The Time Keeper

The Time Keeper by Mitch Albom (2012)

the time keeper

Fiction | Historical/Contemporary | Fantasy/Fable
5 stars
Blurb:

“In this fable, the first man on earth to count the hours becomes Father Time.

The inventor of the world’s first clock is punished for trying to measure Continue reading

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Radiance

Radiance (Wraith Kings #1) by Grace Draven (2015)

Radiance

Fiction | Romance | Fantasy | (TV-MA)
4.5 stars
Blurb:

“THE PRINCE OF NO VALUE

Brishen Khaskem, prince of the Kai, has lived content as the nonessential spare heir to a throne secured many times over. A trade and political alliance between the human kingdom of Gaur and the Kai kingdom of Bast-Haradis requires that he marry a Gauri woman to seal the treaty. Always a dutiful son, Brishen agrees to the marriage and discovers his bride is as ugly as he expected and more beautiful than he could have imagined. Continue reading

Haven

Haven by Mary Lindsey (2017)
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Haven

YA Fiction | Paranormal Thriller
4 Stars
Blurb:

“Rain Ryland has never belonged anywhere, He’s used to people judging him for his rough background, his intimidating size, and now, his orphan status. He’s always been on the outside, looking in, and he’s fine with that. Until he moves to New Wurzburg and meets Friederike Burkhart.  Continue reading

The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic

The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic by Leigh Bardugo (2017)

language of thorns

Short Story Collection | Fantasy | Folktales
5 starsBlurb:

Love speaks in flowers. Truth requires thorns.

Travel to a world of dark bargains struck by moonlight, of haunted towns and hungry woods, of talking beasts and gingerbread golems, where a young mermaid’s voice can summon deadly storms and where a river might do a lovestruck boy’s bidding but only for a terrible price.  Continue reading

Wolves and Roses

Wolves and Roses (Fairy Tales of the Magicorum #1) by Christina Bauer (2017)
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wolves and roses

YA Fiction | Fantasy
3 Stars
Blurb:

“Seventeen-year-old Bryar Rose has a problem. She’s descended from one of the three magical races—shifters, fairies, or witches. That makes her one of the Magicorum, and Magicorum always follow a fairy tale life template. In Bryar’s case, that template should be Sleeping Beauty.

“Should” being the key word.  Continue reading