2015 Flights of Fantasy Reading Challenge April Wrap-Up

  I’ve read a lot of fantasy this year, but I took a bit of break from it in April so I could concentrate on some of the other reading challenges I’m doing this year. In total, I only read four fantasy novels. One was a re-read, another is the 13th book in a series. […]

Book Review: Chimera

“Secrets, however long they are kept, usually still manage to be brought to light. The best you can hope for is that you’ll be in control of when a secret gets out, not if it does.”   ― Vaun Murphrey, Chimera Kindle Edition: Chimera Series: Weaver (Book #1) Pages: 487 pages Publisher: Artemis Femme Date: July 29th 2014 ASIN:B00M8PLUYU Edition Language:English My […]

Book Review: Outlander (Revisited)

“But just then, for that fraction of time, it seems as though all things are possible. You can look across the limitations of your own life, and see that they are really nothing. In that moment when time stops, it is as though you know you could undertake any venture, complete it and come back […]

Book Review- Four: A Divergent Collection

“I want some kind of reminder that while wounds heal, they don’t disappear forever- I carry them everywhere, always, and that is the way of things, the way of scars.”  ― Veronica Roth, Four: A Divergent Story Collection Hardcover: Four: A Divergent Collection Series: Divergent (Books o.1-0.4) Pages: 285 pages Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Date: July 1st 2014 ISBN: 9780062345219 Edition Language: English […]

Book Review: The Shadows

“I know what it’s like to not have hope,” Qhuinn said roughly. “But destiny can surprise you.”  ― J.R. Ward, The Shadows Kindle Edition: The Shadows Series: The Black Dagger Brotherhood (Book #13) Pages: 592 pages Publisher: NAL Date: March 31st 2015 ASIN: B00LTZQOZA Edition Language: English The official synopsis according to Goodreads states: Trez “Latimer” doesn’t really exist. And not just because the identity […]

2015 Flights of Fantasy Update: March Reviews

I’ve been a busy bee this year, and March was no exception. I read eleven fantasy books total in the month. Some were adventure, some were written for young children, while other were written for adults. No matter who the intended audience was, they all contained magic to some degree. It appears that is my […]

Book Review: The Red Pyramid 

“Fairness does not mean everyone gets the same. Fairness means everyone gets what they need. And the only way to get what you need is to make it happen your self.” – The Red Pyramid, Rick Riordan Paperback: The Red Pyramid Series: The Kane Chronicles (Book #1) Pages: 516 pages Publisher: Scholastic Date: September 2011 (first published January […]

Book Review: Half Wild

“You will have a powerful Gift, but it’s how you use it that will show you to be good or bad.” Hardcover: Half Wild Series: Half Blood Trilogy (Book #2) Pages: 400 pages Publisher:Viking Juvenile Date: March 24th 2015 ISBN: 9780670017133 Edition Language:English In a modern-day England where two warring factions of witches live amongst humans, seventeen-year-old Nathan is […]

Book Review: Red Queen

“If you know someone’s fear, you know them.”  ― Victoria Aveyard, Red Queen Hardcover: Red Queen Series: Red Queen (Book #1) Pages: 320 pages Publisher: Orion Date: February 10th 2015 ISBN: 9781409151173 Edition Language: English The poverty-stricken Reds are commoners, living under the rule of the Silvers, elite warriors with god-like powers.To Mare Barrow, a 17-year-old Red girl from The Stilts, it looks […]

Book Review: The Winner’s Crime

“Sometimes you think you want something,” Arin told him, “when in reality you need to let it go.”  ― Marie Rutkoski, The Winner’s Crime Hardcover: The Winner’s Crime Series: The Winner’s Trilogy (Book #2) Pages: 416 pages Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) Date: March 3rd 2015 ISBN: 9780374384708 The engagement of Lady Kestrel to Valoria’s crown prince means one celebration after […]