For Readers

If you enjoy reading great books and discovering new fantasy worlds, this is the place for you. I review books and chat about book-related topics, meet fantasy authors, and set myself fun reading challenges.

The Elements of Steampunk
The Elements of Dystopian Fiction
The Birth of Young Adult Fantasy
Reading Challenges
What’s the Deal with Flying Carpets
The Magic Behind Where Carpets Fly
What is Young Adult Fantasy?

Book Lists
My 2018 Reading Challenge
Reading Challenge 2017 Results
Top Ten Young Adult School Series
Top Ten Reads of 2016
My 2017 Mostly Fantasy Reading Challenge
Top Arabian Fantasy Books

Book Reviews
The Secret of Spellshadow ManorYA Fantasy
EragonYA High Fantasy
StarchaserMG Fantasy
Way of KingsEpic Fantasy
Green RiderEpic Fantasy
Sunbolt – YA Fantasy
American Gods Contemporary Fantasy
The Call of Cthulhu Classic Horror Short
The Martian Hard Sci-fi
The Lies of Locke LamoraEpic Fantasy
Operation Space Cats Children’s Sci-fi
Heart of the WinterlandNA Fantasy
Septimus HeapMG/YA Fantasy
Dream Eater’s CarnivalSteampunk
From the Stories of Old Fairytale Anthology
The Moomins – Children’s Fantasy
The Sword in the Stone Classic Fantasy
OutlanderHistorical Fantasy Romance

Corinne Morier – Fantasy Author
Debbie Jinks – Fantasy Author
J.E.Klimov – Fantasy Author

Character Interviews
Mikal Faramar – Where Carpets Fly – Flying Carpet Shop Owner
Elina Faramar – Where Carpets Fly
Llan Tym – Powerful – Head Councillor
Mere – Dragon’s Heritage – Apprentice Midwife
Rosa Platantoder – Troll Wedding Planner
Vaelros – The Crown’s Birthright – Elven Chief Advisor
Sabine Rhyonselle – The Healer’s Rune – Healer
Vatar – The Shaman’s Curse – Bladesmith
Sadra – A Garden of Light & Shadow – Temple Dancer & Spy
Kephisto – Crone – Keeper of the Tale
Yvette Sangre – Hell Bent – Witch Assassin
Bud MushroomBud Mushroom and the Nefarious Trousers – Useful Fairy
Anna Rykov – Utgarda Trilogy – Anthropologist
DacianStolen Ink – Tattoo Magician
NillaLustre – Witch for Hire

Place of Interest & Inspiration
Tintagel Village
Tintagel Castle
Merlin’s Cave
King Arthur’s Hall
The Salvador Dali Museum
Spanish Medieval Towns: Besalu
Spanish Medieval Towns: Peratallada
The Jane Austen Centre in Bath