Friday Review: The Tempered Steel of Antiquity Grey by Shawn Speakman

My rating: 4 of 5 starsAntiquity's family name has been removed and the remaining members designated "Grey", meaning that in their past involvement in the war against invaders, her family's misdeeds have made them outcasts. Antiquity is searching for scrap metal to help her family survive when she stumbles on a functional battle mech buried … Continue reading Friday Review: The Tempered Steel of Antiquity Grey by Shawn Speakman

Friday Review: Mother of Winter (Dawarth #4) by Barbara Hambly

My rating: 4 of 5 starsThis fourth installment of Hambly's Darwath series takes place five years after the defeat of the Dark Lord. The inhabitants of Darwath have rallied around the ancient Keep of Dare, battling increasing cold and longer winters in their attempt to survive. Now, a fungus-like growth, named slunch, is spreading across … Continue reading Friday Review: Mother of Winter (Dawarth #4) by Barbara Hambly

Friday Review: The Grail Conspiracy (Cotten Stone #1) by Lynn Sholes

My rating: 3 of 5 starsTV journalist Cotten Stone is on assignment in the Middle East when she is dumped on the side of the road by her driver. Trying to find help, she stumbles on an archeological dig that uncovers the Holy Grail. When Dr. Gabriel Archer, the discoverer of the relic is murdered, … Continue reading Friday Review: The Grail Conspiracy (Cotten Stone #1) by Lynn Sholes

Friday Review: Wings of Fury (Wings of Fury #1) by Emily R. King

My rating: 3 of 5 starsAlthea and her sisters were left alone when Cronos, titan king of the gods, takes their mother to serve him. Althea promised to protect and care for her sisters, no matter what. But Althea has been marked by one of Cronos' generals as his- and he means to have her … Continue reading Friday Review: Wings of Fury (Wings of Fury #1) by Emily R. King

Friday Review: Tooth and Claw by Jo Walton

My rating: 4 of 5 starsThis Victorian era novel has all the hallmarks of a classic story of the era: family pressures, secrets, daughters who rebel, if quietly, at the strictures placed on females, and, of course, romance. There are politics afoot, manor houses for the wealthy, and all the trappings of Victorian society. It's … Continue reading Friday Review: Tooth and Claw by Jo Walton

Friday Review: Getting Reviews Marketing Your Book – Reaching Bloggers Podcasts Radio TV and More! (Author’s Essentials Series 14) by Lisa Shea

My rating: 2 of 5 starsIt was free, so I decided to check it out. As an independently published author, it can be difficult to juggle all the hats you have to wear, and the marketing one is (I suspect) almost everyone's least favorite. So, when I saw that this book claimed to give advice … Continue reading Friday Review: Getting Reviews Marketing Your Book – Reaching Bloggers Podcasts Radio TV and More! (Author’s Essentials Series 14) by Lisa Shea

Friday Review: Drink Like A Geek: Cocktails, Brews, and Spirts for the Nerd in All of Us by Jeff Cioletti

My rating: 3 of 5 starsThis book is a nice little book full of tidbits and trivia on many geeky favorite TV shows, comics, and movies. Along with each section, there are one or a few cocktails matched to them. For instance, the James Bond section has a corrected Bond martini, the Star Trek section … Continue reading Friday Review: Drink Like A Geek: Cocktails, Brews, and Spirts for the Nerd in All of Us by Jeff Cioletti

Friday Review: The Champion (Galactic Football League #5) by Scott Sigler

My rating: 4 of 5 starsThis is the fifth installment in Sigler's Galactic Football League series, and it picks up right where the fourth left off. Quentin Barnes, star quarterback of the Ionath Krakens and probably the most recognized sports figure in this future world, is off to the Portath Cloud to rescue his sister. … Continue reading Friday Review: The Champion (Galactic Football League #5) by Scott Sigler

Friday Review: Pricing Strategies: Maximize Your Bottom Line for Long-term Financial Health by Craig Martelle

My rating: 3 of 5 starsAs with the other titles in this series, this one is particularly focused on books in a series, rapid release of those books, and Kindle Unlimited readers. Those conditions don't apply to every author out there, so some may find it more useful than others. I don't limit myself to … Continue reading Friday Review: Pricing Strategies: Maximize Your Bottom Line for Long-term Financial Health by Craig Martelle