Tag: Fantasy

ARC Review: The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

Posted September 12th, 2012 in book review / 22 comments

The Raven BoysBook #1 of the Raven Cycle Seriesby Maggie StiefvaterPublisher: Scholastic Press (Sept 18, 2012)Genre: YA, FantasyFormat: Paperback (409 pages)Source: Won in Goodreads GiveawayPurchase: Amazon / Barnes & Noble / Book DepositoryRating: ★½☆☆☆ (1.5 stars) Summary“There are only two reasons a non-seer would see a spirit on St. Mark’s Eve,” Neeve […]

Review: Water by Terra Harmony

Posted July 14th, 2012 in Uncategorized / 2 comments

Water Book #1 of the Akasha Series by Terra Harmony Publisher: Self-Published (Sept. 2011)Genre: Paranormal Romance, Eco-FantasyFormat: ebook (232 pages)Source: Author Review RequestPurchase: Amazon / Barnes & Noble / Book DepositoryRating: ★★★☆☆ (3 stars) SummaryElemental powers in the palm of her hand…and it won’t be enough to save her. When Kaitlyn Alder […]

Review: Gifted by Liz Long

Posted July 2nd, 2012 in book review / 8 comments

Gifted Book #1 of the Donovan Circus Series by Liz Long Publisher:  Self-Published (April 2012)Genre: Paranormal, FantasySource: Review Request by AuthorFormat: Paperback (293 pages)Purchase: AmazonRating: ★★★★☆ (4 stars) SummaryEven in a world of freaks, being a Firestarter is considered a dangerous Gift. Lucy was born with the ability to create […]

ARC Review: Florence by Ciye Cho

Posted June 20th, 2012 in book review / 8 comments

Florence by Ciye Cho Publisher: Self-Published (July 1, 2012)Genre: YA, Fantasy, RomanceFormat: eARCSource: Review Request by AuthorPurchase: AmazonRating: ★★★★☆ (4 stars) SummarySeventeen-year-old Florence Waverley is out of her depth. Literally. Kidnapped and taken below the waves to the mer world of Niemela, she is the ultimate gift for merman Prince […]

Review: Shadowed Ground by Vicki Keire

Posted June 3rd, 2012 in book review / 6 comments

Shadowed Ground Book #2 of the Chronicles of Nowhere by Vicki Keire Publisher: Curiosity Quills Press (March 2012)Genre: YA, FantasyFormat: eBook (102 pages)Source: NetGalleyPurchase: AmazonRating: ★½☆☆☆ (1.5 stars) SummaryChloe Burke has only two choices left: run or fight. As she wakes from a poisoned sleep with silver scars across her […]

Review: Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers

Posted April 21st, 2012 in book review / 14 comments

Grave Mercy Book #1 of the His Fair Assassin Series by Robin LaFevers Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children  (April 3, 2012)Genre: Fantasy, Historical, YAPages: 550 (eBook) (ARC)Source: NetGalleyPurchase: Amazon / Barnes & Noble / Book DepositoryRating: ★★★★½ (4.5 stars) SummaryWhy be the sheep, when you can be the wolf?Seventeen-year-old Ismae escapes from […]

Review: The Kingdom on the Edge of Reality by Gahan Hanmer (Blog Tour)

Posted April 11th, 2012 in Blog Tour, book review / 6 comments

The Kingdom on the Edge of Reality by Gahan Hanmer Publisher: Two Harbors Press (April 2, 2012)Genre: Fantasy, AdventurePages: 353 (paperback)Source: Review Request (Blog Tour)Purchase: AmazonRating: ★★☆☆☆ (2 stars) SummarySometimes it’s funny how fast things can change, and sometimes it’s not… Welcome to Albert Keane’s beautifully designed medieval kingdom nestled […]

Review: Kevin’s Point of View by Del Shannon

Posted January 22nd, 2012 in book review / 7 comments

Kevin’s Point of View by Del Shannon Publisher: Flatiron View Books (Self-Published) (October 2010)Genre: YA/Middle-Grade Fantasy/AdventurePages: 400 (paperback)Source: Author Review RequestPurchase at: Amazon / Book DepositoryRating: ★★★★☆ (4 stars) SummaryTo escape the emotional turmoil of his father’s death 12-year-old Kevin Tobin has retreated inside himself, developing his imagination into a dangerous foil […]