Book Reviews


Spell of Catastrophe – Mayer Alan Brenner Welcome to the Dance of Gods!   In a world of magic, where computers and nanotechnology are long gone, where thoughtless gods struggle for power with little regard for those below, one unlucky man must make some tough decisions …   Maximillian the […]

Spell of Catastrophe – Mayer Alan Brenner


The King’s Sword – C. J. Brightley A disillusioned soldier. A spoiled, untried prince. A coup that threatens the country they love.   When retired soldier Kemen finds the young prince Hakan fleeing an attempted assassination, he reluctantly takes the role of mentor and guardian. Keeping the prince alive is […]

The King’s Sword – C. J. Brightley


Nick Newton Is Not a Genius – S.E.M. Ishida Nick Newton is not a Genius. He’s just a merely average boy from the country of Thauma. He may not be brilliant like his mom and dad or a child prodigy like his sister, but he won’t let that stop him from […]

Nick Newton Is Not a Genius – S.E.M. Ishida



Three Parts Dead – Max Gladstone “Stunningly good. Stupefyingly good.” —Patrick Rothfuss Max Gladstone’s Craft Sequence chronicles the epic struggle to build a just society in a modern fantasy world. A god has died, and it’s up to Tara, first-year associate in the international necromantic firm of Kelethres, Albrecht, and […]

Three Parts Dead – Max Gladstone


The Forgotten Beasts of Eld – Patricia McKillip World Fantasy Award-Winner First e-book edition “Rich and regal.” —New York Times Young Sybel, the heiress of powerful wizards, needs the company of no-one outside her gates. In her exquisite stone mansion, she is attended by exotic, magical beasts: Riddle-master Cyrin the […]

The Forgotten Beasts of Eld – Patricia McKillip


Willoughby and the Terribly Itchy Itch – Pam Halter Content Ratings: Heat: None. This is a children’s book. Profanity: None. Violence: None. Genre: Christian Children’s Fantasy Age recommendation: All ages. Willoughby, the dragon who numbers his scales, showed up one morning on my doorstep about a year ago as a […]

Willoughby and the Terribly Itchy Itch – Pam Halter



Tournament of Ruses – Kate Stradling Flora Dalton wants nothing more than a quiet life in the countryside of Lenore, but her father’s promotion to the Parliament of Lords has uprooted her and planted her smack in the middle of a mess. Not only must she adjust to a new […]

Tournament of Ruses – Kate Stradling


Starlight’s Children – Darian Smith Children are being hunted in the streets and their parents’ hearts frozen into glass.  Brannon and his team of “unusual crimes” investigators are still reeling from the aftermath of Risen in Kalanon, but now they must face a new monster on the loose. Tensions between […]

Starlight’s Children – Darian Smith


Keeper of Shadows – Bridgett Powers A light-bearer with limited vision. A prisoner with wings. Can two cursed souls defeat the forces of darkness? Noire hates the magic that cursed his family and trapped him in the form of a raven. But to break the spell, he’s willing to do […]

Keeper of Shadows – Bridgett Powers



Kingdom of Ruses – Kate Stradling Viola Moreland’s life is a well-orchestrated lie. For generations her family has fabricated the existence of the Eternal Prince, a mysterious and powerful protector who watches over the small kingdom of Lenore. This practiced deception cracks, however, when a nameless stranger stumbles across the […]

Kingdom of Ruses – Kate Stradling


Kalanon’s Rising – Darian Smith Solve the murder. Stop the war. Save the world. Sir Brannon Kesh spent years building a new life as a physician, leaving the name Bloodhawk and the war that spawned it behind. But when the King’s cousin is murdered, duty calls him back. The crime […]

Kalanon’s Rising – Darian Smith


The Place of Voices (TimeDrifter Series, Book 1) – Lauren Lynch “Uplifting and entertaining.” – C. Dorsett, Amazon reviewer “Deep meaningful work … Lauren Lynch is a gifted storyteller.” – Shai, Amazon reviewer “Lyric fantasy done well.” – David Bergsland, Christian reviewer, radiqx.com Deep in a remote jungle, amid long-forgotten […]

The Place of Voices – Lauren Lynch



The Magician’s Elephant – Kate DiCamillo In a highly awaited new novel, Kate DiCamillo conjures a haunting fable about trusting the unexpected — and making the extraordinary come true. What if? Why not? Could it be? When a fortuneteller’s tent appears in the market square of the city of Baltese, orphan […]

The Magician’s Elephant – Kate DiCamillo


Luminous: A Noblebright Fantasy Boxed Set This is a fantastic boxed set (ebook only) of ten noblebright fantasy novels. They’re clean and noblebright, appropriate for YA and adult readers. I’ve raved about several of these books before, but others are new to me and I’m so glad to have discovered […]

Luminous: A Noblebright Fantasy Boxed Set


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Gregor the Overlander – Suzanne Collins In the irresistible first novel by the author of The Hunger Games, a boy embarks on a dangerous quest in order to fulfill his destiny — and find his father. New cover art coming July 1st! In the first novel of the New York […]

Gregor the Overlander – Suzanne Collins



The Beautiful Ones – Silvia Moreno-Garcia “Truly one of the most beautiful books I’ve read in a long time. This sweeping tale of love lost and found is told with old-world elegance and grace with just the right touch of magic.” —M.J. Rose, New York Times bestselling author Antonina Beaulieu is in […]

The Beautiful Ones – Silvia Moreno-Garcia


Jaunten – Honor Raconteur Twenty of them finally poured out into the open street. They quickly split up, coming in at a full run that slowed about ten feet away from us. I watched with a cynical eye, as they spread out in a semi-circle, blocking our path. One of […]

Jaunten – Honor Raconteur


The Dragon Slayer’s Son – Robinne Weiss Nathan is shocked to learn that his father is dead, and even more shocked to learn that he died in the line of duty as a dragon slayer. Everything he thought he knew about his father was a lie. But he has no […]

The Dragon Slayer’s Son – Robinne Weiss



Dare – Tricia Mingerink Courage could cost him everything. Third Blade Leith Torren never questions his orders or his loyalty to King Respen until an arrow wound and a prairie blizzard drive him to the doorstep of the girls whose family he once destroyed. Their forbidden faith and ties to […]

Dare – Tricia Mingerink


Heirs of Grace – Tim Pratt Recent art school graduate Bekah thought she’d hit the jackpot: an unknown relative died, and she inherited a small fortune and a huge house in the mountains of North Carolina. Trey Howard, the lawyer who handled the estate, is a handsome man in his […]

Heirs of Grace – Tim Pratt