Book Review: A Wizard’s Guide to Defensive Baking by T. Kingfisher

5 out of 5 Stars! The Blurb Fourteen-year-old Mona isn’t like the wizards charged with defending the city. She can’t control lightning or speak to water. Her familiar is a sourdough starter and her magic only works on bread. She has a comfortable life in her aunt’s bakery making gingerbread men dance. But Mona’s life … Continue reading Book Review: A Wizard’s Guide to Defensive Baking by T. Kingfisher

Book Review: A Tale of Ashes by Ann Dayleview

3 out of 5 Stars The Blurb Across the country, human teens are going missing, and all eyes are turning to the fae. Seventeen-year-old Freddie is a human at a magically diverse boarding school who longs to report on the war-torn realms of Fairy. When humans disappear on campus, it’s the perfect opportunity to jump-start … Continue reading Book Review: A Tale of Ashes by Ann Dayleview

Book Review: How the King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories by Holly Black

5 out of 5 Stars! The Blurb An irresistible return to the captivating world of Elfhame. Once upon a time, there was a boy with a wicked tongue. Before he was a cruel prince or a wicked king, he was a faerie child with a heart of stone . Revealing a deeper look into the … Continue reading Book Review: How the King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories by Holly Black

Book Review: Wolf in White Van by John Darnielle

4 out of 5 Stars The Blurb Welcome to Trace Italian, a game of strategy and survival! You may now make your first move. Isolated by a disfiguring injury since the age of 17, Sean Phillips crafts imaginary worlds for strangers to play in. From his small apartment in Southern California, he orchestrates fantastic adventures … Continue reading Book Review: Wolf in White Van by John Darnielle

Book Review: Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson

4 out of 5 Stars The Blurb All sorcerers are evil. Elisabeth has known that as long as she has known anything. Raised as a foundling in one of Austermeer’s Great Libraries, Elisabeth has grown up among the tools of sorcery—magical grimoires that whisper on shelves and rattle beneath iron chains. If provoked, they transform … Continue reading Book Review: Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson

Book Review: The Shadow of What Was Lost by James Islington

4 Out of 5 Stars The Blurb It has been twenty years since the end of the war. The dictatorial Augurs—once thought of almost as gods—were overthrown and wiped out during the conflict, their much-feared powers mysteriously failing them. Those who had ruled under them, men and women with a lesser ability known as the … Continue reading Book Review: The Shadow of What Was Lost by James Islington