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Book Review: Penny White and the Nest of Nessies by Chrys Cymri

Guess who's back? Back again. Goodreads Blurb Penny White and the Nest of Nessies by Chrys Cymri ‘Are you saying,’ Commander Hubbert demanded, ‘that a pack of dinosaurs have our vessel?’ I shrugged. ‘That seems to be the best explanation. The nessies have the submarine.’ Heartbreak. And I thought I’d already had more than my … Continue reading Book Review: Penny White and the Nest of Nessies by Chrys Cymri

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Book Review: Refraction by Terry Geo

We are nearly at the end of another year. A year in which I read some really great books. I'm really happy to be rounding up 2019 with something different that caught me off-guard. Goodreads Blurb Refraction by Terry Geo Most stories start at the beginning; this one begins at the end. At least for … Continue reading Book Review: Refraction by Terry Geo

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Book Review: Penny White and the Vexation of Vampires by Chrys Cymri

Very excited to be back with my good friend Penny White today. Let's see what she has gotten herself into this time. Goodreads Blurb Penny White and the Vexation of Vampires by Chrys Cymri I stared at my shopping list, wondering what any normal human would make of it. ‘One box of communion wafers. Six bottles … Continue reading Book Review: Penny White and the Vexation of Vampires by Chrys Cymri

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Book Review: The Three Hares: The Jade Dragonball by Scott Lauder and David Ross

Where are all my fantasy readers at? And the ones who enjoy historical fiction? I have a great book that combines both genres for you today. Goodreads BlurbThe Three Hares: The Jade Dragonball by Scott Lauder and David Ross Sara Livingstone's school trip to the Beijing Palace Museum takes a terrifying turn when an encounter … Continue reading Book Review: The Three Hares: The Jade Dragonball by Scott Lauder and David Ross

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Book Review: A Different Time by Michael K. Hill

Today I have the sweetest love story/time travel journey you are likely to come across. No, it didn't sound like my cup of tea first either, but it turned out to be an absolute delight. Blurb A Different Time* by Michael K. Hill introduces us to 20-something-year-old Keith Nolan. Keith is a reserved comic book … Continue reading Book Review: A Different Time by Michael K. Hill

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Book Review: Dreamland by Nick Clausen

Even though this book is intended as a horror, or at least a spooky story, I found it very emotional. Emotion is not really something you associate with horrors but it worked very well here. Blurb Dreamland* by Nick Clausen introduces us to Dreamland. Dreamland is where Louis goes to meet his father, who died … Continue reading Book Review: Dreamland by Nick Clausen

Book Review: Penny White and the Vengeance of Snails by Chrys Cymri

Man, it is getting harder and harder to reviews for the Penny White series without spoilers. So warning, if you haven't read the other books in this series, this review will have some kind of spoilers. Also, what are you doing?? You are missing out on a great series here. Blurb Penny White and the … Continue reading Book Review: Penny White and the Vengeance of Snails by Chrys Cymri

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Book Review: The Marriage of Gryphons by Chrys Cymri

I'm so excited to be back with Penny White again! Penny's Welsh wonderland is my new magical kingdom and I feel as comfortable there as I do at Hogwarts. If you aren't up to date with Penny, check out my previous reviews of the series here and here. Or just read on for my latest … Continue reading Book Review: The Marriage of Gryphons by Chrys Cymri

Ascenders: High School for the Recently Departed by C.L. Gaber

Author Interview: C.L. Gaber of The Ascenders Saga

I'm very excited to bring this interview to you! If you are a long-time reader of Joyful Antidotes you will know that The Ascenders Saga has appeared here many, many times (like here, here, here and here!). I'm back today with an interview with the main woman herself, author C.L. Gaber. Here we go! I'm … Continue reading Author Interview: C.L. Gaber of The Ascenders Saga

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Book Review: Penny White and the Cult of Unicorns by Chrys Cymri

I am back with the next instalment in the Penny White saga (see the first one here). The more I read of this series the more I love it and, after just two books, I have to make this bold claim: this is a series your CANNOT miss out on! Penny White and the Cult … Continue reading Book Review: Penny White and the Cult of Unicorns by Chrys Cymri