He’s the Prince of Love. The Sultan of Swoon. The Violet Peacock. He’s Lloyd B. Hoigleheimer, self-proclaimed agent of Aphrodite. He’s also an idiot prone to out-hamming a drunken William Shatner. And following a near-death experience, he’s about to have a stroke of good fortune. Awakening to a mysterious power within, Lloyd decides to use his psychic abilities—the power . . .
Thalia’s Musings is narrated by Thalia, the Muse of Comedy, as she observes the comedy, drama, and tragedy of the ancient Greek pantheon. But when Thalia becomes more than an observer, the Fates take notice. Are Thalia’s powers limited to helping mortal playwrights hack out a comedy sketch, or can she create happy endings in real life, even for the . . .
For centuries, the Lands of Night and Light have been locked in a struggle of light against darkness. This is about life in the Land of Night, a place where even Dark Lords have hobbies. . . .
On a tower of metal and light, a girl faces an uncertain future. Awash with the tears of gods, a warrior stares down the universe. Together they journey across dangerous lands, to spare the world a demon’s madness. Romance and dark fantasy blend together in this interesting tale about the things we see and the things we don’t. Eikasia—Sometimes, . . .
Four unlikely friends are permanently linked together when they install a beta “ultimate collaboration” tool on their computers—that allows them to teleport to and from each other’s homes at ease. Of course, they get more than they bargained for when they discover they can’t turn their connections off . . . . . . .
Psycho Gecko is not your normal punk with superpowers. He is every bit the crazy, violent, and comedic supervillain that you read about in comic books. He doesn’t want to conquer the world. He’d much rather conquer a hot dog eating contest, except he’d cheat by lacing his opponents’ wieners with ghost pepper. He wouldn’t even have the courtesy to . . .
Odd & Ends is a series of tales set in the unusual city of Skymoore, floating above the world of Solkin. It follows the lives of Donovan Allman, Nestor Pinkly, and Karessa Plunderton as they struggle to keep their humble magic shop alive while battling the literal and figurative demons of their present and their past. . . .
Come, take a journey to Sangraal, a world violent and dark with its mythos. Sangraal, a land where mortals are simply instruments for the gods and where everything has its own tales. A place where everything is not set in black and white. Sangraal, where the gods summon a man to do their bidding. How will he pick sides . . .
With money to burn and time to spend, Sol Mann embarks on a journey through Costa Rica that would change him in a fundamental way. Where does he get his money? And what is he running from? . . . We don’t really know. But that doesn’t matter when your days are filled with cheap weed, good rum, and great women. . . .
The first real novel to come down the hopefully long and winding John Maxwell pipeline. The book’s long narrative takes as back to the year 2009, where things were different. Things are certainly different for two people working at Hyperion, Michigan’s local radio station WHYP, Conrad Harris and his friend Cyrus McLean ‘Cy’ Scott. As the story begins, Conrad is . . .
While time travel isn’t physically possible, science has found a way to record all of your present thoughts, feelings, and experiences over your consciousness at a fixed point in the past. This gives the user the ability to drastically alter their future. The system works using your brain as an analog recording device, but, as Ray Irvine is finding . . .
Arc Perfuro only meant to make his father proud. He certainly never intended to help The Snake God plunged the world into chaos. Certainly. Given a second chance, could the lightning heir use his defensive skills, tricks, gadgets, and wit to shield Tellus from the brink of destruction? Bah! He would probably make it worse! Perisie! . . .
Former math teacher Alexander Kuros has found himself better qualified for a new job: the Grim Reaper. Qualification number one for being a math teacher? You must be alive. Qualification number one for being the Grim Reaper? You must be dead. After dying in a car crash, he is resurrected by Death as the new Grim Reaper and given . . .
Jan 18, 2010: In the future, technology does everything for us, and human society devolves into vapid hedonism. Yup, I’ve read Brave New World, you say. Well here’s a little update to that scenario, based on a wee extrapolation of the social media, reality TV, and consumer society of today.
Imagine if how your ten thousand online "friends" rate your latest vid determined your socioeconomic status in society! Unless you want to be a Rejectionist, but they’re so earnest and boring. And everything from [more . . .]
Mar 25, 2010: There are some books that are so well written I get envious reading them, wishing I had written the story instead. This is one of those books.
Simon of Space is at once both a light-hearted, entertaining story about the adventures of a man who has no recollection of who he was and why he can’t remember and a deeply moving story that touches upon serious moral issues about what it means to be human.