For all the family-friendly antics of Spies in Disguise, it has an amazingly mature theme I wish I saw more often. It promises something better than a cookie-cutter action animation: a hilarious spy-flavored misadventure with an underutilized take on the theme of good vs. evil.
Lani Sarem appeared at the 2018 Agile Writers Conference in Richmond, VA over the weekend. I discovered the conference via the social media anger at 1) Sarem speaking at any writing conference at all; 2) the continued reference to Sarem as a best-selling author; and 3) the “How I Navigated the NYT Bestseller List” topic…… Continue reading Lani Sarem at AWCon 18: I Remain Unconvinced
Note: This review is based on a digital Advanced Review Copy I received in exchange for an honest review. The opinions here are my own, and I later purchased a physical copy. The second installment of this series from Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris flabbergasted me. I was so blown away, I could not write the…… Continue reading Recommended Reads: The Janus Affair: A Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences Novel
Note: I purchased and reviewed this book out of personal interest. I received no requests or compensation for my opinion. Here is a book I happened upon, read a few pages, then bought and thoroughly enjoyed. This is the first steampunk novel I’ve ever read, so I’m not sure how it compares in its field,…… Continue reading Recommended Reads: Phoenix Rising: A Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences Novel