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Dragonsong Review

by Ben

Dragonsong is is novel by indie author Michael Forester. Now straight up, this is not your standard fantasy novel, but rather a loose re-imagining of the broad Arthurian tale, specifically a tiny slice of it. While the Dragonsong does center directly on the story of Merlin (more specifically, the story of Merlin and his daughter), it’s not […]

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Review of Mythborn Series by Vijay Lakshman

by Ben

Mythborn is the story about people forced to make bad choices to save the world from destruction. And it’s also about kung fu fantasy fighting – a lot of it. Mythborn is Vijay Lakshman’s first novel and an indie fantasy. This review covers the whole series out so far:  as of writing, the first two books: Mythborn: Rise […]

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Review: The Alchemist’s Theorem by Margaret Chiavetta

by Ben

The Alchemist’s Theorem is the first book by indie author Margaret Chiavetta and one aimed at middle-grade readers. While I don’t normally read and review children’s / middle-grade fantasy books (out side of some of the older classics like Chronicles of Narnia and The Amber Spyglass), I was pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed Margaret Chiavetta’s first […]

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Review of Mombie by Barry A. Burgess

by Ben

Mombie, a new indie novel by first timer Barry A. Burgess. During the reading of it, I had the feeling this would be a good, cute story to read to your kids and that the author had this specifically in mind while writing the story. And indeed, while the overall story is a bit rough […]

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Review: The Journals of Bob Drifter by M.L.S. Weech

by Ben

The Journals of Bob Drifter is the first work by indie author M.L.S. Weech. It’s the story of Bob Drifter, a part time Arizona substitute teacher and full time immortal Journeyman – a supernaturally gifted person who can transport near-death souls to the afterlife. Bob’s been a Journeyman for precisely 338 years and still struggling […]

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