VINCENT IN WONDERLAND by C. E. White

  Four Stars   What I am in the eyes of most people--a nonentity, an eccentric, or an unpleasant person--somebody who has no position in society and will never have--in short, the lowest of the low....

Rhats! (Kerry Nietz)

4 ½ stars  Frohic needs to make it home, ideally without being killed in some unpleasant way. He's a muto (or rhat), a small, rodent-like species that has a...

Iggy and Oz: The Plastic Dinos of Doom (J.J. Johnson)

4 Stars  "Captain" Iggy and his little brother Oz (The Wizard) are minding their own business-- or maybe not-- when they discover that some old plastic dinosaurs have come to life! Just when they are...

HAND OF STEEL (Jessi L. Roberts)

  Four Stars     In a world where corporations rule by divine fiat, those who resist the government are not just rebels. They are also heretics.   Krys is finally old enough to join her father in a...

The Echo Watch (Dominic Zein, Book 1) (Steve Rzasa)

Five Stars    Dominic Zein is a career-focused architect who never seems to have enough time. He lives by his appointments, his existence dictated by a calendar that’s always demanding more. All he wants is room...

PARANORMIA by Paul Regnier

    Five Stars   Do you remember those cartoons that featured a tiny devil on one shoulder and a tiny angel on the other of a character struggling to make a moral choice? The main character,...

THE KING’S TRIAL by M. L. Farb

  Five Stars   Yosyph is a developmentally disabled, mixed-race man who is mute--in public--in this high fantasy abounding in metaphors about following God's guidance instead of one's own understanding. In private, Yosyph works with his...

CIRCUS PHANTASM by Naomi P. Cohen

Five Stars    "Welcome, welcome, welcome. Welcome to the Circus Phantasm.   College freshman Emma has a problem. She can hear people's thoughts and what she hears she wishes she couldn't. She especially doesn't like to hear...

Prelude and Abduction: in A Minor (Keith Robinson)

 3 1/2 Stars Khalen the Mih'schen is adrift. Since the death of his mentor, he's been journeying with two Solemsiel Master Arrangers, trying to save a religious relic. His mentor rescued him and taught him...

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