Charbel M. Tadros

Author, Website Designer at Brandpluss, Personality Development Coach, CEO at Future Academy, President of the Sydney Autism Community Lions Club

fantasy books

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 …

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 …

Young Wizards series by Diane Duane Book Review

I just finished reading this series and I am both happy and sad. I am happy because it took me on such a long and wonderful adventure full of depth and fun, but I am sad because it has ended. Throughout the series, the story focuses on Nita and Kit, along with a host of …

Book Review: Graceling Realm by Kristin Cashore

Being perhaps one of the most “disjointed” series I’ve ever read, Graceling Realm made of three books “Graceling”, “Fire” and “Bitterblue”, is nevertheless a nice read. I call it disjointed due to the fact that whether you read Graceling or Fire first, the story still makes normal sense because each of these two books is …

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 …