Tag Archives: fantasy

The Adventurer: Staff of Emperors – A Fan Fiction Sequel – Introduction

In the beginning months of 2016, Netflix, as Netflix does, decided to play host to a few nondescript movie titles that were produced on a low budget and often committed the great sin of acting like a good story could … Continue reading

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Lost in a Book

This week’s review is on a Beauty and the Beast stand-alone novel that takes place within the timeline of Disney’s live-action film.  Clever Belle. Beautiful Belle. Funny Belle, trapped in a palace with a monster. After saving her father from imprisonment … Continue reading

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A Wrinkle in Time

To celebrate the premiere of the film this weekend, I decided to revisit an old classic with A Wrinkle in Time.  “Wild nights are my glory,” beamed Mrs. Whatsit. So begins A Wrinkle in Time, with the storm that sweeps a rather … Continue reading

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100 Dresses

I frankly can’t believe I haven’t reviewed this series before. Susan Maupin Schmid wrote a marvelous debut novel and has continued with a sequel that I love just as much. The 100 Dresses series follows the adventures of Darling Dimple … Continue reading

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Missy Piggle-Wiggle Returns

Dear Missy, I’m afraid this is yet another letter written in haste, as I believe I’m closing in on my husband the rest of the pirates….Can you stay on a bit longer? Have you needed to search for the silver key yet? … Continue reading

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Mighty Jack

Once upon a time, a poor boy sold a cow for a handful of beans. A beanstalk grew. A giant fell. And they all lived happily ever after. Or did they?  Because this is not the fairytale you thought you … Continue reading

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A Fairy’s Friend

There are fairies in the sky, All around you, fairies fly. Flit and flutter, tumble, twirl, When the wind blows, fairies swirl…   So begins this entrancing children’s book by fabulous author Sue Fliess and illustrator Claire Keane. If you’ve ever … Continue reading

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The Land of Stories

It occurs to me that I’ve never mentioned this wonderful series to ya’ll and since I love it so much and the fourth just recently came out, I’ll bring you folks up to date. Be forewarned: it is SUPER complicated, … Continue reading

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Harry Potter

Now that I’ve finished the series, I’m here to give you my official opinion: Wow. That’s all for today folks! Bye…..Didn’t fool you? Ok, alright, fine. My real review is this: It was colorful and magical. The characters were rich … Continue reading

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The Menagerie: Krakens and Lies

WARNING – You probably would want to read the first two books, The Menagerie and The Menagerie: Dragon Trial before you read this book. Tui T. Sutherland and Kari Sutherland bring you the conclusion to their stunning series The Menagerie. Read … Continue reading

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