Fallen by Lauren Kate

Fallen by Lauren Kate

September 22, 2011 Reviews 0

Lauren Kate is an American young adult fiction writer whose books have been translated into over thirty languages. She is the author of the Fallen series and The Betrayal of Natalie Hargrove. She is currently working on the final book of the Fallen series: Rapture. 

Luce Price is drawn to the mysterious Daniel Grigori on her first day at Sword & Cross boarding school. After leaving everything that is familiar to attend a reform school where cell phones are forbidden and security cameras watch your every move, she feels that there is something connecting them. But Daniel hides a secret,...

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Terry Brooks

September 21, 2011 Bookish 0

Fantasy is the only canvas large enough for me to paint on. It lets me capture the magic I felt reading my favorite books, and imagining my own worlds. A world in which elves exist and magic works offers greater opportunities to digress and explore. I think that it gives…

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Tankborn by Karen Sandler

Tankborn by Karen Sandler

September 14, 2011 Reviews 1

Karen Sandler is an American author who has previously published many romance books. After earning a BA in math and an MS in computer science, she worked as a software engineer for fifteen years. She sold her first romance novel in 1997, and is now writing young adult novels. Her first…

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Elantris by Brandon Sanderson

Elantris by Brandon Sanderson

September 12, 2011 Reviews 0 ★★★★

Reading Brandon Sanderson’s Mistborn trilogy spurred me to read his earlier works. Elantris is his debut novel (released in 2005), and I found it to be every bit as engaging and wonderful as I expected. High Priest Hrathen of Shu Derethi, the militaristic religion underlying the power of Fjorden, is…

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The Wolves of Mercy Falls by Maggie Stiefvater

The Wolves of Mercy Falls by Maggie Stiefvater

September 10, 2011 Reviews 0

Maggie Steifvater is a New York Times bestselling author living in Virginia. Her works include the Books of Faerie novels, the Wolves of Mercy Falls series and the upcoming novel The Scorpio Races. Maggie is an award winning artist, plays several instruments, and has sold the rights to her novel,…

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Jennifer Fallon

September 5, 2011 Bookish 0

I love the genre. I love playing with societies and religions and philosophies, shaking them up and seeing how they settle. Jennifer Fallon, ARWZ Literary Magazine interview

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The Broken Well Trilogy by Sam Bowring

The Broken Well Trilogy by Sam Bowring

August 30, 2011 Reviews 1 ★★★★½

Sam Bowring is a writer and comedian living in Sydney, Australia. He published his first book, Sir Joshua and the Unprofessional Dragon, at 19, and since then he has written several other books and stage plays. He has also written for television shows such as Rove (Ten Network) and The…

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J. K. Rowling

August 27, 2011 Bookish 0

Harry goes off into this magical world, and is it any better than the world he’s left? Only because he meets nicer people. Magic does not make his world better significantly. The relationships make his world better. Magic in many ways complicates his life. J. K. Rowling – Time Magazine US…

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The Tales of the Otori by Lian Hearn

The Tales of the Otori by Lian Hearn

August 25, 2011 Reviews 0

  In this series Lian Hearn follows the life of Takeo – the young man adopted by a Lord of the Otori clan to be his heir. The books are set in a fictional feudal Japan and depict an enormous power struggle between the many clan lords who rule the…

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