Indie novels

On the Shelf: Review of Song of the Sending by Corinne O’Flynn

Review by S. M. Metzler Have you ever judged a book by its cover? Well, don’t. It’s not healthy. When I received in the mail a paperback copy of indie-published Song of the Sending by Corrine O’ Flynn, I just walked around for a while just looking at the front cover. It’s beautiful; I’ve always loved blue-dominant art. Interestingly enough, I eventually decided to sit down and read it. Surely, I thought, if the author had put so much time into such a pretty, []

Hannah’s Novel Notions: A Review of Empire Under Siege by Jason K. Lewis

I don’t know about you, but I’ve always been a fan of books and movies set in Rome. Gladiator is one of my all-time favorite films, but, honestly, give me a story with no-nonsense Roman dudes with gladius’s (swords), red tunics, and battle cries calling for honor and I’ll be happy. This is mostly because I enjoy characters who stand for something – even if that something is a duty to an extremely corrupt country – and are willing to fight for []