Book Review

Ivory Apples

Ivory Apples Lisa Goldstein Tachyon Pub, Sep 20, 2019 288 pages Fantasy Provided by Edelweiss ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The cover is delightful and definitely gives you the feeling of this book. It’s magical and its best magic happens in a garden. The story is twisty, almost like a mystery. You start out with what seems like an… Continue reading Ivory Apples

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Even Tree Nymphs Get the Blues

Even Tree Nymphs Get the Blues Molly Harper Narrated by Amanda Ronconi & Jonathan Davis Audible Studios, Jun 2019 3 hrs, 3 min. Fantasy Purchased from Audible ⭐⭐⭐🌙 3.5 The cover was fascinating. It was what drew me to this book in the first place. That and the title, of course. All that dark and… Continue reading Even Tree Nymphs Get the Blues

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The Four Sworn: Spring Equinox

The Four Sworn: Spring Equinox Lenore Sagaskie 320 pages, Self-pub, Nov 2017 ebook, paperback Fantasy ✬✬✬✬ Purchased for nook The cover is totally uninteresting to me. I much prefer a picture rather than black and white with symbols, even when they are so symbolic of the whole story. These happen to be symbols for Air,… Continue reading The Four Sworn: Spring Equinox

Book Review

Eboney

Eboney Ethereals Book #1 R. Kitt June 30, 2019 Release date 378 pages, Ebook Fantasy, paranormal mythological fantasy ✭✭✭✭⭑ eARC provided by Author The cover design, as is typical with this author's cover style, is very dark. It shows a bloodied handprint against a solid dark background and all behind bars. The bloodied handprint is… Continue reading Eboney

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Monstrous Regiment

Monstrous Regiment Discworld Book #31 Terry Pratchett Harper-Collins, Oct 2009 394 pages, ebook, hardcover, paperback, audiobook, audio cassette Purchased, nook Chosen by my son, Andrew, as my part of an exchange bet. I had to read and review his choice of a Terry Pratchett book and he had to try playing OverWatch on a free… Continue reading Monstrous Regiment

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The Rise of the Ameedis

The Rise of the Ameedis A Kaira Renn Prequel R.A. Lindo Kindle only, Mar 2019 97 pages Fantasy ✬✬✬✬⭑ The cover is quite eye-catching with the electric blue and black and only the figure of whom I assume is Casper Renn, the terribly concerned father, still mourning husband, and defensively prepared son. Casper Renn had… Continue reading The Rise of the Ameedis

Book Review

The Emissary

The Emissary The One Great Year Series, Book 1 Tamara Veitch & Rene DeFazio Waterside Press, Oct 2018 200 pages, Kindle, paperback, audiobook, audio CD Urban Fantasy Provided by Authors ✮✮✮✮⭑ The cover is subtle but attractive. When I first saw the design, I thought of an old quilt pattern called Orange Peel. However, once… Continue reading The Emissary

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Empire of Sand

  Empire of Sand The Books of Ambha Tasha Suri Orbit Books, Nov 2018 432 pages, Paperback, Kindle, Audiobook, Audio CD Fantasy, Mythology (Hindu), Debut 4½* Borrowed from Derry Public Library The cover is very impressive and totally awesome. It is most appropriate for a story as bloodthirsty as this one is. The lovely dagger… Continue reading Empire of Sand

Book Review

Circleborn

Circleborn The Broken Circle, Book 1 Nicholas Stephenson Jul 2015, 121 pages YA fantasy, Magic Purchased ✭✭✭⭑ The cover is unassuming and yet perfect for this book. A young man who looks perfectly normal against a background of an abstractly shattered circle. That about sums up the whole story. Ryan Faraway looks perfectly normal but… Continue reading Circleborn

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Ghost Light

Ghost Light Ivy Granger, Psychic Detective #2) E.J. Stevens Sacred Oaks Press, Jun 2013 206 pages, Kindle, paperback, audiobook Fantasy w/ghosts Provided, author ✭✭✭✭✭ The cover is not terribly exciting, but it is appropriate to the story with the graveyard full of stones and the wisps gathered around Ivy, the young female heroine of the… Continue reading Ghost Light