ARC Review: Evocation by S.T. Gibson

Today’s review is about EVOCATION by S.T. Gibson. It’s the first book in Gibson’s new The Summoner’s Circle series. It focuses on the psychic prodigy David Aristarkhov try to shake off an old family bargain with a demon.

Author: S.T. Gibson
Series: The Summoner’s Circle, #1
Age Category: Adult
Publisher: Angry Robot
Publish Date: May 28, 2024
Print Length: 304

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King of Battle and Blood by Scarlett St. Clair

Today’s review is about KING OF BATTLE AND BLOOD by Scarlett St. Clair. It’s the first book in the Adrian x Isolde series. This is a dark fantasy romance with vampires, arranged marriage, and the beginnings of a “truth will out” reveal.

Author: Scarlett St. Clair
Series: Adrian x Isolde, 1
Age Category: Adult
Publisher: Bloom Books
Publish Date: November 30, 2021
Print Length: 400

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ARC Review: The Last Phi Hunter by Salinee Goldenberg

Today’s review is about THE LAST PHI HUNTER by Salinee Goldenberg. This debut novel incorporates Thai folklore and inspiration from THE WITCHER. Ex, a phi hunter, seeks glory by killing a great demon. However, he must set aside his primary goal and instead help a woman through spirit-filled lands.

Author: Salinee Goldenberg
Series: None
Age Category: Adult
Publisher: Angry Robot
Publish Date: April 9, 2024
Print Length: 384

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Mountains Made Of Glass by Scarlett St. Clair

Today’s review is about MOUNTAINS MADE OF GLASS by Scarlett St. Clair. This short novel is the first in the new Fairy Tale Retelling series, but it reads as a standalone. St. Clair transports readers into a unique fairy tale that draws inspiration from Grimm and Hans Christian Anderson.

Author: Scarlett St. Clair
Series: Fairy Tale Retelling Book 1
Age Category: Adult
Publisher: Bloom Books
Publish Date: November 28, 2023
Print Length: 240

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SFINCS Review: The Stars Within by Alex Arch

Today’s review is about THE STARS WITHIN by Alex Arch. It’s a standalone novella with two points of views. Both serve to explore the human element of expansion into space and the importance and dangers of living.

SFINCS logoThis review is brought to you by my participation in the Speculative Fiction Indie Novella Championship (SFINCS). SFINCS, pronounced “sphinx”, is a yearly competition to recognize, honor, and celebrate the talent and creativity present in the indie community. It’s a sister competition to both SPFBO and SPSFC, and it highlights greatness in the novella format in all areas of speculative fiction (fantasy, science fiction, horror, etc.). I am part of Team Behind the Musings. You can find out more about us here.

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