Lirael 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”
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”
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”
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”
This is the first book in a teen fantasy series set in Nigeria. In this book we follow Sunny who was born in NY but lives in Nigeria. She looks African except that she’s albino. Oh, and apparently she actually has magical powers. Continue reading “(11) Akata Witch // Bookish Blurb”
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”
This is the fifth book in the Temeraire series. I thought this was the last one but I was most wrong.
In this book Laurence and Temeraire face the consequences of their actions and fight the French and Napoleon. Continue reading “(79) Victory of Eagles //Bookish Blurb”
This is book four in the Temeraire series.
In this book they are back in England but there all the dragons have caught a terrible disease and Temeraire is sent to Africa to try to find a cure. Continue reading “(77) Empire of Ivory // Bookish Blurb”
This is book three in the Temeraire series. Unfortunately I am scheduling these posts so far in advance that I can’t link you to the previous books but I’m sure you can find them if you try.
In this book we follow Temeraire and his crew as they travel from China back to England. However they are caught up on a different mission that delays them and then Nepoleon is there to stop them at every turn. Also the trip to China has made a new enemy for them. One whom they truely should fear. Continue reading “(72)Black Powder War // Bookish Blurb”
This is book Five in the Lady Trent series and unfortunately the last book. If you’ve been reading this blog you know that I LOVE this series and this book was no exception. Continue reading “(71) Within the Sanctuary of Wings // Bookish Blurb”