Through Thick and Thin: A Menopausal Superhero Short Story Collection by Samantha Bryant

Bryant blends the cinematic display of classic superhero fiction with the emotional nuances of real life to create fast-paced action that focuses on women and minorities but will not appeal only to them. This collection contains four short stories set in The Menopausal Superheroes universe, revealing details of events not shown in the novels. As … Continue reading Through Thick and Thin: A Menopausal Superhero Short Story Collection by Samantha Bryant

Radical by Colleen Cowley

Blending the tension of an espionage thriller with magic and the nature of love, Cowley creates a tale that will appeal to both fans of fantasy thrills and those of character-driven romance. This is the second book in Cowley’s Clandestine Magic series. Possible spoilers ahead. For generations, the lie that only a few men are … Continue reading Radical by Colleen Cowley

Thomasine by Jordan Elizabeth

Elizabeth blends the tropes of folk horror with the intensity of teenage belief, creating a story that asks “what if everyone really was watching you?” Thomasine was born in the same small rural town in the USA as her father, her grandparents, and most of her other relatives. Her childhood was filled with nightmares of … Continue reading Thomasine by Jordan Elizabeth

The Nuclear Frontier by Matthew S. Cox

Cox blends fragments of modern US life with universal human reactions to create a post-apocalyptic world that provides both action and emotional depth. This novel is the fifth in the Evergreen series. Risk of spoiler contamination beyond this point. A day where the electricity works in Evergreen is starting to become a day of celebration … Continue reading The Nuclear Frontier by Matthew S. Cox

Wavebreaker: Flood by A.J. Norfield

Norfield builds on the plots established in the first half of Wavebreaker, providing new perspectives and conflicts without contradicting the established world. This novel is the third in the Stone Wars series. Possible spoilers ahead. Trista and Dalkeira are, officially at least, welcome within the Minai; however, the acceptance of outsiders strains relationships that already … Continue reading Wavebreaker: Flood by A.J. Norfield

Subversive by Colleen Cowley

Combining the struggle for equal rights with paranormal romance, Cowley crafts a tale that will appeal to fans of urban fantasy and romance alike. Wizards rule the United States of America and only men can cast magic. Beatrix Harper spends her days working as a shop assistant to pay for her younger sister’s education and … Continue reading Subversive by Colleen Cowley

The Dragons of the Mist by Stephanie Flint

Flint blends ancient dragons with romance and a little comedy to produce a tale that will appeal equally to both those looking for more of Cirena and those seeking something different from the norm without losing the essentials of fantasy. The novella is the sixth in Flint’s Legends of Cirena series. However, the story neither … Continue reading The Dragons of the Mist by Stephanie Flint

Nuclear Summer by Matthew S. Cox

Cox continues his plausible portrayal of a possible post-apocalyptic society with the longer-term dilemmas and challenges that come once a settlement has survived the initial struggle to form. This novel is the fourth in the Evergreen series. Risk of spoiler contamination beyond this point. Nearly a year after nuclear war shattered the United States, Harper … Continue reading Nuclear Summer by Matthew S. Cox

Wicked Treasure by Jordan Elizabeth

Elizabeth blends elements of political thriller and frontier action with the mystical end of steampunk to create a tale that has both style and substance. This is the third volume of The Treasure Chronicles series. Spoilers for previous books might leap out, rise up, or otherwise manifest after this point. With the army no longer … Continue reading Wicked Treasure by Jordan Elizabeth

The Scars of Her Past by Stephanie Flint

Flint blends the prejudices and drives common to all humans with the specifics of her world to create a tale of magical terrorism that will appeal to fans of both fantasy and thrillers. Alia left soldiering behind to become a merchant. She’s only a junior partner at the moment, but the forthcoming festival in Sastae … Continue reading The Scars of Her Past by Stephanie Flint