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Review: The Many Beautiful Worlds of Death by Mark Sheeky

SYNOPSIS: Prepare yourself for a fantastical adventure that spans time and space, heaven and hell, and countless wondrous realms in an amazing, imaginative journey that explores what it means to be alive while facing death. George is given six weeks to live. Breaking the news o his wife and constructed robot son, the inventor vows […]

Review: Halfway Dead (Halfway Witchy Series # 1) by Terry Maggert

      Synopsis: Come for the waffles. Stay for the magic. Carlie McEwan loves many things. She loves being a witch. She loves her town of Halfway, NY—a tourist destination nestled on the shores of an Adirondack lake. Carlie loves her enormous familiar, Gus, who is twenty-five pounds of judgmental Maine Coon cat, and […]

Review: The Last Days of Magic by Mark Tompkins

  Synopsis: An epic novel of magic and mysticism, Celts and faeries, mad kings and druids, and the goddess struggling to reign over magic’s last outpost on the Earth What became of magic in the world? Who needed to do away with it, and for what reasons? Drawing on myth, legend, fairy tales, and Biblical […]

Sublime Muppets

I can’t remember the backstory here but last week I had an amazing idea. Maybe the best I’ve ever had. All dark, heavy classic novels should have Muppet adaptations.   I think this idea sprung forth after my admitting that I’d never finished Crime and Punishment (regarding that…. I’m clearly waiting for my new paperback […]

Review: Wildfire (Everealm book #2) by J D Wright

Review: Wildfire (Everealm book #2) by J D Wright

SYNOPSIS: The journey through Everealm continues as new evil arrives, casting mayhem about the realm. While war and wildfire are causing disorder, Bree and Rowan find that assistance from the fairies isn’t what they imagined. As Dagan and Sidonie seek answers to uncover the truth about her family and her magic, they are plagued with […]

Crime & Punishment & Sibling Rivalry

Thank you to @Vintagebooks , resident tweetist of https://www.penguin.co.uk/vintage/ who inspired me to write this post!     As far as I can remember, there’s only one book I’ve ever fibbed about finishing and that was Crime and Punishment. To explain this one fully, I’ll point out a few facts about my childhood: 1) I grew up […]

Review: Yuki Chan in Bronte Country by Mick Jackson

Synopsis: Yukiko tragically lost her mother ten years ago. After visiting her sister in London, she goes on the run, and heads for Haworth, West Yorkshire, the last place her mother visited before her death. Against a cold, winter, Yorkshire landscape, Yuki has to tackle the mystery of her mother’s death, her burgeoning friendship with […]