Month: May 2018

The Burning Maze (The Trials of Apollo #3) by Rick Riordan: Book Review

The formerly glorious god Apollo, cast down to earth in punishment by Zeus, is now an awkward mortal teenager named Lester Papadopoulos. In order to regain his place on Mount Olympus, Lester must restore five Oracles that have gone dark. But he has to achieve this impossible task without having any godly powers and while

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The Great Hunt (The Wheel of Time #2) by Robert Jordan: Book Review

The Forsaken are loose, the Horn of Valere has been found and the Dead are rising from their dreamless sleep. The Prophecies are being fulfilled – but Rand al’Thor, the shepherd the Aes Sedai have proclaimed as the Dragon Reborn, desperately seeks to escape his destiny. Rand cannot run forever. With every passing day the

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The Sword of Summer (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard #1) by Rick Riordan: Book Review

Magnus Chase has seen his share of trouble. Ever since that terrible night two years ago when his mother told him to run, he has lived alone on the streets of Boston, surviving by his wits, staying one step ahead of the police and the truant officers. One day, Magnus learns that someone else is

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Another 5 Epic Fantasy Series (I Need to Read) #3

5. Summoner by Taran Matharu Book 1 in this series is The Novice. When blacksmith apprentice Fletcher discovers that he has the ability to summon demons from another world, he travels to Adept Military Academy. There the gifted are trained in the art of summoning. Fletcher is put through grueling training as a battlemage to fight

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The Dark Prophecy (The Trials of Apollo #2) by Rick Riordan: A Review

The second book in the the latest series from Percy Jackson creator Rick Riordan. The god Apollo, stuck in the body of a teenage boy, must undergo the second of his trials to regain his immortality. (Goodreads)   My Review My Rating: 4/5   As The Burning Maze just came out recently, I thought I should

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Sci-Fi & Fantasy Book Series that I Need to Finish/Continue

Mistborn Trilogy by Brandon Sanderson I finished reading The Final Empire July(ish) 2017 and have not picked up the other books since. I think I started Well of Ascension but I got no further than chapter two before being distracted by some other book. I really want to get back into this series with Vin and the wonderful

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Top 5 YA Fantasy Books[Series] (That I Need to Read)

5. Six of Crows (Six of Crows #1) by Leigh Bardugo Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price–and no one knows that better than criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker. Kaz is offered a chance at a deadly heist that could make him rich beyond his wildest dreams.

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The Sorceress (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel #3) by Michael Scott: Book Review

Nicholas Flamel’s heart almost broke as he watched his beloved Paris crumble before him. The city was destroyed by Dee and Machiavelli, but Flamel played his own role in the destruction. Sophie and Josh Newman show every sign of being the twins of prophecy, and Flamel had to protect them and the pages from the

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