Review #40: Gild (Plated Prisoner #1) by Raven Kennedy

Gold. Gold floor, gold walls, gold clothes, gold flowers.... everything is gold. Including Auren. As King Midas' gold-touched, favored saddle, Auren is constantly being paraded around the castle and shown off to dignitaries. Nobles come to gawk at her behind the golden bars of the cage she lives in. Most days, Auren doesn't mind the …

Book Review #39: Beneath a Blanket of Snow by Arlene Lomazoff-Marron

Meredith Perkins' life was almost perfect. A loving, faithful husband, two beautiful children, wealth enough to live comfortably... It really was a wonderfully calm, blissful life.But even the ugliest truths can be covered by a gorgeous glass cover.One tragic decision by Meredith's husband leads to her family's collapse. With Jonathan imprisoned, Meredith is left to …

Book Review #38: The Humane Algorithm by Trevor Wynyard

In the not-so-distant future, the world struggles with a severe resource scarcity issue. Electricity is preserved in every way imaginable--from automated self-driving cars to the absence of street lights to meters inside every household. Resources are allocated based on how much an individual contributes to society. Sick? That's unfortunate but less resources for you. Intelligent? …

Book Giveaway!

Happy Tuesday! It's release day for this lovely anthology that I did with the folks over at Damien Hanson Books (or Sconnie Books, as we call ourselves). Blurb:Boxes—rigid rectangular containers usually made of wood, metal, or cardboard. But what happens when boxes become more than the boring definition they’re given? When the contents become more …