Book Review: The Sorcerer King of Destruction and the Golem of the Barbarian Queen, Vol. 1

The Sorcerer King of Destruction and the Golem of the Barbarian Queen, Vol. 1 Illustrations: Hinako InoueOriginal Creator: Northcarolina Character Design: Shiba Series: The Sorcerer King of Destruction and the Golem of the Barbarian Queen, book 1Publisher: Seven Seas (December 22, 2020)Paperback, 180 pagesComics & Graphic Novels, MangaGoodreads Summary In a world of swords and …

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Book Review: The Earl’s Christmas Pearl by Megan Frampton

The Earl's Christmas Pearl Author: Megan FramptonSeries: Duke's Daughters, book 4.5Publisher: Avon Impulse (October 29, 2019)Kindle edition, 119 pagesRomance, Adult romance, Historical romanceGoodreads Summary A duke's daughter. An irrestible earl. And an energetic Corgi named Mr. Shorty. What more could you want in a Christmas novella by Megan Frampton? It's Christmastime in London, and Lady …

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Book Review: Toritan: Birds of a Feather Vol. 1 by Kotetsuko Yamamoto

Toritan: Birds of a Feather Author: Kotetsuko YamamotoSeries: Toritan, book 1Publisher: Publisher (date)Paperback, 226 pagesComics & Graphic Novels, MangaGoodreads Summary Birdsong starts sounding like a love song when bird whisperer Inusaki meets a crow that sounds oddly like a handsome young man he knows! Inusaki can communicate with birds—and some of them are real jerks! …

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Book Review: The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune

The House in the Cerulean Sea Author: T.J. KlunePublisher: Tor Books (March 17, 2020)Hardcover, 398 pagesFantasy, Adult FantasyGoodreads Summary A magical island. A dangerous task. A burning secret. Linus Baker leads a quiet, solitary life. At forty, he lives in a tiny house with a devious cat and his old records. As a Case Worker …

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Book Review: A Wolf For A Spell by Karah Sutton

A Wolf For A Spell Author: Karah SuttonPublisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers (December 1, 2020)Hardcover, 320 pagesFantasy, Middle Grade FantasyGoodreads Summary Since she was a pup, Zima has been taught to fear humans—especially witches—but when her family is threatened, she has no choice but to seek help from the witch Baba Yaga. …

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Book Review: A Duchess a Day by Charis Michaels

A Duchess a Day Author: Charis MichaelsSeries: Awakened by a Kiss, book 1Publisher: Avon (November 10, 2020)Mass Market Paperback, 384 pagesRomance, Adult romance, Historical Romance (Regency)Goodreads Summary Bestselling author Charis Michaels bursts onto the print scene with her Awakened by a Kiss series, taking our favorite fairy tales' forgotten characters and making them the hero …

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Book Review: A Universe of Wishes edited by Dhonielle Clayton

A Universe of Wishes: A We Need Diverse Books Anthology Editor: Dhonielle ClaytonPublisher: Random House Children's Books (December Hardcover, 416 pagesSci-Fi/Fantasy, Young Adult, Anthology/Short StoriesGoodreads Summary From We Need Diverse Books, the organization behind Flying Lessons & Other Stories, comes a young adult fantasy short story collection featuring some of the best own-voices children’s authors, including New …

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Book Review: Jolene by Mercedes Lackey

Jolene Author: Mercedes LackeySeries: Elemental Masters, book 15Publisher: DAW (December 1, 2020)Hardcover, 320 pagesFantasy, Fairy tale retellingsGoodreads Summary The beloved Elemental Masters series moves to America for the first time in a rich retelling of The Queen of the Copper Mountain, set against the backdrop of Tennessee coal country. Anna May Jones is the daughter …

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