Tag 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: Suspicious Minds by Gwenda Bond

Stranger Things: Suspicious Minds by Gwena Bond is the first official novel in the world of Stranger Things. I’m sure it won’t be the last, either. The novel is set before the events of the Netflix series – instead following Terry (Eleven/Jane’s mother) through her journey. 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: Alice Payne Arrives by Kate Heartfield

Alice Payne Arrives is a new take on time. Yes, I know, time travel has been done a million times, and will likely be done a million more times. But that won’t stop me from trying new books and series. In this particular case – I’m glad that I gave it a chance. Continue reading

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Review: Belle: Beast Hunter, Vol. 1

Publisher: Zenoscope Author: Dave Franchini Illustrator: Bong Dazo Released: January 16th 2019 Received: NetGalley Issues: Belle: Beast Hunter 1-6 Rating: I received a copy of Belle: Best Hunter Vol. 1 through NetGalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. … 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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