Tag Archives: 2020s

A Review of Horror Anthology – Wicked Pond Collection

Title: Horror Anthology – Wicked Pond Collection Author: Jeffrey Legendre Publisher: Vivid Dreams Books (Self-Published) Publication Date: March 5, 2021 Genres: Horror, Fantasy, Paranormal, Historical, Contemporary Length: 37 pages Source: I received a free copy from the author. Rating: 3 Stars Blurb: Review: It is well known that the crust of the earth protects us… Read More

Hidden in Plain Sight: A Review of A Terrifying Fact About Ants

Title: A Terrifying Fact About Ants – Science Fiction Short Story Author: Adam Leon Publisher: Self-Published Publication Date: March 11, 2022 Genres: Science Fiction, Young Adult, Horror, Contemporary Length: 24 pages Source: I received a free copy from the author. Rating: 3 Stars Blurb: Review: “I discovered a strange relation between ants and another fascinating… Read More

In the Deep Depths of the Ocean: A Review of Aegan and the Sunken City

Title: Aegan and the Sunken City Author: D.G. Redd Publisher: Self-Published Publication Date: January 26, 2021 Genres: Science Fiction, Futuristic Length: 17 pages Source: I received a free copy from the author. Rating: 4 Stars Blurb: The Cartographers have announced that the Triton will drift over an old city. Aegan finds himself lucky enough to be… Read More

Mending Fences: A Review of A Prayer for the Crown-Shy

Title: A Prayer for the Crown-Shy Author: Becky Chambers Publisher: Tor Books Publication Date: July 12, 2022 Genres: Science Fiction, Utopia Length: 160 pages Source: I borrowed it from my local library. Rating: 5 Stars Blurb: After touring the rural areas of Panga, Sibling Dex (a Tea Monk of some renown) and Mosscap (a robot… Read More

Gentle Science Fiction: A Review of A Psalm for the Wild-Built

Note: I’m (finally) reviewing the first book in the Monk & Robot series today and will review the sequel next week. Stay tuned!  Title: A Psalm for the Wild-Built (Monk & Robot #1) Author: Becky Chambers Publisher: Tor Books Publication Date: July 13, 2021 Genres: Science Fiction, Utopia Length: 160 pages Source: I borrowed it… Read More

The Healer: A Review of Sweet Basil

Title: Sweet Basil – A Firethorn Chronicles Short Story Author: Lea Doué Publisher: Butterwing Publishing (Self-Published) Publication Date: August 30, 2021 Genres: Fantasy, Historical Length: 24 pages Source: I received a free copy from the author Rating: 3 Stars Blurb: Hiding from sorcerer hunters, Marisol travels in search of those she can help with her dangerous gift… 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

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

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

Suburban Sorcery: A Review of My Evil Mother

Title: My Evil Mother Author: Margaret Atwood Publisher: Amazon Original Stories Publication Date: April 1, 2022 Genres: Fantasy, Historical, Contemporary Length: 32 pages Source: I bought it. Rating: 5 Stars Blurb: A bittersweet short story about mothers, daughters, and the witches’ brew of love—and control—that binds them, by the #1 New York Times bestselling author… Read More