Book Review: The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow

Summary:   In a sprawling mansion filled with peculiar treasures, January Scaller is a curiosity herself. As the ward of the wealthy Mr. Locke, she feels little different from the artifacts that decorate the halls: carefully maintained, largely ignored, and utterly out of place. Then she finds a strange book. A book that carries the … Continue reading Book Review: The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow

Book Review: The Girl with No Face by M.H. Boroson

Summary: It’s the end of the Nineteenth Century. San Francisco’s cobblestone streets are haunted, but Chinatown has an unlikely protector in a young Daoist priestess named Li-lin. Using only her martial arts training, spiritual magic, a sword made from peachwood, and the walking, talking spirit of a human eye, Li-lin stands alone to defend her … Continue reading Book Review: The Girl with No Face by M.H. Boroson

Book Review: The Harp of Kings by Juliet Marillier

Summary: Eighteen-year-old Liobhan is a powerful singer and an expert whistle player. Her brother has a voice to melt the hardest heart, and a rare talent on the harp. But Liobhan's burning ambition is to join the elite warrior band on Swan Island. She and her brother train there to compete for places, and find … Continue reading Book Review: The Harp of Kings by Juliet Marillier

Book Review: Daughter of Mystery by Heather Rose Jones

Summary: Margerit Sovitre did not expect to inherit the Baron Saveze’s fortunes—and even less his bodyguard. The formidable Barbara, of unknown parentage and tied to the barony for secretive reasons, is a feared duelist, capable of defending her charges with efficient, deadly force. Equally perplexing is that while she is now a highly eligible heiress, … Continue reading Book Review: Daughter of Mystery by Heather Rose Jones

Book Review: The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo

Summary: When 11-year-old Ren's master dies, he makes one last request of his Chinese houseboy: that Ren find his severed finger, lost years ago in an accident, and reunite it with his body. Ren has 49 days, or else his master's soul will roam the earth, unable to rest in peace. Ji Lin always wanted … Continue reading Book Review: The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo

Favorite Female Character #WyrdAndWonder

Here I am again this Sunday with another prompt from the Wyrd and Wonder Challenge for Wyrd and Wonder month, celebrating all things Fantasy. I've done a post before on my Friday Favorite Five about my favorite female protagonists but I'm going to use today's prompt as an opportunity to elaborate on one of them, because the … Continue reading Favorite Female Character #WyrdAndWonder

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: A Magical Inheritance by Krista D. Ball