Author Archives: lydias

Whispers from the Past: A Review of Ghost of the Mountain

Title: Ghost of the Mountain Author: Elvira Dahl Publisher: Self-Published Publication Date: November 5, 2019 Genres: Horror, Fantasy, Paranormal, Contemporary Length: 65 pages Source: I received a free copy from the author. Rating: 4 Stars Blurb: “Some parts of the earth are not meant to be disturbed.” Oscar Brandt’s career as operating technician at one… Read More

Top Ten Tuesday: Books with Numbers In the Title

Hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl All of these books share three things in common: they have numbers in their titles, I’ve read them, and I’d recommend them to anyone who finds their blurbs interesting. 1. The Two Towers (The Lord of the Rings, #2) by J.R.R. Tolkien 2. 1984 by George Orwell 3. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray… Read More

The Loyal Companion: A Review of The Origins of Constantine

Title: The Origins of Constantine Author: D.C. Gomez Publisher: Self-Published Publication Date: February 27, 2019 Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, Contemporary Length: 87 pages Source: I received a free copy from the author. Rating: 4 Stars Blurb: When the god Anubis needed a friend, the universe sent him the most unlikely companion: a feisty little cat.… Read More

Top Ten Tuesday: Books Guaranteed to Put a Smile On Your Face

Hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl This week’s prompt was a little ambiguous. Should I be mentioning lighthearted stories in general even if they touch on sad topics at times? What about collections of true humorous stories? Will some people share joke books? How will everyone else interpret it? Will Canada ever sell Jolly Jammers… Read More

A Hard Day’s Work: A Review of Bounty Hunter Stex

Every Thursday I share a list of free spectulative fiction books on Twitter. Last April, My friend Berthold Gambrel reviewed one of the books I mentioned, and now I’m reviewing it as well! Thank you for reviewing this book and nudging it closer to the top of my to-read list, Berthold!  Title: Bounty Hunter Stex… Read More

Wednesday Weekly Blogging Challenge: The Best Dish I Cook (and Recipe)

Hosted by Long and Short Reviews. Click here to read everyone else’s replies to this week’s question and here to see the full list of topics for the year. The best dish I cook is Lemon Shrimp Scampi. This is a stock photo of a similar shrimp pasta dish. I included it because it features… Read More