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“Dreamer” by Ja-Mel Vinson – ARC Review

I received an Advanced Reader Copy (ARC) of Ja-Mel Vinson’s forthcoming novel, “Dreamer.” Time constraints limit my ability to fully delve into the structural elements of the novel, but I’ll hit all the main points here. It’s ambitious. Vinson builds a complex and compelling world from the first chapter. His imagery is vivid and sometimes…

‘Rise: A Blood Inheritance Novel’ is a Blockbuster Movie Waiting to Happen

“Rise: A Blood Inheritance Novel,” hereinafter referred to as, “Rise,” is the first installment in a planned quartet. The author, M. Ainihi, begins the story with a prologue that takes place hundreds of years before most of the events in Rise. It piqued my interest immediately, and from there I finished it in about two…

‘Dawn Among the Stars’ (Book 1 in The Starless Series) Review

I’ve been scouring science fiction shelves since I was six, desperately searching for female protagonists and semi-realistic, relatable stories. Over the years I’ve found a few that inspired or impacted me, but none as much as Dawn Among the Stars by Samantha Heuwagen. I just finished it and my initial reaction is, “I can’t wait…

First Book Review Coming 6/9/18

Hello! Thank you for stopping by and welcome to Peak Story Reviews! Book reviews will launch June 9, 2018 with the first novel in the Starless Series, Dawn Among The Stars by Samantha Heuwagen! More Info About Reviews A new book review will be posted about once per week and as new reviewers are added…