Category Archives: fantasy

Fluttering Thoughts: 8: The Previously Untold Story of the Previously Unknown 8th Dwarf by Michael Mullin

Categories: 3 butterflies, fantasy, fluttering thoughts, Michael Mullin, RBR, retelling, ya
8: The Previously Untold Story of the Previously Unknown 8th DwarfBy Michael MullinEditions: ebookPublished November 11th 2010 by Mullin, Michael (first published November 9th 2010)Genre: YA Fantasy/Fairy Tale RetellingsSource: review copyWritten in verse, this is the previously untold story of the previously unknown 8th dwarf, named Creepy. He is banished to the basement for being different and, well, weird. Yet he plays a vital - and of course previously unknown - role in the popular tale of Snow White – whose title character is an intruder Read more [...]

Fluttering Thoughts: The Emperor’s Wolf by J.C. Owens

Categories: adult, adult romance, demons, ex-military, fantasy, fluttering thoughts, J.C. Owens, lgbt, m/m, paranormal, power-play (light), ROMR
The Emperor's WolfBy J.C. OwensEditions: ebookPublished October 19th 2010 by Loose Id LLCGenre: MxM Adult PNR / Power-play (light)Source: own copyThe echoes of a war four years' past still resounds in the minds of those who endured it. Jaden longs to search for his sister, though he is bound in the fetters of slavery. When he is given to the very man who conquered his country, he is caught up in his own hatred, yet fascinated by the mystery of his new master, the Emperor of Tranaden, who all say is demonic, without mercy. Trapped in the snare of Read more [...]

Fluttering Thoughts: The Pleasure Slave by Jan Irving, ‘Til Kingdom Come by Evangeline Anderson

Categories: 2 butterflies, 3 butterflies, adult, fantasy, fluttering thoughts, historical, hot romance, lgbt, m/m, novella, ROMR
The Pleasure Slave (Timeless Dreams)By Jan Irving Editions: ebookPublished January 13th 2010 by Dreamspinner Press (first published 2010)Genre: MxM Historical / Hot Romance (light power-play)Source: own copyLucius Mettelus Carbo, once a legate on the rise in the Roman army, rescues a beautiful young prostitute, Varick, who immediately stirs him. However, Lucius doesn't believe anyone could want him, a man cursed by the gods with an ugly, twisted leg. He resists his attraction to the pleasure slave as they forge a tempestuous relationship, and Varick Read more [...]

Fluttering Thoughts: Gaven series by J.C. Owens

Categories: 3 butterflies, 5 butterflies, adult, fantasy, fluttering thoughts, Gaven series, hot romance, J.C. Owens, lgbt, m/m, novella, power-play (light), ROMR
I'm just going to quickly introduce the Fluttering Thoughts section, I've been thinking about this for a while now and I finally found a format for it that I like. The Fluttering Thoughts, my butterfly-inspired version of a quick review or something of that nature, succinct, clear and short, will be a particular type of flash-review I'll do. I'll also do a Fluttering Thoughts for some books instead of a hardcore, full length review, for the simple reason that sometimes I read many books in a short span of time. Too many to do hardcore reviews of, Read more [...]

Character Interview: Lucian val Drasmyr – warrior, general, and vampire + Excerpt

Categories: bewitching book tours, book tour, character interview, excerpt, fantasy, guest post, Matthew D Ryan, vampires, wizards
Drasmyrby Matthew D RyanEditions: ebookPublished: Feb. 09, 2012 by Matthew D RyanIn a world of wizards and vampires a clever man may make a fortune. But hunting the undead is no small task, as Coragan the bounty hunter will soon find out. He will need all his wits and the help of his comrades to succeed this time. Together, they must pit themselves against a creature so old time itself bends knee, an ancient vampire by the name of Lucian val Drasmyr. Read Drasmyr, a dark fantasy novel by Matthew D. Ryan.We vampires do not make easy prey. Our weaknesses Read more [...]

Review: Merlyn’s Raven by Rose Vanden Eynden + Giveaway

Categories: 3 butterflies, adventure, Arthurian, bewitching book tours, book tour, fantasy, historical, RBR, review, Rose Vanden Eynden
Merlyn's Ravenby Rose Vanden EyndenEditions: ebookPublished April 17th 2012 by Soul Mate PublishingSource: review copyFalling in love is the ultimate magic. For Gwendydd, a young woman in 5th century Wales, it seems an unobtainable fantasy. She dreads the day her chieftain grandfather will marry her off to increase his allies among the warring tribes of Britain. When she meets the mysterious and handsome druid apprentice Myrddin, Gwendydd realizes just how difficult falling in love can be. The ire of her disapproving grandfather is not her only Read more [...]