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 →

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 →

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 →

The Last Dragon Princess

The Last Dragon Princess Cynthia Payne Sep 2018 367 pages, Kindle, paperback Debut novel, Fantasy YA Provided, author ✭✭✭✭✭ The cover is very attractive and colorful. Reds and purples are always good for a dragon species book. The artwork is lovely. The story is a good one, too, with a complex plot that has twists... Continue Reading →

Spinning Silver

Spinning Silver Naomi Novik Del Rey, Jul 2018 480 pages, Hardcover, Paperback, Kindle, Audible book Fantasy, Fairy retales ✭✭✭✭✭ Library loan The cover is quite fascinating. I had to keep looking at it while I was reading the book to see if this or that was actually shown on the cover. There is a lot... Continue Reading →

The Sign Of The Symean

The Sign Of The Symean A Kaira Renn Novel R.A. Lindo Jul 2018 292 pages, Kindle, paperback Fantasy, Young Adult Provided ✮✮✮✮ The cover has a spookiness to it, as it should since it’s a picture representing another world or reality. The art very much reminds me of a much older style, 1950s-ish. I hope... Continue Reading →

The Paper Magician

The Paper Magician The Paper Magician series #1 Charlie N. Holmberg 47North, September 2014 226 pages, ebook, paperback, audiobook, MP3 CD Fantasy, Magical Romance ✮✮✮✮✮ The cover is really appealing and definitely relates to the story and the magic of the world within. The story was quite interesting. I really enjoyed the world building and... Continue Reading →

Seer of Souls

Seer of Souls The Spirit Shield Saga #1 by Susan Faw, October 2016 304 pages, ebook, hardcover, paperback Fantasy, mythology ✮✮✮✮⭒ I purchased this at the current price and this is an honest review for which I am not being compensated in any way. Cayden and Avery Tiernan are twins who are growing up with... Continue Reading →

Blood and Mistletoe

Blood and Mistletoe When I call this quirky fantasy, it's partially because of the cover of the book and partially because of the content. Ms. Stevens writes about a psychic detective, Ivy Grainger who can tell things by touch. It's called psychometry. She also has a degree of second sight. And Ms. Stevens mixes in... Continue Reading →

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