Posts Tagged ‘J. K. Barber’

4 Stars: “Mervidia” by J. K. Barber

Posted: 27th September 2014 by Jason Kristopher in Books
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From Amazon.com: Deep in the ocean’s darkness live the Merwin, sinister sea creatures who have never seen the light of the sun. As the city of Mervidia flourishes, its inhabitants scheme and grasp for power. Queen Beryl, the last of the royal bloodline, has been brutally assassinated. The High Houses scramble to seize Mervidia’s crown, […]

4 Stars: “Spellbound” by J. K. Barber

Posted: 30th June 2014 by Jason Kristopher in Books
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Spellbound is about the adventures of two young people, twin sisters who have known community and family their entire lives. Along the way, they befriend a mysterious stranger who has been alone for as long as he can remember. After strange events touch all their lives, the three find themselves drawn together and then embroiled […]

Why I Don’t Generally Offer to Review Books

Posted: 25th June 2014 by Jason Kristopher in Books
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There are few books I will actively work to read and review. The reason for this is simple: I have a backlog that I already don’t have time to read (that would be the box you see below). Mervidia, by my very good friends Jay & Katie Barber, is one of the ones I can’t wait to […]

My name is Isra. I am one of two remaining angels. You see, when God vanished, Lucifer threw open his gates and unleashed his macabre horde on Earth. Great fiery fissures collapsed cities and rural areas alike, the very ground roiling like a stormy sea of unbearable heat. Angels fell like burning rain from the […]