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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...

SPARK (J. M. Hackman)

Four Stars  This is how the first paragraph of the blurb for the book reads: Brenna James wants three things for her sixteenth birthday: to find her history notes before the test, to have...

Starfire (Stuart Vaughn Stockton)

4 ½  stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ In Stockton’s Galactic Lore world, the planet in question is inhabited by various species of sapient dinosaurs. In fact, they are the only sapient species group on the planet. Rathe, born into...

THE KING’S SWORD by C. J. Brightley

Five Stars  An ex-soldier, Kemen Sendoa, is not so much retired as left for dead after his squad was ambushed by a barbaric people north of the kingdom of Erdemen. He is wandering through...

The Deepest Cut (Driven to the Hilt, Book 1) (D.G. Lamb)

4 STARS ⭐⭐⭐⭐ He is utterly alone. His father is dead, branded a traitor. His mother too is taken, slain by a creature no one has seen in years....

Jupiter Winds (C. J. Darlington)

4 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Seventeen year old Grey Alexander and her younger sister Rin have been on their own for five years. They live on the border between the Alamo Republic and the North American wildlife preserve,...

The Place of Voices (TimeDrifter Series, Book One) (Lauren Lynch)

5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The Place of Voices is a Christian coming-of-age fantasy in the tradition of C.S. Lewis. Three young characters, widely separated by time and space are miraculously brought together by divine intervention. In their...

Forged in Steel: An Underworld Mythos Novel (The Crucible, Book One) (H.A. Titus)

3.5 stars ⭐⭐⭐ 1/2 Forged In Steel opens with a taut, stylistic first-person narrative that moves at a pleasingly fast pace. From there, things transition immediately to a gritty, action-oriented story, with an urban fantasy plot based...

LAUNCH (Jason C. Joyner)

Five Stars Launch: Rise of the Anointed, a superhero novel by Jason Joyner, is filled with appealing sixteen-year-olds. Two of them, Demarcus Bartlett and Lily Beausoliel, are at crisis points in their lives even...

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...

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