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What’s to come? – November Sneak Peek

November started with a nice long weekend, which I made longer by being sick. Yay me! On top of it some nice changes are going on in my life, so I could kick this month off on a good note. Honestly I don't expect much from this month excitement wise. I'll read a few books, will post things. We'll have all of our SPFBO semi-finalists ready too so the real fun can began.

Music Monday: #JOY by Kállay Saunders Band

Today I wanted to choose a song with a positive message. I've been in a good mood these days, because personal reasons, so I've been browsing my mp3 player to see what I have for this. I've picked #JOY because I love its message. And I also know how much a nice word, or a smile can mean and brighten your day. The music itself is not exactly happy, but whatever. I am.

Monthly Wrap Up: October 2018

Wait. What happens with time? Someone speed it up! It can't be November already! Where is my October??? Give me a moment while I panic, will you? *panics* Okay, I'm better now. I'm a bit behind on posts because I had become sick after returning from the UK, so a review and my post about said UK trip will be up later this week, thus they will count as November posts. So, let's see what I had in store for you in October:

The Prince of Cats by Daniel E. Olesen

There is something charming about The Prince of Cats despite its flaws, and the fact that it's not a heartwarming story. It's about revenge, freedom, relationships, keeping your enemies closer than friends. It has a sort of Arabian Nights vibe about it, especially the shepherd's story. I recommend to check this book out if you need a different setting, like to read about a thief, who is far from being perfect, or invulnerable.

Grimdark Magazine #17

The Seventeenth issue of Grimdark Magazine (GDM) features a nice selection of authors with stories or various articles. It features short stories from Devin Madson, Amanda J. Spedding and Brian Staveley, two interviews with Sebastian de Castell and Jen Williams, two book reviews about City of Kings by Rob J. Hayes and Chasing Graves by Ben Galley, plus an article from Anna Stephens which makes this magazine a complete and highly enjoyable brief read. Don't be surprised when you find yourself adding a few more books to your to-be-read mountain. Oops.

Music Monday: G.O.A.T by Theory of a Deadman

I choose G.O.A.T by Theory of a Deadman because I wanted something to reflect my mood (well, okay, I always choose songs like that, duh.) It's an upbeat song, kind of a preptalk to myself that I can do this, I can get through this weekend and it'll be awesome.

The Endless Ocean by Toby Bennett

This book is a rough diamond which needs some polishing, but man, you can see it shine anyway. The Endless Ocean is a tale of a great adventure to fantastical worlds, pirates, ancient creatures. Sinbad's adventures meets legends of the ancient era, giving birth to an epic fantasy worth your time. 

We Sold Our Souls by Grady Hendrix

This book has everything you might wish for: a dark tale, gritty scenes, a crazy road trip, monsters, relatable characters and metal. We Sold Our Souls is the perfect bland of prose, characters, the darker side of the world and so many great quotes that I had to restrain myself to use them all.

Music Monday: Angel by Poets of the Fall

I probably could pick about a dozen songs, but they just released their latest album Ultraviolet about 2 weeks ago. I gave them a quick listen then, but I was distracted with many other things and I only just got around to pay attention. I was about to go to sleep but I was still chatting with a friend when this song came up. It struck a chord in me and then saw the title. Angel. 

The Great Hearts by David Oliver

The Great Hearts is an interesting debut dark fantasy book, which needs a bit of polishing, but otherwise has some nice qualities: it's a coming of age story with intriguing characters, gritty scenes and a great potential. It's far for being perfect, but I'm interested what will come out of this series.

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