Book Review: Septimus Heap series

The Septimus Heap books are a young adult fantasy series written by Angie Sage. The books follow the Magykal Heap family – parents and seven children – through the trials and tribulations of their life in The Castle. The first book is about the origins of Septimus himself, separated from his …

Magical Books: The Moomins

  As a child, I loved the Moomin books. The Moomins are a family of white roundish characters that look a little like mini hippopotamuses. Given the name, I think I assumed they were a kind of Finnish fantasy troll! What attracted me to the Moomin stories was the carefree nature …

BOOK REVIEW: DREAM EATER’S CARNIVAL

Dream Eater’s Carnival (Bitlather Chronicles) by Leslie Anderson & David T. Allen  Desperate for adventure, the headstrong Leisl abandons her sterile cathedral life for a mysterious traveling carnival. Surrounded by vibrant energy and eccentric performers, she finds a sense of belonging. Although she embraces her new life, Leisl is unable …