Book Review: The Self-Publisher’s Ultimate Resource Guide by Joel Friedlander and Betty Kelly Sargent

When I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review, I was excited.  I subscribed to Joel Friedlander’s blog a few years ago, and when I checked out Betty Kelly Sargent’s website I marked it as one to return to for more information. The cover of The Self-Publisher’s Ultimate Resource […]

Book Review: Drawing on the Power of Resonance in Writing by David Farland

Tuesday I posted my review on David Farland’s book, Million Dollar Outlines, published in January 2013.  Yesterday David’s guest post on Crucibles in our stories was posted, as his blog tour continues.  Today I’m sharing a second bonus post this week, my review of his book, Drawing on the Power of Resonance in Writing, published […]

Book Review: Million Dollar Outlines by David Farland

I’m thrilled to be part of author David Farland’s blog tour for his latest book on the art of writing.  I’m an avid reader of his Daily Kick in the Pants series, discovering in them small details that help me polish and refine my stories.  Mr. Farland’s books on writing deserve a place right next […]

Book Review: She Wulf by Sheryl Steines. Plus, $550 in Gift Cards, a Kindle Fire & Books Up for Grabs!

Author Sheryl Steines drops Wizard Guard Annie Pearce into battle mode from the very first chapter in her second novel, She Wulf. Annie doesn’t know it, but that battle will lead her into another time and place where she will struggle to fulfill her prophesied destiny. Beyond her fight with the supposedly extinct, super strong […]

Sheryl Steines Week: Check Out Both Her Books. Plus, $550 in Gift Cards, a Kindle Fire & Books Up for Grabs!

This will be a full week, with posts every day. Features include an interview with author Sheryl Steines on the release of her second book, my review of that book, an excerpt from She Wulf, and a guest post by the author. To help get the release of the second book in her Annie Loves […]

Book Review: Speculation by Edmund Jorgensen. Plus, Gift Card or Autographed Copy up for Grabs!

As anyone would, upon hearing that the Law Offices of X, Y and Z were calling, philosophy professor Andy Wrangles suspects he’s the recipient of a prank call.  He soon learns that not only is the law firm real, but that he is a beneficiary in the will of a long-time friend.  Still determined that there is some […]

Book Review: House of Order by John Paul Jaramillo

There’s no beauty in this collection of short stories. Instead, they reveal a harsh people, living in a harsh environment. There’s nothing kind in the characters. Not in the way men treat women and boys, not in the way boys treat each other, and as they grow to manhood, the way they treat other people according […]

Book Review: The Day of First Sun by Sheryl Steines. Plus, $450 in Amazon Gift Cards & a Kindle Fire up for Grabs!

 In the Young Adult fantasy novel, The Day of First Sun, Wizard Guards, and best friends, Annie Elizabeth Pearce and Bobby “Cham” Chamsky hold the responsibility of protecting and hiding the existence of the magical population from the non-magicals of the world.  And sometimes that means fighting down and dirty with the vampire who’s been a […]

An Excerpt from Doxology. Plus, $450 in Amazon Gift Cards & a Kindle Fire up for Grabs!

Haven’t purchased Brian Holer’s new novel yet?  Please enjoy this excerpt from the literary novel, Doxology. Then read on to learn how you can win huge prizes as part of this blog tour, including $450 in Amazon gift cards, a Kindle Fire, and 5 autographed copies of the book.   Sunday is Vernon’s wash day. And […]

Book Review: Doxology by Brian Holers. Plus, $450 in Amazon Gift Cards & a Kindle Fire up for Grabs!

In Brain Holers’ novel, Doxology, Vernon Davidson is so used to his isolation from family and his faith that he hardly notices how disconnected he has become from his last living brother until Leonard is facing death.  Now that his brother lies in a hospital bed he’ll never leave, Vernon realizes all that he could […]