Of Dice and Men by David M. Ewalt

This is a non-fiction account which details the evolution of role playing games. It outlines many types, but predominantly focuses on Dungeons and Dragons. The book is half an outline of how Dungeons and Dragons began, while the other half is one man’s journey through his personal role playing experience. …

One of Us by Craig DiLouie

One of Us by Craig DiLouie is what I tend to call Dark Fantasy—a fantasy novel which takes place during our present era.  This novel centers around a young generation of children which were born with monstrous disfigurements living as little better than slaves within harsh orphanages. There are several …

The Point by John Dixon

The Point by John Dixon is a fantasy novel set during our current era. The story revolves around Scarlett Winters an eighteen year old female rebel. Scarlett was usually more interested in partying than using her skills to insure her future. When she discovers her ‘Posthuman” abilities in a manner …

Healer’s Touch, by Deb E. Howell

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Kristell Ink Published: 2013 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer:  SJ Higbee Have you read this book? Looking for something enjoyable and interesting to read, I found this offering languishing in my TBR pile… Llew has a gift. Her body heals itself from any injury–but at a cost to anyone …

Waking Gods, by Sylvain Neuval

Genre:  Science Fiction Publisher:  Del Ray Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer:  SJ Higbee Have you read this book? I’d heard a lot about this series and so was delighted when I spotted this one on Netgalley. As a child, Rose Franklin made an astonishing discovery: a giant metallic hand, buried …