Review of The Mountain by Makynzie Watkins

The MountainThe Mountain by Makynzie Watkins was published on January 31st 2018 by Austin Macauley Publishers Ltd and is a science fiction fantasy. The tale follows the story of the main character, Princess Lailee who resides in the Kingdom of Kortland. Although Lailee is royalty, she is rejected by her peers, as her unusually tall height frightens them and her long, luscious, locks are the envy of other girls. The only friend that Lailee finds solace in is her magical purple horse, Uki, who has pink hair and wings. This all changes one day when Lailee ventures to the other side of the forbidden mountain and discovers more than she could have ever imagined.

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Review of Flights of Poetry by Ronald Rowbottom

Flights of PoetryFlights of Poetry by Ronald Rowbottom was published on December 11th, 2017 by Austin Macauley Publishers Ltd. These poems represent the ebbs and flows of my life as I have changed and grown. The differences in styles and contents mirror the different paths encountered during my life’s journey. I offer them to you, the reader, hopeful that they may touch a thought or feeling within you. Poetry is the song of life and the heart of beauty. Continue reading

Should indie authors use a blog tour to promote their books?

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I read many books written by indie authors. Some of them are easy to fall in love with but others do not hold up to the hype. When an indie author self publishes a book deciding how to promote that book can be a challenge. Can a blog book tour help get your book sales or reviews? How do you decide which pr company to use? Will it really work? Hopefully, this will help you answer some if not all of these questions. Continue reading

I Don’t Hate Me Anymore by Allison Rose Clark – Review

I Don't Hate Me AnymoreI Don’t Hate Me Anymore from author Allison Rose Clark was published on January 31st, 2018 by Austin Macauley Publishers Ltd. Synopsis: Do you hate the person you see in the mirror? You can change the way you think about yourself. Allison Rose Clark uses her extraordinary personal story and experiences from her own life to guide you through a series of twelve exercises designed to change the way you think about yourself and your life.
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By a Charm and a Curse by Jaime Questell – Review

By a Charm and a CurseBy a Charm and a Curse by Jaime Questell has an expected publication date of February 6th, 2018 by Entangled Publishing and is a young adult fantasy novel. Synopsis: Le Grand’s Carnival Fantastic isn’t like other traveling circuses. It’s bound by a charm, held together by a centuries-old curse, that protects its members from ever growing older or getting hurt. Emmaline King is drawn to the circus like a moth to a flame…and unwittingly recruited into its folds by a mysterious teen boy whose kiss is as cold as ice. Forced to travel through Texas as the new Girl in the Box, Emmaline is completely trapped. Breaking the curse seems like her only chance at freedom, but with no curse, there’s no charm, either—dooming everyone who calls the Carnival Fantastic home. Including the boy she’s afraid she’s falling for. Everything—including his life—could end with just one kiss. Continue reading

The Dating Debate by Chris Cannon – Excerpt and Review

The Dating Debate by Chris  CannonNina Barnes thinks Valentine’s Day should be optional. That way single people like her wouldn’t be subjected to kissy Cupids all over the place. That is, until her mom moves them next door to the brooding hottie of Greenbrier High, West Smith. He’s funny, looks amazing in a black leather jacket, and he’s fluent in Harry Potter, but she’s not sure he’s boyfriend material. Continue reading

All Systems Down by Sam Boush – Review

All Systems Down (The Cyber War, #1)All Systems Down  by Sam Boush was published on  February 8th,  2018 by Lakewater Press and is a post apocalyptic science fiction thriller. Pak Han-Yong’s day is here. An elite hacker with Unit 101 of the North Korean military, he’s labored for years to launch Project Sonnimne: a series of deadly viruses set to cripple Imperialist infrastructure. And with one tap of his keyboard, the rewards are immediate. Brendan Chogan isn’t a hero. He’s an out-of-work parking enforcement officer and one-time collegiate boxer trying to support his wife and children. But now there’s a foreign enemy on the shore, a blackout that extends across America, and an unseen menace targeting him. Continue reading