Blood Rose Rebellion by Rosalyn Eves

2 stars In 1847 Britain, magic is all over high society. The upper class, or Luminate, have magical powers that let them control either illusions, elements, or feelings. Given power from the Binding, they are the only ones with magic, or at least, that's what most people believe. Anna is Barren, meaning she doesn't have … Continue reading Blood Rose Rebellion by Rosalyn Eves

The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan

4 stars Another year, another growing pile of Rick Riordan books I need to read. The Hidden Oracle, the first of Riordan's new spinoff series, The Hidden Oracle, involves Apollo, the god of music, healing, and archery, and his fall from grace (or rather, Olympus). He is cast down from Olympus and is stuck in … Continue reading The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay by J.K. Rowling

4 stars Another stunning installement in J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay follows the happenings of magizoologist Newt Scamander in New York. When his magical suitcase of rare and unique creatures from the wizarding world, Newt Scamander is looking for a way to set one of his … Continue reading Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay by J.K. Rowling

The Edge of Everything by Jeff Giles

3.5 stars The Edge of Everything is a paranormal fantasy revolving around our main female protagonist Zoe and the mysterious bounty hunter from the Lowlands she meets and names X. It's an edge-of-your-seat kind of urban fantasy that introduces magical and paranormal aspects to our modern world. I enjoyed reading this novel--the action and adventure … Continue reading The Edge of Everything by Jeff Giles