• specter,katie jane gallagher,book review,ya paranormal

    Specter: YA Fantasy Paranormal

    Hey guys, a very good evening from what looks to be a stormy Eastern England. Today’s review is for Specter, a young adult paranormal fantasy, which follows sixteen year old Lanie Adams, self described ‘loner extraordinaire’ as she searches for answers to a ghostly problem. Storyline From the very first sentence- ‘It turned out, all the books and movies had gotten ghosts dead wrong,’  I was hooked. The author dives right into the core issue of the story as a ghostly apparition appears in lanie’s…

  • star child, petra landon

    Star Child: Awakening

    Hi guys, I hope you’re having a beautiful day. Today, I’m reviewing Star Child, by Petra Landon. With themes of rebels vs authority, comradery and deception, this story fondly reminded me of the Sci-Fi Western tv series, Firefly. Just to elaborate, I LOVE Firefly! Storyline We’re introduced to a young girl named Novi on the mining planet, Idriko. Escaping on a rebel cruiser, Novi soon becomes involved with its renegade crew as it takes on various jobs for some mysterious new clients. There is talk…

  • the sky people,terry goodkind,book review

    The Sky People

    I’ve been a fan of Terry Goodkind for a long time, ever since I first began the Sword of Truth series. I was excited to hear about this short piece, The Sky People as I’ve recently been diving into ancient Earth history. A Slice of Ancient History Our ancient ancestors depicted humanoid beings (different to ourselves) in their cave drawings, those that were said to come down from the sky, to commune with us here on Earth. This short tale by Goodkind introduces such beings…

  • Cryptofauna, patrick canning,fantasy,book review

    Cryptofauna

    ‘Cryptofauna is a game. The players are called Operators–  Each Operator has a rival–  Operators select a disciple–  Every disciple is given three tasks to complete.’ Where to start? This book has me fangirling for the first time in my life. I’ve always preferred somewhat bizarre stories so this one immediately stole my heart, with themes of survival, good vs evil (the duality of human nature), and life contrasting with death. At St Militrude’s Home for the Insane and Elderly, a Janitor lurks, about to…