My Challenge Check-In for May 2023 in which I talk about how I did with my reading challenges this month, and offer you 5-5 recs for 2 The Sound of Madness Reading Challenge prompts. Which are Shut Up and Dance, and Keepsake.
Haggis MacBrawn’s Dishy Secret by Karen McCompostine
Timy reviews Haggis MacBrawn’s Dishy Secret, the first book in Karen McCompostine’s The Edible Highlander Comedic Fantasy Romance trilogy.
Guest Post: Celebrating 5 Years of Ordshaw by Phil Williams
Phil Williams, a longtime resident of the Asylum today stopped by as we are celebrating 5 years of Ordshaw! A series that interconnects his several novels. Under Ordshaw, the introduction to this universe was released 5 years ago and Phil decided to talk about his journey and to give us a heads-up of what’s to come.
25 Underrated Self-Published Fantasy Books
As we are celebrating Wyrd & Wonder Month, so if you are currently on the hunt, can we interest you with these 25 underrated self-published fantasy books? We promise they are totally worth your time!
SPFBO 9 – Introducing Team Queen’s Book Asylum!
Guess what, Team Queen’s Book Asylum is back for SPFBO 9! We could have stopped and quit while on top (Small Miracles, our champion won SPFBO 8!), but we enjoy ourselves way too much, and we are not quite done with bringing the pandamonium to your doors. I’m sure some of you despair over this news, but that’s life for you. As some would say: suck it up, buttercup!
Queen’s Book Asylum’s main SPFBO 9 page, where you’ll find a short heads up about the contest, info about our process, the 30 books assigned to us, and how we divided them – including GR and Amazon links -, our progress in the semi-finals and finals, and updates throughout the competition.
Stuck in the Pages – Trudie Skies
Trudie Skies, author of The Thirteenth Hour, Before We Go Blog’s SPFBO 8 finalist chose my newest feature, Stuck in the Pages and so, let’s see how they did with it!
The Lost War: Interview with Justin Lee Anderson
Today it’s my pleasure to host Justin Lee Anderson, author of The Lost War which is the first book in the Eidyn series, out now in paperback by Orbit!
Arvia: Heart of the Sky: Interview with D. H. Willison
Today it’s my pleasure to host D. H. Willison, author of Arvia: Heart of the Sky which is the third book in the Tales of Arvia series, as part of a blog tour hosted by Dave at TheWriteReads On Tour.
Wyrd & Wonder: The Bone Witch Readalong – Week 2
As part of Wyrd and Wonder 2023, Annemieke at A Dance With Books hosts The Bone Witch readalong. Today I’m here to discuss the questions she posted for week 2, regarding Chapters 9-15.