Editorial Review – Riven Calyx

  Author: Mark Leon Collins Title: Riven Calyx Genre: Fantasy   This story explores magic, religion, and one’s social expectations while following the first quest of Mordrak, newly welcomed as a knight of the prestigious Brotherhood of Vali. Mordrak finds himself haunted by seven youthful wraiths he killed while helping his king conquer a fortified… Read More Editorial Review – Riven Calyx

Wizard’s First Rule – Book Review

  Wizard’s First Rule Series: Sword of Truth #1 Format: Kindle Rating: 4 stars   Synopsis: (Taken from Goodreads) Richard Cypher’s decision to help a woman in the Upper Ven near the Boundary between the Midlands and Westlands creates more trouble than first appears. The woman, Kahlan Amnell, brings with her dark news from the other side… Read More Wizard’s First Rule – Book Review

Editorial Review – General Jack and the Battle of the Five Kingdoms

  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

Editorial Review – When Darkness Descends

  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

The Raven Boys – 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.”