Enchanters by K.F.Bradshaw Reviewed by Marie

The people of Damea are no strangers to magic. They have wielded it for years – woven it into their societies and everyday lives. From powering marvelous cities, to building dazzling infrastructures to maintaining even the tiniest of farms, magic is the backbone of Damea. It is a part of them, it breathes with them. But the magic is dying, and taking Damea with it. With the land rapidly heading towards a catastrophe, Andrea, a shy and idealistic apprentice enchanter is determined to restore Damea’s lifeline. To make matters more complicated, a stranger from another world is brought into the mess after a powerful spell goes wrong. Hunted by her former mentor and with a civil war standing in her way, can Andrea escape her pursuers and convince the skeptical stranger to assist her in restoring magic to Damea? Or will she fail and leave Damea to its disastrous fate?

Flashback Friday Long Black Veil by Jeanette Battista Review by Marie

A girl, a boy, and a family curse…

Devon can’t wait to put her podunk mountain town behind her once and for all when she graduates high school. But even though she’s the class valedictorian, the likelihood of her being able to afford college on her own is slim. As she begins the research on scholarships that might help with tuition, a new distraction arises in the form of the town’s golden boy, the cute and popular Brock Cutler who works in the town Records room. Devon knows that mountain and town folk don’t mix, but she’s drawn to him anyway.

Shadow Fall Blitz

The asteroid hurtling toward the earth will kill billions.

The Emperor and his Gold Court will be safe in their space station, watching from the stars. The Silvers will be protected underground. But the Bronzes must fight it out at the Shadow Trials for the few remaining spots left on the space station.

When an enigmatic benefactor hands Maia Graystone a spot in the Trials, she won’t just get a chance at salvation for her and her baby brother, Max: She gets to confront the mother who abandoned her in prison, the mad Emperor who murdered her father, and the Gold prince who once loved her. But it’s the dark bastard prince she’s partnered with that will make her question everything, including her own heart. With the asteroid racing closer every day, Maia must trust someone to survive.

The question is who?