Book Review: The Dark is Rising by Susan Cooper

In a blend of Arthurian Legend, Celtic and other mythologies, Susan Cooper brings forth the ultimate face off between the light and the dark forces. With a variety of characters including the three Drew children, Will Stanton (who appears in the second installment), Great Uncle Merry (aka Merriman Lyon) and Bran Davies (who appears in […]

The Elemental Trilogy By Sherry Thomas Book Review

With great series like The Elemental Trilogy by Sherry Thomas, the only downturn is the length of the adventure. I, and many readers, would’ve loved to spend a lot more time with Titus and Iolanthe in the Domain and the Crucible, and even on Atlantis. This trilogy is one of the most interesting fantasy series […]

Book Review: The Inheritance Cycle by Christopher Paolini

For those of you who were disappointed by the movie Eragon, I greatly advise you to read the books because the screen adaptation was a crime against The Inheritance Cycle by Christopher Paolini. The story takes us on the adventure of young farm boy Eragon who finds a dragon egg from which hatches Saphira, a […]

Book Review: Artemis Fowl series by Eoin Colfer

If your father was a criminal millionaire mastermind, and you had the same mind as his at twelve years of age, add to that an interest in fantasy and a need to solve some financial problems, what would you become? The answer is Artemis Fowl. In this series destined mainly for kids and preteens, Eoin […]

Book Review: Retrospect by Timothy Harris

When you blend quirky humor, fast-paced action and an interesting plot, you get Retrospect by Timothy Harris. Set in the city of Brisbane, Australia in the not-so-far future, Retrospect takes us through the story of Noah and his friends who suddenly find themselves in an adult-less city under the mercy of a diabolical egomaniac called […]

Book Review: The Magicians trilogy by Lev Grossman

What happens when Harry Potter meets The Chronicles or Narnia? Yep, you get The Magicians by Lev Grossman. In this trilogy which has been adapted as a TV series recently, we go along the journey of Quentin, a young adult who is obsessed with a fantasy book series discussing the magical land of Fillory, which […]