The Paper Magician by Charlie N. Holmberg

My Opinion Ms Holmberg delivers this story with aplomb. Ceony was a well-crafted character as was Emery Thane.The magical aspect of the story was dealt with in a beautiful way. The descriptions of spell-casting were good.I really liked the idea of paper crafting.At a time when the genre is full of vampires and werewolves, the…

What’s a Soulmate? by Lindsey Ouimet

  Beautiful cover… I love it!   My Opinion I received an ARC from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.   I usually don’t read romance, but the description was really interesting, so I went for it. I must say, it was really good.   The very idea of people living in a bleak world…

The False Princess – Eilis O’ Neal

                                  Book Description: Princess and heir to the throne of Thorvaldor, Nalia’s led a privileged life at court.  But everything changes when it’s revealed, just after her sixteenth birthday, that she is a false princess, a stand-in for the…

Followed by Frost – Charlie N. Holmberg

                                          Book Description:Seventeen-year-old Smitha’s wealth, status, and beauty make her the envy of her town—until she rejects a strange man’s marriage proposal and disastrous consequences follow. Smitha becomes cursed, and frost begins to encompass everything…

The Season of Lightning

This is a superb book.It reminded me of Time enough for drums by Ann Rinaldi. Book description: Emma meets Robin Hood in this antebellum-esque historical fantasy set in the same fantasy world as A Gift of Poison.Verity Elysius is the only daughter of a famous retired general and rich plantation owner. She lives in an…

To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee

This book is old but evergreen in the ethics and values it propagates. Book Description:The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960. It went on to…

The Very Ordered Existence of Merilee Marvelous

Book Description:Merilee leads a Very Ordered Existence. V.O.E., for short.Her schedule (which must not be altered) includes, among other entries: School (horrendous) Litter patrol (30 minutes daily) Lunch (PB&J and a pickle) Bottle return (Friday only at the Piggly Wiggly) Dame Fiona’s meditation show (Saturday only, 6:00 AM)The V.O.E. is all about precision.Merilee does not…