Category Archives: fantasy

Review: Andraste by Marisa Mills

Categories: 3 butterflies, adventure, fairies, fantasy, RBR, review, ya
    AndrasteMarisa Mills; Paperback, 360 pagesPublished June 4th 2011 by Hydra Publications (first published May 20th 2011)Andraste, the daughter of an elfin prince and fairy queen is Fate's Beloved, blessed with an incredible prophecy naming her as the one who can vanquish the Abatu Empire. She has spent her life preparing for the day when she would leave her homeland and fulfill her destiny. That day has come, but there are a few things Andraste doesn't know. Her prophecy is a carefully-constructed lie, and beneath the beauty and civilization Read more [...]

Review: Altered by Aubrey Coletti

Categories: 4 butterflies, action, adventure, Aubrey Coletti, fantasy, paranormal, RBR, review, some romance, suspense, teen romance, ya
    AlteredAubrey Coletti; Paperback, 272 pagesPublished August 19th 2011 (first published June 4th 2011); Pub by Escape Artist PressWhen Toni, Joseph and Charlie arrive at their new boarding school, they are glad to leave their families — and respective problems — behind. Isolated as boarders, they meet a handsome senior with a personality like iced snake’s blood, teachers with a penchant for physical punishment, and four other outcasts who reveal that their being brought to the Academy wasn’t random at all. When the arrivals discover Read more [...]

Review: Truth in the Dark by Amy Lane

Categories: 4 butterflies, Amy Lane, fantasy, lgbt, m/m, review, romance, ROMR
     Truth in the DarkAmy Lane; ebook, 186 pages; Published June 16th 2010 by Dreamspinner Press LLC (first published June 2010)“I am not beautiful…”Knife’s entire existence has been as twisted as his flesh and his face. The only thing beautiful in his life is his sister. When Gwennie is obliged to turn a suitor down because she fears to leave her brother to the brutality of their village, Knife is desperate for anything to ensure her happiness.Her suitor’s cousin offers him a way out, but it won’t be easy. Aerie-Smith has been Read more [...]

Review: Catalyst (The Passage of Hellsfire, Book 1) by Marc Johnson

Categories: 3 butterflies, adventure, fantasy, Marc Johnson, paranormal, RBR, review, ya
     Catalyst (The Passage of Hellsfire, Book 1)Marc Johnson ; Kindle Edition, 197 pagesPublished March 19th 2011 by Longshot PublishingFor centuries, the kingdom of Alexandria has protected Northern Shala from the monstrous creatures lurking in the Wastelands. Now, a dark force threatens that fragile peace.Far from home, Alexandria’s princess is abducted. When a young villager named Hellsfire stumbles upon her and her captors, he rushes in to rescue her, alone and unarmed. His fear and fury unleash an uncontrollable magical force that grants Read more [...]

Review: Peter and the Vampires by Darren Pillsbury

Categories: 5 butterflies, Darren Pillsbury, fantasy, paranormal, RBR, review, vampires, ya, young
      PETER AND THE VAMPIRES (Volume One)Darren Pillsbury; Published October 17th 2011 by Parker PublishingFor fans of J.K. Rowling (the HARRY POTTER series), Orson Scott Card (ENDER’S GAME), and Darren Shan (CIRQUE DU FREAK)…When ten-year-old Peter moves into his grandfather’s creepy old mansion in a small town, bad, baaaaad things start to happen. A family of charred boogeymen who haunt the garden decide they don’t like trespassers…A classmate with a crush comes back from the grave, and decides to make Peter her Undead Prince Charming…A Read more [...]

Review: Fezariu’s Epiphany by David M. Brown

Categories: 4 butterflies, adventure, David M. Brown, fantasy, RBR, review
     Fezariu's EpiphanyDavid M. Brown ; Published May 16th 2011 by Createspace (first published May 2011)The White Oak, Clarendon’s oldest brothel, lured and destroyed men by the thousands. Fezariu was different. He had never been drawn by the White Oak’s vices but the brothel had still ruined him when he was just a boy. Salvation came in the form of the Merelax Mercenaries – Elenchera’s most prestigious hired hands. They gave Fezariu the chance to escape from his past. Immersed in the world of dangerous assignments in the colonies Fezariu Read more [...]