Sword Fighting in The Emperor of Nihon-Ja | Spoiler-Free Review

The Emperor of Nihon-Ja by John Flanagan Genre: Fantasy, Middle-Grade, Adventure Author: John Flanagan Published: November 2010 Publisher: Random House Australia Pages: 487 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing Ranger's Apprentice never fails to please. I thoroughly enjoyed this story just like I thoroughly enjoyed the previous nine books. I was nervous going … Continue reading Sword Fighting in The Emperor of Nihon-Ja | Spoiler-Free Review

HUGE Magical Crows in The Storm Crow | Spoiler-Free Review

The Storm Crow by Kalyn Josephson Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult Author: Kalyn Josephson Published: July 2019 Publisher: Sourcefire Books Pages: 368 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing Ah look, this was pretty much as strange as I had expected it to be. It was a hilarious and quick read that I enjoyed but … Continue reading HUGE Magical Crows in The Storm Crow | Spoiler-Free Review

Red-Heads and Pirates in Daughter of the Pirate King | Spoiler-Free Review

Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Author: Tricia Levenseller Published: February 2017 Publisher: Square Fish Pages: 311 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts upon Finishing This was crazily addictive! Alosa is such a powerful lead in this book and there is a fantastic array of characters. I loved the … Continue reading Red-Heads and Pirates in Daughter of the Pirate King | Spoiler-Free Review

Sand and Magic in The Woman Who Rides Like a Man | Spoiler-Free Review

The Woman Who Rides Like a Man by Tamora Pierce Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Author: Tamora Pierce Published: March 1986 Publisher: Atheneum Pages: 268 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts upon Finishing You can't go too far wrong with a Tamora Pierce book, right? This series is such a lovely, easy read and Alanna is … Continue reading Sand and Magic in The Woman Who Rides Like a Man | Spoiler-Free Review

Sandstorms in A Thousand Nights | Spoiler-Free Review

A Thousand Nights by E.K. Johnston Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult, Retelling Author: E K Johnston Published: October 2015 Publisher: MacMillan Children's Books Pages: 325 {paperback} Review to Come Initial Thoughts upon Finishing This wasn't actually the story I was expecting it to be and I'm far less satisfied at the end. However, it was pretty … Continue reading Sandstorms in A Thousand Nights | Spoiler-Free Review

Fire-Breathing Dragons in Firelight | Spoiler-Free Review

Firelight by Sophie Jordan Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Author: Sophie Jordan Published: September 2011 Publisher: HarperCollins Pages: 323 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing Honestly, this was fantastic and fun. Sometimes you just need a good ol' throwback to those insta-lovey, drama-hyped teenage fantasies to have a good laugh. I LOVE dragons and … Continue reading Fire-Breathing Dragons in Firelight | Spoiler-Free Review

Re-Reading Throne of Glass: Worth It? | REVIEW

Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Author: Sarah J. Maas Published: August 2012 Publisher: Bloomsbury Pages: 404 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing Well hello, fellow ToG friends. It's been six (6!!) years since I first read this book. Do you have any idea how scared I was … Continue reading Re-Reading Throne of Glass: Worth It? | REVIEW

Blind Stories in The Storyteller’s Daughter | Spoiler-Free Review

The Storyteller's Daughter: A Retelling of "The Arabian Nights" by Cameron Dokey Genre: Fantasy, Retelling [Arabian Nights] Author: Cameron Dokey Published: September 1997 Publisher: Simon Pulse Pages: 218 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing Honestly, this was way better than I had hoped it would be. I don't remember where I picked up … Continue reading Blind Stories in The Storyteller’s Daughter | Spoiler-Free Review

Godly Storms in Empire of Sand | Spoiler-Free Review

Empire of Sand by Tasha Suri Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Author: Tasha Suri Published: November 2018 Publisher: Orbit Pages: 496 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts upon Finishing This was really good! I'd been so nervous to read this in case it didn't live up to my high expectations, but it did! We had some … Continue reading Godly Storms in Empire of Sand | Spoiler-Free Review