The Jasmine Throne: Review

Start: January 10, 2022 Finish: January 23, 2022 Synopsis: Trapped by her despotic brother within the crumbling walls of an ancient temple, Princess Malini dreams of vengeance. Forced to disavow her birthright and her power because of her past, maidservant Priya dreams of freedom. In a world beset by wild magic and turbulent uprising, their […]

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Rise to the Sun: Review

Start: December 21, 2021 Finish: January 1, 2022 Synopsis: From the author of You Should See Me in a Crown, Leah Johnson delivers a stunning novel about being brave enough to be true to yourself, and learning to find joy even when times are unimaginably dark. Olivia is an expert at falling in love . . […]

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Jesus and John Wayne: Review

Start: November 2, 2021 Finish: December 27, 2021 Synopsis: Jesus and John Wayne is a sweeping account that reveals how American evangelicals have worked for decades to replace the Jesus of the Gospels with an idol of rugged masculinity and Christian nationalism–or, in the words of one modern chaplain, with a “spiritual badass.” As Kristin […]

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A Master of Djinn: Review

Start: December 8, 2021 Finish: December 20, 2021 Synopsis: Cairo, 1912: Though Fatma el-Sha’arawi is the youngest woman working for the Ministry of Alchemy, Enchantments, and Supernatural Entities, she’s certainly not a rookie, especially after preventing the destruction of the universe last summer. So when someone murders the members of a secret brotherhood dedicated to […]

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A Writer’s Journal: July ’21

(This post is long overdue. I’m trying to enjoy summer as much as I can. Though I think my outdoor fun is starting to wrap up with case numbers rising across the country. But now I have some time to finally write this.) It’s difficult trying to recall everything I accomplished last month. I had […]

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Another New Story

Greetings everyone! I’m happy to announce my story, ‘Final Correspondences from a Dying Planet’ is now available to read in issue 83 of Andromeda Spaceways! Click here to purchase a copy! I wrote this story last year and wrestled with it for months. I usually write very linear stories, but I wanted to experiment with […]

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New Short Story Out Now!

Hello! Happy Thursday! I’m happy to announce my short story, ‘With Love, From Waystation 4’ is now available. This publication is meaningful for a few reasons: It’s my first new publication since 2019. It’s also a sweet love story that heavily features one of my favorite arcade games. AND it’s my first publication in a […]

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May & June Reads

I originally wanted to post this at the beginning of June, following my usual timeline with this series. But I was in the middle of ‘Tristan Strong Punches A Hole in the Sky’ and wanted to finish it before publishing these. It took longer than I wanted to actually finish the book (damn my inability […]

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