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
Author: Neil Perry Gordon Title: The Righteous One Genre: Metaphysical Fantasy This story explores how Moshe, an everyday Jewish cobbler, gets involved in a world of dream, ambition, and corruption, serving as the hand of Hashem against the wicked rasha who would seek to use his spiritual connections and gifts for his own… Read More Editorial Review – The Righteous One
The Ancient Chronicles: The Newborn – Guest Post Review Synopsis: Badly treated by his father, Leonardo spends the evening hiding away only to find his entire family brutally murdered the next morning. That night, he’d had a dream about monsters, but it had only been a dream, right? Perhaps not, as his family… Read More The Ancient Chronicles: The Newborn – Book Review
Plato Wyngard and the Valley of the Immortals – Guest Post Review This review was kindly requested by Marc Lindsay. Plato Wyngard and the Valley of the Immortals is a thriller fiction story, written about Plato Wyngard. He is in search of answers for his father’s death; instead, he becomes stuck in the… Read More Plato Wyngard and the Valley of the Immortals – Book Review