Title: General Jack and the Battle of the Five Kingdoms Author: David Bush Genre: Young Adult / Fantasy Set in the animal kingdom called “Our Land,” General Jack and the Battle of the Five Kingdoms is told through the eyes of a cat named Miaow. After having been witness to the inequalities of… Read More Editorial Review – General Jack and the Battle of the Five Kingdoms
Title: When Darkness Descends (The Relevation Trilogy Book 1) Author: G. W. Lücke Genre: Epic Fantasy / Mystery / Fantasy Adventure When Darkness Descends is the first book in The Relevation Trilogy. Tom witnesses his grandmother’s murder, and he can never forgive himself for not being able to help her. He explores the… Read More Editorial Review – When Darkness Descends
Title: Endow: A Blood Inheritance Novel Author: M. Ainihi Genre: Young Adult / Fantasy It is said that the planet was created from celestial beings, triplets who established seven realms and separated each one to keep the peace. But now the barriers between the realms are weakening, and chaos is threatening to consume… Read More Editorial Review – Endow
Title: Into the Darkbower Author: M.C. Burnell Genre: Dark Fantasy / Paranormal Thriller The darkly mysterious and magical world of faeries comes to life in this standalone work of fantasy by M.C. Burnell. Chief Inquirer Esmeralda Mendos is about to retire from service. But first, she takes a look back and reflects on… Read More Editorial Review – Into the Darkbower
The Assassin’s Curse by Cassandra Rose Clarke Release date: October 2012 Borrowed from local library My rating: 5/5 stars “The vendor shouted behind me, angry curses that would’ve made a real lady blush. Then Tarrin joined in, screaming at me to come back, hollering that he hadn’t been joking about the assassins. I squeezed… Read More Assassin’s Curse – Book Review
Title: The Raven Boys Author: Maggie Stiefvater Publisher: Scholastic Press Published on: September 2013 Genre: Urban Fantasy, Paranormal, Young-Adult Fiction Synopsis (via Goodreads): “There are only two reasons a non-seer would see a spirit on St. Mark’s Eve,” Neeve said. “Either you’re his true love . . . or you killed him.”
Author: Melissa Riddell Title: The Descendant Genre: Science Fiction / Romance / Post-Apocalyptic This story introduces readers to the world of Tilly Morgan, a young woman trying to find her older sister, who had been attending college when their parents died, all electronic devices failed, and the world fell apart.
Half the World – Guest Book Review I was very excited for this book, so much so that I pre-ordered it and not-so patently waited for it to come out. I was not disappointed. This follow up to Half A King was a little bit of a surprise in the total shift in protagonist. I… Read More Half the World – Book Review
Author: Derrick Smythe Title: The Other Magic Genre: YA / Epic Fantasy This novel is the first in a fantasy series that promises to explore magic and religious devotion while taking readers on a grand, mysterious adventure.
Shadow Scale – Guest Post Review Shadow Scale by Rachel Hartman Publisher: Random House Children’s Books Published: 03/10/2015 Summary: The kingdom of Goredd: a world where humans and dragons share life with an uneasy balance, and those few who are both human and dragon must hide the truth. Seraphina is one of these, part girl,… Read More Shadow Scale – Book Review