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Looking Forward to 2013: As a Reader

As an aspiring author, I feel awful saying this, but as I plot out the books I want to read in 2013, there isn’t much room for new authors. This is one reason I’m taking my time on my debut novel, Kaimerus, because if I don’t have time to endure mediocrity, neither do you. I […]

Top 10 Reads of 2012

  There are a couple handfuls of good books I read in 2012 that deserve to be recognized, but here are my top ten. Judging the top three hurts my heart, because you could put them in any order and I’d be fine. It may be that their order is there based on order of […]

Video Interview: Sympathetic Enemies with Moses Siregar III, author of The Black God’s War

Moses Siregar III, author of The Black God’s War, shares his thoughts on what it was like to pen the story of a war where the reader sympathizes with both sides. I tease him about it being torture, but really it was a compelling, unique read that kept me in my seat for twelve hours […]

Book Review: Rise of Empire by Michael J. Sullivan

Rise of Empire by Michael J. Sullivan My rating: 4 of 5 stars My review of Rise of Empire: Volume Two in the Riyria Revelations will be unorthodox because I’m confident anyone who has read Theft of Swords: Volume One, (my 5-star review), would be sure to continue reading the series. So, this review is […]

Book Review: The Black God’s War by Moses Siregar III

The Black God’s War by Moses Siregar III My rating: 5 of 5 stars I was continually amazed at how such a high quality book could be an author’s debut. The specific description he uses to paint the scenery, fill us in on characters’ inner experiences, illustrate one of the most fascinating magic/religious systems I’ve […]

AudioTim 26: Lane Diamond, author of Forgive Me, Alex

In this podcast, we discuss Lane Diamond‘s psychological thriller, Forgive Me, Alex, along with his cohort in crime at Evolved Publishing, D.T. Conklin. This is the original first part of the interview I posted for episode 25. Lane does a great job of enticing you into the characters and their conflict, and amazingly so without […]