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I Get Interviewed by Two Blue Stockings

December 29, 2020

Author’s Note: Hi folks. I was interviewed this week in regards to my experience being an author. It will later be published @Two Blue Stockings, but I figured I’d also throw it on here, just for fun. It is a little gloomy in regards to giving a spark of inspiration to new authors, but if […]

Dead Man’s Hand, an Anthology of The Weird West

September 25, 2020

Dead Man’s Hand, an Anthology of The Weird West was a true joy to read, at least for a man such as myself, living in the southwest and addicted to Speculative Fiction. This anthology had it all, Steampunk, Fantasy, Dark Fantasy, and I was so pleased to find several stories which were straight up Horror. […]

Dungeons and Dragons Dungeons Master Guide for 5E

August 31, 2020

Hey look, if anyone is paying attention, you might remember me stating the Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes would be the last Dungeons and Dragons handbook I would be reviewing for a while, but I forgot about the Dungeon Master’s Guide which I had actually not finished. Somewhat strangely, even though I have been a game […]

The Book of Three by Lloyd Alexander

November 21, 2019

This is not the first time I have read The Book of Three by Lloyd Alexander. The first time was several decades ago when I was twelve. This time I am reading it to my young boys after they get into their beds for the night. Funny how little I remembered, but that is another […]

The Unwinding by Juliana Rew

September 19, 2019

The Unwinding by Juliana Rew is a Science Fiction novel set in well, all places and times. Gin is a middle aged woman who gets separated from her small family as a rift in the multiverse opens up and swallows them. She then sets out on a quest to be reunited with them and also […]

Of Dice and Men by David M. Ewalt

September 13, 2019

This is a non-fiction account which details the evolution of role playing games. It outlines many types, but predominantly focuses on Dungeons and Dragons. The book is half an outline of how Dungeons and Dragons began, while the other half is one man’s journey through his personal role playing experience.     Genre:  Gaming Publisher: […]

Umbertouched by Livia Blackbrune

January 25, 2019

  Umbertouched by Livia Blackbrune Genre:  Fantasy Publisher:  Hyperion Published: 2018 Reviewer Rating:  5 Stars Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths   Umbertouched by Livia Blackbrune is a fantasy novel set in the Rosemarked series. This is the third book in the series. Normally I wouldn’t have started with the third book in a series, but luckily […]

The Far Bank of the Rubicon by Erik Wecks

January 17, 2019

Genre:  Science Fiction Publisher:  Image Comics Published: 2014 Reviewer Rating:  3 Stars Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths       The Far Bank of the Rubicon by Erik Wecks is a science fiction novel set in the deep reaches of space. In the far-flung future the human race lives across numerous stars. There are however, two […]

The Third Thaw by Karl J. Hanson

December 21, 2018

  Genre:  Science Fiction Publisher:  E.L. Marker Published: 2018 Reviewer Rating:  2.5 Stars Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths       The Third Thaw by Karl J. Hanson came out this year and is a Science Fiction novel set in the not so distance future. In this tale, Earth is going to be hit by an […]

Beowulf by Santiago Garcia and David Rubin

December 10, 2018

Genre:  Fantasy Publisher:  Image Comics Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  4 Stars Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths   Beowulf by Santiago Garcia and David Rubin came out on my birthday last year and is an exciting new exploration into one of the oldest recorded tales in Europe. Beowulf has enjoyed multiple artistic, literary, and movie interpretations. This […]