I love fantasy novels with a desert setting. There is an added edge of danger and a certain mysteriousness air created by the endless dunes or craggy mesas. These eight novels deliver epic stories and adventures.
Now in no particular... Read more
Rich and vibrant fantasy worlds are one of my favorite things in fiction. World-building is something you could spend your whole life developing or just one day. It really depends on how much your characters interact with the world around them.... Read more
After the book cover catches my eye, I'll read the description and if it sounds interesting, I'll scroll down to read the reviews. I look for books with mixed 4-5 stars and 1-2 stars. Because that means I'll either be in the group that loves it... Read more
The first thing that made me want to read this book is the cover. The second thing that told me I was going to read this book was the fact that it was compared to The Greatest Showman. I just watched that movie and loved it. The third thing was... Read more
I'm dedicating this blog post to all of the people who have made me the bookwyrm I am today. :)
I think my love of stories started at a young age when my father read my siblings and I the Little House on the Prairie books and the Narnia... Read more
#WIPJoy is a month long celebration of novels in the process of being written or edited. Today I'll introduce you to my WIP Rise Of The Shadow Lord. It is the first of four novels in the Tales From Crigmis series. Check out the photo at the... Read more
The sea does not know my name.
The cliffs and hills hold no spell over me.
These fog choked cities are not my home.
I do not think fondly of the harsh mountains and the deep mines.
My heart yearns for... Read more
If you are a writer and you haven’t picked up Janeen Ippolito’s new writing craft book Irresistible World Building, you are doing yourself a disservice. This book really delivers on the title in all the right... Read more