Something Strange ...

Something Strange and Deadly by Susan Dennard is a fantastical tale of new mechanical abundances and strange things happening in centuries past. Eleanor’s brother has gone missing and there are things happening in town that just do not seem right. The truth keeps unraveling as she digs...

Stardust by Neil G...

Stardust by Neil Gaiman is a fantastical journey to the world of fae. The world beyond the ancient wall of Tristran Thorn’s village is mysterious and unexplored. When the woman he loves sends him on a quest to find a fallen star he travels beyond the ancient wall and makes remarkable...

The Golem and the ...

The Golem and the Jinni, the debut novel of author Helene Wecker, is masterfully researched and engagingly fantastic. A golem (a being made of clay created to fulfill its master’s every wish) and a jinni (a spirit of the desert) that has been trapped in a vase for over 1000 years meet in...

A Storm of Swords:...

The third volume of Martin’s Fantasy Series, following A Game of Thrones and A Clash of Kings, continues the story of the powerful families of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros battling for control of the throne as a devastating winter approaches. The Lannisters control the Iron Throne. The...

A Song of Ice and ...

I am not much of a Science fiction Reader, but after seeing the show which is based on the series of books I got instantly hooked. It has adventure, surprises, sad moments and happy moments. The pages are filled with magic, power, control, even death as everyone in the book is on the quest to...

The Islanders by C...

Many people stereotype Fantasy and Science Fiction as only being about dragons or space ships, but it’s so much more than that. The Islanders is a good example of this. Written in the style of a travel guide, this book presents a totally unique world composed mainly of islands, each with...

A Game of Thrones ...

This series has recently become more popular due to the successful HBO series, and this is more complex than my usual reading preferences, but I dug in. Although the beginning consisted of a lot of character and backstory material, I found myself hooked on this story of several powerful...

The Last Unicorn b...

Peter Beagle is a captivating author. He has a unique way of using the words, rhymes, poetry, and songs to unfold the story. This book was my first fantasy read and in the beginning I was having a hard time accepting the idea of a talking unicorn and now I wish he had written more to the story...

The Sun, the Moon ...

This book is a good read for those that are just beginning to read Science Fiction and Fantasy. The book is set in the 1980s and follows an artist, Greg, and his colleagues as they try to become successful artists. Each artist has a different style and personality but they have all decided...