Category: Fantasy

Review: The Storyspinner by Becky Wallace

Review: The Storyspinner by Becky Wallace

Honestly, I was a bit disappointed by this one. And not b/c I went into it with preconceived notions or expectations. Believe me, I’ve learned to not expect too much from new YA fantasy from new authors. No, my disappointment in The Storyspinner is a strange and complex thing, but it mostly boils down to […]

— Posted March 4, 2015 by Jessica / 25 Comments
Review: Daughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier

Review: Daughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier

Everything I could tell you about Daughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier can be summed up in a single paragraph from the story itself: If I were telling this tale, and it were not my own, I would give it a neat, satisfying ending . . . In such stories, there are no loose […]

— Posted February 27, 2015 by Jessica / 13 Comments
Review: Seeker by Arwen Elys Dayton

Review: Seeker by Arwen Elys Dayton

My mother and I were at constant loggerheads when I was growing up, and the reason for that was simple: she hated being questioned as much as I hated being expected to blindly follow orders. It was a problem. Stubbornly, she’d rail at me, demanding I do things “b/c I said so” (

— Posted February 25, 2015 by Jessica / 58 Comments