(24)Lirael // Bookish Blurb

Image result for lirael by garth nixLirael by Garth Nix

I enjoyed Sabriel so much that I went ahead and read the sequel.

In this book we follow Lirael, a daughter of the Clay who has not received the Sight that all the other Clay have. Continue reading “(24)Lirael // Bookish Blurb”

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(21) Sabriel // Bookish Blurb

Related imageSabriel by Garth Nix

I really enjoyed this book. It’s set in a world where there is a magical kingdom and a ‘normal’ kingdom that have a physical wall between them that (usually keeps the magical things in their kingdom). In this book we follow Sabriel who goes in search of her dead father’s body so that she can bring him back to life. Continue reading “(21) Sabriel // Bookish Blurb”

(20) Dragonquest // Bookish Blurb

Image result for dragonquest by anne mccaffreyDragonquest by Anne McCaffrey

This is the sequel to Dragonflight. In this book the characters deal with the consequences of their actions in the first book. Not to spoil too much but in the first book some characters are brought 400 (ish?) years forward in time to the present. And then in this book it’s all about the conflict between the people who have been there the whole time and the people who were suddenly brought there and aren’t used to how life has changed. Continue reading “(20) Dragonquest // Bookish Blurb”

(15) Dragonflight // Bookish Blurb

Image result for Dragonflight by Anne McCaffreyDragonflight by Anne McCaffrey

I’m pretty sure anyone who reads fantasy has read something by Anne McCaffrey. I asked for books for Christmas and my brother gave this to me. I’m pretty sure that I’ve read it before but probably not in the last ten years…

This is a sci-fi/fantasy novel set in another world where dragons are used to protect the planet from threads that destroy everything when they land. We follow the story of Lessa as she goes from a servant plotting revenge to one of the most powerful dragonriders. Continue reading “(15) Dragonflight // Bookish Blurb”

(10)Cybele’s Secret // Bookish Blurb

Image result for Cybele's Secret by Juliet MarillierCybele’s Secret by Juliet Marillier

I enjoyed Wildwood Dancing so much that I went and looked up other books by the author. Turns out this is a companion novel to that book. In this teen fantasy novel we follow Paula as she goes with her father on a merchant journey to fetch a rare and mysterious artifact. Continue reading “(10)Cybele’s Secret // Bookish Blurb”

(86) The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge // Bookish Blurb

Related imageThe Assassination of Brangwain Spurge by M.T. Anderson and Eugene Yelchin

This is a middle grade story telling the tale of Spurge, an elvish historian, who is sent to the goblin kingdom to deliver a gift and spy on their magical power. It is also the story of Werfel, a Goblin historian, who hosts this elf and tries to show him the best society has to offer. And of course it is the story of the elfish spy network who are trying to destroy the Goblins once and for all. Continue reading “(86) The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge // Bookish Blurb”

(65) The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two // Bookish Blurb

Image result for The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two by Catherynne M ValenteThe Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two by Catherynne M Valente

This is book… three(?) in the Fairyland series and I have to say I just wasn’t feeling it. Again, September gets whisked off to Fairyland and lands in a different part than before (this time the moon). Also this time she gets to take a car with her. Continue reading “(65) The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two // Bookish Blurb”