HEA Romantic Fantasy Book Club – June Book – Daughter of Mystery by Heather Rose Jones

Somewhat recently, we started a new book club on reddit's r/fantasy forum focusing on Romatic Fantasy (because what could be better than my two favorite genres combined?). I thought I'd post an announcement post here, in case any of you want to join in. June's book is Daughter of Mystery by Heather Rose Jones. Margerit... Continue Reading →

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Book Review: A Magical Inheritance by Krista D. Ball

Summary:   Miss Elizabeth Knight received an unexpected legacy upon her uncle’s death: a collection of occult books. However, when one of the books begins talking to her, she discovers an entire world of female occultist history opened to her—a legacy the Royal Occult Society had purposely hidden from the world. However, the magic allowing... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The True Queen by Zen Cho

Summary: When sisters Muna and Sakti wake up on the peaceful beach of the island of Janda Baik, they can't remember anything, except that they are bound as only sisters can be. They have been cursed by an unknown enchanter, and slowly Sakti starts to fade away. The only hope of saving her is to... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Thornbound by Stephanie Burgis

Summary: Cassandra Harwood scandalized her nation when she became the first woman magician in Angland. Now, she's ready to teach a whole new generation of bright young women at her radical new school, the Thornfell College of Magic… Until a sinister fey altar is discovered in the school library, the ruling Boudiccate sends a delegation... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Snowspelled by Stephanie Burgis

Summary: In nineteenth-century Angland, magic is reserved for gentlemen while ladies attend to the more practical business of politics. But Cassandra Harwood has never followed the rules...  Four months ago, Cassandra Harwood was the first woman magician in Angland, and she was betrothed to the brilliant, intense love of her life.  Now Cassandra is trapped... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Of Noble Family by Mary Robinette Kowal

Summary: Jane and Vincent have finally gotten some much-needed rest after their adventures in Italy when Vincent receives word that his estranged father has passed away on one of his properties in the West Indies. His brother, who manages the estate, is overwhelmed, and no one else in his family can go. Grudgingly, out of... Continue Reading →

Book Review: In the Labyrinth of Drakes by Marie Brennan

Summary: Even those who take no interest in the field of dragon naturalism have heard of Lady Trent's expedition to the inhospitable deserts of Akhia. Her discoveries there are the stuff of romantic legend, catapulting her from scholarly obscurity to worldwide fame. The details of her personal life during that time are hardly less private,... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Valour and Vanity by Mary Robinette Kowal

Summary: In Valour and Vanity, master glamourists Jane and Vincent find themselves in the sort of a magical adventure that might result if Jane Austen wrote Ocean's Eleven. After Melody's wedding, the Ellsworths and Vincents accompany the young couple on their tour of the continent. Jane and Vincent plan to separate from the party and... Continue Reading →

Book Review: House of Many Ways by Diana Wynne Jones

Everything I've read by Diana Wynne Jones I've loved and I'm making an effort to get through more of her work. House of Many Ways is the third book set in the same universe as Howl's Flying Castle and is loosely considered a sequel but like Castle in the Air features all new characters and... Continue Reading →

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