Tag: Stephanie Ayers

The Joy Thief by A.M. Rycroft
September 9, 2017 Book Reviews Stephanie Ayers

Title: The Joy Thief Genre: Dark Fantasy Author: A.M. Rycroft Rating: 4.6 It’s hunting the children. Aeryn Ravane and the young thief Theo Weldon nearly died at the hands of The Harbinger. They travel north to escape their dark memories, but their trials are not over. Darkness finds them again in the city of Eben.
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Ambrosia: An OWS Ink Poetry Anthology
August 21, 2017 OWS Features,Press Releases A.L. Mabry

OWS Ink, LLC along with Catterfly Publishing is proud to announce the release of our first annual poetry anthology, Ambrosia. This project was a labor of love between the poets involved and the OWS team. Now we aim to take that love and put it to good use. The royalties from Ambrosia will be donated
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How to Write Good Critique
August 18, 2017 Writing Advice Stephanie Ayers

Previously, We’ve talked about the importance of critique, and how it benefits you as a writer to utilize it as a growth tool. There are not many articles out there that really define the how to write good critique and the various methods used to do so. Not all are profitable for every person, that’s why it
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The Art of the Blurb
August 14, 2017 Writing Advice Stephanie Ayers

Have you ever been told to send a potential agent/publisher/pa a blurb of your story? The first time I heard this, my fingernail scratched my temple. “Huh? Say what? A blurb?” I never heard of this before, so off to google I went. Here’s what I learned: most blurbs start with “When.” Blurbs are generally
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The Bone Collector by Jeffery Deaver
August 12, 2017 Book Reviews Stephanie Ayers

Title: The Bone Collector Genre: Psychological Thriller Author: Jeffery Deaver Rating: 4.5 Lincoln Rhyme was once a brilliant criminologist, a genius in the field of forensics — until an accident left him physically and emotionally shattered. But now a diabolical killer is challenging Rhyme to a terrifying and ingenious duel of wits. With police detective Amelia
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Alice: The Wanderland Chronicles by J.M. Sullivan
July 15, 2017 Book Reviews Stephanie Ayers

Title: Alice: The Wanderland Chronicles Genre: YA Horror Author: J.M. Sullivan Rating: 4.5 Ever since the outbreak of the Plague, life hasn’t been easy, and for seventeen-year-old Alice Carroll, it just got worse. Her sister, Dinah, has contracted the ‘un-deadly’ Momerath Virus and without a cure, will soon be worse than dead. She’ll be momerath.
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My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult
July 8, 2017 Book Reviews Stephanie Ayers

Title: My Sister’s Keeper Genre: Fiction Author: Jodi Picoult Rating: 4.5 Anna is not sick, but she might as well be. By age thirteen, she has undergone countless surgeries, transfusions, and shots so that her older sister, Kate, can somehow fight the leukemia that has plagued her since childhood. The product of preimplantation genetic diagnosis,
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Book Review: Maskerade by Terry Pratchett
June 17, 2017 Book Reviews Stephanie Ayers

Title: Maskerade (Discworld #18) Genre: Sci-Fi/Humor Author: Terry Pratchett Rating: 4.6 The Ghost in the bone-white mask who haunts the Ankh-Morpork Opera House was always considered a benign presence — some would even say lucky — until he started killing people. The sudden rash of bizarre backstage deaths now threatens to mar the operatic debut of
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Book Review: The War of Art by Steven Pressfield
May 27, 2017 Book Reviews Stephanie Ayers

Title: The War of Art: Break through the Blocks & Win Your Inner Creative Battles Genre: Reference Author: Steven Pressfield Rating: 4.5 The Art of War meets “The Artist’s Way” in this no-nonsense, profoundly inspiring guide to overcoming creative blocks of every kind. Reviewed by: Stephanie Ayers Rating: 5 stars Review: It will amaze you how right Pressman is
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The Glass Thief by John Ryers
May 13, 2017 Book Reviews Stephanie Ayers

Title: The Glass Thief (Tears of Aeryth Book 1) Genre: Dark Fantasy Author: John Ryers Rating: 4.7 stars A DEBT IS OWED. Del Kanadis–indentured thief to the King of Fires–desires freedom above all else. When given the opportunity to repay his debt with a single job, he begrudgingly accepts, believing it to be a fool’s
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