Author Archives: lydias

Wednesday Weekly Blogging Challenge: Have You Met Anyone Famous? Who?

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. I’ve never met anyone who is universally famous like Beyoncé or President Obama, so my answer to this question depends on your definition of the term… Read More

Canadian Tidbits: A Review of Northern Gothic Stories

Title: Northern Gothic Stories Author: Helena Puumala and Dale Olausen Publisher: Dodecahedron Books Publication Date: December 19, 2012 Genres: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery, Horror, Historical, Contemporary Length: 123 pages Source: I received a free copy from the authors. Rating: 3 Stars Blurb: Do you like stories featuring aliens, legendary monsters, psychic children, mysterious disappearances, gamblers, cheats,… Read More

Wednesday Weekly Blogging Challenge: A Real Life Event That No One Would Believe

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. This story happened about five years ago when my spouse and I were walking down the street on a warm, sunny day on our way home.… Read More

A Review of Sail away, sail away, sail away: Nautical Ghost Stories

Title: Sail Away, sail away, sail away – Nautical Ghost Stories Author: William Macmillan Jones Publisher: Red Kite Publishing Ltd Publication Date: March 21, 2022 Genres: Paranormal, Contemporary Length: 32 pages Source: I received a free copy from the author. Rating: 4 Stars Blurb: The sea has always fascinated me, and I grew up with a… Read More

Top Ten Tuesday: Bookish Wishes

Hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl Just like I did last year, I’m tweaking the bookish wishes prompt again because my TBR pile is still as large as ever. (Are they secretly magical? Why do they never seem to shrink much at all no matter how much you read?) Instead of asking any of you… Read More

Changing Luck: A Review of Foreign Objects

Title: Foreign Objects Author: Joshua Scribner Publisher: Self-Published Publication Date: February 24, 2015 Genres: Fantasy, Contemporary Length: 7 pages Source: I received a free copy from the author. Rating: 3 Stars Blurb: A young outcast, his struggles to survive, and the crucial objects that come into his life. Review: Content Warning: Bullying, physical abuse of… Read More

Wednesday Weekly Blogging Challenge: Best Father in a Book, Movie, or TV Show

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. My all-time favourite father in a TV show is Benjamin Sisko from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. After his wife died in a tragic accident, he… Read More