Review: Fireheart Tiger by Aliette de Bodard

Fireheart Tiger is Aliette de Bodard’s latest novella. It’s another fantasy story with a Vietnamese inspired world, this time, pre-colonial. It’s short, bittersweet, and left me wanting more. Thanh has a complicated history and it’s coming back to haunt her in various ways. The fire and seduction complicate the political situation between her country and Read More

7 Circus-themed Books

I can’t explain why books featuring circuses draw me in. Is it the mystery? Is the magic? Is it plain escapism? Is it because of the endless possibilities? I don’t know, but I do know the books listed below are ready to show you all sides of circus life. The good, the bad, and the Read More

Review: Wicked As You Wish by Rin Chupeco

I’ll be honest, I read Wicked As You Wish last summer, nearly a year ago. But I couldn’t not write a review, right? I think Rin Chupeco needs more recognition, and this is the first book I’m reviewing of her, The Bone Witch patiently waiting for when I have a little more time. Still, without Read More

#Indieapril Author Spotlight: Anthea Sharp

Anthea Sharp Growing up on fairy tales and computer games, Anthea Sharp has melded the two in her award-winning, bestselling Feyland series, which has sold over 150k copies worldwide. In addition to the fae fantasy/cyberpunk mashup of Feyland, she also writes Victorian Spacepunk, and fantasy romance. Her books have won awards and topped bestseller lists, Read More

#Indieapril Author Spotlight: Jesse Nolan Bailey

Jesse Nolan Bailey I’ve always wanted to be an author. Growing up, I spent much of my free time devouring fantasy and sci-fi stories, and dreamed of one day joining my favorite authors up on the bookshelves. In 2020, that dream became a reality. I published my debut novel, The Jealousy of Jalice, the first Read More

Review: The Beautiful Ones by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Thank you to Netgalley and Jo Fletcher for an ARC of The Beautiful Ones. Below is my honest opinion. Last year, I read Gods of Jade and Shadow and Mexican Gothic back to back and fell in love with Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s writing. The Beautiful Ones is a continuation of that love. Still very different from Read More

#Indieapril Author Spotlight: Marina Ermakova

Marina Ermakova I’m the author of the urban fantasy/post-apocalyptic novel Terrestrial Magic and the YA epic fantasy novel Chains Carried on Wings. Aside from being a huge fantasy geek and a writer, I have a PhD in genetics, as well as bachelors degrees in molecular biology and history–yeah, I know, they go together so well. Read More

#Indieapril Author Spotlight: Olga Gibbs

Olga Gibbs Olga Gibbs is a British novelist, a mental health expert who has experience of working with disturbance in adolescents and young people. Using her Masters in Creative Writing, she explores taboo topics such as borderline personality and social effective disorder, effects of abuse and insecure attachment in young people and the inner world Read More

#Indieapril Author Spotlight: Joyce Chng

I’m always looking for more awesome Asian authors, so I was glad when Joyce Chng reached out to me. She has written a ton of fantasy stories, some with dragons, some without. But I’m sure all of them are great. With so many different series and subgenres within fantasy, she’s sure to have at least Read More