A Devoted Husband Struggles to Save His Wife via a Dark Virtual Reality Game: My Review of Stan Faryna’s Dystopian Novella ‘Francesco Augustine Bernadone’

Stan Faryna’sĀ Francesco Augustine Bernadone: A Brief History of Our Tomorrows centers on an 80-year old Italian named Francesco as he desperately seeks to finance his wife’s cancer treatments, battles multiple sclerosis himself, and struggles to hold onto any work he can. All in a bleak world devoid of much happiness and hope. Francesco’s selfless devotion […]

An Interview With Fantasy LitRPG Writer Adam Horne, Author of Unwritten Rules

Adam Horne’s Unwritten Rules is a fantasy LitRPG novel that’s available on Amazon Kindle (and doing quite well). I recently finished the book and wrote a review on it, which you can check out here. And I reached out to the author with a few questions, and he was kind to get right back to […]

An Alchemist Takes on a Bully and Wannabe King: My Review of the LitRPG Novel ‘Unwritten Rules’

A physically disabled young man experiences newfound purpose and excitement in a virtual reality game world when he confronts an arrogant bully posing as a king. That’s the premise behind Adam Horne’s enjoyable LitRPG novel Unwritten Rules. While in college, Kevin’s life took a tragic turn when a car struck him and left his body […]

A Janitor Becomes King: My Review of Adam Drake’s LitRPG Series Kingdom

Robert Barron is a widower and night-shift janitor. Still grieving the loss of his wife, the 52-year old cares only about his grown daughter, Anika, and wants to keep the rest of his life as free of stress as possible. And that’s why he traded in the corporate life in favor of cleaning office buildings. […]

High-Stakes Adventure in Virtual Reality: My Review of J.A. Cipriano’s LitRPG Novel Soulstone Awakening

A couple weeks ago, I discovered a whole new genre: LitRPG when I orderedĀ a copy of J.A. Cipriano’s Soulstone: Awakening through Kindle Unlimited. J.A. Cipriano is a New York Times bestselling author of science fiction and fantasy fiction, and his novel Soulstone is an action-packed romp through a computer game. That’s right. A computer game! […]