Category Archives: fantasy

Book Review: Return to the Isle of the Lost by Melissa de la Cruz

Return to the Isle of the Lost: A Descendants Novel by Melissa de la Cruz Disney Hyperion Publishing, May 2016   Last year, Melissa de la Cruz introduced us to an interesting, darker twist on the typical Disney tale in Isle of the Lost. In the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Summer at East End: Double Eclipse by Melissa de la Cruz

Summer at East End: Double Eclipse by Melissa de la Cruz G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, 2016 ISBN-13: 978-0399173561 Available: Hardcover, Kindle edition Double Eclipse is the second book in Summer at East End,  a YA spinoff series of Melissa de … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Trials of Apollo: The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan

The Trials of Apollo: The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan Disney-Hyperion, 2016 ISBN-13: 978-1484732748 Available: Hardcover, paperback, Kindle edition, Audible   The Hidden Oracle is the first book in a new series in the world of Percy Jackson and the Olympians, The Trials … Continue reading

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Review: Devoured by Amanda Marrone

Megan just wants to make sure that her new boyfriend, Ryan, stays out of the clutches of his smitten best friend, Samantha. That’s why she’s working for the summer at the Land of Enchantment, an amusement park filled with fairy … Continue reading

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Review: Monster’s Proof by Richard Lewis

Ten year old Darby Ell is brilliant at mathematics, but not so good at being liked. Intrigued by the “thingamabob conjecture” his aunt Ludy discovered just before she went bananas, he becomes obsessed with proving it. As he works on … Continue reading

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Book Review: Man Made Boy by Jon Skovron

From ML’s Circulation Desk Viking Penguin, 2013 ISBN-13: 978-0670786206 Available: Hardcover, Kindle edition, audiobook I don’t read a lot of YA fiction, as I tend to enjoy a harder, darker horror in general, but I have enjoyed it from time … Continue reading

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Review: BloodRealms by Aurora Whittet

Werewolf Princess, chosen one of the legends and eligible bachelorette is back. This is the second book in a series, and…I tried to like it. I really did. I love the cover. The back blurb frames the Chosen One story … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Blood Guard by Carter Roy

From ML’s Circulation Desk Two Lions, 2014 ISBN: 9781477847251 Available: Hardcover, Kindle edition The Blood Guard is the first book in a trilogy by Carter Roy. In this snarky comic adventure, we meet Evelyn Ronan Truelove (who simply wishes to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Isle of the Lost by Melissa de la Cruz

From ML’s Circulation Desk Disney-Hyperion, 2015 ISBN-13: 978-1484720974 Available: Hardcover, Audible, Audio CD, Kindle edition The premise of Isle of the Lost is that all the Disney villains, along with their children, have been imprisoned on an island without any … Continue reading

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Review: Stolen by Melissa de la Cruz and Michael Johnston

The Heart of Dread series is very off beat to begin with because it’s a post apocalyptic fantasy series. That is there are two worlds linked by magic, Earth and Vallonis. Vallonis has magic and elves and dragon riders—er drakkonryders. … Continue reading

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