Genre: Fairy Tales & Folklore

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Jul 22
Book Review – A Court of Thorns and Roses

Book Review – A Court of Thorns and Roses

A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas Series: A Court of Thorns and Roses #1 Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Date Published: May 5th 2015 Genres: Action & Adventure, Faery, Fairy Tales & Folklore, Fantasy, Fantasy & Magic, Love & Romance, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 432 Audiobook Length: 16 hours 7 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Jennifer Ikeda Rating: Description: THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Perfect for fans of Kristin Cashore and George R.R. Martin, this first book in a sexy and action-packed new series is impossible to put down! When nineteen-year-old huntress Feyre kills a wolf in the… Read more »

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Apr 08
Book Review – Reign of Shadows (Reign of Shadows #1)

Book Review – Reign of Shadows (Reign of Shadows #1)

Reign of Shadows by Sophie Jordan Series: Reign of Shadows #2 Publisher: HarperCollins Date Published: February 9th 2016 Genres: Fairy Tales & Folklore, Fantasy & Magic, Love & Romance, Royalty, Young Adult, Zombie Format: Hardcover Pages: 304 Rating: Description: Destiny and darkness collide in this romantic, sweeping new fantasy series from New York Times bestselling author Sophie Jordan. Seventeen years ago, an eclipse cloaked the kingdom of Relhok in perpetual darkness. In the chaos, an evil chancellor murdered the king and queen and seized their throne. Luna, Relhok’s lost princess, has been hiding in a tower ever since. Luna’s survival… Read more »

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Mar 04
Bookish Chat – Winter (Lunar Chronicles #4)

Bookish Chat – Winter (Lunar Chronicles #4)

Winter by Marissa Meyer Series: Lunar Chronicles #4 Publisher: Macmillan Date Published: November 10th 2015 Genres: Adaptations, Fairy Tales & Folklore, Science Fiction, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 832 Audiobook Length: 23 hours 30 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Rebecca Soler Rating: Description: The #1 New York Times Bestselling Series! Princess Winter is admired by the Lunar people for her grace and kindness, and despite the scars that mar her face, her beauty is said to be even more breathtaking than that of her stepmother, Queen Levana. Winter despises her stepmother, and knows Levana won’t approve of her feelings for her childhood… Read more »

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Nov 27
Book Review – UnEnchanted

Book Review – UnEnchanted

UnEnchanted by Chanda Hahn Series: An Unfortunate Fairy Tale #1 Publisher: Chanda Hahn Date Published: December 31st 2011 Genres: Adaptations, Contemporary, Fairy Tales & Folklore, Fantasy, Romance, Young Adult Format: eBook Pages: 231 Rating: Description:  Mina Grime is unlucky, unpopular and uncoordinated, that is until she saves her crush’s life on a field trip, changing her High School status from loser to hero overnight. But with her new found fame brings misfortune in the form of an old family curse come to light. For Mina is descended from the Brothers Grimm and has inherited all of their unfinished fairy tale… Read more »

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Aug 20
Ruin and Rising Review

Ruin and Rising Review

Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo Series: Grisha #3 Publisher: Macmillan Date Published: 2014-05-20 Genres: Fairy Tales & Folklore, Fantasy & Magic, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 32 Audiobook Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins Audiobook Narrator: Lauren Fortgang Rating: Description: The capital has fallen. The Darkling rules Ravka from his shadow throne.Now the nation’s fate rests with a broken Sun Summoner, a disgraced tracker, and the shattered remnants of a once-great magical army.Deep in an ancient network of tunnels and caverns, a weakened Alina must submit to the dubious protection of the Apparat and the zealots who worship her… Read more »

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Jul 23
Cress Review

Cress Review

Cress by Marissa Meyer Series: Lunar Chronicles #3 Publisher: Macmillan Date Published: 2014-02-04 Genres: Fairy Tales & Folklore, Science Fiction, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 560 Audiobook Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins Rating: Description: In this third book in Marissa Meyer’s bestselling Lunar Chronicles series, Cinder and Captain Thorne are fugitives on the run, now with Scarlet and Wolf in tow. Together, they’re plotting to overthrow Queen Levana and prevent her army from invading Earth.Their best hope lies with Cress, a girl trapped on a satellite since childhood who’s only ever had her netscreens as company. All that screen… Read more »

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Jul 09
Siege and Storm Review

Siege and Storm Review

Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo Series: Grisha #2 Publisher: Macmillan Date Published: 2013-06-04 Genres: Fairy Tales & Folklore, Fantasy & Magic, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 435 Audiobook Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins Audiobook Narrator: Lauren Fortgang Rating: Description: Darkness never dies. Hunted across the True Sea, haunted by the lives she took on the Fold, Alina must try to make a life with Mal in an unfamiliar land, all while keeping her identity as the Sun Summoner a secret. But she can’t outrun her past or her destiny for long. The Darkling has emerged from the Shadow… Read more »

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Jun 23
Splintered Review

Splintered Review

Splintered by A. G. Howard Series: Splintered #1 Publisher: Abrams Date Published: 2013-01-15 Genres: Adaptations, Fairy Tales & Folklore, Fantasy & Magic, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 384 Audiobook Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins Audiobook Narrator: Rebecca Gibel Rating: Description: This stunning debut captures the grotesque madness of a mystical under-land, as well as a girl’s pangs of first love and independence. Alyssa Gardner hears the whispers of bugs and flowers—precisely the affliction that landed her mother in a mental hospital years before. This family curse stretches back to her ancestor Alice Liddell, the real-life inspiration for Lewis Carroll’s… Read more »

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Jun 16
Shadow and Bone Review

Shadow and Bone Review

Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo Series: Grisha #1 Publisher: Macmillan Date Published: 2012-06-05 Genres: Fairy Tales & Folklore, Fantasy, Fantasy & Magic, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 358 Audiobook Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins Audiobook Narrator: Lauren Fortgang Rating: Description: Surrounded by enemies, the once-great nation of Ravka has been torn in two by the Shadow Fold, a swath of near impenetrable darkness crawling with monsters who feast on human flesh. Now its fate may rest on the shoulders of one lonely refugee. Alina Starkov has never been good at anything. But when her regiment is attacked on the… Read more »

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