A Touch of Death – Rebecca Crunden

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  A thousand years in the future, the last of humanity live inside the walls of the totalitarian Kingdom of Cutta. The rich live in Anais, the capital city of … Continue reading A Touch of Death – Rebecca Crunden

Heroically Challenged: Book 1: Last-Chosen Ones – P.T. McCordic

  *I received a free copy of this book via Voracious Readers Only and with thanks to the author.  I then promptly went and bought my own copy, with my own money.  My review is, as ever, impartial!*   Blurb:  To be an adventurer. One of the elite class of brave souls who travel Eldaria and fight … Continue reading Heroically Challenged: Book 1: Last-Chosen Ones – P.T. McCordic

Q&A with Oli Jacobs – Kirk Sandblaster vs. Protocol 9

  I have a review coming up for this book, but was lucky enough to get the opportunity to put a few questions to author Oli Jacobs about writing, reading and his stories. But first, here's the book:   Blurb:  BZZZZ! Technology has gone rogue in Universia. Everything from robots, computers, even vending machines are … Continue reading Q&A with Oli Jacobs – Kirk Sandblaster vs. Protocol 9

Sneak Peek: RPG Origins (A Graphic Novel) – Alon Barzilay and Ron Gerber, illustrated by Amir Levi

  Hands up who loves graphic novels?  RPGs?  Fantasy adventures packed with original characters and ideas?  All of the above? Yep, me too!  Which is why I am very excited about the upcoming Kickstarter from the minds of Alon Barzilay and Ron Gerber, and the pen of Amir Levi.   RPG Origins is a stand-alone … Continue reading Sneak Peek: RPG Origins (A Graphic Novel) – Alon Barzilay and Ron Gerber, illustrated by Amir Levi

Sci-fi Giveaway, courtesy of D.W. Richards!

  I have a special treat for you all today! Author D. W. Richards has kindly put together a sci-fi novel giveaway with the added bonus that you get a copy of his own graphic novel, Alexandra Forever, FREE just for entering. Find the details and the link for entry below:   ********************************************************   3 Sci-fi … Continue reading Sci-fi Giveaway, courtesy of D.W. Richards!

Killer Domes and the Chosen One – Gibbo Gibbs

  *I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*     Blurb:  As the old world burned, the elite departed to colonise space in search of a new home. Most of the human species perished on earth's surface, but a … Continue reading Killer Domes and the Chosen One – Gibbo Gibbs

Changing the Subject – Kate Abley

  *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*     Blurb:  Welcome to the first comic contemporary novel from Kate Abley. Sue, a nice lady from Chingford, was 18 in 1979. Now, thanks to an Alzheimer’s Drugs trial gone … Continue reading Changing the Subject – Kate Abley

Duckett & Dyer: Dicks For Hire – G.M. Nair

  *I received a free copy of this book via Voracious Readers Only and with thanks to the author. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Michael Duckett is fed up with his life. His job is a drag, and his roommate and best friend of fifteen years, Stephanie Dyer, is only … Continue reading Duckett & Dyer: Dicks For Hire – G.M. Nair

Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2019 – Part 2

  Here we go again, with my favourite books of the second half of 2019! As before, these are books that I read last year, regardless of publication date.  Also as before, my list is very fantasy heavy.  What can I say – it is a varied and fascinating genre and I love every subset! … Continue reading Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2019 – Part 2

Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2019 – Part 1

  Another amazing reading year! I feel so incredibly lucky to be part of the book blogging community and to have made contacts with authors, bloggers and blog tour organisers that have all introduced to me to a wealth of literary riches this year. There have been far too many excellent books to limit myself … Continue reading Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2019 – Part 1