Book Reviews

Every other week I release a book review. You can find a list of here of past weeks, and sign up for the newsletter to receive them in your email as they come out!

Creativity Brewing by Kevin Barrick
A flash fiction anthology filled with nuanced metaphor, a swath of genres, and emotionality that drips into every single word.


The Roots That Clutch by A.E. Bross
The first book in a series centered around found family, the struggle for survival and independence, and what it ultimately means to love someone knowing that doing so can lead to loss and heartbreak.


Cherrington Academy by Rebecca Caffery
A coming-of-age novel following transfer student Logan Shields on his escape from homophobic bullies and neglectful parents to the private boarding school, Cherrington Academy.


Thrive, by JJ Eden
A collection of short stories and poetry that takes our deepest questions and fears about life and lays them bare in verse and parable.


Tiny Tales, by Jana Jenkins
A series of bite-sized stories that range in genre, but all of which leave you with an aftertaste that lingers.


The Crowman by David Rae
An ethereal dark fantasy with a striking cast of flawed characters, immaculate world-building, and a swirling miasma of a plot that left me guessing until the very last word.


The Pyre Starter, by Jaimie N. Schock
Full of heartfelt dialogue, engaging action scenes, introspection on what family means and what lengths we’ll go to in order to protect the ones we love.


Grief and Self-Care, by Kathleen Sullivan
Grief and Self-Care by Kathleen Sullivan is a succinct and insightful guide for how to effectively take care of your needs in the midst of grief, whether it be grief from the loss of a loved one, a divorce, onset of disability, or other debilitating change.