Category: Reviews

Blood Magic by Tessa Gratton

Blood Magic by Tessa Gratton

November 13, 2011 Reviews 0

Tessa Gratton is an American author who has wanted to be a paleontologist or a wizard since she was seven. After traveling the world with her military family, she acquired a BA (and the important parts of an MA) in Gender Studies, then settled down in Kansas. She is part of the Merry Sisters of Fate, along with Maggie Stiefvater and Brenna Yavanoff.  Blood Magic is the her first published young adult novel. A stand-alone companion novel to Blood Magic, The Blood Keeper, will be released in August 2012. My whole body shivered. I was about to find out if magic was real....

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Fractured Light by Rachel McClellan

Fractured Light by Rachel McClellan

November 11, 2011 Reviews 0

Rachel McClellan is a young adult fantasy writer living in Idaho. Fractured Light is her first book, and will be followed in February 2013 by a sequel, Fractured Truth. I received an e-book copy of this book for review from NetGalley.  I’m dying, I thought. This was unexpected and not…

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Flesh and Blood by Kristen Painter

Flesh and Blood by Kristen Painter

November 10, 2011 Reviews 0

Kristen Painter is a former college English teacher who has previously written poetry, short stories and paranormal romances. She is now working on a five book urban fantasy series called House of Comarré, which features vampires and Comarré, the humans genetically engineered to feed them, shape shifters and a host of…

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Blood Rights by Kristen Painter

Blood Rights by Kristen Painter

November 9, 2011 Reviews 0

Kristen Painter is a former college English teacher who has previously written poetry, short stories and paranormal romances. She is now working on a five book urban fantasy series called House of Comarré, which features vampires and Comarré, the humans genetically engineered to feed them, shape shifters and a host of…

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Bloodlines by Richelle Mead

Bloodlines by Richelle Mead

November 6, 2011 Reviews 0

Richelle Mead is a bestselling author of urban fantasy books for both adults and teens. A life-long reader, Richelle has always had a particular fascination with mythology and folklore. Her New York Times and USA Today bestselling YA series, Vampire Academy, contains Vampire Academy, Frostbite, Shadow Kiss, Blood Promise, and Spirit…

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I am Number Four by Pittacus Lore

I am Number Four by Pittacus Lore

November 3, 2011 Reviews 0

Pittacus Lore is a Loric Elder, from the Planet Lorien, which is three hundred million miles away. He is approximately ten thousand years old. He has been to earth hundreds of times, and he is here now.  Being serious now. Pittacus Lore is a pseudonym for James Frey and Jobie…

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Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

November 2, 2011 Reviews 0

Suzanne Collins is an American novelist, who has written children’s tv shows for Nickelodeon, and in 2008, published her most famous work, a young adult novel calledThe Hunger Games. This book, along with the sequels Catching Fire and Mockingjay, form the Hunger Games trilogy. Lions Gate Entertainment has acquired the rights to a film adaptation of The…

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Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

November 1, 2011 Reviews 0

Suzanne Collins is an American novelist, who has written children’s tv shows for Nickelodeon, and in 2008, published her most famous work, a young adult novel calledThe Hunger Games. This book, along with the sequels Catching Fire and Mockingjay, form the Hunger Games trilogy. Lions Gate Entertainment has acquired the rights to a film adaptation of The…

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The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

October 30, 2011 Reviews 0

Suzanne Collins is an American novelist, who has written children’s tv shows for Nickelodeon, and in 2008, published her most famous work, a young adult novel called The Hunger Games. This book, along with the sequels Catching Fire and Mockingjay, form the Hunger Games trilogy. Lions Gate Entertainment has acquired the…

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The High Lord by Trudi Canavan

The High Lord by Trudi Canavan

October 30, 2011 Reviews 1 ★★★★

A wonderful climax to a spellbinding trilogy, The High Lord lived up to all my expectations. It is a great culmination of Sonea’s adventures as the only slum dweller to be accepted into the ranks of the Magician’s Guild. Canavan’s storytelling is brilliant and makes it easy for readers to…

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The Novice by Trudi Canavan

The Novice by Trudi Canavan

October 28, 2011 Reviews 1 ★★★★

The Novice follows immediately from The Magician’s Guild with Sonea’s acceptance into the ranks of the Guild. She struggles to find her place among the other novices who are sourced from the influential Houses of Imardin. One student in particular, Regin, takes exception to Sonea’s skills in magic and attempts…

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