Book Review: The Night Circus

"The finest pleasures are always the unexpected ones." I must admit, reading this book was enjoyable to me for reasons beyond the plot or the characters. There are books that so fully immerse you in a world and a setting that their appeal is almost magical. This book nailed the setting, tone, mood, and humor. …

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Book Review: Roar

Roar is the first fantasy novel by New York Times best selling romance author Cora Carmack. It seems as though she was cut out for fantasy all along, because her creative and dangerous world of storms is fearfully beautiful. Roar tells the story of Princess Aurora, living among powerful people who can fight and defeats …

Book Review: Carve the Mark

Best-selling author, Veronica Roth, just released a new addition to her mesmerizing fantasy worlds this year with Carve the Mark. This book reminded me a bit of Star Wars right from the beginning with its "current", the powerful "force" that just surges through space and provides certain gifts and powers in certain individuals. The main …

Book Review: Fairest

          Fairest is the slightly lesser known story in Gail Carson Levine’s fairytale world from the famous Ella Enchanted. However, it is no less enchanting. As Ella Enchanted was a Cinderella retelling, Fairest tells the story of snow white, but with a twist worthy of Levine. Instead of being envied by the evil queen for …