Genre: Fantasy

Legends of the Realm by Thomas Locke – Book Review, Preview

Legends of the Realm by Thomas Locke – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
June 1, 2018
Book Reviews

Dragons. Mages. Unseen enemies. Powers that have been heretofore unexplored. This entire series abounds with mystery and surprises. This was my favorite book of the trilogy and had my favorite characters, Dally and Connell. Dally has a way of communicating with the wolfhounds that her master, the Mayor raises. She […]

The Story Peddler by Lindsay A. Franklin – Review

The Story Peddler by Lindsay A. Franklin – Review

The Story Peddlerby Lindsay A. Franklin Series: The Weaver Trilogy #1 Series Rating: Published by Enclave Publication Date May 1, 2018 Genres: Fantasy Setting: Fantasy World Main Character Ages: 18-24 Written for: High-School/Young Adult, Adults Pages: 336 Synopsis: Selling stories is a deadly business Tanwen doesn’t just tell stories—she weaves […]

Calysta and the Beast by Joanna Alonzo – Review

Calysta and the Beast by Joanna Alonzo – Review

by Phyllis Helton
March 16, 2018
Book Reviews

Calysta and the Beastby Joanna Alonzo Series: The Sacred Scarred #1 Series Rating: Published by Paradoxa Press Publication Date February 17, 2018 Genres: Christian Fiction, Clean Romance, Fairy Tale Retelling, Fantasy Setting: New York, Virginia Contemporary Main Character Ages: 15-17, 18-24 Written for: High School/Young Adult, Adult Pages: 280 Synopsis: […]

Slayers: The Dragon Lords by C.J. Hill – Review

Slayers: The Dragon Lords by C.J. Hill – Review

by Phyllis Helton
January 23, 2018
Book Reviews

Slayers: The Dragon Lordsby C.J. Hill, Janette Rallison Series: Slayers #4 Series Rating: Published by Rally Point Press Publication Date January 23, 2018 Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult Setting: Washington D.C. Contemporary Main Character Ages: 11-14, 15-18 Written for: Middle School, High-School/Young Adult Pages: 407 Synopsis: A spy’s life is never […]

Kiss of Deception by Mary Pearson – Review

Kiss of Deception by Mary Pearson – Review

by Phyllis Helton
December 12, 2017
Book Reviews

The Kiss of Deception (The Remnant Chronicles, #1)by Mary E. Pearson Series: The Remnant Chronicles #1 Series Rating: Published by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) Publication Date July 8th 2014 Genres: Fantasy, Dystopian, Clean Romance Setting: Fantasy World Written for: High-School/Young Adult, Adult Pages: 486 Synopsis: A princess must find […]

A Midwinter’s Wedding – Book Review

A Midwinter’s Wedding – Book Review

by Phyllis Helton
November 29, 2017
Book Reviews, Book Sales

A Midwinter’s Wedding: A Four Kingdoms Novellaby Melanie Cellier Series: The Four Kingdoms #3.5 Series Rating: Publication Date April 20, 2017 Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult, Clean Romance, Action/Adventure Setting: Fantasy World Written for: High-School/Young Adult, Adult Pages: 151 Synopsis: A retelling of The Frog Prince fairy tale. Princess Cordelia is […]

The Last Great Wizard of Yden by S. G. Rogers – Review

The Last Great Wizard of Yden by S. G. Rogers – Review

by Phyllis Helton
October 26, 2017
Book Reviews

The Last Great Wizard of Yden (Yden, #1)by S.G. Rogers, Suzanne G. Rogers Series: Yden #1 Series Rating: Published by Astraea Press Publication Date January 30th 2012 Genres: Action/Adventure, Fantasy, Young Adult Setting: California, Yden (fantasy world) Contemporary Main Character Ages: 15-18 Written for: Middle School, High School/Young Adult Pages: […]

A Dance of Silver and Shadow by Melanie Cellier – Review

A Dance of Silver and Shadow by Melanie Cellier – Review

by Phyllis Helton
September 9, 2017
Book Reviews

A Dance of Silver and Shadow: A Retelling of The Twelve Dancing Princesses (Beyond the Four Kingdoms Book 1)by Melanie Cellier Published by Luminant Publications Publication Date September 4th 2017 Genres: Fantasy, Clean Romance, Action/Adventure Pages: 345 Synopsis: When Princess Liliana and her twin sister set sail for new lands, […]

Black Dragon by Rebecca Shelley – Review

Black Dragon by Rebecca Shelley – Review

by Phyllis Helton
September 3, 2017
Book Reviews

Black Dragonby Rebecca Shelley Published by Smashwords Edition Publication Date January 31st 2011 Genres: Action/Adventure, Fantasy, Middle School Synopsis: Twelve-year-old Weldon is a gifted artist, but when his drawings of fairies and dragons come to life, he finds himself caught between some deadly criminals and the jewels they want. Only […]