Reviews written by Bethany Wicker, Listings Manager & Staff Reviewer

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March 04, 2020
Overall rating 
 
3.8
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Plot/Story 
 
4.0
Illustrations (if applicable) 
 
N/A
Characters (if applicable) 
 
3.0
Editing/Design Quality 
 
4.0
Young Adult Indie
Dark Beauty and the Beast retelling

When Rosalie is forced to marry Prince Xander if Baist, she didn't know what to except with her new title of princess. However, it wasn't that she'd be kept locked in her room. The prince doesn't even want to look upon her face because he's scared she'll put him under...

March 04, 2020
Overall rating 
 
3.8
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Plot/Story 
 
3.0
Illustrations (if applicable) 
 
N/A
Characters (if applicable) 
 
4.0
Editing/Design Quality 
 
4.0
Young Adult Indie
Sweet Rock Star Romance

Addie has always been in love with the band Infernal Echo, especially their lead singer Jude. To her surprise, she runs into him after a concert his friend hosted and the two clicked immediately. However, Addie knows Jude has a fiance, so she can't fall for him. But Jude doesn't...

February 25, 2020
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Plot/Story 
 
4.0
Illustrations (if applicable) 
 
N/A
Characters (if applicable) 
 
4.0
Editing/Design Quality 
 
4.0
Young Adult Indie
Sweet Contemporary Romance

Mia and Carson have always had it out for each other. But when Carson hits Mia in the face with a basketball, it's the last straw and Mia can't stop herself from launching at his throat. Instead of suspension, the two agree to work on the Christmas Angel Project together....

February 11, 2020
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Plot/Story 
 
5.0
Illustrations (if applicable) 
 
N/A
Characters (if applicable) 
 
5.0
Editing/Design Quality 
 
5.0
Touches on Anxiety which hits home for me!

After Cassie witnesses the murder of her mother, she develops anxiety over just about everything. She doesn't talk to anyone and always has her nose in a book. Romances are a way for Cassie to escape from everything around her, especially one of her favorite male leads Cade. Cassie misses...

February 03, 2020
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Plot/Story 
 
5.0
Illustrations (if applicable) 
 
N/A
Characters (if applicable) 
 
5.0
Editing/Design Quality 
 
5.0
Another Sweet Romance from Michelle MacQueen!

Charlotte-or Charlie-loves both hockey and figure skating. However, she knows she can't do both and has already chosen to pursue figure skating. She gives it her all and with a perfectionist mom, there isn't any room for error. Because of this, she doesn't have time to waste on things like...

February 01, 2020
Overall rating 
 
4.8
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Plot/Story 
 
5.0
Illustrations (if applicable) 
 
N/A
Characters (if applicable) 
 
5.0
Editing/Design Quality 
 
4.0
Young Adult Indie
Shifters and Witches take on Ancient Evil

Maddie is a Hawthorne sister and is known for performing a spell against the Ancients. If the stares of her peers at Thunderbird Academy wasn't bad enough, her dad is missing as well and Maddie will do anything to find him. However, her friends Liam and Kate haven't returned to...

January 28, 2020
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Plot/Story 
 
5.0
Illustrations (if applicable) 
 
N/A
Characters (if applicable) 
 
5.0
Editing/Design Quality 
 
5.0
Unique Fantasy Mulan Retelling!

When her sister Luna is killed, Hua wants nothing more than to get revenge. Taking her father's place, she joins the army to fight against the Kou and kill the general who took her sister from her. Here, she must hide her identity as a female and become Huan. There's...

January 19, 2020
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
N/A
Perfect for fans of Agatha Christie!

Agatha loves the work of Detective Hercule Poirot. He's actually her imaginary friend and she uses his work to influence how she handles a case. She and her best friend Liam have their own "detective agency" called Oddlow Agency. They haven't received any work, but Agatha knows it's coming. Everyone...

December 30, 2019
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Plot/Story 
 
4.0
Illustrations (if applicable) 
 
N/A
Characters (if applicable) 
 
4.0
Editing/Design Quality 
 
4.0
Heart Break and First Loves

After having her heartbroken by J.R., Kassidy swears off love. After her best friend has a nasty breakup too, Kass decides that they have to do something about all of the broken hearts. That's how she comes up with the idea of the Anti-Love club. At first, it sounds ridiculous,...

December 29, 2019
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0
Unique involvment of scents

Rakel wants nothing more than to get a well-paying job since she's so skilled with scents. Her father his what's called the Rot and doesn't have much longer to live. Rakel is desperate to make money to buy him comfort and medicines that can help extend his life a little...

December 07, 2019
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Plot/Story 
 
5.0
Illustrations (if applicable) 
 
N/A
Characters (if applicable) 
 
5.0
Editing/Design Quality 
 
5.0
Young Adult Indie
Prophesy Meets Alpha Wolf

Ava is the child of prophesy and all eyes are on her because she is the daughter of the Prime Alpha and the Queen of the Fae. Everyone believes she's the key to saving the wolves from extinction. However, Ava feels useless because she can't shift into a wolf and...

December 07, 2019
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Plot/Story 
 
4.0
Illustrations (if applicable) 
 
N/A
Characters (if applicable) 
 
4.0
Editing/Design Quality 
 
4.0
Young Adult Indie
Slow-Paced Read that also Raises Awareness

Romy has just finished school and is torn because she isn't sure what she wants to do with her life. She's being pressured from her parents to either follow in her dad's footsteps in business or her mom's in science. However, Romy doesn't feel like she fits in either of...

December 07, 2019
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
N/A
Perfect for Fans of Creepy Reads!

Ren and Kip aren't sure what to expect when they visit their Aunt for Halloween. She works at an Old Folk's home, but is trying to liven things up with a Halloween party. When the two boys notice the new carnival in town, they can't wait to check it out....

December 01, 2019
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Plot/Story 
 
4.0
Illustrations (if applicable) 
 
N/A
Characters (if applicable) 
 
4.0
Editing/Design Quality 
 
4.0
Badass Vampire Huntress Series

Kali is the hope of saving the world from vampires and demons. She’s a vampire huntress who also happens to be a badass. But she can’t do it all on her own. She has her friends and family to support her endeavor. Oh and the sexy Max of course. ...

November 27, 2019
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style 
 
4.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
4.0
Kids Fiction
A Look Into Superman's Childhood

Clark Kent is trying to be an ordinary thirteen-year-old boy but he has a very extraordinary pastime. He loves saving people. At school, Clark finds himself losing control of his powers every time he's around his friend Lana. He tends to do things like float... which isn't too good for...

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