Review: ‘The Light Between Stars’ (edited by Catherine Fitzsimmons)

If there is any theme that all of these stories have adhered to, it is the idea of the magic in the mundane. Rating: 3.75/5 paper planes Genre: Speculative fiction anthology (SFF, dystopian, alternate historical fiction) Publication: 17th July 2020 Pages: 210 (ebook) Synopsis: Charging selflessly into danger, facing the mortality of an artificially extended … Continue reading Review: ‘The Light Between Stars’ (edited by Catherine Fitzsimmons)

Review: ‘The Unseen Force’ (‘Sisters of Chaos’, #2) by Catherine Fitzsimmons

Show me my destiny, and open my eyes so that I may see it clearly. Rating: 3.75/5 paper planes Genre: YA high fantasy Publication: 19 June 2020 Pages: 306 Magic is forbidden in Faneria. After a shocking attack on the king's city by rogue mages was thwarted, Damian Sires, instrumental in their defeat, is now … Continue reading Review: ‘The Unseen Force’ (‘Sisters of Chaos’, #2) by Catherine Fitzsimmons

Review: ‘Enduring Chaos’ (‘Sisters of Chaos’, #1) by Catherine Fitzsimmons

The dealings of the gods are not as simple as the Seers would have us believe... The gods bicker and we suffer. Rating: 4/5 paper planes Genre: High fantasy Publication date: 2013 Cursed with fearsome eyes and a dangerous gift, any chance of Damian having an ordinary life was dashed the moment she was born. … Continue reading Review: ‘Enduring Chaos’ (‘Sisters of Chaos’, #1) by Catherine Fitzsimmons

Review: ‘The Maiden Voyage of New York City’ by Gary Girod (ARC)

Manhattan has been under an illusion; the illusion that just because the ship has been set upright means that all its people are safe. You are not. Rating: 4.5/5 stars Genre: Dystopian sci-fi (near future) Publication date: May 15th 2020 Synopsis: New York City has been slowly drowning since the seas rose and buried the … Continue reading Review: ‘The Maiden Voyage of New York City’ by Gary Girod (ARC)