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Why You Need to Read…My Selections for Best Speculative Fiction Books of 2020

What. A. Year. It was a great year for stories—not necessarily publication—but a terrible year for everything else. While the pandemic brought about more time for some readers, I did NOT fall into that category. If anything, then the pandemic had me being more occupied, which brought about less time for reading. Don’t get me… Continue reading Why You Need to Read…My Selections for Best Speculative Fiction Books of 2020

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Why You Need to Read: “The Sword of Kaigen”

The Sword of Kaigen: A Theonite War Story By: M.L. Wang Published: February 19, 2019 Genre: Fantasy/Asian Literature/Standalone/Self-Published             When Misaki hid her sword, she nailed the floorboards down over it. It was a promise to herself. She might never be able to destroy the part of her that was aggressive and willful, but she could… Continue reading Why You Need to Read: “The Sword of Kaigen”

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Why You Need to Read: “The Gutter Prayer”

Book One of the Black Iron Legacy: The Gutter Prayer By: Gareth Hanrahan Audiobook: 16 hours 58 minutes Narrated by: John Banks Published: January 15, 2019 Genre: Fantasy, Grimdark  WARNING: This review contains some spoilers. You have been warned.  …the thieves—the ghoul, the Stone Boy, the nomad girl…(Prologue).             All readers have at least this one thing… Continue reading Why You Need to Read: “The Gutter Prayer”