by L.L. MacRae
Fenn’s first and only memory is finding himself in the middle of a forest, face to face with a dragon spirit mocking him, all knowledge gone apart from his own name.
Lost and confused, his only hope for answers is Calidra—a woman living on…
by Krystle Matar
Originally featured on Self-Published Fantasy Month.
Follow the law and you’ll stay safe. But what if the law is wrong?
Tashué’s faith in the law is beginning to crack.
Three years ago, he stood by when the Authority condemned Jason to the brutality of the Rift…
Anthology by Angela Boord, Krystle Matar, Clayton W. Snyder, Luke Tarzian, and D.P. Woolliscroft. Foreword by Justine Bergman.
Everything ends. Some go peacefully. Others, less so. A starving thief. Lovers with an impossible choice. A broken-hearted soldier. Demons bound in flesh. A cat from hell. In…
The Keeper Chronicles
On the surface, The Keeper Chronicles may just be another fairly standard fantasy series. You've got elves and dwarves and dragons. There's a ton of magic and a little bit of romance. There are wise wizards and scheming…
A Wizard's Guide to Defensive Baking
In case the title doesn't provide enough of a hint, I want to be clear that this is a funny book. Probably the closest I've read to Pratchett without actually reading Pratchett. Yeah, it's that good…
The Gods of Men
I generally try to avoid reading book descriptions. More often than not, they turn me off from the book rather than attract me to it. Instead, I listen to recommendations and keep an eye out for what people…
One morning, while in the throes of a mild reading-slump, I stumbled across a recommendation for the short story Passage Out, which was described as a mix of Steam Punk and Space Opera. To my continued disappointment, I've yet…
by Sarah Chorn
Five years ago, the Boundary fell. Now the Union is coming to claim Shine Territory as its own.
But not everyone wants to live under their heel.
In a hidden town run by women with rough pasts, life remains untouched until greed paves the way…
by Sarah Chorn
Days after the Boundary falls, six strangers converge in a one-horse town, all of them on the run. Some from the past, some avoiding the future.
When men from Shine Company arrive to reclaim their own, these desperate travelers have to decide if they…
Sylvan Valley Aflame
You know that feeling when things seem to be going okay, and you just know that something really bad is going to happen, but not quite what? A kind of anxiety that almost makes you reluctant to keep reading,…
Girls of Might and Magic
Authors listed at the end of the review.
A disabled teen tracks down an elusive sea beast. A young, Indian detective finds a magical artifact. A Black teen who can see the dead solves a murder mystery. An Ethiopian girl discovers…
The Metals, #2
I've been reading this book on and off ever since it came out, in November last year. It is both one of the strangest and one of the most beautiful books I've ever read. The writing is intensely…