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Review: The Burning Sky, Sherry Thomas

The Burning Sky (Goodreads) Author:  Sherry Thomas (website) Rating: It all began with a ruined elixir and an accidental bolt of lightning… Iolanthe Seabourne is the greatest elemental mage of her generation—or so she’s being told. The one prophesied for years to be the savior of The Realm. It is her duty and destiny to face and […]

Review: Black Sun Light My Way, Jo Spurrier

Black Sun Light My Way (Goodreads) Author:  Jo Spurrier (website) Rating: Sierra has always battled to control her powers, but now her life and Isidro′s depend on keeping her skills hidden from the Akharians as they draw closer to Demon′s Spire. In the relics left by Ricalan′s last great mage, Isidro hopes to find the knowledge […]

Review: The Four Seasons of Lucy McKenzie, Kirsty Murray

This review is part of the Discover Aussie Fantasy feature, running during July on The Oaken Bookcase. You can find details of the feature and enter the giveaway on the Aussie Fantasy page! The Four Seasons of Lucy McKenzie (Goodreads) Author:  Kirsty Murray (website) Rating: Lucy McKenzie can walk through walls. Sent to stay with her aunt […]

Review: Long Lost Song, Stephen C Ormsby

This review is part of the Discover Aussie Fantasy feature, running during July on The Oaken Bookcase. You can find details of the feature and enter the giveaway on the Aussie Fantasy page! Long Lost Song (Goodreads) Author:  Stephen C Ormsby (website) Follow @IdeasCaptured Rating: A virus is decimating America today and Michael Decker is the culprit. […]

Review: The Brides of Rollrock Island, Margo Lanagan

This review is part of the Discover Aussie Fantasy feature, running during July on The Oaken Bookcase. You can find details of the feature and enter the giveaway on the Aussie Fantasy page! The Brides of Rollrock Island (Sea Hearts in Australia) (Goodreads) Author:  Margo Lanagan (website) Follow @margolanagan Rating: Rollrock island is a lonely rock of […]

Review: Mudlark, Chris Matthews

This review is part of the Discover Aussie Fantasy feature, running during July on The Oaken Bookcase. You can find details of the feature and enter the giveaway on the Aussie Fantasy page! Mudlark (Goodreads) Author:  Chris Matthews (website) Follow @larksong4 Rating: On the outskirts of the city, a young orphan boy, Lark, is forced to scavenge […]

Review: Dragonkeeper, Carole Wilkinson

This review is part of the Discover Aussie Fantasy feature, running during July on The Oaken Bookcase. You can find details of the feature and enter the giveaway on the Aussie Fantasy page! Dragonkeeper (Goodreads) Author:  Carole Wilkinson (website) Follow @WilkinsonCarole Rating: In the year 141 B.C., Ping is an illiterate Chinese orphan who lives on the […]

Review: Blind Sight, Ermisenda Alvarez

This post is part of the Blind Sight Blog Tour. Blind Sight is an urban fantasy novel written in two volumes, each telling the story through a different character’s perspective. It is also part of the Discover Aussie Fantasy feature, running during July on The Oaken Bookcase. You can find details of the feature and enter the […]

Review: The Scrivener’s Tale, Fiona McIntosh

This review is part of the Discover Aussie Fantasy feature, running during July on The Oaken Bookcase. You can find details of the feature and enter the giveaway on the Aussie Fantasy page! The Scrivener’s Tale (Goodreads) Author:  Fiona McIntosh (website) Rating: In the bookshops and cafes of present-day Paris, ex-psychologist Gabe Figaret is trying to put […]

Review: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, JK Rowling

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Goodreads) Author:  J.K. Rowling (website) (twitter) Rating: Harry Potter is due to start his fifth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. His best friends Ron and Hermione have been very secretive all summer and he is desperate to get back to school and find out what has […]
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