Tag Archives: fantasy

Review: Reincarnation Blues by Michael Poore (4/5)

“It’s more about being an artist,” she said. “I’d make the candles. In different shapes.” “Are you just saying that off the top of your head or—“ “Nope. I have wanted to make candles since they were invented. I mean, it’s the greatest kind of sculpture. Say you made a candle of Michael Jackson, and…

My Weekend’s Booked #11: Wicked by Gregory Maguire

Is there that one world that seems to draw you in? For some people it’s Alice’s Wonderland, for others it’s Hogwarts, and yet others it’s Oz. Long time followers of the blog will recall the time I read Baum’s complete collection of Oz stories. And admittedly the magic of Oz has stuck with me to…

The Book of Whispers by Kimberley Starr

I recently had the opportunity to read The Book of Whispers by Kimberley Starr. First published 2016 in Australia, the stand alone book will be available in the  United States and Canada early 2018. A debut YA/fantasy novel, the book was a riveting, all encompassing read. A believable combination of fantasy and historical fiction, the…