Friday Review: Binti by Nnedi Okorafor (Audiobook)

Binti by Nnedi Okorafor My rating: 4 of 5 stars   Read by Robin Miles Binti is a Himba girl, born and raised in the African desert where her people's talents with mathematics and harmonizing make them the premier makers of astrolabes (sort of like a combination cell phone, computer, and more). Binti is gifted … Continue reading Friday Review: Binti by Nnedi Okorafor (Audiobook)

Thursday Teaser: Snake’s Alive is Almost Here!

It is June 1st. My, how the time flies! Summer is almost here, and the same can be said for the Yo-Yo Files #2, Snake's Alive. This new urban fantasy novelette will be released later this month. It's got demons, angels, snakes (well, duh!), mystery, a yo-yo (of course), and a wee dash of humor. Here's … Continue reading Thursday Teaser: Snake’s Alive is Almost Here!

Friday Review: The Kindness Can by Tracy Watland

My rating: 4 of 5 stars Grace is having problems in school. Chance, a classmate has been mean to her and she is starting to believe the things he says. When her grandma hears Grace calling herself stupid, she decides it is time for Grace to learn a lesson about being kind to others. She … Continue reading Friday Review: The Kindness Can by Tracy Watland

Thursday Trumpets: Five and Daemon is Live- and FREE! Plus- Newsletter!

Announcement Number One:     Something very strange is happening in Carroll Fork. When an unusual number of low-order demons start showing up in town, demon-chasers Johnny and Cerise start taking notice. And when Cerise, who sees the daemonflash that marks the presence of a demon, discovers that the demons are being sold to the … Continue reading Thursday Trumpets: Five and Daemon is Live- and FREE! Plus- Newsletter!

Monday Storytime: Five and Daemon, Part Eleven

Part One (If you haven't been reading along, you can start here) Five and Daemon by M.A. Kropp “Replaced your toy, have you? It didn’t do much good the last time.” “I’ve learned a few tricks since then.” The brimfire hurtled toward Johnny, who quickly spun the yo-yo in an elaborate Around-The-World pattern. The brimfire … Continue reading Monday Storytime: Five and Daemon, Part Eleven

Monday Storytime: Five and Daemon, Part Nine

Five and Daemon, Part One Five and Daemon, Part Two Five and Daemon, Part Three Five and Deamon, Part Four Five and Daemon, Part Five Five and Daemon, Part Six Five and Daemon, Part Seven Five and Daemon, Part Eight Five and Daemon, Part Nine by M.A. Kropp “Does he smell like...?” Fran began as … Continue reading Monday Storytime: Five and Daemon, Part Nine

Monday Storytime: Five and Daemon, Part Eight

Five and Daemon, Part One Five and Daemon, Part Two Five and Daemon, Part Three Five and Deamon, Part Four Five and Daemon, Part Five Five and Daemon, Part Six Five and Daemon, Part Seven Five and Daemon, Part Eight by M.A. Kropp They drove back toward Essie’s, and Fran directed them to a bright … Continue reading Monday Storytime: Five and Daemon, Part Eight

Monday Storytime: Five and Daemon, Part Seven

Five and Daemon, Part One Five and Daemon, Part Two Five and Daemon, Part Three Five and Deamon, Part Four Five and Daemon, Part Five Five and Daemon, Part Six Five and Daemon by M.A. Kropp Part Seven “Can I help y’all?” He had an exaggerated Southern accent that was probably designed to sound comforting. … Continue reading Monday Storytime: Five and Daemon, Part Seven

Friday Review: The Lady Astronaut of Mars by Mary Robinette Kowal

My rating: 4 out of five stars This is the last in the short works reviews for now. I have more in the TBR pile, and will get to them at some point. The Lady Astronaut of Mars won the 2014 Hugo award for Best Novelette. It is the story of Elma York, who led … Continue reading Friday Review: The Lady Astronaut of Mars by Mary Robinette Kowal

Tumble into Tuesday: Excerpt from “Circle Unbroken”

I didn't really have anything to say yesterday, so I didn't. I don't have much to say today, either. I will just leave you with a small excerpt from my upcoming Science Fiction novel, "Circle Unbroken." It will be available (I hope) on pre-sale from August 2-17, and will be released on August 18. I'll … Continue reading Tumble into Tuesday: Excerpt from “Circle Unbroken”