Mini Fantasy Reviews | Children of D’Hara books 2 & 3 by Terry Goodkind and other not-to-be-missed fantasy novels

The Children of D’Hara by Terry Goodkind Book 2, Hateful Things Only magic protects D'Hara from the Golden Goddess and her kind, the magic of Richard Rahl and Kahlan Amnell, the magic that the Mother Confessor carries within her womb. To take this world, the Goddess must ensure Richard and Kahlan's children are never born.… Continue reading Mini Fantasy Reviews | Children of D’Hara books 2 & 3 by Terry Goodkind and other not-to-be-missed fantasy novels

Reviews to Look Forward to in October

October 1, 2019 Just a few years ago, Corie Geller was busting terrorists as an agent for the FBI. But at thirty-five, she traded in her badge for the stability of marriage and motherhood. Now Corie is married to the brilliant and remarkably handsome Judge Josh Geller and is the adoptive mother of his lovely… Continue reading Reviews to Look Forward to in October

Book Review | A Classic Fantasy Series by a New, Up-and-coming Author

Sorcerer to the Crown by Zen Cho Dear reader, I’ve discovered a talented new author for my bookshelves! Zen Cho’s first novel, Sorcerer to the Crown is a magical trip back in time to a Victorian England that is full of magic and mystery. On the novel's darker side, Cho explorers racism and sexism in… Continue reading Book Review | A Classic Fantasy Series by a New, Up-and-coming Author

Article | The Mystique of the Romani

Gypsy fascination demystified Dear reader, I debated whether this should be a book review or an article. I will leave that up to you. BackgroundEver since I can remember, I have been intrigued by gypsies. I don't know if it started with my Grandfather's tales of Gypsy Rose Lee (not truly Romani) who visited his… Continue reading Article | The Mystique of the Romani

Book Review | Harkness explores various sides of patriarchy with Time’s Convert

Dear reader, From the author of the best selling All Souls trilogy comes another novel with the same cast of characters. Unfortunately, Time’s Convert is just too much exposition and too little action. A story about the different aspects of raising a vampire, Harkness explores converting an adult human into a vampire in the 18th… Continue reading Book Review | Harkness explores various sides of patriarchy with Time’s Convert

Book Review | Amuletto Kiss by Gina Lamanna

When I first started reading this series by indie author Gina Lamanna, I thought it would be a cool mix of fantasy meets a cozy mystery.  Being a fan of both, I was intrigued.  But looking closely at characteristics of both genres, I realized that it is better described as a cozy mystery with a… Continue reading Book Review | Amuletto Kiss by Gina Lamanna