REVIEW by J’aime: Made Marian Shorts – Brad’s Story by Lucy Lennox

The Marians aren’t the only ones finding their happy ever after! In this collection of four short stories, some of our beloved secondary characters from the Made Marian series steal the show and find a love of their own. These stories range from 7k to 10k words and feature plenty of laughs, Marian cameos, and …

REVIEW by J’aime: Titan by John Varley

Titan is first in Varley’s epic Gaean Trilogy. It was finalist for both Hugo and Nebula awards. Gaea is a world within a world – impossible, bizarre, an endless landscape inhabited by creatures out of legend. Gaea is a goddess, sometimes whimsical, sometimes malign and always terrifying. But she is also three million years old and …

REVIEW by J’aime: Invasion by Sean Platt and Johnny B. Truant

THEY ARE COMING. THE COUNTDOWN HAS BEGUN. The discovery of objects approaching from Jupiter orbit sets humanity on edge, sending cities into panic. Most is unknown, but thanks to the popular Astral space app, everyone knows the few facts the government has tried to hide: The objects are enormous spheres numbering in the dozens, maybe …

REVIEW by J’aime: Feels Like Home by Roberta Ann Roque

Cecilia has loved Will since high school. And that would be fine, except for the fact that he’s been dating her sister for about as long. Cecilia is a Red Seal Chef and owner of a successful restaurant. In spite of all the material achievements that she could ask for, her life feels empty. She …

REVIEW by J’aime: Thornfruit by Felicia Davin – Includes an Excerpt!

There were two secrets in Varenx House, and Alizhan was one of them. Alizhan can’t see faces, but she can read minds. Her mysterious ability leaves her unable to touch or be touched without excruciating pain. Rescued from abandonment and raised by the wealthy and beautiful Iriyat ha-Varensi, Alizhan has grown up in isolation, using …

REVIEW by J’aime: Valentine by Kiru Taye

Three friends. Three challenges. Are they willing to risk everything for love? Life is good for ex-soldier turned entrepreneur Michael Ede. Or so he thinks. When his friends set him a challenge to exorcise the memory of a woman from his past, he expects it to be a walk in the park. Socialite Kasie Bosa …

REVIEW by J’aime: Ship of Magic by Robin Hobb – Includes and Excerpt!

Bingtown is a hub of exotic trade and home to a merchant nobility famed for its liveships—rare vessels carved from wizardwood, which ripens magically into sentient awareness. Now the fortunes of one of Bingtown’s oldest families rest on the newly awakened liveship Vivacia. For Althea Vestrit, the ship is her rightful legacy. For Althea’s young nephew, …

REVIEW by J’aime: A Fire Upon the Deep by Vernor Vinge

Thousands of years in the future, humanity is no longer alone in a universe where a mind’s potential is determined by its location in space, from superintelligent entities in the Transcend, to the limited minds of the Unthinking Depths, where only simple creatures, and technology, can function. Nobody knows what strange force partitioned space into …