Category Archives: Young Adult

MARTIANS ABROAD

Martians Abroad by Carrie Vaughn Genre: Science Fiction Series: Stand Alone Publisher: Tor (January 17, 2017) Author Information: Website  Length: 288 pages My Rating: 3 stars The latest novel from best-selling author Carrie Vaughn, writer of the Kitty Norville urban fantasy series, Martians Abroad is a space opera for … Continue reading

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CHARACTER, DRIVEN

Character, Driven by David Lubar Genre: Young Adult Series: Stand Alone Publisher: Tor Teen (March 1, 2016) Author Information: Website | Twitter  Length: 304 pages My Rating: 3.5 stars Character, Driven is a coming-of-age story filled with literary word play, adolescent self-understanding, and more than a little … Continue reading

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CHARMS OF THE FEYKIN

Return to Windemere in Charms of the Feykin! To make a champion fall, one must wound their very soul. Nyx is leading the charge to rescue Delvin and Sari, who have gone missing in the southern jungles of Windemere. Battling … Continue reading

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RIDERS

Riders by Veronica Rossi Genre: Urban Fantasy – Young Adult Series: Riders #1 Publisher: Tor (February 16,2016) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 384 pages My Rating: 3 stars Riders is a YA fantasy novel from Tor Teen which is set in our present world. The story revolving around mysterious creatures … Continue reading

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THE SPOOK’S APPRENTICE

The Spook’s Apprentice by Joseph Delaney Genre: YA Fantasy/Horror Series: The Last Apprentice/Wardstone Chronicles #1 Publisher:  Random House (April 17, 2009) Author Information: Website | Facebook  Length: 336 pages Spook’s Apprentice is such a quaint English tale that it almost disarms you when the real horror … Continue reading

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THE FIRST DRAGONEER by M.R. MATHIAS

The First Dragoneer by M.R. Mathias Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Series: The Dragoneer Saga #0.1 Publisher: Self Published (August 8, 2010) Length: 77 pages Author Information:Website My Rating: 3 out of 5 stars. The First Dragoneer is a short introduction … Continue reading

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THE DARKLING CHILD by TERRY BROOKS

The Darkling Child by Terry Brooks Genre: Fantasy Series: The Defenders of Shannara #2 Publisher: Del Rey (June 9, 2015) Length:300 pages Author Information: Website My Rating: 3 out of 5 stars. The Darkling Child is another solid installment in … Continue reading

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ERAGON (The Inheritance Cycle #1) by CHRISTOPHER PAOLINI

Eragon by Christopher Paolini Genre: Fantasy Series: The Inheritance Cycle Publisher: Listening Library (2004) Author Information:Website | Twitter My Rating: 2 out of 5 stars. This review must begin with my admission that I am a middle-aged, white man. My … Continue reading

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INDIE WEDNESDAY — THE DELPHI TRILOGY by CHRIS EVERHEART

Along my reading journey, I’ve made a conscious decision to not only read the books on the shelves at my local Barnes and Nobles store, but to also try self-published, or indie, works as often as I can. Now, I … Continue reading

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INDIE WEDNESDAY — LEGENDS OF WINDEMERE by CHARLES YALLOWITZ

Along my reading journey, I’ve made a conscious decision to not only read the fantasy novels on the shelves at my local Barnes and Nobles bookstore but to also try self-published, or indie, fantasy as often as I can. Now, … Continue reading

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