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: Mist, Metal, and Ash by Gwendolyn Clare

Summary: Worlds collide in this thrilling sequel to the epic, imaginative, acclaimed fantasy Ink, Iron, and Glass. In an alternate 19th-century Italy, Elsa has an incredible gift: she can craft new worlds with precise lines of script written in books. But political extremists have stolen the most dangerous book ever scribed―one that can rewrite the … Continue reading Book Review: Mist, Metal, and Ash by Gwendolyn Clare

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

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

Book Review: Enchantée by Gita Trelease

Summary: Paris in 1789 is a labyrinth of twisted streets, filled with beggars, thieves, revolutionaries—and magicians... When smallpox kills her parents, Camille Durbonne must find a way to provide for her frail, naive sister while managing her volatile brother. Relying on petty magic—la magie ordinaire—Camille painstakingly transforms scraps of metal into money to buy the … Continue reading Book Review: Enchantée by Gita Trelease