Cinderella is Evil – Book Review

Book Rating: ★★★✰✰  (3.5 / 5 stars) What if the story we all know and love is wrong? What if the Step Sisters weren’t evil? What if the Step Mother was just heart broken? And what if Cinderella was never mistreated? Anna, one of the “Ugly Step Sisters” finally tells her side of the storyContinue reading “Cinderella is Evil – Book Review”

Treasure Darkly – Book Review

Book Rating: ★★★✰✰  (3 / 5 stars) Clark grew up as the son of a prostitute, working in a mine to survive. But one day, when he steals a drink from the captain, which he presumes is absinthe, his entire life changes. Suddenly, he is granted a power not only to bring people back fromContinue reading “Treasure Darkly – Book Review”

Autumn – Book Review

Book Rating: ★★★★✰  (3.75 / 5 stars) Sara has always lived a quiet life with her mother in Merrywater. But when the Carnival of Games arrives, and her mother is temporarily held hostage, they’re forced to flee and seek refuge with Sara’s uncle, Seaglen. Yet Seaglen and his daughter Shumuti, as well as her friendContinue reading “Autumn – Book Review”

The Golden Orchard – Book Review

Book Rating: ★★★★☆ (4 / 5 Stars) Audio Book Performance: ★★★★☆ (4 / 5 Stars) Maya’s life has changed. When her grandmother, her Halmunee, shows up one day – disoriented with Alzheimer’s Disease – it begins to redefine Maya’s small family life. Her mother grows distant. Her friendships become strained. But soon, Maya’s Halmunee introducesContinue reading “The Golden Orchard – Book Review”

Listed – Book Review

Book Rating: ★★★★✰  (4 / 5 stars) Judas grew up in Denme, but he never stood him his Leader. Rather, he has spent his whole life fighting for his freedom, hiding his identity, and working for The Rebellion. Meanwhile, Nadine has never known this struggle; living life in Olympia, she was aware of the strugglesContinue reading “Listed – Book Review”

Love and Loki – Book Review

Book Rating: ★★★✰✰  (3 / 5 stars) Prince Stuart must marry in order to unite his kingdom. Forced into a loveless betrothal with a princess, Stuart has long accepted his fate. He must provide heirs – and he couldn’t if he chose to be with a man, as his heart desired. But one day, uponContinue reading “Love and Loki – Book Review”

The Maker War- Book Review

Book Rating: ☆☆☆☆☆ (DNF @ 35%) Welcome to the Global Maker Corps! Learn to 3D print anything in an instance! Zavier Vik has joined the Maker Corps to help protect the world. A talented maker, but with his own haunted past, he has been struggling to fulfill assignments. He freezes on the battlefield, lets his friendsContinue reading “The Maker War- Book Review”

Bad Therapist – Book Review

Book Rating: ★★★ ☆ ☆   (3 / 5 stars)Audio Book Performance: ★★★★☆ (4 / 5 Stars) Often, people wonder if they can trust their therapists. In most cases, the answer is yes. But in the case of Chris Bathum, a predatory Malibu rehab therapist and guru, individual’s found their trust violated, their money used, and theirContinue reading “Bad Therapist – Book Review”

Let’s Talk About: Reviewing Indie Books v. Traditional Books

There’s been some discourse on TikTok lately about whether or not a reader should review Indie Books on the same scale as Traditionally Published Books. This has opened up a can of questions: are indie book reviews artificially inflated? How can indie authors be respected in the industry? How can readers make sure they areContinue reading “Let’s Talk About: Reviewing Indie Books v. Traditional Books”

The Quest for the Holy Hummus – Book Review

Book Rating: ★★★★✰  (4 / 5 stars) George has one desire: hummus.  Meanwhile Julian yearns to keep his organic vegan store open. Little did either of them expect their lives to intersect. Yet, Julian only sees George as he really is: a monster. Can George escape the prejudice of being a dragon? And can heContinue reading “The Quest for the Holy Hummus – Book Review”