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BookNest's second Semi-Finalist, by Dyrk Ashton (SPFBO 2018, Phase 1) 21, Oct

I greatly appreciate the opportunity to have been a guest judge for Booknest in this year's SPFBO competition. The brainchild of Arch-saint of indie authors, the Almighty Mark Lawrence, the SPFBO has become one of the most significant things to happen to self-publishing since, well, maybe ever, and Booknest has waved the torch high for indie books for quite some time. I have to thank Petros T. for asking me to do this. It's been a hell of an honor to be involved.

My task was to read five of the thirty books in Booknest's group, and forward my choice for semi-finalist. Time for a rolling of drums...

The Ember Child (The Godsbane #1) 16, Oct

My fifth and final review for the SPFBO! This a review of my last (but not least) book as a guest judge for Booknest in this year's competition. I guess I'm going to have to make a choice as to which book I put forward as a semi-finalist soon. It's not going to be easy. Today I'm reviewing a really terrific book called The Ember Child, by Anthony Mitchell. As a starting point, think Macbeth meets 300...