Rating: 4.5 of 5 Synopsis: “Travel back to the enchanting and treacherous land of Limn, where Lottie Fiske has escaped the murderous Southerly king for a while—but other perils are hard on her heels. War is coming to the beautiful world of magic that Lottie has come to love. Events are pushing her to the […]
Rating: 4 of 5 “A green apple tree grows in the heart of Thirsby Square. Its leaves are a sad emerald and its apples a cheery peridot, and at its roots—starts the story of Lottie Fiske.” My inner 12-year-old self is pouting right now. Why? Because she wants MORE! Like yesterday. In all seriousness, I […]
Rating: 4 of 5 “Over time, a bookshop will take the shape of its owner. Emily had been at the Green Man so long that it had grown around her like a second skin. The books were her flesh; the words that flowed through them were the blood that ran through her veins. The poetry […]
Rating: 3.5 of 5 Everyone knows the saying, “Behind every great man, there’s a great woman.” Well, in Conjure Wife, the great woman is a witch, and her great man doesn’t know that. And it’s worldwide: all women are witches, and they either know of or practice witchcraft. Here’s the gist: One day, feeling good […]
Rating: 5 of 5 An enchanting fairy tale guaranteed to capture the hearts of fantasy readers, especially those who love stories of good versus evil, sibling rivalry, and prison breaks. A tale of archetypal heroes and sweeping adventures, of dragons ad princes and evil wizards – as only Stephen King can tell it! The passage […]
I finished Homebody by Orson Scott Card on February 10, 2010. How I found this book at the library, I couldn’t tell you. It was possibly on a list of must-reads. Or, maybe, it found me. Insert spooky music here. The jacket’s summary was slightly misleading, though, as it described events out of order, which […]
Leah Saylor-Abney shares her thoughts and feelings on the book “Sunshine” by Robin McKinley. Supernatural world, magic, vampires and shapeshifters.