Tag Archives: Fantasy

BOOK REVIEWS: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

Rating Title: The Midnight LibraryAuthor: Matt HaigPublication: September 29, 2020Publisher: VikingGenre: FantasyPages: 304 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Between life and death there is a library, and within that library, the shelves go on forever. Every book provides a chance to try another life you …

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BOOK REVIEW: A Lullaby for Witches by Hester Fox

Rating Title: A Lullaby for WitchesAuthor: Hester FoxPublication: February 1, 2022Publisher: Graydon HouseGenre: Fantasy, Gothic FictionPages: 339 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Once there was a young woman from a well-to-do New England family who never quite fit with the drawing rooms and parlors of …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Christmas Pig by J.K. Rowling

Rating Title: The Christmas PigAuthor: J.K RowlingPublication: October 12, 2021Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.Genre: Children, Fantasy Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) One boy and his toy are about to change everything… Jack loves his childhood toy, Dur Pig. DP has always been there for him, through good …

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BOOK REVIEW: Spellbreaker by Charles N. Holmberg

Title: SpellbreakerAuthor: Charles N. HolmbergPublication: November 1, 2020Publisher: 47NorthGenre: FantasyPages: 331 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The orphaned Elsie Camden learned as a girl that there were two kinds of wizards in the world: those who pay for the power to cast spells and those, like her, born with the ability to …

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BOOK REVIEW: Shattered Midnight by Dhonielle Clayton

Title: Shattered MidnightAuthor: Dhonielle ClaytonPublication: January 18, 2022Publisher: Disney-HyperionGenre: Fantasy, YA FictionPages: 304 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Zora Broussard has arrived in New Orleans with not much more than a bag of clothes, a beautiful voice, and a pair of enchanted red shoes. Running from a tragic accident caused by her …

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BOOK REVIEW: Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr

Title: Cloud Cuckoo LandAuthor: Anthony DoerrPublication: September 28, 2021Publisher: Scribner (Simon & Schuster)Genre: Historical Fiction & FantasyPages: 637 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Thirteen-year-old Anna, an orphan, lives inside the formidable walls of Constantinople in a house of women who make their living embroidering the robes of priests. Restless, insatiably curious, Anna …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Winter of the Witch by Katherine Arden

Title: The Winter of the WitchAuthor: Katherine ArdenPublication: January 8, 2019Publisher: Del ReyGenre: FantasyPages: 402 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Now Moscow has been struck by disaster. Its people are searching for answers—and for someone to blame. Vasya finds herself alone, beset on all sides. The Grand Prince is in a rage, …

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BOOK REVIEW: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Title: Shadow and BoneAuthor: Leigh BardugoPublication: June 5, 2012Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.Genre: YA Fiction, FantasyPages: 369 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodsreads) Surrounded by enemies, the once-great nation of Ravka has been torn in two by the Shadow Fold, a swath of near impenetrable darkness crawling with monsters who feast on human …

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BOOK REVIEW: A Whole New World by Liz Braswell

Title: A Whole New WorldAuthor: Liz BraswellPublication: September 1, 2015Publisher: Disney PressGenre: Teens & YA Fiction, FantasyPages: 279 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) What if Aladdin had never found the lamp? Aladdin is a Street Rat. Like most, he’s just trying to survive another day in impoverished Agrabah. Jasmine is a princess, …

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