Review of Malfunction by J.E. Purrazzi

Author: J.E. Purrazzi Title: Malfunction Series: Malfunction Trilogy (book 1) Genre: Cyberpunk Publisher: Indie published Rating: Mint       Amazon synopsis: They Say the Ends … More

Review of Perihelid by S. Alex Martin

The third installation in a series is usually a bit of a toss up. Will it be terrible like the … More

Review of The Tangle by Aria E. Maher

What would you do if you found yourself trapped in a creepy house full of scared workers, personality-less children, porcelain … More

Review of The Traveler by E.B. Dawson

Most bookworms keep a mental list of books they want to read. And it’s not just a general ‘To be … More

Hannah's Novel Notions: A Review of Battle for the Row by Ryan J. Penland

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of Battle for the Row by Ryan J. Penland

I worked in a small insurance brokerage office for about two and a half years. Raise your hand if answering … More

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of The Tomb of the Sea Witch by Kyle Robert Schultz

I bet you think you know the story of Ariel. We’ve seen the movie: The red-haired mermaid sells her voice … More

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of @YenPress’s The Case Study of Vanitas Vol 1 and 2 by Jun Mochizuki

Setting: Steampunk Paris. Characters: Vampires. Format: Manga. Sounds awesome, right? That’s because it is. I am a huge (as in, … More

Hannah's Novel Notions: A Review of The Beast of Talesend by Kyle Robert Schultz

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of The Beast of Talesend by Kyle Robert Schultz

I’ve always had a somewhat irrational fear of fairytale retellings. To be honest, I don’t generally like the original fairytales, … More

Hannah's Novel Notions: A Review of Into the Void by E.B. Dawson

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of Into the Void by E.B. Dawson

Book series are probably one of the more terrifying things in a bookworm’s life. Not at first glance, maybe. At … More

Hannah's Novel Notions: A Review of The Diplomat's Daughter by Azelyn Klein

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of The Diplomat’s Daughter by Azelyn Klein

Being a diplomat seems like a job that I would be really, really horrible at. I mean, I don’t think … More

Hannah's Novel Notions: A Review of Rogue One #1 by Jody Houser

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of Rogue One #1 by @Jody_Houser

Star Wars. Jody Houser. Comic books. Three of my favorite things. All of which have been miraculously wrapped up into a … More

Hannah's Novel Notions: A Review of Bungo Stray Dogs Vol 2 by Kafka Asagiri

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of @YenPress’s Bungo Stray Dogs Vol 2 by Kafka Asagiri

To-be-read lists can be problematic. They just keep growing and growing. You can’t ever seem to get on top of … More

Hannah's Novel Notions: A Review of Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi

Beautiful inside and out. That’s the best way I can think to describe Futhermore by Tahereh Mafi. This is a book … More

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of Out of Darkness by E.B. Dawson

Have you ever read a book where you are both fiercely proud and insanely protective of the main character? One … More

Hannah’s Novel Notions: Where the Woods Grow Wild by Nate Philbrick

When people think of fantasy novels, they usually think of woods. Trees and rivers and magic and elves and great … More

Hannah's Novel Notions: A Review of Boston Metaphysical Society: Prelude by Madeleine Holly-Rosing

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of Boston Metaphysical Society: Prelude by Madeleine Holly-Rosing

Raise your hand if you like steampunk. Raise your hand if you like steampunk without understanding what it is. *raises … More

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of Descender Vol 1 by Jeff Lemire

Do you ever read a comic book and think: “Gah. I wish I knew how to draw”? Maybe you don’t. … More

Hannah's Novel Notions: A Review of Fractured by Rae Elliott

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of Fractured by Rae Elliott

This week on “Hannah searches for good indie books:” Fractured by Rae Elliott. This is a novel I read some … More

Hannah's Novel Notions: A Review of Boston Metaphysical Society by Madeleine Holly-Rosing

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of Boston Metaphysical Society by Madeleine Holly-Rosing

Alternate steampunk histories are awesome. Alternate steampunk histories where ghosts and demons are a matter of course are even better. But … More

Hannah's Novel Notions: A Review of Sisters by Raina Telgemeier

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of Sisters by Raina Telgemeier

When I was little, I really, really, really wanted a sister. When I was four and my Mom was pregnant, I … More

Hannah's Novel Notions: A Review of The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul by Douglas Adams

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul by Douglas Adams

Douglas Adams. King of irony. Master of personification. One of the most clever, satirical authors I have had opportunity to … More

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of Urban Legend: Orphan by J.P. Dailing

There are a lot of different factors involved in how people choose to buy books. Maybe they like the synopsis. … More

Hannah's Novel Notions: A Review of Captain Marvel Vol. 1: Higher, Further, Faster, More by Kelly Sue Deconnick

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of Captain Marvel Vol. 1: Higher, Further, Faster, More by Kelly Sue Deconnick

Awesome female superhero. In space. With the Guardians of the Galaxy. That’s my kind of comic book. I’m always a … More

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of @ValiantComics Faith #3 by @Jody_Houser

Post by Hannah Heath Sometimes comic cons can get pretty hectic. You’ve got a bunch of passionate fans dressed up as … More

Hannah's Novel Notions: A Review of The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

There are a lot of mythical creatures that I’m surprised don’t make it into books more often. Mermaids. Griffins. Enenra … More

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of Your Lie in April by Naoshi Arakawa

People always look at me funny when I say that I learned to appreciate classical music from watching anime. But … More

Hannah's Novel Notions: A Review of Here, There Be Dragons by James A. Owen

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of Here, There Be Dragons by James A. Owen

Growing up, I always looked up to the Inklings. C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, Lloyd Alexander (yes, he’s an Inkling…don’t overlook … More

Hannah's Novel Notions: A Review of Ashes by Grace Crandall

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of Ashes by Grace Crandall

I spend an absurd amount of time hunting down new indie authors to read. Why an absurd amount of time? … More

Hannah's Novel Notions: A Review of Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant by Tony Cliff

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant by Tony Cliff

What kind of a person are you? The kind that wants to get out there and go on wild adventures? … More

First Look: Review of Valiant Comic's Faith #1 (Ongoing) by Jody Houser

First Look: A Review of @ValiantComics Faith #1 (Ongoing) by @Jody_Houser

Post by Hannah Heath You gotta have faith, people. It’s really important to me that you understand this. It’ll change … More

Hannah's Novel Notions: A Review of Lock In by John Scalzi

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of Lock In by John Scalzi

I go to the library every Tuesday and walk out with an armful of about 5 or 6 books. I … More

Hannah's Novel Notions: A Review of The Fallen Prince by Amalie Howard

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of The Fallen Prince by Amalie Howard

Parallel worlds, cyborg soldiers, cool weaponry, awesome cover, solid writing style. What’s not to like? That’s what I thought when I first … More

Hannah's Novel Notions: A Review of Assassin's Creed: The Secret Crusade by Oliver Bowden

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of Assassin’s Creed: The Secret Crusade by Oliver Bowden

“Stay your blade from the flesh of the innocent.” “Hide in plain sight, become one with the crowd.” “Never compromise … More

Hannah's Novel Notions: A Review of UFOology by James Tynion IV

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of UFOology by James Tynion IV

Do you believe in aliens? Well, do you? Eh. I really don’t care what your answer is. I’m just blanking … More

Hannah's Novel Notions A Review of Fullmetal Alchemist Vol. 1-3 by Hiromu Arakawa

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of Fullmetal Alchemist Vol. 1-3 by Hiromu Arakawa

To create, something of equal value must be lost. This is the principle of equivalent exchange. Sounds like something you … More

Hannah's Novel Notions A Review of A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Shwab

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab

Okay guys, I have a question for you. It’s very important. First, I need you to look at the below … More

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of Thor by Alex Irvine

Not to brag or anything, but in January I got to go to Disneyland for a few days. This was … More

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

So. Books. Let’s talk about them. Obviously, they’re pretty awesome. They’re paper and ink and glue and yet they can … More

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of Scout’s Progress by Sharon Lee and Steve Miller

Lately, I’ve been stumbling into fandoms completely by accident. I started reading Pandora Hearts and got hooked into reading all … More

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of Starflight by Melissa Landers

We all have that one genre that we actively avoid reading. Some people don’t like WW2 novels, some are scared … More

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin

I think fantasy novels are pretty epic, don’t you? They can use such a large variety of story archetypes: the … More

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

Occasionally I come across a book that everyone says is worth reading. It’s amazing, they say. You’ll like it. So … More

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of Pandora Hearts, Vol. 1 and 2 by Jun Mochizuki

I’ll admit it. I used to make fun of people who liked manga. Not being somebody who reads many graphic … More

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them by Newt Scamander

“Happiness can be found in the darkest of times if one only remembers to turn on the lights.” Really? Alright … More

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of The Gospel of Loki by Joanne Harris

Before we get into this, I need to explain something: I am not one of those creepy people who is … More

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness

I don’t know about you, but there are some days that I really don’t want to listen to people talk. In … More

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss

As a reader and writer of Fantasy, I’ve been bombarded with “rules” that need to be followed in Fantasy genre. Don’t … More

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of Resonance by S. Alex Martin

Okay guys, listen up. I want to tell you about a book. I know I tell you about a book … More

Hannah’s Novel Notions: Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke

Susanna Clarke’s Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell is a novel I’ve been meaning to read for a while now. I … More

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of The Scorch Trials by James Dashner

You know how Star Wars fans like to pretend that certain prequel movies never happened? That’s kind of how I … More