Reading Challenge Book Twelve: Outlander

Book twelve was a historical romance with fantasy elements. Blurb Scottish Highlands, 1945. Claire Randall, a former British combat nurse, is just back from the war and reunited with her husband on a second honeymoon when she walks through a standing stone in one of the ancient circles that dot the British Isles. Suddenly she […]

Reading Challenge Book Eleven: Eragon

Book eleven was a popular young adult high fantasy. Blurb When Eragon finds a polished blue stone in the forest, he thinks it is the lucky discovery of a poor farm boy; perhaps it will buy his family meat for the winter. But when the stone brings a dragon hatchling, Eragon realizes he has stumbled […]

Book Review: The Secret of Spellshadow Manor

An indie fantasy novel published earlier in 2017 Blurb “A magic school story with a spine-tingling twist, for adults or teens who enjoyed Harry Potter… What would you do if you spotted a man following a young woman, but no-one else could see him? Like most sane people, student Alex Webber thought he was hallucinating¬†–¬†perhaps […]

Reading Challenge Book Ten: StarChaser

Book ten was the final instalment of a fantasy trilogy for younger readers. The TodHunter Moon series was a spin-off and follow-up to the Septimus Heap series (which I LOVE!). The first two books, which I have read previously, are PathFinder and SandRider. Blurb Return to the world of TodHunter Moon for her next adventure! […]

Reading Challenge Book Nine: The Way of Kings

Book nine was a modern epic fantasy. Blurb According to mythology mankind used to live in The Tranquiline Halls. Heaven. But then the Voidbringers assaulted and captured heaven, casting out God and men. Men took root on Roshar, the world of storms. And the Voidbringers followed… They came against man ten thousand times. To help […]

Reading Challenge Book Eight: The Sword in the Stone

Book eight was a classic fantasy novel. Blurb “Learn. That is the only thing that never fails.”–Merlyn the Wizard Before there was a famous king named Arthur, there was a curious boy named Wart and a kind old wizard named Merlyn. Transformed by Merlyn into the forms of his fantasy, Wart learns the value of […]

Reading Challenge Book Seven: Green Rider

Book seven was a traditional-style fantasy read. Blurb Karigan G’ladheon always seemed to be getting into a fight, and today was no exception. But as she trudged through the forest, using her long walk home to contemplate her depressing future – and the expulsion it was bound to hold – a horse burst through the […]