Category Archives: Young Adult

HALF THE WORLD (SHATTERED SEA #2) by JOE ABERCROMBIE

My rating is 3 out of 5 stars. The sands of time have rapidly slipped through the hourglass since Half a King. Now, Father Yarvi is well established as the “deeply cunning” minister of his former uncle, King Uthil of … Continue reading

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Fantasy and Literary Heroes in Our Society Guest Post – Charles E. Yallowitz

Originally posted on Library of Erana:
Welcome to the next instalment of the Fantasy in Our Society Series. Today I welcome fantasy author Charles Yallowitz. Author Info Series Title-  LEGENDS OF WINDEMERE Author Name-  Charles E. Yallowitz Genre- Sword &…

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THE DELPHI REVELATION (THE DELPHI TRILOGY #3) by CHRIS EVERHEART

My rating is 4 out of 5 stars. In his YA series, The Delphi Trilogy, Chris Everheart has slowly introduced readers to a global conspiracy called the League of Delphi; a secret order which has evolved from the original Oracle … Continue reading

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THE LAST OLYMPIAN (PERCY JACKSON & the OLYMPIANS #5) by RICK RIORDAN

My rating is 4 out of 5 stars. The Last Olympian is, I suppose, a fitting conclusion to the Percy Jackson series. It brings together all the memorable characters one last time; lets them take their turn in the spotlight; … Continue reading

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ZOE’S TALE (OLD MAN’S WAR #4) by JOHN SCALZI

My rating is 2 out of 5 stars. After enjoying the first three books of Old Man’s War, I decided to read Zoe’s Tale even though I was familiar with a common complaint of its detractors– specifically that it tells … Continue reading

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HALF A KING (SHATTERED SEA #1) by JOE ABERCROMBIE

My rating is 3 out of five stars. Since starting to read fantasy again several years ago, there have been a few authors whose names have been constantly whispered in my ear as the “it” writers to try: Peter V. … Continue reading

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BEGINNING OF A HERO (LEGENDS OF WINDEMERE BOOK 1) by CHARLES E. YALLOWITZ

Beginning of a Hero by Charles Yallowitz Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult Series: Legends of Windemere Publisher: Self-published (March 1, 2006) Author Information:Website | Twitter My Rating: 3 out of 5 stars. Beginning of a Hero (Legends of Windemere Book 1) … Continue reading

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THE BATTLE OF THE LABYRINTH by RICK RIORDAN

My rating is 3 out of 5 stars. The Battle of the Labyrinth is the fourth of Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, following after The Lightning Thief, The Sea of Monsters, and The Titan’s Curse. For those … Continue reading

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THE HIGH DRUID’S BLADE by TERRY BROOKS

The High Druid’s Blade by Terry Brooks Genre: Fantasy Series: Shannara Publisher: Del Rey (March 11, 2014) Length: 305 pages Author Information:Website My Rating: 3 out of 5 stars. The High Druid’s Blade is a fast paced and fun novel … Continue reading

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THE TRIAL OF THE CORE by MICHAEL E. THIES

My rating is 2 out of 5 stars. Sometimes, I run across a book that is difficult for me to write a review about, usually this is because I hated it so much I could not finish it, but then … Continue reading

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