Fantaisa Reviews The Tainted Crown

The Tainted Crown by Meg Cowley Ages 14+ Published 2/27/2017 “Read the series described as “Game of Thrones for teenagers”… What is the price of kingship? The kingdom of Caledan is thrown into turmoil by the queen’s murder.  Her heir, Soren, flees with a price on his head after being framed for the killing by his…

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Fantasia Reviews The Crimson Queen

The Crimson Queen by Alec Hutson Ages 12+ Published 12/3/2016 “Long ago the world fell into twilight, when the great empires of old consumed each other in sorcerous cataclysms. In the south the Star Towers fell, swallowed by the sea, while the black glaciers descended upon the northern holdfasts, entombing the cities of Min-Ceruth in…

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Fantasia Reviews Thief’s Blade

Thief’s Blade by C. Greenwood Published March 22, 2017 Ages 12+ “Luka’s carefree existence as the spoiled son of a minor noble ended the day his family was arrested and imprisoned in the Eyeless Tower. His father, a political rival to the praetor of Camdon, would never live to see freedom again. Luka should have…

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Fantasia Reviews Severance

Severance by Haven Cage Published 3/11/2017 Ages 16+ “In Severance, a dark, adult urban fantasy novel from the Faltering Souls series, Nevaeh has to face the overpowering gravity of her choice to save those she loves while striving for strength to fight her greatest threat—herself. Nevaeh Richards makes her declaration. Living a life in which…

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Fantasia Reviews Awaken

Awaken by B. T. Narro Published 2/25/2017 Ages 14+ “Desil has spent his life honing his magic, but a promise to his mother has kept him from doing anything worthwhile with it. Now all he does is help his mother manage her tavern as his father rests in a grave. Desil knows there’s at least…

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Fantasia Reviews Fire Mage Reborn

Fire Mage Reborn by John Forrester Published 12/26/2016 Ages 10+ “Fire Mage Reborn includes Fire Mage and Sun Mage as one complete book.   For centuries, mages perfected magic at the Order of the Dawn. Mastery over fire, wind, and storm. They live in the last free city in a world plagued by dark sorcerers.…

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Fantasia Reviews Fire Sorcerer

Fire Sorcerer by David Normoyle Ages 14+ Published 9/20/2016 “My name is Rune, and if I’ve learned one thing, it’s not to play with fire. Magical or otherwise. The first time I used my power, I ended up burning down a mansion. The second time, an inter-dimensional elemental possessed my friend Jo. Now, with a…

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Fantasia Reviews Trial By Fire

Trial By Fire by Evan Tarver Ages 12+ Published 12/8/2016 “There’s a prophecy on ancient Earth that says the heavens will destroy the world and purge the planet, forcing a reluctant savior to help humanity start anew. Brekken, the most advanced city-state known to man, is believed by its citizens too powerful to be destroyed…

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Fantasia Reviews Dragon’s Dust

Dragon’s Dust by Alfred Wohlmuth Age 14+ Published 1/15/2017 “Hidden in the forgotten tunnels beneath the castle of Thorilleia lies an ancient book written by a powerful wizard. Two young men set out to find the book, which is said to contain a mysterious secret. Their journey takes them across rugged mountains and through dense…

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Fantasia Reviews Metronome

Metronome by Oliver Langmead Published 1/16/2016 Age 14+ “You and I, we wear our wounds. I wear my scars, you wear your tattoos, and we don’t forget who we are.’ It is for the entities known as Sleepwalkers to cross the doors between dreams, and hunt the nightmares that haunt sleeping minds. Theirs is a…

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