Queen’s Peril by E.K. Johnston

E.K. Johnston's Queen's Peril is set just a little while before Episode 1, The Phantom Menace. This was good and bad for me as a reader of Star Wars novels. Good because the first part of the novel focuses Amidala's ascent to the throne on Naboo and the hiring of her handmaidens. This is a... Continue Reading →

Devolution by Max Brooks

An experimental community in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. The eruption of Mt. Rainer and the ecological and societal fallout. A lost species that becomes caught in the middle of the run to survive. Max Brooks proves again that an epistolary novel can be just as nerve-wracking and character-driven as any other text. Focusing... Continue Reading →

God of Gnomes by Demi Harper

God of Gnomes is a LitRPG book that focuses on an entity named Corey who comes back into life inside a God Core. This is a crystal that gives her special powers to advance the lives of the sentients, in this case gnomes, she is assigned to. It takes awhile, but with her sidekick sprite... Continue Reading →

Under Ordshaw by Phil Williams

Pax is screwed. She made a killing at the poker game, but an awkward encounter at her local dive bar leaves her looking for her stash. Rent is due and her money is gone. In the midst of her investigation she meets a representative from a mysterious government agency. He may have a badge or... Continue Reading →

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