A Middle-Grade Story That Even Adults Would Enjoy

Book Review: Coriander Jones Saves The World by Kim English   Review by Sandra Selvas Villatoro “Coriander Jones Saves The World” was a fantastic read. Targeted to middle-grade and young-adult readers, but it could be easily enjoyed by adults as well. It is a story that never belittles anyone’s intelligence and shows […]



The Beginning of A Fantastic Series

Book Review: Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas   Review by Sandra Selvas Villatoro I know this books is a HUGE bestseller and that it came out a couple of years ago, but I still think it’s an underrated book in the Fantasy genre, so I wanted to share my review […]

Justice joins the review crew 1

Announcing The Writers’ Shack’s first Read 4 Review book: Mariner’s Hollow by FG Capitanio There’s been quite a few posts about Frank Capitanio and his debut book, Mariner’s Hollow on The Writers’ Shack lately. We’ve interviewed the author to discuss winning the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award; we’ve reviewed Mariner’s Hollow. Now Capitanio […]



The perfect combination of classic and contemporary

Mariner’s Hollow – a paranormal mystery that keeps the reader guessing to the very end. Over the weekend, I posted an interview with Frank “FG” Capitanio, the author of the award winning novel, Mariner’s Hollow – which won Gold in the IPBA Benjamin Franklin Awards. If you read that, you’d […]

Capitanio gets Justice with a Benjamin Franklin stamp of approval 1

Introducing the next Sir Arthur Conan Doyle   Everyone needs a hobby. Mine just happens to be murder. – Justice Worth Last month, Indie author F.G. Capitanio won a massive leg up in his writing career when his debut novel, Mariner’s Hollow, took out Gold for Teen Fiction in the IBPA […]


The Moon Dwellers

Dancing with the devil in the pale moonlight 1

Beneath a scorched and desolate earth lies a subterranean solar system where the Moon people dwell. Riley Banks reviews The Moon Dwellers by David Estes

Blood, murder and never ending action! 2

    Book Review: The Murder Complex by Lindsay Cummings   Review by Sandra Selvas Villatoro There are times when books become highly-anticipated and you just feel a gigantic urge to read them as soon as possible, because there is no way in hell you can live without doing so. Sometimes, […]



A Romanov romance in Tsarina 2

Book Review: Tsarina by J. Nelle Patrick Review by Sandra Selvas Villatoro I absolutely love historical-fiction. It is the perfect mix between accurate historical facts and the perfect dose of imaginative fiction to keep reality away. I also have a wild passion for Russian history. So, if you write a young adult, […]

A debut murder mystery worthy of Sherlock Holmes 1

Book Review: Mariner’s Hollow by F.G. Capitanio     Review by Sandra Selvas Villatoro Title: Mariner’s Hollow Author: F. G. Capitanio Genre: YA, Mystery Series or Standalone: Book 1 in a Planned Series.   Blurb:  A mysterious and desolate island. A devastating turn of events. A secret that will reveal the true meaning of Justice. […]

Mariners Hollow

Half Blood

Half blood not quite a prince but still enjoyable 4

Book review: Half-Blood by Jennifer L. Armentrout   Review by Sandra Selvas Villatoro   Title: Half-Blood Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout Genre: YA, Paranormal Series or Standalone: Series. Book 1 in the Covenant Series.     Blurb:  The Hematoi descend from the unions of gods and mortals, and the children of two […]