Manga: Guest Post by Danica Davidson

Today I am delighted to welcome to my blog Danica Davidson, author of the Minecrafter novels Escape from the Overworld, Attack on the Overworld, The Rise of Herobrine, Down Into the Nether, The Armies of Herobrine, and Battle with the Wither; the how-to-draw manga book Manga Art For Beginners; and the comic book Barbie Puppies: PuppyRead more

Review and Giveaway: “Inamorata” by Megan Chance

  Inamorata by Megan Chance is a blend of historical fiction and fantasy set in 19th century Venice.  Joseph Hannigan and his alluring sister Sophie come to Venice to escape scandal in New York.  Joseph is an artist, and he hopes to find a wealthy patron so that he can pursue his passion.  Sophie isRead more

“The Color of Light” by Helen Maryles Shankman: Review and Giveaway

  Tessa Moss is a young Jewish woman attending a classical art school in New York City.  Her biggest project of the semester is an artistic exploration of her family’s history during the Holocaust. The founder of the school, Raphael Sinclair, is a vampire.  When Rafe walks past one of Tessa’s paintings, he sees theRead more

“I am Venus” by Barbara Mujica

  Today is my stop on the TLC Book Tour for Barbara Mujica’s novel I am Venus.  I received a copy of the book in exchange for an honest review. I am Venus is the story of Diego Velazquez and the mysterious model of his only surviving nude painting.  Told from the model’s perspective, itRead more

New Header, and Guest Post from the Artist

My new blog header is finally finished.  I wanted something more reflective of my personality that expressed my love of fantasy and Russian literature.  I love how it turned out! The artist (my younger sister) prepared a guest post for me about her concept and vision.  To see more of her work, visit http://www.deannatroxel.com/. ThisRead more