Fantasy

Kayla Reviews FATE OF THE FALLEN

★★★★★ Genre: FantasyBuy: Fate of the Fallen (The Shroud of Prophecy Book 1) Summary: The Shroud of Prophecy tests fate to discover what happens when the path of good and right, the triumph of light over darkness, the only path to salvation… fails. Everyone loves Mathias. So naturally, when he discovers it’s his destiny to… Continue reading Kayla Reviews FATE OF THE FALLEN

Author's Journey

Author’s Journey: Contest

Hey everyone! If you've been following the blog for a while, you know that I'm now an agented author, repped by Steven Hutson at WordWise Media. My first novel has won one award for best beginning of a first novel, and my agent has declared it ready to be pitched. What I haven't revealed yet,… Continue reading Author’s Journey: Contest

Nonfiction

Kayla Reviews: AMERICAN MONSTERS

★★★★ Genre: Audio CourseBuy: American Monsters Summary: Cackling witches in Puritan communities calling forth Satan. Sea serpents squirming along coasts to snack on bathers. Ape creatures slinking through forests and leaving behind mysterious footprints.In America, tall tales of monsters walking among us have existed for hundreds of years. Real or fictional, human or inhuman, monsters… Continue reading Kayla Reviews: AMERICAN MONSTERS

Fantasy, Fiction, Lists

Kayla’s WWW Wednesday: October 27, 2021

Welcome back to WWW Wednesday! This meme was formerly hosted by MizB at A Daily Rhythm and revived by Sam on Taking on a World of Words. If you want to participate, please check them out. I’d love to read your www post!  No blog? No worries, just answer the questions in the comments. We bees love hearing about new… Continue reading Kayla’s WWW Wednesday: October 27, 2021

Mystery/Thriller

Kayla Reviews A FLICKER IN THE DARK

★★★★★ Genre: ThrillerBuy: A Flicker in the Dark: A Novel Summary: From debut author Stacy Willingham comes a masterfully done, lyrical thriller, certain to be the launch of an amazing career. A Flicker in the Dark is eerily compelling to the very last page. When Chloe Davis was twelve, six teenage girls went missing in… Continue reading Kayla Reviews A FLICKER IN THE DARK

Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult

Kayla Reviews THE GIRL WHO FELL BENEATH THE SEA

★★★★★ Genre: Young Adult FantasyBuy: The Girl Who Fell Beneath the Sea Summary: Deadly storms have ravaged Mina’s homeland for generations. Floods sweep away entire villages, while bloody wars are waged over the few remaining resources. Her people believe the Sea God, once their protector, now curses them with death and despair. In an attempt… Continue reading Kayla Reviews THE GIRL WHO FELL BENEATH THE SEA

Nonfiction

Kayla Reviews: WOLVES AND WEREWOLVES IN HISTORY AND POPULAR CULTURE

★★★★ Genre: Audio CourseBuy: Wolves and Werewolves in History and Popular Culture Summary: Shannon Scott of Great Courses Plus reviews the history of Wolves and Werewolves in Popular Culture. My Take: I read this for spooky season, and I have no regrets other than wishing I’d listened sooner. This entry into the Great courses catalogue… Continue reading Kayla Reviews: WOLVES AND WEREWOLVES IN HISTORY AND POPULAR CULTURE

Romance

Kayla Reviews: BRINGING DOWN THE DUKE

★★★★★ Genre: RomanceBuy: Bringing Down the Duke (A League of Extraordinary Women Book 1) I know I disappeared for a while, but the holidays needed my attention! Also, I'll be updating my author's journey soon, so look out for that post. Summary: England, 1879. Annabelle Archer, the brilliant but destitute daughter of a country vicar, has… Continue reading Kayla Reviews: BRINGING DOWN THE DUKE