Book Review: Give the Dark My Love

When seventeen-year-old Nedra Brysstain leaves her home in the rural, northern territories of Lunar Island to attend the prestigious Yugen Academy, she has only one goal in mind: learn the trade of medicinal alchemy. A scholarship student matriculating with the children of Lunar Island’s wealthiest and most powerful families, Nedra doesn’t quite fit in with…

Book Review: The Capture

Pushed from his family’s nest by his older brother, barn owl Soren is rescued from certain death on the forest floor by agents from a mysterious school for orphaned owls, St. Aggie’s. With new friend, clever and scrappy Gylfie, he uncovers is a training camp for the leader’s own nefarious goal. I want to preface…

Book Review: Fablehaven Book 2

At the end of the school year, Kendra and her brother Seth find themselves racing back to Fablehaven, a refuge for mythical and magical creatures. Grandpa Sorenson, the caretaker, invites three specialists — a potion master, a magical relics collector, and a mystical creature trapper — to help protect the property from the Society of…

Favorite Series of All Time

Welcome to me screeching about my favorite series/books of all time.  A lot of this stuff isn’t super popular in the bookstagram community, so I hope I introduce you to something new. While books like the Boxcar Children, Pippi Longstockings, and Cam Jansen made me like reading, these are the series that have made me…

Book Review: Darkstalker

Three dragons. One unavoidable, unpredictable destiny. This is the beginning… of the end. In the SeaWing kingdom, a young prince learns he is an animus — capable of wonderful magic that comes with a terrible price. In the mind of a NightWing dragonet, a thousand futures unfold — and almost all of them, she knows,…

Book Review: Fablehaven Book 1

For centuries mystical creatures of all description were gathered into a hidden refuge called Fablehaven to prevent their extinction. The sanctuary survives today as one of the last strongholds of true magic. Enchanting? Absolutely. Exciting? You bet. Safe? Well, actually, quite the opposite. Kendra and her brother, Seth, have no idea that their grandfather is…

Series Review: Wings of Fire Arc 2

I felt like you guys are probably sick of all of my WoF book reviews, so I compiled my thoughts on the second series arc (books 6-10) into one post of mini reviews. WARNING: May contain spoilers for the later books. Moon Rising Peace has come to Pyrrhia… for now. The war between the tribes…

Book Review: The Brightest Night

May contain spoilers for the series and The Brightest Night. One will have the power of wings of fire . . . Sunny has always taken the Dragonet Prophecy very seriously. If Pyrrhia’s dragons need her, Clay, Tsunami, Glory, and Starflight to end the war, she’s ready to try. She even has some good ideas…

Book Review: The Dark Secret

Like all the dragonets of destiny, Starflight has always wanted to see his home — but he’s also been afraid of his fellow NightWings. Starflight doesn’t have mindreading powers like his tribe, and he doesn’t understand why they’re so secretive. No one has ever even seen the NightWing queen. But now Starflight is the dragonets’…

Unpopular Opinions Hyped Books Edition

I narrowed this list down as there were quite a few books I felt I could put on it.  There are so many books that are mega hyped, and a lot of them I genuinely do not understand the love.  Some of these are a matter of preference while others are ones I genuinely do…