Tag Archives: fantasy

The Darker Shade of Magic Trilogy

Sometimes it’s easier to simply talk about a whole series. The Darker Shade of Magic trilogy flows smoothly from one book to the next and is hard to describe as separate entities. Granted I was forced to read them with … Continue reading

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The Shadow of What Was Lost: A New Name in Epic Fantasy

When I looked up “must read fantasy novels” I found a variety of opinions. Recently I decided to take a look and see what everyone thought was the best fantasy fiction out there, and there was a lot of cross-over: … Continue reading

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Fireborn: The Book that Proves a Sequel Can Outshine the Original

Why do authors do this to me? I mean, I know why, but why?! I just finished this book and I loved it… and yet I want to throw it across the room at the same time. Now I have … Continue reading

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30 – Stiletto: The book I finished in 4 days after waiting 4 years.

So you know those books you read and fall in love with? Well that’s what happened to me after reading The Rook. I finished it back in 2012 (the same year it came out) and looked forward anxiously for the … Continue reading

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29 – A Darker Shade of Magic: A Compelling Reason to Keep Reading YA Lit.

YA novels haven’t been my cup of tea lately. Occasionally one comes along that I love (like Skyborn and Nimona), but most of the new stuff that’s been coming out hasn’t been doing it for me, at least at the … Continue reading

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The Revisiting List – Books 26-27: Nicholas Saint North and Howl’s Moving Castle

Everyone has a book or two they read over and over again. I’ve known some people who read all the previous books in a series in anticipation of the newest book and others who have created a personal tradition where … Continue reading

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25 – The Graveyard Book: A Child’s Journey Through Adolescence

This was a fun read that made me laugh, made me cry, and made me want to pull my hair out depending on the scene. In my opinion, these are all signs of a great book. Though I was confused … Continue reading

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