4 Ideas for Literary Christmas Gifts

It's the holiday season, and while some of you might be done with your Christmas shopping already, chances are, most of us still have a few items to get people. So here are four literary gift ideas I've come across over the years—great gifts for you to ask for or to get for the other … Continue reading 4 Ideas for Literary Christmas Gifts

The Best Fantasy Novels You’ve Never Heard Of

I frequently get questions from fellow readers for fantasy book recommendations. I have well-known favorites (The Lord of the Rings, The Chronicles of Narnia, The Hobbit) but then my list goes off to books that are less known, so I wanted to share the best with all of you. These have been picked based on the … Continue reading The Best Fantasy Novels You’ve Never Heard Of

Book Review – The Temptation of Dragons

Penny White and the Temptation of Dragons by Chrys Cymri Genre: Fantasy, Family, Relationships Book Description from Goodreads: Bishop Nigel smiled at me. ‘Holy water doesn’t harm vampires. Which is just as well, as it would make it impossible to baptise them.’  When I was asked by a dragon to give him the last rites, I … Continue reading Book Review – The Temptation of Dragons

Book Review: The Gift-Knight’s Quest

Excerpt from Goodreads: Welcome to Kensrik, a world vividly imagined by Dylan Madeley, in which his debut fantasy novel The Gift-Knight’s Quest is set. His book follows the youngest descendants of two families that have traditionally been enemies: the Kenderleys, who now rule the world’s largest empire, and the Wancyeks, who have been reduced to common status. … Continue reading Book Review: The Gift-Knight’s Quest

Book Review: Empire’s Daughter

Description from the Author: “But the world changes. In all the women’s villages of the Empire, this week or next, a soldier like myself will arrive to ask to live in the village, to take up a trade.” Casyn paused, for a breath, a heartbeat. “And to teach you and your daughters to fight.” With … Continue reading Book Review: Empire’s Daughter