam Gurba, nothing is as it seems. A Mexican grandmother tells creepy yet fascinating ghostContinue reading “Book Review: How Some Abuelitas Keep Their Chicana Granddaughters Still While Painting Their Portraits in Winter by Myriam Gurba”

Author Interview: Maggie Platt

Last week I introduced you to one of my new favorite authors in my book review of Kingdom Above the Cloud. This week I have the honor of interviewing the author Maggie Platt whose writing creates a space in which readers can explore their Christian faith. In addition to being a talented author, Platt isContinue reading “Author Interview: Maggie Platt”

Book Review: Kingdom Above the Cloud

Maggie Platt’s debut novel Kingdom Above the Cloud (ISBN: 978-1-62020-588-4) is a beautifully constructed story that reminds readers that they are worthy of God’s love. I finished this book in three days, and would have finished it even sooner if life had allowed it. Maggie Platt just might be my new favorite author, and IContinue reading “Book Review: Kingdom Above the Cloud”

Book Review: A Queen’s Throne: The Iron Lotus Series Book One By Nicole Adamz & Brooke Chastain

July 17, 2020 is a special day as it was the book birthday (or release date) for A Queen’s Throne: The Iron Lotus Series Book One by Nicole Adamz and Brooke Chastain. After reading Claimed by Nicole Adamz, I was thrilled when she asked me to be part of her new novella’s emergence into theContinue reading “Book Review: A Queen’s Throne: The Iron Lotus Series Book One By Nicole Adamz & Brooke Chastain”