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Houston, We Have a Title

First, I wanted to direct your attention to my other blog, The Book Unicorn, where Megan Cutler hosted a blog takeover to discuss her fantasy novel, Island of the Lost Forevers. 324 more words

Books

New Release: Between Heaven and Hell

Hey y’all! For the first time, I think, it’s Signy here!

I’m not a great reviewer, and I also don’t read nearly as much as Dani because I’m awful, but hopefully I can change that in the future (the reviewing, I mean. 462 more words

Books!

Paul Phillips: The Housewarming Party

I’ve been away from my laptop for a week, and of course while I was vacationing I got a lot of reading done, none of which I could review. 511 more words

Reading

Bloggers’ Opinions Must Not Be Bought: A Cautionary Tale

I’m leery of accepting self-published work for review. If this is prejudice on my part, it’s not unjustified: I’ve reviewed hundreds of self-published books during my four years of freelance work for Kirkus, Foreword, BlueInk, Publishers Weekly, and The Bookbag, and although I do find the very occasional gem that could hold its own in a traditional market, the overall quality is poor. 946 more words

Reading Habits

June Book Review

In the past, I have proven that I am very bad at reading over the summer (because I have less responsibilities to shirk? Who knows.),  197 more words

Shelby Reviews

'Black Blade' Review

“Black Blade” is a YA fantasy adventure by Alexander Charalambides. It follows young hero Lance and his outgoing best friend Megan as they are thrown from the terrors of high school to a magical quest in Avalon. 362 more words

Shelby Reviews

Indie Focus: A Beginner's Guide To The Self-Published Fantasy Blog Off

A LIGHT BULB MOMENT FROM A GENEROUS BENEFACTOR

FROM HUMBLE BEGINNINGS THE BOOK CONTEST FOR INDIE AUTHORS THAT IS TAKING THE FANTASY SCENE BY STORM…

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Fantasy