Category Archives: Fantasy

Review: Unraveling by Karen Lord

Unraveling is described as a standalone novel by Karen Lord. It’s a novel where mystery and Caribbean lore meet in the middle. The end result is whimsical, dark, and thoroughly enchanting. The novel follows two immortals (Chance and Trickster) along with one forensic therapist and they attempt to unravel the truth behind a series of murders. Continue reading

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Review: Blood Heir by Amelie Wen Zhao

Blood Heir is the first novel in a trilogy of the same name. And man! Did this novel ever live up to my expectations! This was the debut novel of Amelie Wen Zhao, and I have to say that she is an author worth keeping an eye on. Continue reading

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Review: The Fire Opal Mechanism (Gemworld #2) by Fran Wilde

The Fire Opal Mechanism is the second novel in the Gemworld series. I was a little conflicted about this novella. On the one hand – I desperately wanted to see more of this world. On the other hand, I wasn’t quite over the heartbreak caused by The Jewel and Her Lapidary (a brilliant novella, but one that hit me on an emotional level). Continue reading

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Review: Magic for Liars by Sarah Gailey

Magic for Liars is the latest standalone novel from Sarah Gailey. Honestly, after having finished this novel, I found myself wishing that it wasn’t a standalone novel. But more on that later. Magic for Liars has so much to offer, with a rich blend of ideas and genres. Continue reading

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Review: The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

Publisher: Brown Books for Young Readers Author: Holly Black Released: January 2nd 2018 Received: Own Warnings: Kidnapping, Choking, Poisoning Rating: The Cruel Prince is the first novel in the Folk of the Air series by Holly Black. It follows a … Continue reading

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Review: Stranger Things: Darkness on the Edge of Town by Adam Christopher

Stranger Things: Darkness on the Edge of Town is the second novel written as a tie in to the Stranger Things Netflix series. Like the first novel (Suspicious Minds) Darkness on the Edge of Town is a prequel. Unlike the first novel, it doesn’t occur in Hawkins. Well, most of it doesn’t at least. Continue reading

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Review: Hocus Pocus & The All New Sequel by A.W. Jantha

Publisher: Freeform Author: A.W. Jantha Released: July 10th 2018 Received: Own Rating: I’m a huge fan of Hocus Pocus. I watch it every year around Halloween, and sometimes when it isn’t even remotely that time of the year. What can … Continue reading

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Review: Firefly: Big Damn Hero by Nancy Holder, James Lovegrove, and Joss Whedon

Author: James Lovegrove Concept from: Nancy Holder Consulting Editor: Joss Whedon Released: November 20th 2018 Received: Own Warnings: Bonds/slavery, implications of assault, beatings Rating: Firefly has been a fan favorite for years, and yet it’s never really felt like it … Continue reading

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Review: Faith: Dreamside

Publisher: Valiant Comics Released: March 12th 2019 Received: NetGalley Issues: Faith: Dreamside 1-4 Rating: I received a copy of Faith: Dreamside through NetGalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. Faith: Dreamside is a new miniseries from Valiant. It … Continue reading

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Review: La Belle Sauvage (The Book of Dust #1) by Philip Pullman

Okay, so first of all, I swear I already wrote a review for this book, but I can’t seem to find it anywhere. So here I am. If I end up coming off at frustrating at all, it’s simply because I feel like I’m repeating myself. Continue reading

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