Fantasy

Opal by Kristina Wojtaszek

Title: Opal Author: Kristina Wojtaszek Publisher: World Weaver Press Format: Paperback Publication Date: December 18, 2012 (Why am I just reading this now? See below for good news!) Overall: 5 out of 5 stars — SUPERB!  Source: I received this book free of charge from World Weaver Press in exchange for an honest review White as snow, stained with blood,(…)

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Char by Kristina Wojtaszek

Title: Char Author: Kristina Wojtaszek Publisher: World Weaver Press Format: Paperback Publication Date: April 26, 2016 Overall: 5 out of 5 stars —  Mesmerizing! Source: I received this book free of charge from World Weaver Press in exchange for an honest review Fire is never tame—least of all the flames of our own kindling. Raised in isolation by the secretive(…)

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Reign of Shadows by Sophie Jordan

Title: Reign of Shadows Author: Sophie Jordan Publisher:  HarperTeen Format: eBook Publication Date: February 5, 2016 Overall: 2 out of 5 stars Source: Edelweiss Seventeen years ago, an eclipse cloaked the kingdom of Relhok in perpetual darkness. In the chaos, an evil chancellor murdered the king and queen and seized their throne. Luna, Relhok’s lost princess, has been hiding in a(…)

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Mirrored by Alex Flinn

Title: Mirrored Author: Alex Flinn Publisher:  HarperTeen Format: eBook Publication Date: September 15, 2015 Overall: 3.5 out of 5 stars Source: Edelweiss Mirror, mirror in my hand… Beauty is the key to everything. At least, that’s how it seems to Violet—ugly, bullied, and lonely. To be beautiful, in her eyes, is to have power and love. And when Kendra, the witch,(…)

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The Shadow Queen by C.J. Redwine

Title: The Shadow Queen Author: C.J. Redwine Publisher: Balzer &  Bray Format: eBookPublication Date: February 16, 2016 Overall: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Edelweiss Lorelai Diederich, crown princess and fugitive at large, has one mission: kill the wicked queen who took both the Ravenspire throne and the life of her father. To do that, Lorelai needs to use the one weapon she(…)

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The Mirror King by Jodi Meadows Review

Title: The Mirror King Author: Jodi Meadows Publisher:  Katherine Tegen Books Format: eBook Publication Date: April 5, 2016 Overall: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Edelweiss HER FRIENDS HAVE TURNED. After her identity is revealed during the Inundation, Princess Wilhelmina is kept prisoner by the Indigo Kingdom, with the Ospreys lost somewhere in the devastated city. When the Ospreys’(…)

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Inheritance by Christopher Paolini Review

Title: Inheritance Author: Christopher Paolini Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Format: Hardcover Publication Date: November 2011 Overall: 3* out of 5 stars Source: Purchased It began with Eragon… It ends with Inheritance. Not so very long ago, Eragon — Shadeslayer, Dragon Rider — was nothing more than a poor farm boy, and his dragon, Saphira, only a blue(…)

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Brisingr by Christopher Paolini Review

Brisingr by Christopher Paolini Review

Title: Brisingr Author: Christopher Paolini Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Format: Hardcover Publication Date: September 20, 2008 Overall: 3 out of 5 stars Source: Purchased Oaths sworn… loyalties tested… forces collide. It’s been only months since Eragon first uttered “brisingr”, an ancient language term for fire. Since then, he’s not only learned to create magic with(…)

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Winter by Marissa Meyer Review

Title: Winter Author: Marissa Meyer Publisher:  Feiwel and Friends Format: Hardcover Publication Date: November 10, 2015 Overall: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Purchased Princess Winter is admired by the Lunar people for her grace and kindness, and despite the scars that mar her face, her beauty is said to be even more breathtaking than that of her stepmother, Queen Levana.(…)

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Shadowscale by Rachel Hartman Review

Title: Shadowscale Author: Rachel HartmanPublisher:  Random House Children’s Books Format: HardcoverPublication Date: March 10, 2015 Overall: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Purchased Seraphina took the literary world by storm with 8 starred reviews and numerous “Best of” lists. At last, her eagerly awaited sequel has arrived—and with it comes an epic battle between humans and dragons. The kingdom of Goredd:(…)

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