Category Archives: Book Reviews

Review: A Dance of Dragons, Series Starter Bundle

A Dance of Dragons: Series Starter Bundle Dance of Dragons 0.5 & 1 Kaitlyn Davis Fantasy Rating: 4.5/5 Synopsis from Goodreads (The Golden Cage, A Dance of Dragons #0.5) In the land of Ourthuro, cruelty is a way of life. The king rules with an iron fist and no one dare defy him–no one except …

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Book Review: The Winner’s Curse

The Winner’s Curse The Winner’s Trilogy #1 Marie Rutkoski Fantasy Rating: 4/5 Synopsis from Goodreads Winning what you want may cost you everything you love… As a general’s daughter in a vast empire that revels in war and enslaves those it conquers, seventeen-year-old Kestrel has two choices: she can join the military or get married. …

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Book Review: The Spark: A Mother’s Story of Nurturing Genius

The Spark: A Mother’s Story of Nurturing Genius Kristine Barnett Autobiography Rating: 5/5 Synopsis from Goodreads Kristine Barnett’s son Jacob has an IQ higher than Einstein’s, a photographic memory, and he taught himself calculus in two weeks. At nine he started working on an original theory in astrophysics that experts believe may someday put him …

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Review: Reckless Rescue

Reckless Rescue Barren Planet #1 Rinelle Grey Science Fiction – Romance Rating: 5/5 Synopsis from Goodreads Stranded on the dying planet of Zerris, Marlee longs for the one thing she can’t have…a family. Due to the noxious gas covering the planet, she can’t conceive a child, and the Council, determined to repopulate the planet, have …

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Review: True Calling

True Calling True Calling #1 Siobhan Davis Science Fiction Rating: 3.5/5 Synopsis from Goodreads Welcome to Novo: Your new home in Space For Ariana Skyee, Planet Novo was everything it promised to be until the authorities introduced “The Calling” as their response to repopulation. Now, all seventeen-year-olds are to participate in this Bachelor-style pageant to …

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Review: Enchanted Immortals

Enchanted Immortals Enchanted Immortals #1 C.J. Pinard Urban Fantasy Rating: 3/5 Synopsis from Goodreads Thomas never thought he would live this long; he expected the usual lifespan of 60 to 70 years. But one terrifying night in 1946 San Francisco has changed all that; he has now been alive 86 years and still looks 20. …

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Review: The Belgariad

The Belgariad (Series) > Pawn of Prophecy > Queen of Sorcery > Magician’s Gambit > Castle of Wizardry > Enchanters’ End Game David Eddings Epic Fantasy Rating: 4.5/5 Pawn of Prophecy synopsis from Goodreads Long ago, the Storyteller claimed, in this first book of THE BELGARIAD, the evil god Torak drove men and Gods to …

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Review: Cornerstone

Cornerstone Souls of the Stones #1 Kelly Walker Romance Fantasy Rating: 3.5/5 Synopsis from Goodreads Epic Fantasy combines with Young Adult romance in this stunning new adventure set in a richly developed medieval world. When Emariya Warren learns enemy forces have captured her father, she’ll do anything to save him. Anything. Even marry a mysterious …

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Review: Eragon

Eragon The Inheritance Cycle #1 Christopher Paolini Epic Fantasy Rating: 3.5/5 Synopsis from Goodreads One boy . . . One dragon . . . A world of adventure. When Eragon finds a polished blue stone in the forest, he thinks it is the lucky discovery of a poor farm boy; perhaps it will buy his …

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