The Ninth Child – Sally Magnusson

  *I received a free ARC of this novella, with thanks to the author, John Murray Press and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  A spellbinding novel combining Scottish folklore with hidden history, by the Sunday Times bestselling author Sally Magnusson. Loch Katrine waterworks, 1856. A Highland wilderness fast becoming an industrial wasteland. No place … Continue reading The Ninth Child – Sally Magnusson

Gingerbread – Helen Oyeyemi

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Picador – Pan Macmillan and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Influenced by the mysterious place gingerbread holds in classic children's stories - equal parts wholesome and uncanny - beloved novelist Helen Oyeyemi invites readers into a … Continue reading Gingerbread – Helen Oyeyemi

Heroically Challenged: Book 1: Last-Chosen Ones – P.T. McCordic

  *I received a free copy of this book via Voracious Readers Only and with thanks to the author.  I then promptly went and bought my own copy, with my own money.  My review is, as ever, impartial!*   Blurb:  To be an adventurer. One of the elite class of brave souls who travel Eldaria and fight … Continue reading Heroically Challenged: Book 1: Last-Chosen Ones – P.T. McCordic

Mermaid Moon – Susann Cokal

  *I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, Candlewick Press and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  In the far northern reaches of civilization, a mermaid leaves the sea to look for her land-dwelling mother among people as desperate for magic and miracles as … Continue reading Mermaid Moon – Susann Cokal

The Shrike and the Shadows – Chantal Gadoury & A.M. Wright

  *I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, The Parliament House and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  The village of Krume is plagued by a haunted wood and a hungry witch. It’s been that way for as long as Hans and Greta can … Continue reading The Shrike and the Shadows – Chantal Gadoury & A.M. Wright

Roots of Corruption – Laura Laakso (Wilde Investigations #3)

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, and Louise Walters of Louise Walters Books.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  On the night of Samhain, the veil between worlds is at its thinnest, and ancient magic runs wild in Old London. When Lady … Continue reading Roots of Corruption – Laura Laakso (Wilde Investigations #3)

Faery: The Tiend – Igo Rab

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*     Blurb:  "Away with us to a faraway land, I will take you by the hand. And by the hand you will come with me, To all the terrible things … Continue reading Faery: The Tiend – Igo Rab

Mageborn – Jessica Thorne

  *I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, Bookouture and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  In the name of the crown I arrest you and charge you with the crime of being an unregistered and unsworn mageborn. You will yield up your magic … Continue reading Mageborn – Jessica Thorne

Sneak Peek: RPG Origins (A Graphic Novel) – Alon Barzilay and Ron Gerber, illustrated by Amir Levi

  Hands up who loves graphic novels?  RPGs?  Fantasy adventures packed with original characters and ideas?  All of the above? Yep, me too!  Which is why I am very excited about the upcoming Kickstarter from the minds of Alon Barzilay and Ron Gerber, and the pen of Amir Levi.   RPG Origins is a stand-alone … Continue reading Sneak Peek: RPG Origins (A Graphic Novel) – Alon Barzilay and Ron Gerber, illustrated by Amir Levi

The Final Rescue – Jennifer Haskin

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Fale doesn't know why she has visions of the queen's past life. All she knows is that her magic becomes dangerously faulty every time she sees into the past. … Continue reading The Final Rescue – Jennifer Haskin