The Last Child of Leif Chris Pridmore In “The Last Child of Leif” we follow the early adventures of Valiant, a young prince rescued by his bodyguard from a palace plot that kills his father. Valiant and his guardian escape, only to find themselves on the run and caught up in something much bigger than […]Read more "“The Last Child of Leif” by Chris Pridmore"
In “Muse,” the seventh son of a seventh son discovers his ability to make his stories come true just a little too late, when the malevolent muse he has created in his head steps out of his head and into real life, where she soon begins wreaking havoc. Meanwhile, a young woman destined to be […]Read more "“Muse (Tales of the Silver Downs, #1)” by Kylie Quillinan"
“The Five Warriors” follows five warriors on a mission–some more reluctantly than others–to save their world from the an evil immortal being. Only some of them may be working for the enemy… Like “The Blended Ones,” the second book in this series (but which I read first), the world-building in “The Five Warriors” borrows elements […]Read more "“The Five Warriors” by Angela J. Ford"
“The Blended Ones” is a high fantasy novel in some ways very reminiscent of the Shannara books. There are the Four Worlds and the Four People Groups, and adolescent siblings who have to go off on a magical quest to save the world. In this case, though, it’s two sisters, Phyllis and Ilieus, who are […]Read more "“The Blended Ones” by Angela J. Ford"