Book Review: Fate of Stars by S. D. Simper

“It was an old adage, that some people were fated to meet, to teach each other a lesson they so desperately needed, perhaps to save their lives.” – S. D. Simper The Fate of Stars by S. D. Simper (ISBN: 978-1952349089) is a beautiful fantasy sapphic romance, with an intriguing enemies to lovers trope. TheContinue reading “Book Review: Fate of Stars by S. D. Simper”

Book Review: Of Fire and Stars by Audrey Coulthurst

I stumbled upon Of Fire and Stars (ISBN: 978-0062433268) by Audrey Coulthurst while browsing the YA section of the Bookworm in Myrtle Beach, SC while on vacation. The book blurb captivated me, and upon reading the book I am in awe of the powerful love story Coulthurst has created. Of Fire and Stars is theContinue reading “Book Review: Of Fire and Stars by Audrey Coulthurst”

Book Review: The Crown of Bones by Rosalyn Briar

The Crown of Bones by Rosalyn Briar (ISBN: 978-1655164422) is an incredible piece of adult fiction that combines “The Lottery” and Grimms’ Fairy Tales. Readers who enjoy dark fantasy, a splash of horror, and an exceptional romance trope, will fall in love with The Crown of Bones. The main character, Gisela, is a fiery and stubbornContinue reading “Book Review: The Crown of Bones by Rosalyn Briar”

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”

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”

Book Review: Myth Blessed by Katie Dunn

I came across author Katie Dunn on Instagram, and when I first heard of her YA contemporary fantasy Myth Blessed (ISBN: 9781699214985)I knew I had to read it. Serena Carter is a normal human — she was never blessed by a myth (mythological creature) despite her parents’ hopes. She plans to move across the countryContinue reading “Book Review: Myth Blessed by Katie Dunn”

Book Review: The Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo

The Alchemist has been sitting on my bookshelf unopened by me for three years. Yet, when I finally decided to read it, I couldn’t put it down. I devoured it in one sitting. This book is one that I will re-read again and again, discovering more about myself with each turn of the page. Coehlo’s simplisticContinue reading “Book Review: The Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo”

Book Review: Etania’s Worth by M. H. Elrich

After interviewing M. H. Elrich back in January, I added her debut novel Etania’s Worth to my TBR (ISBN: 978-1087865751). Upon reading it, I wish I had read it sooner. This was a story I did not realize I needed in my life until I opened the book. Elrich magically captures what is means toContinue reading “Book Review: Etania’s Worth by M. H. Elrich”