Category Archives: fantasy

Review: Fox (The Vendetta Series #1) by Parrisha Martelly

Categories: adventure, did not finish, fantasy, Parrisha Martelly, RBR, review, The Vendetta Series, ya
Foxby Parrisha Martelly;Editions: paperback, ebookPublished August 4th 2011 by Parrisha Martelly (first published August 3rd 2011)Source: review copyA wind whips through the trees, carrying with it the call of Pandora's Box. It will choose one victim, as it does every year, and beckon its quarry to open it. He will have one year to find the box. Or die.Twenty-year-old Fox is heir to the House of Lords, a group dedicated to protecting Pandora’s Box from the chosen who seek to open it. When the new chosen kidnaps her father, Fox rushes to find him.Joined Read more [...]

Review: The Chosen by Sheenah Freitas

Categories: 3 butterflies, adventure, fantasy, mg, RBR, review, Sheenah Freitas, ya
The Chosenby Sheenah Freitas;Editions: ebook, paperbackPublisher: Paper Crane Books (December 8, 2011)Source: review copyKaia's entire life has erupted in flames after an assassin appears and burns her village down. She's rescued by a god from another planet who requests her help because she's the descendant of their last savior. Together with Reeze -- the only other survivor from her village and her appointed guardian -- they set off on a quest to find the treasures of the gods in hopes of preventing a dire prophesy.Kaia and Reeze quickly meet Read more [...]

Review: Innocent Hearts by Jess Mountifield

Categories: 3 butterflies, elves, fantasy, Jess Mountifield, RBR, review, short story
Innocent Heartsby Jess Mountifield;Editions: ebookPublisher: Red Feather Writing; 1st edition (December 22, 2011)Source: review copyWhen Bronwen's parents die she has to leave her home in the wilderness and try to find the elf city her mother told her about, but with little food and no experience in the wild she risks her life just trying.Liza doesn't fit into the Nepharil society, she can't fly, something her father reminds her of daily. She hasn't given up trying but her time is running out and her father is impatient to have her married and out Read more [...]

Review: Jo-Bri and the Two Worlds by Rob Tobin

Categories: 2 butterflies, bewitching book tours, book tour, fantasy, paranormal, RBR, review, urban fantasy, wizards, ya
Jo-Bri and the Two Worldsby Rob Tobin;Editions: ebookPublished by BookBaby; 1 edition (November 26, 2011)Source: review copyA teen wizard from a sword-and-sorcery world is chased by an evil sorcerer into modern day Montana. There he learns about sex, love, rock and roll, and the stress of trying to save two worlds from total destruction during summer break."Jo-Bri" follows in the tradition of entertaining social statement SFF novels like "Stranger in a Strange Land" and "Left Hand of Darkness," but with the modern, fast-paced feel of urban fantasies Read more [...]

Review: Pariah’s Moon by Ian Thomas Healy

Categories: 3 butterflies, adventure, elves, fantasy, RBR, review
Pariah's Moonby Ian Thomas Healy;Editions: EbookPublished April 26th 2011 by Ian Thomas HealySource: review copyBranded on his face and exiled following his forbidden affair with the Princess of Aelfland, Elven soldier Giele seeks redemption on the frontier across the ocean, but even fleeing half a world away isn’t far enough to escape the troubles that follow a marked man. He finds sporadic acceptance, even some measure of friendship, from a holy man, a drunken mage, and even a shopkeeper, but when he inadvertently crosses paths with a local Read more [...]

Review: Blue by Lou Aronica

Categories: 4 butterflies, book tour, contemporary, family drama, fantasy, pump up your book, RBR, review, ya
  Blueby Lou Aronica;Editions: Paperback 400 pages, ebookPublished January 8th 2011 by The Fiction Studio (first published December 3rd 2010)Source: review copyChris Astor is a man in his early forties who is going through the toughest stretch of his life. Becky is Chris's fourteen-year-old daughter, a girl who overcame enormous challenges to become a vibrant, vital young woman - and now faces her greatest obstacle yet. Miea is the young queen of a fantasy land that Becky and Chris created when Becky was little, a fantasy land that has developed Read more [...]
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