February 23, 2019

Every once in a while you read a book that's unlike anything you've ever read. Seraphina's Lament is that book.


Part fantasy, part zombie, and all grimdark, the book blew me away. Sarah Chorn's prose is lyrical, heartbreaking poetry in so many places that I just had to...

February 11, 2019

The second book in Damian Serbu's Vampire Council series was a much more coherent story for me. I had mixed feelings about The Vampire's Angel, but this one I definitely enjoyed. 

Xavier's visions of St. Michel lead him on a journey across the sea to America--leaving Th...

January 24, 2019

This has been the best month for short stories. This one left me with bittersweet tears and a chill in my soul. 

Black's carefully woven tapestry of words brings us close to a simpler time, when innocence and magic exist hand in hand. Young Nevan and his grandfather c...

January 20, 2019

Christian Baines' SINS OF THE SON is my favorite kind of pulp novel. Morally ambiguous supernatural beings, intrigue, clandestine organizations, and eldritch creepies? Sign me up! The novel starts off with a bang and doesn't let up until it's taken you on one hell of a...

December 25, 2018

I  read The Herald of Autumn, the first book featuring Tommy Maple, a couple of years ago. When I heard there was going to be a second story, I lost my everloving flipping mind. 

J.M. Guillen is a madman who writes books in multiple genres, all of which tie back to...

November 29, 2018

Creativity as an answer to violence: Todd Smith's Murder, Romance, and Two Shootings

Todd Smith will be in the Kansas City area for two book signings for "Murder, Romance and Two Shootings". The first is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30, at Henry's Coffee Shop,...

November 23, 2018

 Please help support Paul Berry in his fight against cancer. This benefit, made possible by the generous heart of Baz (SA) Collins, himself a cancer survivor, will raise funds to help Paul meet the costs of his cancer treatment.

In return for donating to the fund, you w...

November 15, 2018

Nectar and Ambrosia is still alive and kicking as of today! Read some of the 300 books fighting it out for the coveted Selfie Stick (including Nectar and Ambrosia) for just .99 from November 15-19!

Click the picture to go to the page where you can find all these great...

October 7, 2018

I'm so glad fall is here! My favorite time of year. The sunlight gains a beautiful yellow slant in the evenings, and the air is crisp (though rainy in eastern Kansas today). Autumn speaks to my soul in the turning of the leaves and the thinning of the veil.

I'm certain...

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