An inventive world that houses a quest to find a loved one
An incredible debut that everyone should read, full of schemes, embezzlement and two strong willed leads
Genre: Fantasy Age Range: YA/A Star Rating: 4 stars Series: Yes - fist book of trilogy Synopsis: In the hallowed halls of Oxford’s Merlin College, the most talented—and highest born—sons of the Kingdom of Britain are taught the intricacies of magickal theory. But what dazzles can also destroy, as Gray Marshall is about to discover… … Continue reading Book Review: THE MIDNIGHT QUEEN by Sylvia Izzo Hunter
My favourite entry so far, because it's full of court politics!
An OK book that lacks a certain spark
A debut that fell flat, lacking stakes and danger
Genre: Fantasy Age Range: YA Star Rating: 4 stars Series: Yes - first book Synopsis: The king's scholar, the magus, believes he knows the site of an ancient treasure. To attain it for his king, he needs a skillful thief, and he selects Gen from the king's prison - where he's ended up after boasting … Continue reading Book Review: THE THIEF by Megan Whalen Turner