Category Archives: fantasy

Guest Post: Moon lore + Excerpt from Feedback by D.L. Richardson

Categories: bewitching book tours, book tour, D.L. Richardson, excerpt, fantasy, guest post, sci-fi, ya
FeedbackBy D.L. RichardsonEditions: ebook, paperbackPublished October 3rd 2012 by Etopia PressGenre: Young Adult Sci-fi/FantasyListening to your inner voice can get you killed.Ethan James, Florida Bowman, and Jake Inala are three teenagers who receive much-needed organ transplants. Two weeks later they are inadvertently recruited by the CIA when a spy dies halfway through his mission. Three bacteria bombs are set to detonate, spreading illness and death across the planet, and it’s up to Ethan, Florida, and Jake to deactivate them. Except that Read more [...]

Fluttering Thoughts: Toonopolis: Gemini by Jeremy Rodden

Categories: 3 butterflies, adventure, fantasy, fluttering thoughts, Jeremy Rodden, middle grade, RBR, Toonopolis Files series, ya
Toonopolis: Gemini (Toonopolis Files, #1)By Jeremy Rodden (author), Cami Woodruff (illustrator)Editions: ebook, hardcover, paperbackPublished May 30th 2011 by Portmanteau Press LLC (first published May 10th 2011)Genre: Young Adult Fantasy / Adventure {seemed more MG to me}Source: review copyToonopolis is a cartoon city that is home to the thoughts and ideas of all sentient beings in the universe. As the center of the Tooniverse, it acts as an other-worldly rest stop for these creations.Gemini is a teenage human boy who is thrust into Toonopolis Read more [...]

Review: The Lost Prince by Julie Kagawa

Categories: 4 butterflies, arc, fairies, fantasy, Julie Kagawa, netgalley, RBR, review, teen romance, The Iron Fey: Call of the Forgotten series, urban fantasy, ya
The Lost Prince (The Iron Fey: Call of the Forgotten #1)By Julie KagawaEditions: ebook, paperbackPublished October 23rd 2012 by Harlequin TeenGenre: YA Fantasy / Urban FantasySource: NetGalleyDon’t look at Them. Never let Them know you can see Them.That is Ethan Chase’s unbreakable rule. Until the fey he avoids at all costs—including his reputation—begin to disappear, and Ethan is attacked. Now he must change the rules to protect his family. To save a girl he never thought he’d dare to fall for.Ethan thought he had protected himself from Read more [...]

Promo: What Once Was One by Marc Johnson

Categories: fantasy, Marc Johnson, spotlight, The Passage of Hellsfire series, ya
What Once Was One (The Passage of Hellsfire #2)By Marc JohnsonEditions: ebookPublished September 24th 2012 by Longshot PublishingGenre: YA FantasyIn the land of Northern Shala, the dark wizard Premier raised an army of foul creatures from the Wastelands and led them against the ancient guardian city of Alexandria. Hellsfire, a young farmhand turned apprentice wizard, defeated Premier and saved Alexandria, but not before the battle claimed his mentor’s life.Hellsfire, now a full-fledged wizard, must finish what he started by hunting down Premier Read more [...]

Fluttering Thoughts: Lastborn by Rachel Forde

Categories: 1 butterfly, fantasy, fluttering thoughts, Rachel Forde, RBR, The Sixth Cycle series, ya
Lastborn (The Sixth Cycle #1)By Rachel FordeEditions: ebookPublished July 7th 2011 (first published July 4th 2011)Genre: Fantasy YA { I think... }Source: review copyThe first installment of the Sixth Cycle series. Nara-Ya is a pugnacious adolescent girl on the run from a powerful sorceress. Fate lands her in the company of her polar opposite, the soft-spoken Donovan Brennan, who is simultaneously struggling to lead a Resistance movement, regain a throne for a wronged King, and prevent a war between the land he lives in and the land of his birth. Read more [...]

Fluttering Thoughts: Future Destinies by Chris Turner

Categories: 2 butterflies, Chris Turner, fantasy, fiction, fluttering thoughts, RBR, sci-fi-ish, speculative fiction
Future DestiniesBy Chris TurnerEditions: ebookPublished August 7th 2011 by Chris Turner, via SmashwordsGenre: Anthology / FictionSource: review copyThis collection includes the following stories: AudraThe Movie MakerA Simple LensThe Jisil-ou-az-larPhaneThe Brain MachineFlowerflyTempting YervaRodofinkBenevolent Influence~ Goodreads BlurbWorld Building: Interesting, the stories have each a world of its own, imaginative, science fiction or more fantasy, futuristic, parallel universe. Cool stuff, but I wasn't hooked.Characters: Again, interesting. Of Read more [...]