Book Review: THE COURT UNDER THE SEA


Originally published in Vella format, The Court Under the Sea is a tale of suspense and magic. Protagonist Karina Starheart lives a quiet life with her parents and sister. Theirs is a happy family, united and strong. It isn’t the sort of family that would expect a large change or challenge. Perhaps Karina’s life has … Continue reading Book Review: THE COURT UNDER THE SEA

Book Review: THE MERMAID by Christina Henry


I’m somewhat of a picky reader. Few novels can hook me on the first paragraph. I’m not looking for cliffhangers or prophecies. What I hope for in a book’s opening is beauty—beautiful words, imagery, the taste of a delicious story. THE MERMAID by Christina Henry — initially I saw the beautiful cover, I admit. Many … Continue reading Book Review: THE MERMAID by Christina Henry

THE AUTUMN PRINCE: A Vella Serial


I discovered this year that shifting focus clarifies a story. I’ve been toying for a while with the idea of putting THE AUTUMN PRINCE on Vella; I even dreamed of it once (too much?) but didn’t trust in my ability to do so without crossing from editing to rewriting. THE AUTUMN PRINCE can be read … Continue reading THE AUTUMN PRINCE: A Vella Serial

Guest Post: A New Way To Read by Sheila Sellinger


There’s a new and unique way for you to read eBooks. It’s called Kindle Vella. And it’s vastly different from the common methods you’re likely familiar with – standard eBooks and physical books - because of how it allows you to read books one chapter/episode at a time simply by searching on Amazon in Kindle … Continue reading Guest Post: A New Way To Read by Sheila Sellinger

Kindle Vella Author Spotlight: May Leonardo


Having joined Kindle Vella a week ago with my own novel, The Sea Rose, I quickly discovered that there are stories being published on this platform which are very impressive indeed. Vella authors share a feeling of companionship, and the platform also offers monetary gain if you advertise correctly. It's a fun place to meet … Continue reading Kindle Vella Author Spotlight: May Leonardo

4 Obscure Classic Books You Should Read


I have always loved classic literature more than most new releases. There is a soul in good classic literature which you can feel once it draws you in. Times were different when these books were written; social norms were not what we now know. Classics such as Pride and Prejudice have earned their fandoms (and … Continue reading 4 Obscure Classic Books You Should Read