Category: 2015 Flights of Fantasy Reading Challenge

Book Review: Emerge (The Awakening) by Melissa A. Craven

Book Review: Emerge (The Awakening) by Melissa A. Craven

Author Melissa A. Craven’s new young adult, fantasy novel, Emerge, is a nice beginning to her brand new series The Awakening. The story is rife with strong bonds that transcend blood ties. Allie Carmichael is a strong heroine, mostly, who is likable and relatable. For most of her life she feels alone, as most people shy away from her touch. […]

Book Review: Soundless by Richelle Mead

Book Review: Soundless by Richelle Mead

The Good…: Author Richelle Mead deviates from the vampire/paranormal genre to write a novel based in Chinese mythology. In the story, a young woman, Fei, loves atop a mountain in a small village. She is an artist, whose talent has placed her in the palace alongside her sister. However, not everyone in her village is so […]

Book Review: The Sword of Summer (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard) by Rick Riordan

Book Review: The Sword of Summer (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard) by Rick Riordan

“My name is Magnus Chase. I’m sixteen years old. This is the story of how my life went downhill after I got myself killed.” ― Rick Riordan, The Sword of Summer With that quote author Rick Riordan takes fans on yet another fun-filled, fantasy ride with his latest novel, The Sword of Summer. In the past Riordan delved into Greek […]

2015 FLIGHTS OF FANTASY READING CHALLENGE: OCTOBER WRAP-UP

2015 FLIGHTS OF FANTASY READING CHALLENGE: OCTOBER WRAP-UP

Thanks to Sarah J. Maas’ Throne of Glass series, I didn’t do too shabby with my fantasy reading last month. I’m now past 140 books read for the year, and nine of the books in October were fantasy. I didn’t include the four Lizzy Ford Omega novellas I read as part of this list since I didn’t write reviews […]

Book Review: Queen of Shadows (Throne of Glass) by Sarah J. Maas

Book Review: Queen of Shadows (Throne of Glass) by Sarah J. Maas

Sarah J. Maas’ latest entry into her Throne of Glass series, Queen of Shadows, picks up months after Heir of Fire ends. Celaena is now back in Rifthold, and is now going by her true name, Aelin Galathynius. Determined to set things right with Chaol, reclaim her throne, and free her cousin Aedion from prison, Celaena must first fight. The King […]

Book Review – Shifter: City of Wolves (Shifter Series) by Avery Burch

Book Review – Shifter: City of Wolves (Shifter Series) by Avery Burch

When I first read the synopsis of Avery Burch’s paranormal romance City of Wolves, I thought it sounded really interesting, and couldn’t wait to read it. Imagine my disappointment when I realized I had picked a dud. As someone who loves to write, there’s nothing I hate more than giving a bad review. Writers spend […]

Book Review: Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass) by Sarah J. Maas

Book Review: Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass) by Sarah J. Maas

Celaena Sardothien returns to her kin in Sarah J. Maas’ Heir of Fire. When we last saw Celaena, she was sailing off to find answers on how to defeat the King of Adarlan. For the first time Celaena is separated from her friends Chaol and Dorian, and must figure out the Wyrdkeys while dealing with […]

Book Review: Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass) by Sarah J. Maas

Book Review: Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass) by Sarah J. Maas

Crown of Midnight is the second book in Sarah J. Maas’ popular YA fantasy series, Throne of Glass. After Celaena Sardothien won the title of the king’s Champion, she found herself in the precarious position of having to do the bidding of a man she hates. Knowing the King is hatching an evil scheme, Celaena […]