Category Archives: Science Fiction and Fantasy

Better Days to Come: A Review of The Merry Christmas Ghost

Title: The Merry Christmas Ghost Author: Dennis Warren Publisher: Self-Published Publication Date: December 22, 2019 Genres: Horror, Paranormal, Holiday Length: 10 pages Source: I received a free copy from the author. Rating: 3 Stars Blurb: A haunted apartment. A very lonely woman. A violent criminal. All three have one thing in common: The Merry Christmas… Read More

Looking Back, Moving Forward: A Review of Ghost Stories for Christmas

Title: Ghost Stories for Christmas Author: Shane Brown Publisher: Self-Published Publication Date: December 3, 2021 Genres: Paranormal, Holiday, Historical, Contemporary Length: 105 pages Source: I received a free copy from the author. Rating: 4 Stars Blurb: Five ghost stories set during the Christmas period to add an extra chill to the festive season! In “Houses… Read More

A Review of The Story of Sigurd the Dragonslayer

Title: The Story of Sigurd the Dragonslayer (Tales from the Volsunga Saga Book 2) Author: Liam G Martin Publisher: Self-Published Publication Date: January 24, 2022 Genres: Fantasy, Adventure, Historical Length: 35 pages Source: I received a free copy from the author. Rating: 5 Stars Blurb: The Story of Sigurđ the Dragonslayer is part of The… Read More

Changing His Destiny: A Review of Well of Fate

Title: Well of Fate – A When Ravens Fall Short Story Author: Savannah Jezowski Publisher: Dragonpen Press (Self-Published) Publication Date: July 31, 2018 Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, Adventure, Historical Length: 39 pages Source: I received a free copy from the author. Rating: 4 Stars Blurb: Discontent with his life as a tale-spinner, Ratatosk the squirrel goes… Read More

A Review of Vespasian Moon’s Fabulous Autumn Carnival

Title: Vespasian Moon’s Fabulous Autumn Carnival – A Long Short Story Author: Berthold Gambrel Publisher: Self-Published Publication Date: October 18, 2019 Genres: Paranormal, Mystery, Romance, Holiday, Humour Length: 54 pages Source: I received a free copy from the author. Rating: 5 Stars Blurb: Federal Agent Jane Raczyck is tired of her job. So is Sheriff… Read More

A Review of Samantha, 25, on October 31

Title: Samantha, 25, on October 31 Author: Adam Bertocci Publisher: Self-Published Publication Date: October 12, 2021 Genres: Fantasy, Contemporary Length: 50 pages Source: I received a free copy from the author. Rating: 5 Stars Blurb: Samantha hates her job, her debt and her general circumstances, and if that weren’t enough, her first post-pandemic Halloween isn’t… Read More

Running to Safety: A Review of One Dark Hallow’s Eve

Title: One Dark Hallow’s Eve Author: Eldritch Black Publisher: Self-Published Publication Date: October 22, 2015 Genres: Middle Grade, Fantasy, Paranormal, Horror, Contemporary, Historical Length: 43 pages Source: I received a free copy from the author. Rating: 3 Stars Blurb: Beware it’s Halloween and the Pumpkin Men are coming. It’s All Hallow’s Eve and Owen Weeks… Read More

A Review of Judith – A Triorion Universe Story

Title: Judith – A Triorion Universe Story Author: L.J. Hachmeister Publisher: Source 7 Productions (Self-Published) Publication Date: February 1, 2020 Genres: Science Fiction, Contemporary Length: 19 Pages Source: I received a free copy from the author. Rating: 3.5 Stars Blurb: With a broken heart and the resurgence of cancer, Judith Derns’ life comes to a… Read More

Cottagecore Horror: A Review of On Sundays She Picked Flowers

Title: On Sundays She Picked Flowers Author: Yah Yah Scholfield Publisher: Oni House Press Corp Publication Date: February 20, 2022 Genres: Fantasy, Horror, Paranormal, Historical Length: 142 pages Source: I borrowed it from my local library. Rating: 3 Stars Blurb: “It took Judith thirty-four years to realize that if she wanted to be free of… Read More

Awkward Phases: A Review of The Usual Werewolves

Title: The Usual Werewolves Author: Adam Bertocci Publisher: Self-Published Publication Date: October 1, 2012 Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult, Romance, Paranormal, Satire, Contemporary Length: 39 pages Source: I received a free copy from the author. Rating: 3 Stars Blurb: Finally, a paranormal romance for people who hate paranormal romance. Bookish outcast Serena is in love with… Read More