Fantasia Reviews Odinsmal: Rise of the Jotunheim

Odinsmal: Rise of the Jotunheim by Sammy Zakaria Genre: Fantasy Ages 12+ Published 3/30/2017  About the Book – Odinsmal, A Norse Fantasy “Forced to flee from his home on the island of Algir Oya, young Odin finds that the evil he’d barely escaped is already causing death and destruction on mainland Midgard. In a bid…

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Fantasia Reviews Rise of a Guardian

Rise of a Guardian by L. J. Andrews Published 8/20/2016 Ages 14+ “The truth of his family has always been a mystery, but finally Killian Thomas is given one chance to find answers to his past in a strange realm. A mysterious community, bound to protect the realms, promises to help him on his quest…

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Fantasia Reviews The Nightmare Birds

The Nightmare Birds by Amie Irene Winters Published 7/28/2016 Ages 14+ “Only those who possess wild eyes, an impulsive heart, and a wandering spirit hunt for the Theater of Secrets—and once they witness the darkest of magic, they don’t return. It promises to change your life forever—but is the mysterious Theater of Secrets legend or…

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Fantasia Reviews Daughter of Havenglade

  Daughter of Havenglade by H. C. Harrington Published 9/24/2016 Ages 12+ “A sinister wizard. A mysterious teacher. A kingdom on the brink of collapse. In the ancient kingdom of Havenglade, a brutal enemy is ravaging the countryside making his way closer to Gradur Castle. An aging king seeks protection from a council of loyal…

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Fantasia Reviews Darrienia

Darrienia by K. J. Simmill Published 9/1/2015 Ages 14+ “It is said that the past always returns to haunt you. Yet some forgotten pasts have whispered names and a debt for collection. Dangerous curiosities stir a hidden darkness, one that patiently waits to seize control. The subtle periphery between dream and reality is in peril…

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Fantasia Reviews Strange Luck

Strange Luck by Amie Irene Winters Published 6/2/2015 Ages 14+ “Hidden deep in the forest, beneath mounds of forgotten memories, lies the secret world of the Nameless – a magical realm as beautiful as it is dangerous. Daisy Darling used to think of Sea Salt, the small mountain town she has always called home, as…

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Fantasia Reviews Turik and the Lost Woman

Turnik and the Lost Woman by Jonas Lau Published 11/1/2012 Ages 10+ “In Zymaria, a land now ruled by a malicious sage, there is a small town still untouched by the evils. Turik, a twelve year old boy abandoned by his parents, resides with his Grandpa. Turik and his grandpa live a simple existence, farming…

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Fantasia Reviews Shadow Stalker Part One

Shadow Stalker by Renee Scattergood Published 4/18/2015 Ages 12+ “The Hidden Truth (Episode 1) A young shadow stalker is destined to enslave the people of the Serpent Isles, and the Galvadi Empire want this child of prophecy dead. Auren Trasks perfectly normal life is disrupted when the Galvadi invade, and she learns a startling secret…

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Fantasia Reviews Dawn of Wonder

Dawn of Wonder by Johnathan Renshaw Published 5/1/2015 Ages 12+ “When a high-ranking officer gallops into the quiet Mistyvales, he brings a warning that shakes the countryfolk to their roots. But for Aedan, a scruffy young adventurer with veins full of fire and a head full of ideas, this officer is not what he seems.…

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Fantasia Reviews the Cult of Yex Saga: Part One

The Second Cataclysm by Jason F. Smith and C. Parker Garlitz Published 12/4/2014 Ages 14+ “The words of the fourth prophecy echoed in Cael’s mind as he stood on the edge of the sinkhole, looking down into the smoky abyss. Not only had he witnessed his own parents murdered by an assassin from a supposedly…

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