Illusion

Illusion (The Grimoire Saga #4) by S.M. Boyce (2014)

Illusion

YA Fiction | Fantasy
4 Stars
Blurb:

“The final chapter in the war for Ourea ends with blood.

Kara Magari is an icon. A hero. The people love her. The royalty tolerates her. She has everything—an army, allies, and a close circle of chosen family. They believe she will end the war, and they shouldn’t. She’s as scared as they are. She just can’t show it.

The war she accidentally started ends with a final battle that will either save or enslave her people. She will do anything to win—until she learns the cost of victory.  Continue reading

Lichgates

Lichgates (The Grimoire Saga #1) by S.M. Boyce (2011)

Lichgates

YA Fiction | Fantasy4.5 starsBlurb:

“The final page will leave you breathless.

When Kara Magari uncovers a secret door in the middle of the forest, she discovers (and trips through) a portal to a hidden world full of terrifying things: Ourea. She just wants to go home, but the natives have other plans for her. She clashes with immortal shapeshifters, is carried off by a dragon, nearly dies on several occasions, and somehow becomes the master of an ancient book of magic called the Grimoire. Every time she thinks she’s safe, her new “friends” show their true colors. Continue reading

Treason

Treason (The Grimoire Saga #2) by S.M. Boyce (2012)

Treason

YA Fiction | Fantasy4 StarsBlurb:

“Kara Magari ignited a war when she stumbled into Ourea and found the Grimoire: a powerful artifact filled with secrets. To protect the one person she has left, she strikes a deal that compromises everything she believes in… and things don’t go as planned.  Continue reading