Reading Goal Achieved… with a little cheat

I updated my Goodreads after finishing L. Frank Baum’s The Sea Fairies and lo and behold, I managed to read 80 books, my target for 2017. But I will let you in on a little secret: seventy four of those were Japanese comic books. I used to think that counting comic books as part of…

Goodreads Giveaway Winners!

Congratulations Lora Owens Beverly Herrington Amber Piersol for winning copies of [To Be Continued] Until next giveaway.  To be Continued is available in Kindle, Amazon and Barnes and Noble. Amazon Barnes and Noble  

To Be Continued~ Goodreads Book Giveaway

Goodreads Book Giveaway To Be Continued by Prex J.D.V. Ybasco Giveaway ends July 31, 2016. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway  3 First Edition Copies of a book that will make you choke on your cup of coffee.

The Peculiars

The Peculiars A Book Review of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Jahzeel Dionne V. Ybasco ________________________________________________ “There are peculiars all over the world,” Miss P, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children   Having a different world where diversity is tolerated and encouraged is a famous theme in the fantasy genre that it does…

Review: Eragon

THE VOICE OF ERAGON An Analysis of Christopher Paolini’s novel, Eragon by Jahzeel Dionne V. Ybasco _____________________________________________________________ That some books are inspired by other classic and more renowned books is nothing new to me. It is to be expected. As million books are published every day, it is not surprising that some have the same…

Review: The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman

Not once have I been astounded by fantasy classic authors for their ability to create different worlds and make them seem real. I was blown away by Pullman’s story, I can’t help but feel for Lyra, Pantalaimon, and the characters they have met on their journey. I enjoyed the excitement of looking for the lost…

A Story of Archetypes

A Review of S.K Michels’ debut novel, The Shadow and The Light By Jahzeel Dionne V. Ybasco An archetypal story with seven leading characters, among them a muse, an old man, and three hero archetypes, this novel has a certain appeal, not different from George R.R. Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire. What makes this…

Defining Moment

by Jahzeel Dionne V Ybasco _________________________________________________________________ How do you define success? What is success for you? These questions are possibly the most common ones you can find in slam books – those colorful little notebooks containing questions that made the lives of those born in the 80’s and 90’s go round. They were meant to…

Review Request: Author Prex J.D.V. Ybasco’s To Be Continued

Originally posted on Life After Books:
I was contacted by author Prex J.D.V. Ybasco, who provided me with a copy of her work, To Be Continued. Here is my honest review. Publication: June 25th 2015 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform  My rating: 3.5 stars Goodreads summary: Not all stories end happily nor tragically. Most of them just need…