Title: Kingdom of the Wicked Author: Derek Landy Genre: Fantasy/ Children Literature/ Adventure Publication date: 2012 Summary: Magic is a disease. Across the land, normal people are suddenly developing wild and unstable powers. Infected by a rare strain of magic, they are unwittingly endangering their own lives and the lives of the people around them. Terrified and confused, their only hope lies with the Sanctuary. Skulduggery Pleasant and Valky...

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Title: Blood of Elves Author: Andrzej Sapkowski Genre: Fantasy/ Adventure Publication date: 1994 Summary: For over a century, humans, dwarves, gnomes, and elves have lived together in relative peace. But times have changed, the uneasy peace is over, and now the races are fighting once again. The only good elf, it seems, is a dead elf. Geralt of Rivia, the cunning assassin known as The Witcher, has been waiting for the birth of a prophesied child....

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Title: Sword of Destiny  Author: Andrzej Sapkowski Genre: Fantasy First Publication date: 1993 Summary: Geralt is a witcher, a man whose magic powers, enhanced by long training and a mysterious elixir, have made him a brilliant fighter and a merciless assassin. Yet he is no ordinary murderer: his targets are the multifarious monsters and vile fiends that ravage the land and attack the innocent. He roams the country seeking assignments, but gradu...

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Title: The Last Wish Author: Andrzej Sapkowski Genre: Fantasy/ Adventure First Publication date: 1993 Summary: Geralt of Rivia is a witcher. A cunning sorcerer. A merciless assassin. And a cold-blooded killer. His sole purpose: to destroy the monsters that plague the world. But not everything monstrous-looking is evil and not everything fair is good… and in every fairy tale there is a grain of truth. A collection of short stories introducin...

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Title: Magic Triumphs Author: Ilona Andrews Genre: Urban Fantasy/ Romance/ Adventure Publication date: 2018 Summary:     Kate has come a long way from her origins as a loner taking care of paranormal problems in post-Shift Atlanta. She’s made friends and enemies. She’s found love and started a family with Curran Lennart, the former Beast Lord. But her magic is too strong for the power players of the world to let her be. &nbs...

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Title: Iron and Magic Author: Ilona Andrews Genre: Urban Fantasy/ Romance/ Adventure Publication date: 2018 Summary: Hugh d’Ambray, Preceptor of the Iron Dogs, Warlord of the Builder of Towers, served only one man. Now his immortal, nearly omnipotent master has cast him aside. Hugh is a shadow of the warrior he was, but when he learns that the Iron Dogs, soldiers who would follow him anywhere, are being hunted down and murdered, he must make a ...

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Title: Magic Binds Author: Ilona Andrews Genre: Urban Fantasy/ Romance/ Adventure Publication date: 2016 Summary: Mercenary Kate Daniels knows all too well that magic in post-Shift Atlanta is a dangerous business. But nothing she’s faced could have prepared her for this… Kate and the former Beast Lord Curran Lennart are finally making their relationship official. But there are some steep obstacles standing in the way of their walk to the alta...

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Title: Magic Shifts Author: Ilona Andrews Genre: Urban Fantasy/ Romance/ Adventure Publication date: 2015 Summary: After breaking from life with the Pack, mercenary Kate Daniels and her mate—former Beast Lord Curran Lennart—are adjusting to a very different pace. While they’re thrilled to escape all the infighting, Curran misses the constant challenges of leading the shapeshifters. So when the Pack offers him its stake in the Mercenary Guil...

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Title: Magic Graves(0.5), Magic Mourns (3.5), Magic Dreams (4.5), Magic Tests (5.3), Magic Gifts (5.4), Gunmental Magic (5.4), Magic Steals (7.5), Magic Stars (8.5) Author: Ilona Andrews Genre: Urban Fantasy/ Romance/ Adventure Summary: A sum of all spinoffs, extras and scenes written from different POV Ilona Andrews shared with us.     Magic Graves(0.5) or also as we know it A Questionable Client was one of my favorite short stories of the ser...

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Title: Magic Breaks Author: Ilona Andrews Genre: Urban Fantasy/ Romance/ Adventure Publication date: 2014 Summary: No matter how much the paranormal politics of Atlanta change, one thing always remains the same: if there’s trouble, Kate Daniels will be in the middle of it… As the mate of the Beast Lord, Curran, former mercenary Kate Daniels has more responsibilities than it seems possible to juggle. Not only is she still struggling to keep he...

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Review: The Death Cure [The Maze Runner Series #3] 5/5 (1)
All , Dystopian fiction , Sci-Fi / December 28, 2017

Title: The Death Cure Author: James Dashner Genre: Science Fiction Publication date: 2011 Summary: It’s the end of the line. WICKED has taken everything from Thomas: his life, his memories, and now his only friends — the Gladers. But it’s finally over. The trials are complete, after one final test. Will anyone survive? What WICKED doesn’t know is that Thomas remembers far more than they think. And it’s enough to prove that he ...

Review: The Scorch Trials [The Maze Runner Series #2]
All , Dystopian fiction , Sci-Fi / December 24, 2017

Title: The Scorch Trials Author: James Dashner Genre: Science Fiction Publication date: 2010 Summary: The Maze was only the beginning… Solving the Maze was supposed to be the end. No more puzzles. No more Variables. And no more running. Thomas was sure that escape meant he and the Gladers would get their lives back. But no one really knew what sort of life they were going back to. In the Maze, life was easy. They had food, and shelter...

Review: The Maze Runner [The Maze Runner Series #1]
All , Dystopian fiction , Sci-Fi / December 21, 2017

Title: The Maze Runner Author: James Dashner Genre: Science Fiction Publication date: 2009 Summary: When Thomas wakes up in the lift, the only thing he can remember is his first name. His memory is blank. But he’s not alone. When the lift’s doors open, Thomas finds himself surrounded by kids who welcome him to the Glade — a large, open expanse surrounded by stone walls. Just like Thomas, the Gladers don’t know why or how they go...

Review: The Lie Tree
All , Children Literature , Fantasy , Mystery / December 14, 2017

Title: The Lie Tree Author: Frances Hardinge Genre: Children Fantasy Publication date: 2015 Summary: The leaves were cold and slightly clammy. There was no mistaking them. She had seen their likeness painstakingly sketched in her father’s journal. The Tree of Lies. Now it was hers, and the journey he had never finished stretched out before her. When Faith’s father is found dead under mysterious circumstances, she is determi...

Review: The Mist
All , Horror , Thriller / December 7, 2017

Title: The Mist Author: Stephen King Genre: Horror/Thriller Publication date: 1980, 1985, 2007 Summary: It’s a hot, lazy day, perfect for a cookout, until you see those strange dark clouds. Suddenly a violent storm sweeps across the lake and ends as abruptly and unexpectedly as it had begun.  Then comes the mist…creeping slowly, inexorably into town, where it settles and waits, trapping you in the supermarket with dozens of...