RPG expert James D’Amato penned The Ultimate RPG Game Master’s Worldbuilding Guide to teach beginners and experienced gamers alike how to build and create their own role-playing games and adventures. In includes genres from fantasy and sci-fi to horror and x-punk.
The Mahabharata Secret by Indian author Christopher C. Doyle is a lot like The Da Vinci Code in that it’s an adventure thriller, but one that incorporates lots of culture and history form India. If you are looking for a new take on adventure, this novel has got plenty of it.
Aliens are among us, and Austin, Texas just got a whole lot weirder. When smart-aleck, down-on-his-luck bounty hunter Anderson Gunn snags his next job, he’s just happy to get the gig. But he probably should have asked a few more questions first.
Play Like a Feminist is a surprisingly accessible scholarly book about the benefits women can experience when they allow themselves to play videogames just for the fun of it. Grab this book if you are a woman who wants to try gaming, or if you know someone who might.
The second book in the series focusing on Sherlock’s less famous brother Mycroft Holmes, this story finds our hero at the ripe old age of 26 trying to unravel a drug conspiracy and the murders of innocent street urchins.
The Demon Accords Compendium Volume III is another short story compilation entry in the Demon Accords universe, and it covers some characters we’ve never seen before and reintroduces us to others we haven’t seen in a few books. It’s an enjoyable read, especially for fans.
Our reviewer has been following the Demon Accords books for a long time, and this is number 16 in that series. This one is a departure from form, with a new character’s point of view. But after so many entries, its good to shake things up.
This week we take a look at the Mycroft Holmes series by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Anna Waterhouse. This interesting little mystery lets Sherlock’s less famous brother shine at sleuthing in his own cases.
The Deep Blue Good By from John D. MacDonald is a thriller out of the 1960s set in the Florida Keys, now given good narration though Audible Studios. It offers a classic if dated take on the mystery thriller, and influences a lot of tales even today.
King’s League is one of the new crop of LitRPGs set in or around a videogame world. The concept is nothing new at this point, and sadly King’s League does little to advance the genre, though the audiobook acting is still top notch and worth a listen.