Fans of paranormal romance are in for a fun new treat as the writing community received a new author within the writing community this year. J. E. McDonald has released the first in her new adult paranormal romance series, the Wickwood Chronicles, with Ghost of a Gamble. Unlike the sparkly vampires or overly muscular werewolves found in young adult novels of the same genre, McDonald has graciously given an older audience a new kind of story to enjoy within the genre. …


Whether one has read the series by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski, played the games released by CD Projekt Red, or watched the newly released Netflix series, one has most certainly at least heard of the well-known Witcher series.

Readers, players, and viewers alike will follow Geralt of Rivia, a witcher who is a mutated human being who has the abilities to kill the monsters no normal man can. Alone in their professions, witchers must find what work they can for little coin. Geralt is a different sort of witcher for he is destined for something greater… to protect someone greater.


Every reader has a favorite “go-to” genre, but after reading so many of the same type of book for an extended period of time, it is always nice to read a new book from a new genre. For me, my “go-to” genre has always been fantasy. While I absolutely love to escape to an imaginary world, there are times when it is nice to read a real story about a real event or person. I was given that opportunity with author Chris Enss’ most recent novel, According To Kate.

Synopsis of According To Kate: Kate Elder went by many names…


Award-winning author Tosca Lee is a name that is to be known and read amongst the reading community. She focuses on so many deep topics amongst many deep genres. History, theology, dystopian… you name it and Lee has most likely either written about it or is planning on writing about it. One of her powerful theological stories, , was written 12 years ago and as of early December of 2019, those who have not gotten the chance to read it can now listen to it as the audiobook is now available. …


Maybe aliens are real… maybe they are not. Perhaps there is life on other worlds that we would deem to be alien; however, wouldn’t those beings see us as alien, as well? The genre of science fiction is so much more than just little green people or abductions or other worlds: it is about imagination and curiosity and what possibilities lie in wait in the vast galaxy. Author Kristina Rienzi offers a thrilling addition to the genre with her book . …

Alicia Smock

Reader, writer, reviewer, and future editor. Looking at life with hope and happiness, no matter what happens.

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