Winter Riddle

Part Game of Thrones, part The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, and part Viking mythology, Winter Riddle is a thinking person’s fantasy. And it’s hilarious! At the North Pole, Volgha the Winter Witch is just trying to live an introverted life. However, her younger sister took over the kingdom,Continue Reading

Putting the Science in Fiction

Whether you write mysteries, fantasy or science fiction, Putting the Science in Fiction is an exceptional way to avoid factual errors. But it is also just a great way to catch up with current technology trends. When your spaceship dramatically explodes into a fiery cataclysm, scientists everywhere are screaming (withContinue Reading

Foundryside

Sancia is a master thief. She lives in Foundryside, a slum outside the four ruling merchant houses in the town of Tevanne. In Foundryside, scribing is used to make objects do the will of the scribner. When we first meet Sancia, she is using a complicated plan to break intoContinue Reading

Silliest Stories Out of Bustleburg

If Welcome to Nightvale and the Hunger Games were mixed into a smoothie, it would taste like the Silliest Stories Out of Bustleburg. With a royal family in addition to a mayor, the town of Bustleburg is not your typical town. Run by major polluters Dellaflame safety services and Toxaco,Continue Reading

Providence

Meh…Providence is not a place I enjoyed visiting. While a junior in high school in Providence Rhode Island, Jon is kidnapped. His best friend and possible love of his life, Chloe, is heartbroken. However, she and his parents eventually assume he is dead and move on with their lives. FourContinue Reading

Peril in the Old Country

Peril in the Old Country is a hilarious quest fantasy! Sloot Peril is an accountant who has a nervous condition. He lives in the Old Country where swearing causes goblins to physically appear. There is so much bureaucracy that a union provides professional line waiters. Sloot is a patriot whoContinue Reading

Lydie

Lydie is a short tear-jerker that rewards readers with beautiful artwork and a compelling plot. Set in a French cul-de-sac in an unnamed French town, Lydie tells the story of a set of neighbors that band together to help Camille, a mentally impaired French girl, in a very unusual way.Continue Reading

Beatrice and the Basilisk

Highly recommended adventure tale for tween girls. Beatrice and the Basilisk is an modern updating of an adventure tale. However, it seems so realistic that it could happen again tomorrow in your town. This book is perfect for tween or younger girls. While the heroine is 12, she acts moreContinue Reading

Heathen is a coming out story interwoven with Norse mythology. Heathen tells the story of Aydis, a Viking young woman who can fight as well as any male warrior. After kissing a girl (and liking it), her father is forced by the tribe’s elders to punish her. Aydis must marryContinue Reading