Book Recommendations: The Glass Sky by Niko Perren

Book Recommendations: The Glass Sky by Niko Perren This Book Recommendations is on the: 2012 Kirkus Best Indie List When the Chief Biospherist to the United Nations is killed in a suspicious accident, Tania Black is unexpectedly thrust into the UN’s top environmental job. But how can she make a difference? The accelerating climate crisis […]

The Mythology of Giants

The Mythology of Giants I have no idea if there are actual giants in And Then There Were Giants by Greg Dragon, but the title got me thinking. How much do I really know about the mythology of giants? What I discovered surprised me. There is no single origin myth when it comes to giants. […]

Book Recommendations: And Then There Were Giants by Greg Dragon

Book Recommendations: And Then There Were Giants by Greg Dragon This Book Recommendations title has: 4 Stars on Amazon.com Years of martial arts training never prepared nineteen-year-old Alysia Knight for the battle she has to face. War is raging in the streets of New Jersey, and surviving the apocalypse means staying clear of monsters preying […]

Neil Gaiman on YouTube

Neil Gaiman on YouTube Before and after gaining his status as a literary rock star, Neil Gaiman used his pen to address issues of race, gender, and homosexuality. The first story I ever read of Mr. Gaiman’s was the Sandman storyline A Game of You. In that storyline, one his most prominent characters was a […]

Book Recommendations: The Alchemist by Paul Coelho

Book Recommendations: The Alchemist by Paul Coelho This Book Recommendations title was a: NY Times Bestseller Combining magic, mysticism, wisdom and wonder into an inspiring tale of self-discovery, The Alchemist has become a modern classic, selling millions of copies around the world and transforming the lives of countless readers across generations. Paulo Coelho’s masterpiece tells […]

Locked-In Syndrome

The main character of John Scalzi’s Lock In, Chris Shane, is a police detective who has a disability known as Locked-In Syndrome. Chris developed the disability after falling to a disease known as Haden’s syndrome as a child. The disease known as Haden’s syndrome may be fictional, but Locked-In Syndrome is an actual condition. Most […]

Book Recommendations: Long Hidden edited by Rose Fox and Daniel José Older

Book Recommendations: Long Hidden edited by Rose Fox and Daniel José Older  This Book Recommendations title has: Featuring award winning authors, 4.7 stars on Amazon.com In 1514 Hungary, peasants who rose up against the nobility rise again – from the grave. In 1633 Al-Shouf, a mother keeps demons at bay with the combined power of […]

YouTube Interview With Jason Mott, Author of The Returned

Youtube Interview With Jason Mott, Author of The Returned Jason Mott is the author of the The Returned, a speculative fiction novel about what happens when the dead come back to life and try to reunite with their loved ones. The Returned was so popular that it became a television series. The series name was […]

Book Recommendations: Lock In by John Scalzi

Book Recommendations: Lock In by John Scalzi This Book Recommendations title is written by a: NY Times Bestselling and Hugo Award Winning Author A blazingly inventive near-future thriller from the best-selling, Hugo Award-winning John Scalzi. Not too long from today, a new, highly contagious virus makes its way across the globe. Most who get sick […]

The Chinese Chop or Stamp

The Chinese Chop Brandon Sanderson’s fantasy novella, The Emperor’s Soul, utilizes the Chinese chop as a tool for magic. In his novella a skilled artisan can use a chop to rewrite the history of an object to change an object or to change a person. An ugly glass jar can become an intricately designed porcelain […]