A Time of Prophecy (The Outlands Pentalogy) by Rebecca Crunden

This collection of five books has been a joy and an adventure to read.  The main characters pulled me into the first book and kept me coming back for more.  While the book fits all the descriptive labels it has been given, it is also a book of crossing all the lines of diversity.  The … Continue reading A Time of Prophecy (The Outlands Pentalogy) by Rebecca Crunden

The Outlander War: Book 3 of the Forever Avalon Series by Mark Piggott

From the moment I got this book into my hands, I knew the author had upped his game.  The cover is intense and eye-catching.  And then I started to read-----  I have enjoyed this series from the first book.  I would hand it to anyone over the age of 13 that wanted a great adventure, … Continue reading The Outlander War: Book 3 of the Forever Avalon Series by Mark Piggott

The Last Ny-Failen: Book Five in the Kingdom of Jior Series By Wendy L. Anderson

I have been waiting for this book with anticipation and a bit of sadness.  I knew the author planned to end the series with this, the fifth book.  While I love the world and characters she had created, I am sad to see them end.  However, I can appreciate an author who knows how to … Continue reading The Last Ny-Failen: Book Five in the Kingdom of Jior Series By Wendy L. Anderson

Rebecca – A Way Back: Volume 2 by Stephen M. Davis – 2019 Winner Book Talk Radio Club

For the last few years, the Book Talk Radio Club from the UK has awarded the top book in genres and an overall winner.  This year Rebecca was the overall winner.  I always look forward to this list and this year’s winner once again was a pleasure read. While this is the second book, I … Continue reading Rebecca – A Way Back: Volume 2 by Stephen M. Davis – 2019 Winner Book Talk Radio Club

Girl of Fire (Berona’s Quest) by Gabrielle Mathieu

With well developed characters and especially the main character, Berona, who evolves into an independent woman, this book would be a definite yes for any middle or high school library.  While the story may be similar to a lot of YA or New Adult Fantasy, that is what will make it appealing for younger audiences.  … Continue reading Girl of Fire (Berona’s Quest) by Gabrielle Mathieu

Iron and the Arrow: Book Four in the Kingdom of Jior Series by Wendy L. Anderson

Having read all of this series, so far (the last book, Five being anxiously anticipated), it is always a joy to return to the land of Jior created by Wendy Anderson.  This author has a way of weaving what at the base is a family saga into a love story that crosses all the barriers … Continue reading Iron and the Arrow: Book Four in the Kingdom of Jior Series by Wendy L. Anderson