Tardy Bells and Witches’ Spells: Womby’s School for Wayward Witches #1 Sarina Dorie Clarissa Lawrence is your typical nerdy teenager who loves magic in all its forms. But her mother has decided that it’s dangerous for her to believe in it and confiscates all her Harry Potter books, her Lord of the Rings books, and […]Read more "“Tardy Bells and Witches’ Spells” by Sarina Dorie"
Dragon Born Aaron Hodges Enala doesn’t know why, but five years earlier her parents took her away from the city of Chole and have been raising her in Dragon Country ever since, her only friend a Golden dragon named Nerissa. But when an unauthorized adventure goes wrong, Enala decides to make a break for it […]Read more "“Dragon Born” by Aaron Hodges"
The Flame of Battle Pauline Creeden and Melinda R. Cordell Dyrfinna loves battle, commanding, and dragons. But her dreams of becoming a dragonrider or getting her own command may be in jeopardy because she can’t control her magic–or her temper. After a tragic accident, will her friends and family ever forgive her? This is a […]Read more "“The Flame of Battle” by Melinda R. Cordell and Pauline Creeden"
Skip Perrin Briar Jera just wants to see the world. Sometimes you should be careful what you wish for. Soon she’s on the run and skipping around not just in space, but in time. And she may be called upon to save the fabric of the universe itself… “Skip” is a sort of mashup of […]Read more "“Skip” by Perrin Briar"
Joan the Made Kristen Pham As part of my participation in various giveaways, I’ve been reading and reviewing some of the more interesting books. Here’s my review of “Joan the Made.” How do you run a successful rebellion? That’s the question that Joan Fasces, a clone of the original Joan of Arc, has to answer […]Read more "“Joan the Made” by Kristen Pham"
Shadows of Lela Tessonja Odette Who doesn’t love unicorns? I certainly spent a lot of time fantasizing about unicorns at a certain age, which has not entirely passed, as evident by the fact that I snapped up this book as soon as I saw the cover. “Shadows of Lela” is a fun, unicorn-intense story with […]Read more "“Shadows of Lela” by Tessonja Odette"
Winds of Fate Mercedes Lackey Back in the heady days of 2016, when some of us thought there might be a chance of electing a woman as president of the US (and yes, it matters that it is the president of the US and not some other country; lovely as it is that countries like […]Read more "“Winds of Fate” by Mercedes Lackey"
When Time is a River Susan Clayton-Goldner In “When Time Is A River,” teenager Brandy wants to be an actress more than anything. But her dream may have been dashed before it was even formed: she has a noticeable scar on her cheek from a childhood accident. Now she’s going through plastic surgeries and trying […]Read more "“When Time is a River” by Susan Clayton-Goldner"
The Swordswoman Melcorka thinks she is just a simple island girl with no father. Then the Norse invade Alba, and Melcorka loses everything she thought she had–and gains much more. “The Swordswoman” takes part in the popular genre of semi-historical fantasy novels. Melcorka lives in what is recognizably medieval Scotland, but magic swords exist (Melcorka […]Read more "“The Swordswoman” by Malcolm Archibald"
Lilyth – Book 1 (The Shadow Spirits Paradox) Lilyth has lost her mother and is being raised by her grandparents, but she is haunted by dreams of the flood that took her mother away. Her village is now dwindling, and the men that are left are being drafted to fight a shadow that is menacing […]Read more "“Lilyth” by Tiyana Angel"