Star Marque Rising

by: Shami Stovall This is the first review in my "Self-Published/Indie Author Review Series." I did not receive any compensation for this review. You can find this book for purchase here. I consider this story to be a Biopunk meets Military Sci-Fi read, at least that's what I've determined after a cursory search of the… Continue reading Star Marque Rising

The Obelisk Gate

Second Book in the Broken Earth Trilogy by: N.K. Jemisin There's a thing that happens with trilogies. Sometimes, anyway. The second book, the middle child, becomes the bridge between the two other books. Following this pattern is risky because BORING. It's used as a a place for exegesis, a way to explain plot points and… Continue reading The Obelisk Gate

The Fifth Season

There's an incredible thing that happens when you come across something new, inventive, something that breaks the mold. It has the power to open up what once seemed closed. It can give hope, provide clarity, and be a catalyst for creativity. N. K. Jemisin has written a book that takes what we think of as… Continue reading The Fifth Season