‘The Deep’ Review: A Groundbreaking Alternate History

The Deep is one of the most meaningful reads I’ve experienced. The central concept is fascinating and heartbreaking, imagining an alternative past for the African slave women who drowned in the Atlantic. It’s filled with beautiful imagery juxtaposed against the deep pain that permeates throughout their descendants. I was especially interested in the concept of … Continue reading ‘The Deep’ Review: A Groundbreaking Alternate History

‘The Fire Opal Mechanism’ Review: The Fight to Keep Words From Slipping Away

The Fire Opal Mechanism revels in the power of words to shape generations, detailing a world where books are being stripped of their sentences under the guise of the greater good. It’s a powerful story with many layers, beginning with a conversation on knowledge and who gets to access it.  The Pressman, an obsessed group … Continue reading ‘The Fire Opal Mechanism’ Review: The Fight to Keep Words From Slipping Away

‘Unsung Heroine’ Review: Hilarity Meets Romance Meets Demonic Forces

Unsung Heroine is the epitome of a great time, matching down-to-earth characters with larger-than-life scenarios to hilarious effect. This isn’t your typical superhero team fighting evil demons who threaten the world with extinction. This is a team of deeply connected friends working their hardest to defeat demons that manifest in the most absurd ways. You’ll … Continue reading ‘Unsung Heroine’ Review: Hilarity Meets Romance Meets Demonic Forces

‘Silver in the Wood’ Review: A Beautiful Character Piece Brimming with Expert Storytelling

As a collector of fairy tales, I’m always excited to come across something new I’ve never seen before. There’s a beauty in old collections of Andersen or Grimm, in their many iterations filled with illustrations and well-worn tales. It’s a genre I highly respect, and it’s no easy feat to add something profound and deeply … Continue reading ‘Silver in the Wood’ Review: A Beautiful Character Piece Brimming with Expert Storytelling

‘Her Silhouette, Drawn in Water’ Review: A Beautiful Narrative from a Complex Protagonist

Her Silhouette, Drawn in Water is one of the most beautiful novellas I’ve read. We see a woman with telepathic abilities, locked in a world from which she desperately wants to break free. Her thoughts are often raw and jumbled, flying between excitement and heartbreak, fear and determination. It’s one of the most human narratives … Continue reading ‘Her Silhouette, Drawn in Water’ Review: A Beautiful Narrative from a Complex Protagonist

‘Ragged Alice’ Review: Ghosts, Mysteries & Small Town Life

Ragged Alice is a murder mystery with a supernatural twist, following a detective as she tries to solve a number of gruesome murders in her sleepy hometown. The book follows a whodunnit approach, revealing past ties from our protagonist and the shady dealings of the town’s past military base. It’s entertaining from start to finish, … Continue reading ‘Ragged Alice’ Review: Ghosts, Mysteries & Small Town Life

Review: Chasing Ghosts in ‘More Walls Broken’

More Walls Broken has the intrigue of an 80s paranormal film, complete with witty and accessible writing, the drama of a father—daughter relationship gone sour, and a race to right the wrongs caused by a misunderstood device. It's a quick jaunt of a novella, and thoroughly enjoyable for fans of paranormal and modern fantasy alike. Spoilers … Continue reading Review: Chasing Ghosts in ‘More Walls Broken’