Posts Categorized: YA/MG

Review: Dealing with Dragons (The Enchanted Forest Chronicles #1) by Patricia C. Wrede

Review: Dealing with Dragons (The Enchanted Forest Chronicles #1) by Patricia C. Wrede

  This was adorable! I quite enjoyed every minute of this read – and I’ve been a very fussy reader lately. Cimorene is curious about everything – except those things deemed appropriate for princesses. After being told by her parents she was going to be married off to someone she… Read more »

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Review: The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

Review: The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

Dorothy thinks she’s lost forever when a tornado whirls her and her dog, Toto, into a magical world. To get home, she must find the wonderful wizard in the Emerald City of Oz. On the way she meets the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman and the Cowardly Lion. But the Wicked… Read more »

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Flights of Fantasy: April 2014 Books of the Month

Flights of Fantasy: April 2014 Books of the Month

The April 2014 Flights of Fantasy group reads and my early decision on reading them:     YA/MG Seraphina (Seraphina #1) Decision: Maybe In her New York Times bestselling and Morris Award-winning debut, Rachel Hartman introduces mathematical dragons in an alternative-medieval world to fantasy and science-fiction readers of all ages…. Read more »

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DNF Review: Steelheart (Reckoners #1) by Brandon Sanderson

DNF Review: Steelheart (Reckoners #1) by Brandon Sanderson

There are no heroes. Ten years ago, Calamity came. It was a burst in the sky that gave ordinary men and women extraordinary powers. The awed public started calling them Epics. But Epics are no friend of man. With incredible gifts came the desire to rule. And to rule man… Read more »

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Review: Howl’s Moving Castle (Howl’s Moving Castle #1) by Diana Wynne Jones

Review: Howl’s Moving Castle (Howl’s Moving Castle #1) by Diana Wynne Jones

I’ve heard of this book (and Diana Wynne Jones) before but I’d never read any of her work. Jones was on Mt. TBR but I pushed Howl’s Moving Castle up because it was picked to be a book club group read. WOW! I really loved this book. It’s a quite… Read more »

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Review: The Voyage of the “Dawn Treader” (The Chronicles of Narnia, #3) by C.S. Lewis

Review: The Voyage of the “Dawn Treader” (The Chronicles of Narnia, #3) by C.S. Lewis

Lucy and Edmund, with their dreadful cousin Eustace, get magically pulled into a painting of a ship at sea. That ship is the Dawn Treader, and on board is Caspian, King of Narnia. He and his companions, including Reepicheep, the valiant warrior mouse, are searching for seven lost lords of… Read more »

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