A Review of J.M. Hackman’s Flare

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 dustContinue reading “A Review of J.M. Hackman’s Flare”

Fun and Casual, Scifi Reads from the Road

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 myContinue reading “Fun and Casual, Scifi Reads from the Road”

Book Review: Lawless by Janeen Ippolito

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 tangledContinue reading “Book Review: Lawless by Janeen Ippolito”