Fantasy

The Emblem Throne: The Runes of Issalia, Book II by Jeffrey L Kohanek (Book Review #101)

  This review was kindly requested by the author, Jeffrey Kohanek This is the second book of the series. If you wish to read the review of the first book, then you can find it here. We journey back with Brock and his friends to the Academy. He is in training and discovers some unwelcoming truth about the whole organization including conspiracies and lies within the ministry itself. Previously we learned that Brock was stuck in a world where an individual’s self-worth []

A Change of Heart by Mark Benjamin (Book Review #100)

This review was kindly requested by the Author, Mark Benjamin Don’t forget to like and share!  A Change of heart is a fantastic tale of an orphaned boy named Gabriel who happens to be bullied all the time and lives with his abusive Uncle. Aside from having to deal with this emotional turmoil, he remains to have a pure heart. I exceedingly appreciated this as in the story he attempts to save a man’s life only to realize afterward that he is []

Billy’s search for the Healing Well by Helen C. Burke (Book Review #108)

This is a beautiful book written about a boy named Billy. He has a sick mother and is living with his grandma. Billy just wishes to go back to his mommy and to do as much as possible to save his mother’s life. His only hope is a Healing Well that is located in Ireland, and even that is a myth. Billy runs away to find this Healing Well, taking Granny’s prized cream pot with him. Billy befriends a leprechaun named Patsy []

Life into Mist by Haidji (Book Review #93)

Life into Mist is a journey. It is set in a place where souls travel to earth as a newborn. This poetic, mystical story has a combination of stories where a girl is recounting her life or a boy is trying to help an old man. It is truly warm to the heart and dear to the mind.

Through the Mirror – Tales & Stories by Joanna Paterson (Book Review #87)

Joanna Paterson enters us into this imaginary world of five stories; Through the Mirror, Shifting Shapes, Belle’s Diary in the Cedar Boughs, Fabled Antiquity and Landscapes & Legends. These five stories all take part in individual settings, written with a strong poetic form of literature. There are many exemplary wordings and references to nature in a fantasy world where the sky is the limit, and everything is “Higgledy- Piggledy.” Be warned that once you start reading this book, you will have to []