Review of Susan Dennard’s Truthwitch

General Blog Admin Note for Coming Year. 2017   Focus is the theme of 2017, and that is how things will be: a little more regimented, a little more symmetrical, making things more reliably updated in terms of content. That should hopefully appease those who may have been thinking rather this blog was perhaps a vanishing…

Fish Wielder by J.R.R.R. (Jim) Hardison: Author Interview Feature

Amazon/Barnes & Nobles/Goodreads Book Synopsis: From fantasy super-fan J.R.R.R. (Jim) Hardison, author of The Helm—praised by the Young American Library Association as one of the best graphic novels for teens in 2010—comes his debut fantasy novel, FISH WIELDER (Fiery Sea Publishing; $16.99 Trade Paperback Original; $7.99 EBook; August 23, 2016). FISH WIELDER is an epically silly…

Dani Hoots’ Review of Urban Allies Anthology edited by Joseph Nassise

Urban Allies edited by Joseph Nassise Amazon/Barnes&Noble/Goodreads Published by: Harper Voyager Edited by: Joe Nassise Review by: Dani Hoots From the Back Cover In this impressive anthology, twenty of today’s hottest urban fantasy authors pair up to write ten new and original stories featuring beloved characters from their own bestselling series Urban Allies unites two beloved characters…

Dani Hoots’ review of The Neverland Wars by Audrey Greathouse

The Neverland Wars by Audrey Greathouse Amazon/Barnes&Noble/Goodreads Published by: Clean Teen Publishing Review by: Dani Hoots Magic can do a lot―give you flight, show you mermaids, help you taste the stars, and… solve the budget crisis? That’s what the grown-ups will do with it if they ever make it to Neverland to steal its magic and…

Dani Hoots’ Review of Chase the Dark by Annette Marie

Chase the Dark by Annette Marie Amazon/Barnes&Noble/Goodreads Review by: Dani Hoots Piper Griffiths wants one thing in life: To become a Consul, a keeper of the peace between humans and daemons. There are three obstacles in her way. The first is Lyre. Incubus. Hotter than hell and with a wicked streak to match. His greatest…

Dani Hoots’ Review of The Syndicate by Sophie Davis

The Syndicate by Sophie Davis Amazon/Barnes&Noble/Goodreads Published by: Sophie Davis Books Review by: Dani Hoots In a future where time travel has been outlawed, a black market exists for anyone with the money, connections, and nerve to request items from days past. As a Runner for one of the underground syndicates that now controls the timewaves,…

Dani Hoots’ Review of The Kraken Sea by E. Catherine Tobler

The Kraken Sea by E. Catherine Tobler Available June 21, 2016 Goodreads Publisher: Apex Book Company Reviewer: Dani Hoots Fifteen year old Jackson is different from the other children at the foundling hospital. Scales sometimes cover his arms. Tentacles coil just below his skin. Despite this Jackson tries to fit in with the other children….

Dani Hoots’ Review of White Raven by J.L. Weil

White Raven By J.L. Weil Amazon/Barnes&Noble Reviewer: Dani Hoots It only took one heartbeat to change my life–one chilling phone call in the middle of the night. And then, as if my life didn’t already suck, my dad sends my brother and me to some idyllic island for the summer to live with a grandma…

Dani Hoots’ Review of Fairly Certain by Deborah Ann Davis

Fairly Certain by Deborah Ann Davis Amazon/Barnes&Noble Published by: D&D Universe, LLC Review by: Dani Hoots Book One of the Love of Fairs series           What happens when a Computer Geek challenges a Medieval Outlaw? Petir takes a rough tumble in the Connecticut woods, and awakens in the middle of old England. His instinct…

Dani Hoots’ Review of Insomnium by Zachary Bonelli

Insomnium by Zachary Bonelli Amazon/Barnes&Noble/Fuzzy Hedgehog Press (sale going on right now!) Published by: Fuzzy Hedgehog Press Review by: Dani Hoots Nel Hanima grew up amidst chaos. The government collapsed when he was five, and he lived in an underground bunker until he was twelve. His adult life, by comparison, is stable. Government and public…

Dani Hoots’ Review of Blood and Clockwork by Katey Hawthorne

Blood and Clockwork by Katey Hawthorne Amazon/Barnes & Noble/Goodreads Release Date: March 16th, 2016 Published by: Less Than Three Press Review by: Dani Hoots Alistair Click set out to lay to rest the superstitious fears about the Mad Prince’s clockwork tower. If that meant he might bring the ghost city of Avalonia back to economic…

Dani Hoots’ Review of Awakening by Catrina Burgess

Awakening by Catrina Burgess Amazon/Barnes & Noble/Goodreads Published by: Full Fathom Five Digital Review by: Dani Hoots Seventeen-year-old Colina was born a healer. But after a horrific event forces her to leave her clan, she becomes desperate to learn the dark magic of the death dealers, mages who draw their power from the spirits of the…