Double-Showcase | Book Review w/ a Cover Reveal (for the sequel!) feat. the Moonfall Mayhem series by A.E. Decker!

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I love unexpected surprises, don’t you?

You can imagine then, my earnest surprise to have learnt the novel I was about to be featuring during my #FuellYourSciFi showcases leading up to #RRSciFiMonth this November has not only a *sequel!* but a lovely re-designed concept for it’s cover imagery! Remember when I said I would be resuming where I left off with my reviews showcasing *World Weaver Press*!? whilst announcing the upcoming September release for “Murder in the Generative Kitchen”?

As that was in July, I felt I would happily find World Weaver Presses stories alighting on my blog throughout the month – until of course – I learnt that despite my best intentions, circumventing (*extreme!*) lightning storms, my personal life & the ramifications of technical woes extending out of said lightning storms is not quite as easy as it would appear to be on the surface! My computer & ISP are driving me battier than bananas spoilt too soon before they can baked into a divinely tasting bread! You know how vexing that is, don’t you? You have a lovely batch of bananas right at the ready to whip into a hearty batch of banana bread, repleat with walnuts, shredded coconut and either dried fruit or chocolate pieces – only to find that your horrid humidic temperatures destroy any chance to bake it!

Ergo, sometimes blogging is like baking! You have to roll with the unexpected & happily look forward to the hours you can soak inside the stories! Even if your hours wick off the clock – remain calm – your time to duck into a ‘new’ author’s imagination is right round the corner! This has been my mantra this Summer, as I still grieved the loss of my equipment & hours from last Summer’s EPIC 90 days of lightning which wasn’t something I was keen on repeating! I’ve managed to keep online more regularly this year due to a new ISP but sometimes, even your ISP can become flummoxed by surges, power outages & a quirky habit of your connectivity *not responding* to their tech support interference! Laughs. There’s a lesson in this, you know! Sometimes you have to find more patience than you feel!

This isn’t the ‘unexpected surprise’ I am hinting towards, as being the kind I ‘appreciate’ and ‘love’ to find alight in my life! No, the kind of surprise I’m referring too – is a sequel is about to debut continuing a story you’ve looked forward to reading! The fact the cover has been re-designed in order to cross-coordinate with the sequel is even sweeter! The only thing I truly miss about the old cover is this lovely bat-cat (Moony) on the back cover! The expression on that cat was quite spectacular! Although, I suppose I should confess – I *loved!* the purpleness of the cover’s colour, too!

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Notation on Cover Art: The tree stood out to me as it reminded me of the trees in the Fantasy films I grew up watching as a child! Think along the lines of “The Neverending Story” (1984) or the television version of “Babes in Toyland” (1986) starring Drew Barrymore & Richard Mulligan! Yet it’s the expression on (Rags-n-Bones) face that truly held my attention! That is seriously speaking volumes towards what could lie behind this cover in regards to the story and the suspense of something brewing!

The Meddlers of Moonshine by A.E. Decker

#PubDay is 25th October, 2016 | Cross-Releasing in Trade Paperback & Ebook!

ISBN: 978-0-9977888-3-9 | Page Count: 337

Cover Art Designer: Cary Vandever | Twitter

Meddlers of Moonshine on World Weaver Press

Something is rotten in the town of Widget, and Rags-n-Bones knows it’s all his fault. Ever since he snitched that avocado from Miss Ascot’s pack, things have been going wrong. Armed with a handful of memories he never realized he had, Rags-n-Bones searches for a way to put right whatever he did to Widget in the past. If only he knew what it was! Unfortunately, the only person who seems to have answers is a half-mad youth that only Rags can see.

Widget is also suffering from a ghost infestation that has the townsfolk almost as spooked of outsiders as they are of actual spooks. While Rags-n-Bones seeks answers in the past, Ascot offers the town leaders her service as an exorcist, only to be handed an ultimatum: banish the ghosts or be banished herself!

Who’s meddling with Widget? To catch the culprit, Ascot and Rags-n-Bones must match wits with a shifty sorcerer, a prissy ex-governess, and a troublingly attractive captain before the town consigns itself to the graveyard of history.

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If you ask me, there is more than meets the eye in this series!

This is one of the beautiful new promo badges created with an excerpt of the story!

Isn’t it lovely how you can see the secondary characters & get a vibe for the context?

Ah! Now, then, what did Jorie think about the 1st book in the Moonfall Mahem series?!

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Acquired Book by: Did you ever grow curious about a new publisher who produces science fiction, fantasy, and horror genre selections in both novel length and short stories? Did you ever decide to enquire with the publisher you’ve found to see if they were open to book blogger requests to read and review their selections!? This is the situation I found myself in as I was quite mystified by the offerings of World Weaver Press! Such a delightful discovery on my behalf [in 2015] with a website full of inspiring reads across SFF!

Since I started reviewing with World Weaver Press [one year ago in August, 2015] there has been a changing of the guard behind-the-scenes where there is a new owner & publicity team. I am wicked happy to see the legacy and tradition of WWP has been carried forward by this lovely new team! I am honoured to work with them continuing to showcase World Weaver Press through reviewing their titles and hosting future guest features by their authors! The next four reviews I’m posting on their behalf (i.e. The Falling of the Moon, Scarecrow, Frozen Fairy Tales and Far Orbit: Apogee) were selected before the company changed hands. Moving forward after these reviews, I am hoping my next review will be for “Murder in the Generative Kitchen” of which I thoroughly enjoyed highlighting recently!

I received a complimentary copy of “The Falling of the Moon” direct from the publisher World Weaver Press in exchange for an honest review. I did not receive compensation for my opinions or thoughts shared herein.

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Why I wanted to read “The Falling of the Moon”:

I was smitten by the anthologies of Rhonda Parrish (how could you not be?) due to their curiously curious ability to walk such a lovely line between Science Fiction mixed with elements of Fantasy and healthy bits of Cosy Horror thrown in for good measure! The perfect trifecta of Speculative Fiction a girl like me would be wicked excited about reading! It was also the first time I felt myself cosy comfortable reading ‘Horror’ on a regular basis! The writers within her anthologies truly know how to write stories which will cross-appeal to diehard Hard Science Fiction lovers who like to dip into Epic Fantasy and read stories with aspects generally found inside Southern Gothic stories!

It is hard for me to pin-point what first drew me in, as I’m so enthralled at this point, it’s a pure honour to be a reviewer for World Weaver Press!

When it came time to select my next reviews,… part of me wanted to step outside their anthologies and try reading one of their novelists! What aided me in my choice was a lovely #SFFLunch convo (if you haven’t seen these winking on Twitter, it’s “the” place to be to converse about everything interrelated to Science Fiction & Fantasy! Its a personal vexation I keep *missing!* them! One of these days, I shall return! I remember I had missed yet another #SFFLunch but had the joy of talking about the ‘new release’ by A.E. Decker all the same! I’ve Storified the tweets I collected out of the ethers today and added it to the end of this review – within those tweets, you’ll see how my curiosity grew!

Even the precursor of this being a ‘coming-of age’ story befit Wednesday Addams was enough to give me a small glimpse into why I might find myself wicked joyful to be reading it’s story! So you see, sometimes a ‘next read’ alights in your life courtesy of a Twitter chat!

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Notation on Cover Art: I’m not overly big on animated imagery on book covers as I have a preference for old school sketches or old school illustrative design styles found in Classic Science Fiction or modern contemporaries such as The Clan Chronicles. However, having said that – I was never quite sure how I felt about Ascot (lead character!) on the cover! The animated design concepts similar to Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within is something I can get behind. Originally I mean, this is a new variant of the cover and I felt this Ascot felt more realistic to who she might be rather than the original rendition. Also, despite my appreciation for Moony with the purple hued design elements, there is something quite lovely about this new ‘Moony & Ascot’ that felt better representing the story.

For starters, her clothes are better defined, her features are more realistic and Moony! Look at his proportions and how he truly is part bat and part cat! I still liked the setting being half-forest and half of the world in which the story is set. The font remained the same and I was thankful of that, too!

Double-Showcase | Book Review w/ a Cover Reveal (for the sequel!) feat. the Moonfall Mayhem series by A.E. Decker!The Falling of the Moon

If Ascot wants a Happy Ending, she’ll have to write it herself.

In the gloomy mountains of Shadowvale, Ascot Abberdorf is expected to marry a lugubrious Count and settle down to a quiet life terrorizing the villagers. Instead, armed with a book of fairy tales, her faithful bat-winged cat, and whatever silverware she can pinch, Ascot heads east, to the mysterious Daylands, where her book promises she can find True Love and Happily Ever After, if she only follows her heart.

Determined to win the hand of Prince Parvanel, Ascot storms the Kingdom of Albright. With the book’s guidance, she’s confident she’ll overcome any obstacles the imperious Queen Bettina Anna throws in her way, be they witches, evil stepmothers, or Big Bad Wolves.

Unfortunately, the book doesn’t cover reluctant princes, wolves who read Dostoyevsky instead of blowing down houses, or a guild of Godmothers whose motivations may not be as pure as three drops of blood on a sweep of snow. Most annoying of all is the captain of the guard who swears he’ll see the moon fall before she weds Prince Parvanel.

There are stories . . . and then there are stories, and if this parade of shifty shenanigans continues, Ascot might have to rewrite her own tale lest she end most Unhappily Ever After!

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ISBN: 978-0692526019

on 27th October, 2015

Pages: 330

Published By: World Weaver Press (@WorldWeaver_wwp)

Available Formats: Trade Paperback, Ebook

Genre(s): Speculative | Fantasy | Young Adult | Ghost Story

Coming-of Age | Strong Women in Fantasy | Comedy of Manners

Cover Art Designer: Cary Vandever | Twitter

Similar Reads: Fairest by Gail Carson Levine
A Tale Dark and Grimm by Adam Gidwitz
The Fairy Godmother (Tales of the Five Hundred Kingdoms series) by Mercedes Lackey
Princess of the Midnight Ball by Jessica Day George
The Princess Bride by William Goldman

About A.E. Decker

A. E. Decker hails from Pennsylvania. A former doll-maker and ESL tutor, she earned a master’s degree in history, where she developed a love of turning old stories upside-down to see what fell out of them.

This led in turn to the writing of her YA novel, The Falling of the Moon. A graduate of Odyssey 2011, her short fiction has appeared in such venues as Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Fireside Magazine, and in World Weaver Press’s own Specter Spectacular. Like all writers, she is owned by three cats. Come visit her, her cats, and her fur Daleks!

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This is the cover on my copy of “The Falling of the Moon” feat. the bat-cat (Moony) I thought was wickedly Gothic and had this great expression on his face!

The Falling of the Moon by A.E. Decker (original cover)

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Editor: Laura Harvey | Twitter | Site

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On the Gothic-esque of this YA:

The first thing you notice as you start to settle inside this story is how the setting is dressed and situated inside the foreboding residence of Ascot and her brothers: Vlad her twin and Vincent. Of the two, I felt she was closer to her twin, which befits all twins as they have an uncanny knack for understanding each other on a telepathic level of empathy! Vincent felt a bit more reserved and set within the confines of his duty whereas Ascot felt like she wanted to burst and break from tradition if it were the last thing she could do for herself!

Their living environment was full of dark shades of colours that granted an absence of light, where shadows hid the spiders and where spiders had cheeky personalities spun through their webbed messages where even dyslexics could laugh about how they muddled their words with letters run amuck! (here I refer to myself in the purest of jest being a dyslexic!) I even liked the homage Decker made to Charlotte’s Web whilst bridging it into a new realm of understanding at the same time! These cheekily humourous inclusions were wicked fodder of recognition when I was a younger reader! Quite brilliant to see that particular tradition being maintained for today’s youth!

There are Gothic undertones stitching throughout the pacing of the novel, to such an extent, you have to blink before you catch all the underscored references! I liked how the Gothic textures of the story were lightly infused to the background, where you truly had to look hard to ferret them out as they felt so organically inclusive, they did not ‘standout’ as readily as they might have in another story! It has a personality of it’s own making, too! How Gothic do you like your Gothic and how do you envision Gothic tales to be portrayed? This story is both a triumph of being Gothic in scope and un-Gothic in the traditional sense as it’s an itch to your funny-bone how it ‘hides’ it’s true identity at each turn!

My Review of The Falling of the Moon:

When I read the dedication to Terry Pratchett I felt blessed I had previously read one of the novels of Discworld involving Witches! Specifically, the Tiffany Aching story-line starting in The Wee Free Men! This was prior to my blog when I was selecting certain authors out of my local library who bemused an interest but were a bit reclusive from my understanding. I cannot even begin to say how much I loved reading about this character, except that Pratchett took me by surprise! The world set inside the story was as off-the-world unique as the one inside The Dreamosphere!

Moony stole the scene for me! We were supposed to be more reverent in the scene of the wake and funeral for Ascot’s father, however, it’s the usual way brevity can be placed on hold due to the callus nature of arriving guests opening speaking ill of the recently departed that can take your attention away from the somberness of the moment! Moony in quite his general fashion, I presume? had a clever knack for knowing exactly what to impart to Ascot to wrinkle her acquiescence during this ruck of gossip. I can see he’s more aptly portrayed in the new cover designed by Cary Vandever who proportionally and realistically charmed his quirkiness to life! Quite immediately you can tell how Ascot and Moony share a strong bond with one another! Then again, which human who lives with a cat isn’t familiar with that relationship?

I was championing Ascot’s choice to leave her brothers’ estate as soon as Vincent’s intentions towards her future were more than abundantly clear! He was such a rascal! She did not need to be subjected to his prejudicial view on what a woman could achieve in her life nor in the controlling manner in which he executed his control over her own affairs. She had her own mind and could take control of her own destiny, thank you very much! Why Vlad elected not to stand his ground and defend her is questionable, but with a brother like Vincent, I am sure, he was less inclined to speak out if it would forsake his own standing at the estate.

Once on the road towards the Daylands it occurred to me how fable and lore were merging into the fabric of how Decker created her world! She etched into the background known bits of tales from our living world into her back-story to guide Ascot on her own journey! The ‘book’ of stories herein is most likely the Grimms collection of fairy-tales by which Ascot takes as seriously as the ‘living histories’ the aliens (led by Mathesar) did in Galaxy Quest! This in of itself was a stroke of ‘comedic’ timing that befit the genre! I am finding I like certain kinds of literary comedic farces paying tribute to classics by way of reinvention and including such brilliant comedic insight towards that end! It’s unique for me to realise this, as previously a farce wasn’t quite my cuppa tea; although, perhaps that was an oversight on my part? I do recollect loving A Knight’s Tale and that couldn’t be further from a true knight’s tale than if you took into account First Knight alongside it!

Then there is that excellent familiar connection between Moony and Ascot – where you nearly think Puss in Boots has arrived to carry forward the cleverly cheeky dialogue you’ve missed since the Shrek films ended! My mind was lit alive by all the different converging ‘recognitions’ it was generating by reading The Falling of the Moon including my recent Gothic animated favourites Hotel Transylvania 1 & 2! At one point, I earnestly told myself to ‘stop’ noticing all the lovely similarities and simply absorb into the background of where Ascot and Moony were leading me to traverse! Honestly! Sometimes a photographic memory is a curse! Although, in this regard, Decker and I must share a lot in common as far as what we find wicked hysterical with a sophisticated air of humour!

I was quite curious if I would meet Rags-n-Bones soon after Ascot and Moony arrived in the Daylands! I was not disappointed as he was far more interesting to speak too than the first person she met at the guarded gate! So much so, you nearly took pity on the way in which he viewed his situation and how he interacted with those he met in the world. He had quite an interesting spin on perception! This unlikely threesome in arms become the trio who attempt to get Ascot a meeting to determine if she can attend the ball. A ball she only felt would be fair to be happening (according to those stories) and one in which she might be able to select her own beau; of which may or may not make her ring start to glow! The ring was a gift by a certain older woman with a familiar scent,…

Ooh what delicious sweet irony! Ascot cannot tell her new friend Rags how she truly feels about rats; even though I had nearly my full of what she prefers to do with them! (another resounding hint towards who lives in Shadowvale!) There is so much subtlety happening in this novel, that you cannot help but applaud how Decker wrote it! It’s quite the treat – you know what your reading about but because it’s a shadow dance round the obvious, your charmed by how it’s told simply because it refuses to come right out and admit the kind of tale it truly is!

If the hour in which I read this story wasn’t as late as it were, I would have fallen off my chair! No, seriously, I would have by the arrival of Dmitri! He’s a wolf of another species, alright! He’s bookish, charmingly engaging and has a flair for Russian Lit! He has a mind transformed by the books he’s devoured and he earnestly sees through the plot behind why Ascot was told to ‘fetch’ the beast of the woods, but being the kind wolf of a more honourable nature than most, he hides his suspicions just out of context from Ascot and her crew! What a lovely unexpected turn! I am not sure I would have thought to write-in a bookish wolf as astute as Dmitri! And, to think all he cares about is replacing the books the humans have stolen from him for less than desirable reasons!

I was quite enjoying my journey through the mixed-up fairy tale vision of Decker’s as she managed to root you to the heart of the story through Ascot and her motley crew of friends’ connected through one adversity after another! It spoke to a humbling truth about how you find your trustworthy friends and how life can unexpectedly give you lessons along the path you take to reach your future. Ascot might not have recognised it as it were happening but she was coming-of age through each ‘life lesson’ that presented itself on her path.

She chose to take the high road – no matter what happened – thinking to herself that nothing could be as insidious as it first appeared and that no one would have such nefarious intentions such as the ones that were being inferred. She had an innocence about her and a willingness to seek out the good in people even if the goodness she gave to others was not always returnt. The humour in the moment of living is how she thrived to see the lighter side and keep her sanity when things turnt quite a bit vexing! She never gave into thinking something positive would not yield out of her efforts, even if at times she could not always foresee how an ending she could smile through would alight at the end of her journey.

  • By coincidence or irony, my remark about Puss in Boots was noted ahead of Chapter Four; in other words, my notation precedes what is revealled.

Two distinct settings: Dayland (the realm of Ascot’s Mum) and Shadowvale (where Ascot resides)

At first it’s hard not to smirk as you read the differences between Dayland and Shadowvale; as they were uniquely conceived in of themselves! Dayland has alternative foods which cannot be consumed in Shadowvale but there are larger and more proportional differences, too! For starters, I had a suspicious feeling there were parallels between ‘who’ occupied both lands in regards to humans in Dayland and who the Shadowvaleans truly were (a la vampiric) in both appearance and temperament. Of course the ‘sleeping in coffins’ should have been the first clue, eh?

On the writing style of A.E. Decker:

You must know going in your going to be treated to a hoot of a light read within the Fantasy realms of a Decker novel! You can smirk and laugh and settle into a narrative whose grace is telling a compelling story with such a felicity of insight into how to broker humour out of the fantastical! There are just enough bits relatable to draw your eye into a lightbulb assurance that this world isn’t too far off from a realm you can recognise but it’s just ‘outside’ of the known as well to reacquaint your sensory recognitions, too!

In many ways, I might label this as “Comedic Fantasy YA” as it’s such an absurdly unique way to enter into a novel; on the day of a funeral but without the choking melancholic emotions dragging down the mood of the hour! This in of itself is ingenious as it’s a new way of bending genre and fiction to your own pen of creative musings!

There is so much happening all at once, you have to savour the bits that are arriving each in turn! Decker has fused fairy tale lore and legend into a new crafting of her own style of ‘fairy tale after canons’ which I found greatly appealing on the same vein of interest I find the Tipsy Fairy Tale series by E. Chris Garrison! Clearly they both know how to get a girl to add more humour into her literary wanderings!

I was not surprised a Whovian created the Moonfall Mayhem series! It would take a highly creative mind to stitch this tale together and how fitting that I understand the Whovian world to see how such a world as this could be brought to life! I think Decker honoured Who by how she kept re-directing your attention and re-inventing the well-worn path a fairy-tale can take as you draw further into the revelations of where the tale recedes and the truth let’s out. A very clever literary jaunt!

Marking this as Upper YA Fiction:

The reason I am marking this as Upper YA Fiction is due to the more mature content of it’s nature. Ascot and her brothers love to drink wine, this in of itself was better for an older teen audience who is on the fringes of moving into their college years; so this is best for mature readers of YA who are between reading YA (thus Upper YA designation) and NA (New Adult) which encompasses the college years (or so I am told).

There simply were a lot of near-adult themes running through the story-line which if your a reader of YA you will welcome but if your on the younger end of the readers who read YA, this most likely would be a bit too adult to read. I personally loved the humour and the satire but I am not sure I would let anyone under 16+ read it unless they were an advanced reader who was emotionally mature as even the way in which death is addressed is for a reader who is confident in their understandings of life and death situations including the different approaches to dealing with grief, sorrow and loss.Fun Stuff for Your Blog via

This double-showcase (reveal & review) is courtesy of: World Weaver Press

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World Weaver Press is an independently owned publisher of fantasy, paranormal, and science fiction. We believe in great storytelling.

World Weaver Press has an *open call* to join their Cover Reveal Team which has the added benefit of being a reviewer! As you well know, I am humbled by the opportunity to continue to ‘meet’ their stories as I select titles to read and review; I cannot help but pass forward the chance for a reader of mine to start their own journey with World Weaver Press & find their favourite reads, too!

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I completely concur with the sentiments being expressed as well!

Here’s a link to the full review on Girl + Book!

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Showcases of World Weaver Press Titles:

FAE (see Review)

Disclosing my keen interest in CORVIDAE + Scarecrow (#BookishNotBookish No.6)

CORVIDAE (see Review)

SURPRISE! I awarded World Weaver Press the honour of two of my Jorie Loves A Story Cuppa Book Love Awards as disclosed on my *End of the Year Survey, 2015*.

The previously mentioned Cover Reveal w/ Notes for Murder in the Generative Kitchen

UPCOMING SOON: SCARECROW which contains a sequel short story from Corvidae!

Followed by reviews of:

Far Orbit: Apogee (edited by) Bascomb James

Frozen Fairy Tales (edited by) Kate Wolford

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Especially if you read the book or were thinking you might be inclined to read it. I appreciate hearing different points of view especially amongst readers who gravitate towards the same stories to read. Bookish conversations are always welcome!

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I am self-educated through local libraries and alternative education opportunities. I am a writer by trade and I cured a ten-year writer’s block by the discovery of Nanowrimo in November 2008. The event changed my life by re-establishing my muse and solidifying my path. Five years later whilst exploring the bookish blogosphere I decided to become a book blogger. I am a champion of wordsmiths who evoke a visceral experience in narrative. I write comprehensive book showcases electing to get into the heart of my reading observations. I dance through genres seeking literary enlightenment and enchantment. Starting in Autumn 2013 I became a blog book tour hostess featuring books and authors. I joined The Classics Club in January 2014 to seek out appreciators of the timeless works of literature whose breadth of scope and voice resonate with us all.

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