Top Ten Tuesday: Comfort Reads

Hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl These are all cozy stories from a variety of genres that I’d recommend to anyone looking for a comfort read. My definition of a comfort read is a story that is compelling but gentle. That is to say, you can read it without worrying about anything horrible happening to… Read More

Side Effects: A Review of The Visitor

Title: The Visitor Author: Mark Lawrence Publisher: Self-Published Publication Date: October 18, 2021 Genres: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Contemporary Length: 48 pages Source: I received a free copy from the author. Rating: 4 Stars Blurb: A stand alone short story that originally appeared in Book 26 of the Wild Cards universe. The only thing you need… Read More

Wednesday Weekly Blogging Challenge: Favourite Quote from a Book

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’m good-naturedly shaking my fist at the person who came up with these prompts! How on earth are we supposed to pick only one quote? Can’t… Read More

Seeking Safe Haven: A Review of The Bruised Princess

Title: The Bruised Princess Author: A.G. Marshall Publisher: Avanell Publishing Publication Date: April 7, 2019 Genres: Fantasy, Historical Length: 31 pages Source: I received a free copy from the author. If you are not already familiar with The Princess and the Pea, read it for free at this link before reading this short story. Rating:… Read More

Wednesday Weekly Blogging Challenge: What You Do When You’re Not Feeling Well

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 week’s prompt didn’t specify what sort of illness we might have, so I’m going to assume it’s a contagious and common one like a cold… Read More

Keeping an Open Mind: A Review of The Watch

Title: The Watch – An Upfallers Story Author: P.A. Western-Pittard Publisher: Self-Published Publication Date: August 27, 2021 Genres: Fantasy, Humour, Contemporary Length: 55 pages Source: I received a free copy from the author. Rating: 3 Stars Blurb: A Hilarious longish-short story adventure for fans of Terry Pratchett and lovers of quirky fantasy scifi. In the… Read More

Wednesday Weekly Blogging Challenge: Do You Believe in Aliens? Why or Why Not?

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 been looking forward to this week’s discussion ever since Long and Short Reviews first released their 20222 list of topics! My answer to this question… Read More