Book Review: All of Us Villians by Amanda Foody and Christine Lynn Herman

Title: All of Us VilliansAuthor: Amanda Foody and Christine Lynn HermanPublisher: Tor TeenPage Count: 400Publication Date: 2021Category/Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Young Adult, LGBTQ, Magic, ParanormalGood Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (3.95)My Rating: ★★★★☆ (4) The Blood Moon rises. The Blood Veil falls. The Tournament begins. Every generation, at the coming of the Blood Moon, seven families in the … Continue reading Book Review: All of Us Villians by Amanda Foody and Christine Lynn Herman

Book Review: Curses and Crimes (All the Queen’s Knaves #2) by Kate Sparkes

Title: Curses and Crimes (All the Queen’s Knaves #2)Author: Kate SparkesPublisher: Sparrowcat Press Page Count: unkPublication Date: 2022Category/Genre: Fiction, Adult Fiction, Fantasy, Retelling, Witches, MagicGood Reads Rating: ★★★★★ (5)My Rating: ★★★★☆ (4) “No witch shall live among those who hold to God’s will. They shall be cast out, lest they bring corruption to all.” Nightingale … Continue reading Book Review: Curses and Crimes (All the Queen’s Knaves #2) by Kate Sparkes

Book Review: The Wolf and the Woodsman by Ava Reid

Title: The Wolf and the WoodsmanAuthor: Ava ReidPublisher: Del Rey Page Count: 448Publication Date: 2021Category/Genre: Fiction, Adult Fiction, Fantasy, Retelling, Mythology/folklore, Romance, MagicGood Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (3.60)My Rating: ★★★★☆ (4) In her forest-veiled pagan village, Évike is the only woman without power, making her an outcast clearly abandoned by the gods. The villagers blame her … Continue reading Book Review: The Wolf and the Woodsman by Ava Reid

Book Review: The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

Title: The Priory of the Orange TreeAuthor: Samantha ShannonPublisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Page Count: 848Publication Date: 2019Category/Genre: Fiction, Adult Fiction, Fantasy, High Fantasy, Romance, Dragons, LGBTQ, MagicGood Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.23)My Rating: ★★★★★ (5) A world divided. A queendom without an heir. An ancient enemy awakens. The House of Berethnet has ruled Inys for a thousand … Continue reading Book Review: The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

Book Review: The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.L. Klune

Title: The House in the Cerulean SeaAuthor: T.L.KlunePublisher: Tor BooksPage Count: 394Publication Date: 2020Category/Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Young Adult, Magic, Contemporary, Romance. LBGTQGood Reads Rating: ★★★★★ (4.46)My Rating: ★★★★★ (5.0) A magical island. A dangerous task. A burning secret. Linus Baker leads a quiet, solitary life. At forty, he lives in a tiny house with a … Continue reading Book Review: The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.L. Klune

Book Review: Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo

Title: Ruin and RisingAuthor: Leigh BardugoPublisher: Henry Holt and CompanyPage Count: 422Publication Date: 2014Category/Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Adventure, Magic, Young Adult, RomanceGood Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.05)My Rating: ★★★☆☆ (3.0) The capital has fallen. The Darkling rules Ravka from his shadow throne. Now the nation’s fate rests with a broken Sun Summoner, a disgraced tracker, and the … Continue reading Book Review: Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo

Book Review: Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo

Title: Siege and StormAuthor: Leigh BardugoPublisher: Henry Holt and CompanyPage Count: 435Publication Date: 2013Category/Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Adventure, Magic, Young Adult, RomanceGood Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (3.87)My Rating: ★★★☆☆ (3.0) Darkness never dies. Hunted across the True Sea, haunted by the lives she took on the Fold, Alina must try to make a life with Mal in … Continue reading Book Review: Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo

Book Review: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Title: Shadow and BoneAuthor: Leigh BardugoPublisher: Henry Holt and CompanyPage Count: 358Publication Date: 2012Category/Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Adventure, Magic, Young Adult, RomanceGood Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (3.97)My Rating: ★★★☆☆ (3.0) Surrounded by enemies, the once-great nation of Ravka has been torn in two by the Shadow Fold, a swath of near impenetrable darkness crawling with monsters who … Continue reading Book Review: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Book Review: Stormlight Archives (series) by Brandon Sanderson

Title: Stormlight Archives (series)Author: Brandon SandersonPublisher: Tor BooksPage Count: 1007~Publication Date: 2010-2020Category/Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Adventure, Magic, Good Reads Rating: ★★★★★ (4.6)My Rating: ★★★★★ (4.5) Roshar is a world of stone and storms. Uncanny tempests of incredible power sweep across the rocky terrain so frequently that they have shaped ecology and civilization alike. Animals hide in … Continue reading Book Review: Stormlight Archives (series) by Brandon Sanderson

September BookClub: The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman

Author: Alice Hoffman Publisher:  Simon and Schuster Page Count: 504 Publication Date: 2001 Category/Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Magical Realism Good Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.04) Over five years in the writing, The Dovekeepers is Alice Hoffman’s most ambitious and mesmerizing novel, a tour de force of imagination and research, set in ancient Israel. In 70 C.E., nine hundred Jews held … Continue reading September BookClub: The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman