Tag Archives: magic

Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard: The Sword of Summer

Years ago I read The Lightning Thief by Riordan along with the rest of the world. I enjoyed the book, not enough to go on and read the rest of the series though. It wasn’t bad. My kids loved it. … Continue reading

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The Emerald Atlas Book Review

The book begins with three young children, Kate, Michael, and Emma, who for unknown reasons are give up for adoption. Continue reading

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The Land of Stories Book Review

The Land of Stories The Wishing Spell is a fun romp through a fairy tale land. Continue reading

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Graceling Book Review

This book has been on my To-Read List for AGES! I’d heard it was good and they were right. I enjoyed it very much. I actually picked it up a year ago and read the first chapter. I realized if … Continue reading

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Six of Crows Review

I saw this book all over Instagram and people kept raving about it, so I decided to try it. I am so glad I did! I love a good heist story and this is the best I’ve read. I read … Continue reading

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The Name of the Wind

Reading this book felt like coming home and putting on my warmest, comfiest fuzzy slippers. I love epic fantasy above all else when it comes to books. This book is classic epic fantasy in the same family as Robert Jordan, … Continue reading

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Secret of the Unicorn Queen

Prior to 5th grade, I hated reading. By the time I entered 6th grade, I loved it. What happened? Mrs. Madigan happened. She read books to us after recess and that was the highlight of my day. She read the … Continue reading

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An Ember in the Ashes

Sabaa Tahir is one of my new favorite authors! Ember in the Ashes is Sabaa Tahir’s first book. She is an experienced writer though; she worked for the Washington Post right after University, and it shows. Her writing is tight, … Continue reading

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Rebel Mechanics

The novel this week is an alternate history. If you are not familiar with these, they are stories that imagine a ‘what if’ question which alters historical events and writes the imagined result of that question.  In this case, what … Continue reading

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Ink and Bone

I chose to read this book because it is a Lone Star Book. I’ve yet to find a book on these lists that I haven’t liked, so I knew it would be good. I’ve never read a book by this … Continue reading

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