Category Archives: Fantasy Reviews

The Reader – Book Review

 

Publication Date: September 13, 2016

Author: Traci Chee

 

Sefia knows what it means to survive. After her father is brutally murdered, she flees into the wilderness with her aunt Nin, who teaches her to hunt, track, and steal. But when Nin is kidnapped, leaving Sefia completely alone, none of her survival skills can help her discover where Nin’s been taken, or if she’s even alive.

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Editorial Review – Black Moon: The Chronicles of Tucker Littlefield

 

Title: Black Moon: The Chronicles of Tucker Littlefield

Author: Tegon Maus

Genre: Action / Adventure

 

In Black Moon: The Chronicles of Tucker Littlefield, Tucker is once again thrusted into the world of the Kindred, a society of nine tribes, all with unique physical, cultural, and regional attributes. When the Kindred’s sacred ceremony ends in murder, Tucker attempts to regain some order in the chaos that has broken out. But he realizes too late that this action will bind him, at least temporarily, to the Kindred in a way no one expects. With no clue how to fix what he’s started, he sets out on a journey to right the wrongs the Black Moon has brought.

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Editorial Review – Vykup: A Novel of the Koldun

 

Title: Vykup: A Novel of the Koldun

Author: Andi Marchal

Genre: Romance / Fantasy

 

A chance encounter at a Russian Literature course becomes the first step to a world of magic and romance for aspiring writer Kaat Collins. Through her immediate and intense connection with the enigmatic Kolya Orlov, Kaat becomes increasingly involved in the politics, conflict, and divided loyalties of the village of Vykup, a village that is mysterious and familiar at the same time, where no one and nothing is as it seems.

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Child of the Kindred – Book Review

 

Child of the Kindred: The Rinefield Chronicles: Book 2 – A Romantic Heroic Fantasy Series By M.T. Magee

 

Synopsis:

The award winning romantic heroic fantasy saga continues. Enter the mystical realm of Rinefield, where love, danger, adventure and romance awaits you. Their world is changing and a new era has begun. Princess Laurel finds her kingdom of Gwenlais, torn and shattered from a bloody siege.

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Editorial Review – A Price of Blood

 

Title: A Price of Blood

Authors: Renee Peters and Rae Stilwell

Genre: Paranormal Fantasy

 

The Anowen coven is a 700 year-old family of vampires who move freely among the ranks of society in Regency England. In A Price of Blood, the taut second installment in the Songs of Blood Saga, Arch Lord Lian of Anowen has broken his promise to a rival coven not to sire any new vampires.

As tensions rise between the two covens, war is threatened and even the strongest bonds of blood and fidelity are tested. Embroiled in the middle of this dangerous game of bloodthirsty aristocracy is Delilah, a mortal girl who once captured the heart of Anowen’s Arch lord. In order to protect her, Lian must risk everything he loves.

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Ellipsis: Creators of Six – Book Review

 

Synopsis:

“Remember that actions have consequences, boy.”

Weaver Rizer was born in the capital city of Ellipsis. Due to his father’s unexpected death years ago, Weaver and his mother are left to run a brothel in his place. With no warning, Weaver’s Mother dies just as his father had. However, on her deathbed, she gifts Weaver a secret his family has hid going back generations, a creator’s stone. The only downside—it is now embedded into his skin and draining his life force as well.

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Editorial Review – The Scribbled Victims

 

Title: The Scribbled Victims

Author: Robert Tomoguchi

Genre: Vampire/ Literary Fiction/ Paranormal

 

Yelena Solodnikova is a vampire. Jaded by her true love abandoning her years ago, Yelena refuses to grow too attached to anyone, leaving her unable to succumb to her vampiric instincts without feeling ashamed. But when Yelena meets Orly, a twelve-year-old cancer patient with only weeks to live and a curious talent, she sees an opportunity to finally feed with no remorse.

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Editorial Review – The King of Fu

 

Title: The King of Fu

Author: Benjamin Davis

Genre: Memoir / Magical realism / Coming of age

 

The kingdom of Fu is the unique backdrop Benjamin Davis uses to share the beginning of his life story. Divided into three parts–umbilical cords, childhood, and adolescence–The King of Fu is a reflection of his feelings about everything from his relationships with his family members to death, sex, and pornography and focuses on the question of what it means to be an adult.

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Editorial Review – Valley Fever

 

Title: Valley Fever

Author: C. J. Bahr

Genre: Fantasy / Supernatural Suspense

 

This quick-paced novel recounts the adventures of Jill Cassidy—a geology student and assistant to Professor Mitchell—as she uncovers the existence of the Fae, immortal creatures entrusted with the care of the earth.

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Wingbound – Book Review

 

Wingbound by Heather Trim is a fantastic adventure tale for all readers with their heads in the clouds.

Meet Ledger, a boy hungry for manhood and the chance to prove his worth in battle, and watch him have his whole world turned upside down when he meets one of the winged enemy – and finds nothing to hate. On the contrary, Alouette opens up new horizons for him and stirs his creativity into top gear.

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