The Veil of Truth by Lyra Shanti My rating: 5 of 5 stars I loved Shiva XIV from beginning to end and I’m happy to say that The Veil of Truth didn’t let me down either. The story has so much action, but it doesn’t feel rushed or crammed in, the pace is perfect. The […]Read more "Book Review: The Veil of Truth (Shiva XIV Book 2) by Lyra Shanti"
Absence of Color by S.K. Wee My rating: 5 of 5 stars I loved this book, so when my Kindle broke leaving me with no way to read it I was devastated. Now that I’ve finished the book I can’t wait to get started on the next one! The world-building is outstanding, from Port Devdan […]Read more "Book Review: Absence of Color (Spectrum of Color #1. S.K. Wee"
Shiva XIV by Lyra Shanti My rating: 5 of 5 stars I can’t wait to read the second book! The mythology of the universe in which this is set is superbly crafted, weaving together the very ancient with the distant future. This in itself sits perfectly with the themes of duality/unity that are central to […]Read more "Shiva XIV (Shiva Book 1) by Lyra Shanti"
Bolded Hearts by Jane Jago My rating: 5 of 5 stars Simply beautiful. I normally buy a book based on the blurb, this time I went by a combination of the cover and the intriguing description. Three words. “A love story” is the perfect distillation of this tale. It is wonderfully imagined examination of love, […]Read more "Book Review: Bolded Hearts by Jane Jago"
New Horizons by Joanne Van Leerdam My rating: 5 of 5 stars A stellar collection of short stories, each one with a different take on the theme. As well as shorts, there’s some flash fiction/micro fiction in the collection which I loved. The stories don’t necessarily end all neatly wrapped up and that’s something else […]Read more "Book Review: New Horizons by Joanne Van Leerdam"
Murder In Absentia by Assaph Mehr My rating: 5 of 5 stars A fantastic read. The world building was second to none and the book drew me in completely. I wondered how the fantasy element would fit with the world of Ancient Rome, at first, but the storytelling was so well executed that it was […]Read more "Book Review: Murder in Absentia"
Zin’s Wild Ride: A Shiva XIV Story by Lyra Shanti My rating: 5 of 5 stars A fantastic companion to/taster for the Shiva series. Having read all 3 of the Shiva XIV series, I was already excited about a companion short story and I loved this one as well. For those that have already read […]Read more "Book Review: Zin’s Wild Ride by Lyra Shanti"