(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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(23) Daughter of the Forest // Bookish Blurb

Image result for Daughter of the Forest by Juliet MarillierDaughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier

I really enjoyed Heart’s Blood so I thought I would try more books by the author.

This is an adult fantasy novel set in a sort of gaelic historic setting with fae folk and magic in the trees. We follow Sorcha, the seventh child and youngest in her family. When her brothers get cursed it is up to her to break the spell. Continue reading “(23) Daughter of the Forest // Bookish Blurb”

(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”

(9) Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire // Bookish Blurb

Image result for harry potter and the goblet of fire by jk rowlingHarry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by JK Rowling

This is book four of the Harry Potter series and this book follows Harry’s fourth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and wizardry. However this year there is tournament in which Harry must complete three tasks while the threat of He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named increasingly grows. Continue reading “(9) Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire // Bookish Blurb”

(8) Heart’s Blood // Bookish Blurb

Image result for heart's blood by juliet marillierHeart’s Blood by Juliet Marillier

I enjoyed Wildwood Dancing so much that I went out looking for other books by the author and came across this one.

In this adult historical fantasy novel we follow Caitrin as she flees from an abusive situation and ends up as a scribe at Whistling Tor in Ireland where nothing is quite as it should be. There is a curse on the land and voices in the trees and mirrors that show you things that surely can’t be. And the chieftain himself is a strange man with secrets of his own. Oh and guess what the Normans are coming to take over. Continue reading “(8) Heart’s Blood // Bookish Blurb”