Book Recommendations Category

Book Review: Smoke & Summons by Charlie N. Holmberg

I received a review copy from the publisher. This does not affect the contents of my review and all opinions are my own. Smoke & Summons by Charlie N. Holmberg Mogsy’s Rating: 3 of 5 stars Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult Series: Book 1 of Numina Publisher: 47North (February 1, 2019) Length: 332 pages Author Information: Website | Twitter Smoke & […]

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Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Early 2019 Releases in the “Maybe” Pile

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish, a weekly meme that now resides at That Artsy Reader Girl. The meme first came about because of a love of lists. Who doesn’t love lists? The original creators also wanted their lists to be shared with fellow book lovers and to ask that we in turn […]

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Book Review: Minecraft: The Crash by Tracey Baptiste

I received a review copy from the publisher. This does not affect the contents of my review and all opinions are my own. Minecraft: The Crash by Tracey Baptiste Mogsy’s Rating: 4 of 5 stars Genre: Media Tie-In Series: Stand Alone/Book 2 of Minecraft Publisher: Century (July 12, 2018) Length: 288 pages Author Information: Website | Twitter Minecraft: The Crash is the […]

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Friday Face-Off: Panorama

Welcome to The Friday Face-Off, a weekly meme created by Books by Proxy! Each Friday, we will pit cover against cover while also taking the opportunity to showcase gorgeous artwork and feature some of our favorite book covers. If you want to join the fun, simply choose a book each Friday that fits that week’s predetermined theme, […]

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Guest Post: “The Self-Publishing Catch-22” by M.D. Presley

Today, the BiblioSanctum is excited to help spread the word about Sigil Independent, a new writing guild started by a group of self-published fantasy authors including many Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off (SPFBO) alumni like Phil Tucker, Dyrk Aston, inaugural winner Michael McClung, and several other semi-finalists from the previous year. The following is a part of […]

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Book Review: Pride and Prometheus by John Kessel

I received a review copy from the publisher. This does not affect the contents of my review and all opinions are my own. Pride and Prometheus by John Kessel Mogsy’s Rating: 4.5 of 5 stars Genre: Fantasy Series: Stand Alone Publisher: Saga Press (February 13, 2018) Length: 384 pages Author Information: Website Admittedly, I’m not so big a fan of […]

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Mogsy’s Bookshelf Roundup: Stacking the Shelves & Recent Reads

Bookshelf Roundup is a feature I do every other weekend which fills the role of several blog memes, like Stacking the Shelves where I talk about the new books I’ve added to my library or received for review, as well as It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? where I round up what I’ve read since the last update and […]

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Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten New-To-Me Authors I Read For The First Time In 2017

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. They created the meme because they love lists. Who doesn’t love lists? They wanted to share these list with fellow book lovers and ask that we share in return to connect with our fellow book lovers. To learn more about participating in […]

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Best of 2017: 10 Underrated Books & Hidden Gems

Whether you like to call them underrated books or hidden gems, the titles on this list are those I think deserve a lot more attention. Some of them have been highly praised, though perhaps under-read. Many are also from medium-to-smaller publishers and imprints, or perhaps are examples of an author’s lesser known work or first […]

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Best of 2017: Notable Debuts

I’m always excited at the end of each year to have discovered favorite debut novelists or new authors who have broken onto the scene for the very first time, and 2017 was no exception. Today on this special day I want to wish everyone a merry Christmas and a joyous holiday season, and also to shine a […]

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