BETWEEN WORLDS: FOLKTALES OF BRITAIN AND IRELAND, by Kevin Crossley-Holland, Illustrated by Frances Castle, Candlewick Press

The definitive collection of British and Irish folktales from master storyteller and poet Kevin Crossley-Holland. Rich and strange, these eerie and magical folktales from across Britain and Ireland have been passed down from generation to generation, and are gathered together in a definitive new collection from the master storyteller and winner of the Carnegie Medal, … Continue reading BETWEEN WORLDS: FOLKTALES OF BRITAIN AND IRELAND, by Kevin Crossley-Holland, Illustrated by Frances Castle, Candlewick Press

MANITOWAPOW: ABORIGINAL WRITINGS FROM THE LAND OF WATER, by Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair and Warren Cariou, Editors, Forward by Beatrice Mosionier, Highwater Press

This anthology of Aboriginal writings from Manitoba takes readers back through the millennia and forward to the present day, painting a dynamic picture of a territory interconnected through words, ideas, and experiences. A rich collection of stories, poetry, nonfiction, and speeches, it features: -Historical writings, from important figures. -Vibrant literary writing by eminent Aboriginal writers. … Continue reading MANITOWAPOW: ABORIGINAL WRITINGS FROM THE LAND OF WATER, by Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair and Warren Cariou, Editors, Forward by Beatrice Mosionier, Highwater Press

THE MASSACRE OF MANKIND, BOOK TWO, THE WAR OF THE WORLDS SEQUEL, by Stephen Baxter, UK Edition

(Authorized by the H.G. Wells Estate) A sequel to the H.G. Wells classic THE WAR OF THE WORLDS, brilliantly realized by award-winning SF author and Wells expert Stephen Baxter It has been 14 years since the Martians invaded England. The world has moved on, always watching the skies but content that we know how to … Continue reading THE MASSACRE OF MANKIND, BOOK TWO, THE WAR OF THE WORLDS SEQUEL, by Stephen Baxter, UK Edition

BLOOD OF ELVES, THE WITCHER SERIES, BOOK THREE, by Andrej Sapkowski, Hachette Book Group, ORBIT

DESCRIPTION: The New York Times bestselling series that inspired the international hit video game: The Witcher. For over a century, humans, dwarves, gnomes, and elves have lived together in relative peace. But times have changed, the uneasy peace is over, and now the races are fighting once again. The only good elf, it seems, is … Continue reading BLOOD OF ELVES, THE WITCHER SERIES, BOOK THREE, by Andrej Sapkowski, Hachette Book Group, ORBIT

BANISHED, STORYTELLERS SERIES #3, by Betsy Schow, Sourcebooks Fire

While lying in the hospital in a place called Kansas, Princess Dorthea of Emerald struggles to regain her memory of the events that propelled her out of the land of Story—and to remember how to get home. Meanwhile, in Story, Rexi, with the help of Excalibur, continues to gain confidence in writing her own tale … Continue reading BANISHED, STORYTELLERS SERIES #3, by Betsy Schow, Sourcebooks Fire

SPELLED, THE STORYMAKERS SERIES #1, by Betsy Schow, Sourcebooks Fire

Link to Book #2 Review Here Link to Book #3 Review Here Somewhere over the rainbow, all spell is about to break loose… Fairy Tale Survival Rule No. 32: If you find yourself at the mercy of a wicked witch, sing a romantic ballad and wait for your Prince Charming to save the day. Yeah, no thanks. … Continue reading SPELLED, THE STORYMAKERS SERIES #1, by Betsy Schow, Sourcebooks Fire

ANNE OF GREEN GABLES, A GRAPHIC NOVEL, Adapted by Mariah Marsden, Illustrated by Brenna Thummler, Andrews McMeel Publishing

Schoolyard rivalries. Baking disasters. Puffed sleeves. Explore the violet vales and glorious green of Avonlea in this spirited adaptation. The magic of L.M. Montgomery’s treasured classic is reimagined in a whimsically-illustrated graphic novel adaptation perfect for newcomers and kindred spirits alike. When Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert decide to adopt an orphan who can help manage … Continue reading ANNE OF GREEN GABLES, A GRAPHIC NOVEL, Adapted by Mariah Marsden, Illustrated by Brenna Thummler, Andrews McMeel Publishing

SIRENS, Edited by Rhonda Parrish, World Weaver Press

Sirens are beautiful, dangerous, and musical, whether they come from the sea or the sky. Greek sirens were described as part-bird, part-woman, and Roman sirens more like mermaids, but both had a voice that could captivate and destroy the strongest man. The pages of this book contain the stories of the Sirens of old, but … Continue reading SIRENS, Edited by Rhonda Parrish, World Weaver Press

Honor Among Thieves, by Rachel Caine & Ann Aguirre, Katherine Tegen Books, Book Review

   See Book Two Cover Here Description: Petty criminal Zara Cole has a painful past that’s made her stronger than most, which is why she chose life in New Detroit instead moving with her family to Mars. In her eyes, living inside a dome isn’t much better than a prison cell. Still, when Zara commits … Continue reading Honor Among Thieves, by Rachel Caine & Ann Aguirre, Katherine Tegen Books, Book Review

GRANTED, by John David Anderson, Harper Collins Children, Middle-Grade, ARC Review

  Description: From John David Anderson, author of the widely acclaimed and beloved novels Ms. Bixby’s Last Day and Posted, comes Granted, a hilarious, heartfelt, and unforgettable novel about a fairy-in-training and her first wish-granting assignment. Everyone who wishes upon a star, or a candle, or a penny thrown into a fountain knows that you’re … Continue reading GRANTED, by John David Anderson, Harper Collins Children, Middle-Grade, ARC Review