fantasy

Children’s Book Week Middle School Mania Multi-Book Giveaway

Children
The Loch Ness Punster

For our Week #3 Pop-Up Book Giveaway, and in honor of Childrens Book Week, we’re giving away a great selection of middle school books, thanks to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing’s generosity. These are not YA novels but instead are intended for readers from grades three through eight who are ready to read a novel format […]

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Stolen Songbird by Danielle L. Jensen: Fantasy Book Review & Giveaway

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Stolen Songbird

I have an embarrassing admission to make about Stolen Songbird, Book #1 in the Malediction Trilogy by Danielle L. Jensen. I was offered this novel to read when it was originally published in Spring 2014 but turned it down. At the time I was overflowing with books to read and told myself that I could […]

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Throne of Darkness by Douglas Nicholas: King John and Sorcery’s Horror

Cross Cultural
Throne of Darkness

Are you a Game of Thrones fan? Boy have I got a series for you! When I finished reading Something Red, Book #1 in the 13th century mythological historical series by Douglas Nicholas, it gave me the chills and had me checking all of my closets for foul magical beasts. Somehow I missed Book #2, […]

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The Witch of Painted Sorrows by M.J. Rose: A Possessed Gothic Thriller

Cross Cultural
The Witch of Painted Sorrows

I’ve loved bestselling author M.J. Rose’s historical series as well as her stand-alone novels, so it’s no surprise that I jumped on The Witch of Painted Sorrows when I learned it was being published. This is a stand-alone novel with only a brief reference to the Paris L’Etoile family of perfumers who feature in her […]

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The Mermaid’s Sister by Carrie Anne Noble: Wishing Gets You Nothing

Children
The Mermaid's Sister

As an Amazon Prime member, I can choose a free book or two to read every month. I don’t always take advantage of those offers but Carrie Anne Noble’s debut novel, The Mermaid’s Sister, caught my eye this month. It’s a YA novel suitable for middle school readers and up and, like many YA novels, […]

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2015 Spring Cleaning Giveaway Hop: Time To Win Some Great Books

Children
Spring Cleaning Giveaway Hop

We’re participating in the Spring Cleaning Giveaway Hop and starting our giveaway one day early. Be sure to check out all of the great book giveaways in this fun giveaway hop! Despite all of the giveaways we host, books still seem to gather and mingle on my bookshelves. I guess they know this is a […]

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