Book Reviews, Misc

Book Review: I Love a Book by Joe Rhatigan

***This book was reviewed for Moondance Press via Netgalley   Rhatigan’s picture book for children on the delights of reading is quite the treasure. I read this with my cubs. While all enjoyed it (including this oversized bookworm), it is really geared to younger ages. Beautiful artwork dominates, showing snippets from all kinds of tales.… Read More Book Review: I Love a Book by Joe Rhatigan

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Book Review: Goblins of Bellwater by Molly Ringle

***This book was reviewed for Central Ave Publishing via Netgalley The Goblins of Bellwater is a bewitching tale of curses, enchantment, and the power of the unseen. In the woods around Bellwater, Washington, a tribe of mischievous goblins dwell. So long as their human liaison, Kit, brings them a tithing of gold each month, they… Read More Book Review: Goblins of Bellwater by Molly Ringle

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Book Review: Gate of Air by Resa Nelson

***This book was reviewed via XPresso Book Tours Gate of Air follows the Northlander seer Frayka, who has been tasked by the Northland gods to make a peace with the dragon gods of the Far East. Frayka has Far East blood, and sees portents, a fact that makes other Northlanders wary of her. Now she… Read More Book Review: Gate of Air by Resa Nelson

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Book Review: Across the Darkling Sea by K Ferrin

***This book was reviewed via XPresso Book Tours Ferrin’s Across the Darkling Sea is the first part of the Magicfall serial. Now, the author mentions it, but I’ll reiterate here: this is a serial, not a series. It is one novel in several parts. Think The Green Mile or Evalyce: Worldshaper. In the country of… Read More Book Review: Across the Darkling Sea by K Ferrin

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Book Review: Black Bird of the Gallows by Megan Kassel

***This book was reviewed via Chapter by Chapter Book Tours and via Netgalley Black Bird of the Gallows, by Megan Kassel, is a haunting modern-day fable. Millennia ago, magic existed, a force to be reckoned with. It was purged from the land, though, and man’s memory of what was faded. Humans have such short memories.… Read More Book Review: Black Bird of the Gallows by Megan Kassel

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Book Review: The Missing by Jerico Lenk

***This book was reviewed via Chapter by Chapter Book Tours Will Winchester has a gift, or curse depending on how you look at it. He can see the dead, whom he calls the Missing. A chance encounter with a group of ghost hunters opens his eyes to a whole new way of working. The Black… Read More Book Review: The Missing by Jerico Lenk

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Book Review: Finding My Badass Self by Sherry Stanfa-Stanley

***Reviewed for the San Francisco Book Review In Finding My Badass Self Stanfa-Stanley takes us along with her as she spends a year, 52 weeks, doing a new, boundary-pushing task each week. Some tasks overlap, such as taking several belly dance lessons, and some are single shot, like spending the day on a ride-along. Stanfa-Stanley… Read More Book Review: Finding My Badass Self by Sherry Stanfa-Stanley

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Book Review: The Brightest Fell by Seanan McGuire

***This book was reviewed for Berkley via Netgalley The Brightest Fell is number eleven (!) in the October Daye urban-fantasy/paranormal series. Eleven! How is this the first time I’m reading this series? It has all the things I love. It’s got many types of Fae folk, including cait sidhe. I love cait sidhe! It has… Read More Book Review: The Brightest Fell by Seanan McGuire

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Book Review: Mask of Shadows by Linsey Miller

***This book was reviewed for Sourcebooks/ Fire via Netgalley Miller’s Mask of Shadows is a great beginning to a new fantasy series! Sallot Leon is a highwayman, here called a road agent. When they happen to rob a young Erlend noble, their life changes forever. Within the loot is a message regarding auditions for the… Read More Book Review: Mask of Shadows by Linsey Miller

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Book Birthdays: 8/15/17

The Stone Sky (Broken Earth #3) by NK Jemisin “The shattering conclusion to the post-apocalyptic and highly acclaimed bestselling trilogy that began with The Fifth Season, winner of the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 2016, and The Obelisk Gate, winner of the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 2017. The Moon will soon return.… Read More Book Birthdays: 8/15/17