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Review of Magic or Die by J. P. Jackson

| January 23, 2019

My newest book review is up at Mad Scientist Journal for Magic or Die by J. P. Jackson. It’s a fast-paced urban fantasy book with evil corporations, power magic users, and queer romance. It’s the first in a series, and after reading this one, I’m chomping at the bit for the next one, in part because of the agonizing […]

Review of Bones and Bourbon by Dorian Graves

| October 24, 2018

I used to be a big fan of Supernatural, but over time, I got tired of the same old same old that the show revolves around. If you’re like me, you owe it to yourself to check out Bones and Bourbon by Dorian Graves, for a pair of supernaturally inclined brothers with family issues and more. I’ve […]

Review of Mirror Bound by Rhiannon Held

| August 1, 2018

My latest book review is up at Mad Scientist Journal today! If you like urban fantasy, but you’re tired of the usual tropes, check out Rhiannon Held’s Mirror Bound. And you can read my review here!

Coming Up: Volatile Figments

| September 5, 2017

I’ve been working on pulling together a lot of my old, previously published stories, along with some new stories, into mini collections. The one I’m working on currently is Volatile Figments, which will be a collection of six stories in the young adult/dark contemporary fantasy realm, a number of which feature teenage monsters. Why teenage monsters? […]