Flare, the second book in J.M. Hackman's Firebrand Chronicles, is a fantasy adventure aimed at teens. Flare takes us deeper inside the Jasper Territory as Brenna James, a wonderfully resilient and sarcastic teen with ADHD, and her friend Tiny travel to Ginselwyn by way of the travel portal. The story picks up after the dust … Continue reading A Review of J.M. Hackman’s Flare
Scheduled to release on September 18th, Darrell Pitt's The Boy from Earth is a sci-fi adventure story aimed at ages 8-12.
Moving plus holiday travel equaled lots of time on the road (and in the air). Seems like the perfect time to catch up on reading, but it really depends upon the type of book. I enjoy books that fully immerse me into their skillfully woven, complex tapestry, but not when I can't give them my … Continue reading Fun and Casual, Scifi Reads from the Road
Having previously been introduced to Janeen Ippolito's writing in her short story, "Superhero Publicist", in the "Hall of Heroes" anthology, I jumped at the opportunity to request and receive a free copy of "Lawless: the Ironfire Legacy" for the purposes of a review. The characters really brought this book to life for me. The tangled … Continue reading Book Review: Lawless by Janeen Ippolito
Melanie Schubert's #GregoryAndTheGrimbockle is a heart-warming tale of adventure that underscores the hidden connections binding us all.
"Found" by Margaret Peterson Haddix is the first book in her New York Times Bestselling series The Missing. It is a middle-grade science fiction story published in 2008. A mysterious event and its cover up launch the reader on a journey to discover the truth, where adoption and family are central themes. While intended for … Continue reading Book Review: Found by Margaret Peterson Haddix