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The insatiably insightful, magnanimous, prophetic space where Riv writes all manner of things, including book reviews—aka: a blog.

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It’s all Halo Scot’s fault. Scot started it, with Kyder, Rune, and all the other hideously brilliant characters in Scot’s indie book, Edge of the Breach. We’re all …

Book review flat lay. E-book of Prince of Foxes by H. L. Macfarlane, lying in a green patch of clover with scarves, forest accents and the Riv Rains Raves 5 star gold cog. Text on image: Book Review. Image by Riv Rains

Join us as we discover the many ways to use the word ‘burn’! No, this isn’t a how-to guide, rather a twist of folklore that slips through the …

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*POP!* There goes my dystopian horror cherry! If I had to lose it to anyone, I’m thrilled it’s Halo Scot! The Rains Report’s first 5 STAR INDIE review! …

When Magic Follows Midnight book by M. Dane. E-book cover flat lay with kids paint pallets, lollies, brushes, and child's hand. Text on image: Book Review. Photo by Riv Rains

Upon magical branches of beasts and spells, for Artie, something is definitely not adding up. Welcome to the wonderful adventures of Camp Arbor—they’re dying to meet you! When …