Review: The Water Witch, Carol Goodman

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Review: The Water Witch, Carol Goodman

Title: Water Witch (Goodreads) Author:  Carol Goodman (or her pseudonym, Juliet Dark) Rating: “You have only to call my name to bring me back”, he whispered, his breath hot in my ear. “You have only to love me to make me human”. Callie McFay is the guardian of the last gateway between the world of Faerie and […]

Review: The Last Dragonslayer, Jasper Fforde

Title: The Last Dragonslayer (Goodreads) Author:  Jasper Fforde (website) Rating: In the good old days, magic was indispensable—it could both save a kingdom and clear a clogged drain. But now magic is fading: drain cleaner is cheaper than a spell, and magic carpets are used for pizza delivery. Fifteen-year-old foundling Jennifer Strange runs Kazam, an employment agency […]

Review: Incubus, Carol Goodman

Title: Incubus (Goodreads) or The Demon Lover in the US Author:  Carol Goodman (or her pseudonym, Juliet Dark) Rating: Dr. Callie McFay travels to the small college town of Fairwick in New York State for a job interview. Despite it being her second choice she finds herself talked into accepting a job offer from the Folklore Department […]

Review: Silver, Talia Vance

Title: Silver (Goodreads) Author:  Talia Vance (@TaliaVance) Rating: Brianna has always felt invisible. People stare right past her, including the one boy she can’t resist, Blake Williams. But everything changes at a house party where Brianna’s charm bracelet slips off and time stands still. In that one frozen, silver moment, Blake not only sees her, he recognizes […]

Review: A Discovery of Witches, Deborah Harkness

Title: A Discovery of Witches (Goodreads) Author:  Deborah Harkness (@DebHarkness) Rating: Deep in the stacks of Oxford’s Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research. Descended from an old and distinguished line of witches, Diana wants nothing to do with sorcery; so after a furtive glance and […]

Review: Dragonclaw, Kate Forsyth

This review is part of the Discover Australian Fantasy feature, running during July on The Oaken Bookcase. You can visit the Aussie Fantasy page for more information and to enter the giveaway while you’re here! Title: Dragonclaw (Goodreads) – Also titled The Witches of Eileanan Author:  Kate Forsyth (@KateForsyth) Rating: Since the Day of Reckoning witches and magic have […]

Review: The Forever Girl, Rebecca Hamilton

Title: The Forever Girl (Goodreads) Author:   Rebecca Hamilton (@InkMuse) Rating:  Series: Forever Girl book 1 (of ?) Genre: YA Paranormal Romance Published: Immortal Ink Publishing, January 2012 Pages: 354 Paper copies: E-copies: • Sophia lives in a small town where her Wiccan practices are disapproved of by the local church. Research into her family’s history leads […]

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