Awakenings: A Book Review

Written by Edward Lazellari, Awakenings,┬áthe first of the Guardians of Aandor series, is written from multiple perspectives as our world and one with more... specialties... collides. Perhaps the best introduction for this novel comes from the book itself: Cal MacDonnell and Seth Raincrest seem to have nothing in common. Cal's a happily married New York…Read more Awakenings: A Book Review

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Flynn Nightsider and the Edge of Evil: A Blog Tour Stop and Book Review

Written by Mary Fan, is about - you guessed it - Flynn Nightsider! Here is the background: Flynn lives in a world where normal humans are the lowest of a cast system, and at the top reigns three magic users who saved the world over 80 years ago from The Lord of the Underworld, a.k.a…Read more Flynn Nightsider and the Edge of Evil: A Blog Tour Stop and Book Review

The House with a Clock in its Walls: A Movie Review *SPOILERS*

I know this movie has been getting horrible reviews, but I rather liked it. It wasn't the greatest movie, but it was well done with a strong cast and it was rather dark when you really look at it. Which we will be. Despite the fact that this was sold as a kids movie, and…Read more The House with a Clock in its Walls: A Movie Review *SPOILERS*

Spinning Silver: A Book Review

Written by Naomi Novik, Spinning Silver is a bit of a re-imagining of Rumpelstiltskin in the form of a Russian tale with a Jewish girl. Which is to say it isn't like the tale of Rumpelstiltskin at all, other than changing something into gold. Now, this is the first novel by Novik that I have…Read more Spinning Silver: A Book Review

The Demon and the Fox: A Book Review

The Demon and the Fox, written by Tim Susman, is a well written novel that follows a fox-Calatian (a human fox - this is where I got a bit confused) Kip Penfold who has powers, and is enrolled in a school to become a sorcerer. And this is the story of how he learns that…Read more The Demon and the Fox: A Book Review

Full Moon: A Dresden Book Review

Full Moon, written by Jim Butcher, is the second novel in the Harry Dresden Files series (click here to read my review of the first novel), and this continues on the same road as the first. This is an okay novel, but I had to struggle through to finish it. Not because it is a…Read more Full Moon: A Dresden Book Review

The Winter People: An Audio Book Review

Written by Jennifer McMahon, The Winter People┬áhas two time lines, Sarah's in the early 1900s, and modern day with Ruthie and Cathryn. Sarah believes in the Winter People, and The Sleepers, loved ones who have passed away and been brought back. Ruthie lives in her old house, a hundred years later. This entire novel is…Read more The Winter People: An Audio Book Review