National Parent’s Day

In 1994, President Bill Clinton signed 36 U.S.C. § 135 into law, establishing National Parents’ Day. According to the United Nations, Parents’ Day is meant to show appreciation to parents everywhere for their “selfless commitment to children and their lifelong sacrifice towards nurturing this relationship.” Continue Reading...

Inspirational, Romance

Summer in Bliss by Freda Ann

154 pages, Summer romance, Karen's Magic Review This book came from someone on Instagram. They reviewed it and said how much they loved it. So from that I downloaded it. The fact that it was a novella and a summer read persuaded me as I had just come out of a large six book series.… Continue reading Summer in Bliss by Freda Ann

Fantasy, Paranormal, Thriller

The Gift Legacy by JP McLean

It was four years ago that I read a book series containing six books like this one. They are truly special when you come across them. Being a book blogger, I prefer shorter readers, yet these books were over 300 pages long, as were the The Fiona Griffiths series by Harry Bingham. The amount of… Continue reading The Gift Legacy by JP McLean


Welcome to Strangely – Weekly Blog Series #7

The Magic of Stories is delighted to bring Welcome to Strangely, The Other World by Lynette Ferreira, as weekly series to my blog. You can find her at Fiction For The Soul on Facebook. All instalments can be found at the bottom of #1 "Before Gorgon was banished to The OtherWorld, she vowed that each generation of girls who… Continue reading Welcome to Strangely – Weekly Blog Series #7


Welcome To The Book Cover Art Gallery

As I was writing a review recently, I thought how beautiful the cover was, and it gave me the idea of having an art gallery. These days book covers are artworks themselves. They also have the great advantage of being able to look inside to see where that image takes you. I have bought many… Continue reading Welcome To The Book Cover Art Gallery



Book 5 of the Accessory To Magic Series The Epic Urban Fantasy Continues from International Best-selling Author Kathrin Hutson Released and published by Exquisite Darkness Press The book is available on June 24th worldwide in digital across all platforms Two worlds collide. The light is gone. And the truth just doesn’t exist. Aided by the… Continue reading THE SPELLCAST GATE



A novel in a new direction by Award-Winning Horror Author, Jennifer Anne Gordon Released this July and published by Livre Maison Publishing Available in print and E-Book across all platforms Interitus: noun. ruin; violent/untimely death, extinction; destruction, dissolution Omelia fills the empty place in her heart with Instagram clicks, likes, and subscribes, hiding the scars… Continue reading PRETTY UGLY

Fantasy, Thriller

Deadly Deception by JP McLean

269 pages, thriller, fantasy, 5th book in The Gift Legacy Series Karen's Magic Review Impossibly, the author manages to ramp up the storyline once more. This book is a real page turner in every sense of the word. I absolutely loved it! Strangely, I struggled with the first page as it didn’t quite make sense.… Continue reading Deadly Deception by JP McLean

Articles, Inspirational

One Died and One Comatose!

Everything and everyone has a story. And, in keeping of the ethos of Magic of Stories, they are all around us every day. Today I thought I would share something different with my blog followers. It is a first for my blog, but even plants have a tale to tell. This is the story of… Continue reading One Died and One Comatose!