Book Reviews


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


The Facefaker’s Game – Chandler J. Birch For fans of Brandon Sanderson and Scott Lynch, a fantasy about a clever young beggar who bargains his way into an apprenticeship with a company of thieving magicians and uses his newfound skills in a vendetta against a ruthless crime lord. Ashes lives […]

The Facefaker’s Game – Chandler J. Birch



Seeds of Discovery by Breeana Puttroff  Quinn Robbins wasn’t the kind of girl who had adventures. She wasn’t even the kind of girl who got invited to parties at Bristlecone High School. And she definitely wasn’t the kind of girl who would follow a boy she knew nothing about over […]

Seeds of Discovery – Breeana Puttroff


Elantris by Brandon Sanderson – This gets a wholehearted five stars out of five! Reader thoughts: Wow just doesn’t cover it. After reading this book (and the Alcatraz series), I became a Brandon Sanderson fan. All of his books feature characters who are clever and always try their best to […]

Elantris – Brandon Sanderson


Memories of Ash by Intisar Khanani In the year since she cast her sunbolt, Hitomi has recovered only a handful of memories. But the truths of the past have a tendency to come calling, and an isolated mountain fastness can offer only so much shelter. When the High Council of […]

Memories of Ash – Intisar Khanani



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Masque by W.R. Gingell – I loved this. Seriously loved it. It’s classed as dark fantasy on Amazon, but don’t be turned off if you’re not into “dark”… most of the characters are absolutely charming and the world is far from grimdark. It’s “dark” because there is indeed bloody murder; […]

Masque – W.R. Gingell


The Bone Knife by Intisar Khanani Rae knows how to look out for family. Born with a deformed foot, she feigns indifference to the pity and insults that come her way, learning to be wary of all things beautiful. So Rae instantly distrusts their latest visitor: an appallingly attractive faerie […]

The Bone Knife – Intisar Khanani