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INDIE WEDNESDAY: STEEL, BLOOD, & FIRE

Along my reading journey, I’ve made a conscious decision to include self-published and small press works in my reading schedule.  But it is difficult to know where to start: So many new authors and books to examine to find the … Continue reading

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DEATH AND DIGNITY

Death and Dignity by Michael R. Fletcher Genre: Fantasy Series: Stand Alone Short Story Publisher: Heroic Fantasy Quarterly (October 2, 2012) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 12+ pages My Rating: 4 stars Continuing the story of Khraen the Corpse begun in Death at the … Continue reading

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BOOK TRAVELING THURSDAY: A BOOK FEATURING MY FAVORITE MORALLY AMBIGUOUS CHARACTER

Book Traveling Thursday is a weekly meme hosted by Catia and Danielle.  Each week everyone picks a book related to that week’s theme, then you write a blog post explaining explain why you choose that book and spotlight all the different … Continue reading

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FUNDAY MONDAY, OR THE BOOKS THAT WILL HELP ME SURVIVE THE WEEK AHEAD (OCTOBER 16, 2017)

Another week begins.  I quickly slip into my business suit and head back into the office to save a few innocent people. But while I try to fool myself into being excited about the promise of a new year and … Continue reading

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THE FIFTH EMPIRE OF MAN

The Fifth Empire of Man by Rob J Hayes Genre: Fantasy — Grimdark Series: Best Laid Plans #2 Publisher: Self-Published (September 26, 2017) Author Information: Website | Twitter | FB Length: 371 pages My Rating: 3.5 stars The Fifth Empire of Man is the sequel to Rob J. Hayes grimdark pirate … Continue reading

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LOW TOWN

Low Town by  Daniel Polansky Genre: Fantasy Series: Low Town #1 Publisher: Doubleday (August 16, 2011) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 352 pages My Rating: 4 stars A noir crime story set in a fantasy setting; Low Town is a dark tale of drug dealers, realistic politics, corrupt … Continue reading

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COVER REVEAL FOR SONG: BOOK ONE OF THE MANHUNTERS

Jesse Teller is a self-published fantasy author with a track record of crafting dark, twisted tales.  His books never afraid to exam the grim side of life.  And while he has written numerous stories, Jesse’s newest project, Song, is part … Continue reading

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A DRINK BEFORE WE DIE

A Drink Before We Die by  Daniel Polansky Genre: Fantasy Series: Low Town #0.5 Publisher: Self Published (December 22, 2014) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 28 pages My Rating: 4 stars After enjoying The Builders, I was eager to read something else from Daniel Polansky, and his Low Town … Continue reading

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FUNDAY MONDAY, OR THE BOOKS THAT WILL HELP ME SURVIVE THE WEEK AHEAD (JUNE 19, 2017)

Another week begins.  I quickly slip into my business suit and head back into the office to save a few innocent people. But while I try to fool myself into being excited about the promise of a new year and … Continue reading

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WHERE LOYALTIES LIE

Where Loyalties Lie by Rob J Hayes Genre: Fantasy — Grimdark Series: Best Laid Plans #1 Publisher: Self-Published (May 26, 2017) Author Information: Website | Twitter | FB Length: 371 pages My Rating: 3.5 stars Where Loyalties Lie is the first book in the Best Laid Plans duology from Rob J. … Continue reading

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