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Utopia Dystopia

Utopia Dystopia

Momaya Short Story Review 2017 from Momaya Press Utopia or Dystopia? 2017 was a year of contradictions. Some of the world’s greatest literature have dealt with the theme of dystopia — Atwood’s The Handmaiden’s Tale, Burgess’ The Clockwork Orange, Ishiguro’s Never Let Me Go, Huxley’s […]

Touching Spirit Bear

Touching Spirit Bear

by Ben Mikaelsen In his Napra Nautilus Award-winning novel Touching Spirit Bear, author Ben Mikaelson delivers a poignant coming-of-age story of a boy who must overcome the effects that violence has had on his life. After severely injuring Peter Driscal in an empty parking lot, […]

Brooding YA Hero

Brooding YA Hero

Becoming a Main Character (Almost) as Awesome as Me, by Carrie Ann DiRisio and‎ Broody McHottiepants

Have you ever wished you could receive a little guidance from your favorite book boyfriend? Ever dreamed of being the Chosen One in a YA novel? Want to know all the secrets of surviving the dreaded plot twist? Or maybe you’re just really confused about what “opal-tinted, luminous cerulean orbs” actually are? Well, popular Twitter personality @broodingYAhero is here to help as he tackles the final frontier in his media dominance: writing a book. Join Broody McHottiepants as he attempts to pen Brooding YA Hero’s Guide to Achieving Main Character Status, a “self-help” guide (with activities–you always need activities) that lovingly pokes fun at the YA tropes that we roll our eyes at, but secretly love.

BookDragon says: Hilarious! If you write any genre with male leads, this is a must read. Don’t write? Read it anyways! Broody is worth it.

The Hammer of Thor

The Hammer of Thor

Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 2, by Rick Riordan Thor’s hammer is missing again. The thunder god has a disturbing habit of misplacing his weapon–the mightiest force in the Nine Worlds. But this time the hammer isn’t just lost. It has fallen […]

Born of Earth

Born of Earth

An Elemental Origins Novel by A.L. Knorr Something’s wrong with Jasher: “He wasn’t just close to the veil, he was inside it. That kind of beginning is bound to leave its mark…”  Georjayna Sutherland isn’t exactly thrilled about going to Ireland to live with her aunt […]

Branded

Branded

The Sinners Series, by Abi Ketner

Fifty years ago The Commander came into power and murdered all who opposed him. In his warped mind, the seven deadly sins were the downfall of society. To punish the guilty, he created the Hole, a place where sinners are branded according to their sins. Sinners are forced to live a less than human existence in deplorable conditions, under the watchful eye of guards who are ready to kill anyone who steps out of line.Now, LUST wraps around my neck like thick, blue fingers, threatening to choke the life out of me. I’ve been accused of a crime I didn’t commit, and the Hole is my new home. Constant darkness. Brutal and savage violence. Excruciating pain. Every day is a fight for survival. But I won’t let them win. I will not die in the Hole. I am more than my brand. I’m a fighter. My name is Lexi Hamilton, and this is my story.

BookDragon Says: Riveting, action-packed dystopian romance. Yes, it really has all of it! There were some great plot twists and the writer did a great job investing in all  her characters. Definitely a must-read.

The Girl Who Could Heal Your Heart

The Girl Who Could Heal Your Heart

An Inspirational Tale About Kahuna Morrnah Simeona and Ho’oponopono, by Maya Cointreau The Girl Who Could Heal Your Heart is the fourth book in The Girls Who Could Series. In it, we discover the healing power of forgiveness and release. Kahuna Morrnah Simeona was a […]

Siri Alvarsson – A Character Interview from Shades of Valhalla

Siri Alvarsson – A Character Interview from Shades of Valhalla

Welcome Siri! We understand you are the protagonist of Shades of Valhalla. Can you tell us a bit about yourself? I’m in my last year of high school, and I love science. I’ve spent my whole life moving from town to town with my mom […]

Nite Fire

Nite Fire

Flash Point Book #1, by C. L. Schneider
What if the legends are true? What if monsters are real? What if their are worlds beyond our own? Shapeshifter, Dahlia Nite, lives in the shadows, hunting the creatures that threaten an unsuspecting human race. But when a series of unexplained, brutal murders strike Sentinel City, light is shed on what should never be seen—and the little bit of peace she’s found in this world begins to crumble.

BookDragon says: A fun, active read with lots of paranormal action and some romance. Good world building with complex, interesting characters.

 


What We're Reading

What We’re Reading

What We’re Reading


Brooding YA Hero
by Carrie Ann DiRisio
Popular Twitter personality @broodingYAhero is here to help as he tackles the final frontier in his media dominance: writing a book. Join Broody McHottiepants as he attempts to pen Brooding YA Hero’s Guide to Achieving Main Character Status, a “self-help” guide (with activities–you always need activities) that lovingly pokes fun at the YA tropes that we roll our eyes at, but secretly love.


Touching Spirit Bear
by Ben Mikaelsen

After severely injuring Peter Driscal in an empty parking lot, mischief-maker Cole Matthews is in major trouble. But instead of jail time, Cole is given another option: attend Circle Justice, an alternative program that sends juvenile offenders to a remote Alaskan Island to focus on changing their ways.


Born of Water
by A.L. Knorr
Everything you thought you knew about mermaids is wrong.
Life for a small-town high school kid in Saltford should be simple and straightforward – for 17-year-old Targa MacAuley, it’s anything but.


Heart Ward
by Ellis Logan

“I’d never felt anything like it before, not once among a thousand touches from other Light fae, and I knew it in an instant for what it was.
A myth. A fairy tale.
The surge.
A connection between two people that went beyond love, beyond duty. A complete connection of bodies, minds, spirits. At least, that’s what people said. Most people didn’t believe in it. I certainly never had.
I didn’t.”