Book Review: Dream Chasers (Screamcatcher # 2) by Christy J. Breedlove

Author: Christy J. BreedloveRelease Date: 24th March 2020Genre: Young Adult, FantasySeries: ScreamcatcherFormat: E-book Pages: 240 Publisher: Melange Books, Fire & Ice Blurb: Seventeen year-old Jory Pike knows a thing or two about Indian lore from her half-blood Chippewa ancestry. She can trap, hunt and fish with the best of them. She has a team of three other teens friends called The…

Book Review: 22 Dutch Road by T. C. Schueler

Author: T.C. Schueler Release Date: 13th January 2020 Genre: Speculative Fiction Fantasy, Psychological Thriller, Horror, Urban Fantasy, Supernatural, Paranormal Series:  Format: E-book Pages: 492 Publisher:  Blurb: An estranged son drives twelve hours to collect badly needed money from his father’s estate. The same ugly McMansion still sits behind a security wall, but there are new features: a…

Book Review: Requiem, Times Changing by R.J. Parker

Author: R.J. Parker Release Date: 26 September 2019 Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Adventure Series: Requiem (Book #1) Format: E-book Pages: 450 Publisher: Olympia Publishers Blurb: Clint and Corbin are having a weird day. Best friends for life, things are getting a little strange around their town, and at school. When they're followed by a strange man looking for Clint and…

Book Review: Magicmals – The Troublemakers by April Enciso

Author: April Enciso Release Date: 18th June 2019 Genre: Middle-Grade Fiction, Children’s Fiction, Adventure, Fantasy Series: Magicmals Edition: E-book Pages: 68 Publisher:  Blurb: After all the excitement of talking Magicmals, disappearing buildings, and space travel last year, ten-year-old Eva, her younger brother Diego, and her best friend Jenny are all looking forward to a nice quiet time in…

Book Review: Magicmals – The Beginning by April Enciso

Author: April Enciso Release Date: 20th January 2019 Genre: Middle-Grade Fiction, Children's Fiction, Adventure, Fantasy Series: Magicmals Edition: E-book Pages: 69 Publisher:  Blurb: When Eva and her brother Diego move to a new city, she expects the worst attending a new school. As she struggles to fit in at her new school, strange things begin to happen to…

Book Review: Oddity Of The Magicus Eye: Patterns (Part #1) by Patrick Malum

Author: Patrick Malum Release Date: 26th September 2019 Genre: Science-Fiction Fantasy, Young Adult, Space Fantasy, Serials, Series: Edition: E-book Pages: 75 Publisher: WordBuzz Publishing Blurb: Sixteen-year-old Elenah Lockwood dreams of what lies beyond her boring world of Etheron. With a mind fuelled by amazing, fantastical stories of the vast and sprawling galaxy, she needs only one thing: an…

Book Review: A Time of Prophecy (The Outlands Pentalogy #5) by Rebecca Crunden

Author: Rebecca Crunden Release Date: – Genre: Dystopian, Science-Fiction Fantasy, Young Adult Series: The Outlands Pentalogy (Book #5) Edition: E-book Pages: 330 Publisher: – Blurb: In the years since Kitty, Nate and Thom escaped the Kingdom, the Plague has ravaged the population and the rebels have seized two of the northern countries. In an attempt to bring order to…

Author Interview: Melissa Lynn Herold

Welcome fellow bibliophiles. Today, we are featuring author Melissa Lynn Herold. About The Author Melissa Lynn Herold Melissa Lynn Herold is artistically-talented, scientifically-minded, and magically-fascinated, something that manifests in both her fiction and nonfiction. Her debut into published fiction is the artistically immersive Heaven’s Silhouette, first book in the Iyarri Chronicles (September 17, 2019). An herbal…

Book Review: Heaven’s Silhouette by Melissa Lynn Herold

Author: Melissa Lynn Herold Release Date: 17th September 2019 Genre: High Fantasy, Magic Realism Series: Iyarri Chronicles (Book #1) Edition: E-book Pages: 400 Publisher: Wise Ink Creative Publishing Blurb: When I was little, other children called me a monster. A painting proved them right. A lifetime of cruel taunts and heartbreak has taught Aurelia to hide, to…

Book Review: Holy Sister (Book Of The Ancestor #3) by Mark Lawrence

Author: Mark Lawrence Release Date: 3rd April 2018 Genre: High Fantasy, Speculative Fiction, Epic Fantasy, Dark Fantasy, Dystopian Series: Book Of The Ancestor (Book #3) Edition: Paperback Pages: 352 Publisher: Harper-Voyager Blurb: They came against her as a child. Now they face the woman. The ice is advancing, the Corridor narrowing, and the empire is under siege from the…

Book Spotlight: Heaven’s Silhouette by Melissa Lynn Herold

Welcome to TRB Lounge. Today, we are featuring author Melissa Lynn Herold's debut novel Heaven's Silhouette. Presenting... Heaven’s Silhouette by Melissa Lynn Herold Book Name: Heaven's Silhouette Author: Melissa Lynn Herold Series: Iyarri Chronicles - Book 1 Publisher: Wise Ink Creative Publishing Genre: High Fantasy Page Count: 400 Release date: 17th September 2019 Synopsis When I was little, other children…

Book Review: Grey Sister (Book Of The Ancestor #2) by Mark Lawrence

Author: Mark Lawrence Release Date: 3rd April 2018 Genre: High Fantasy, Speculative Fiction, Epic Fantasy, Dark Fantasy, Dystopian Series: Book Of The Ancestor (Book #2) Edition: E-book Pages: 409 Publisher: Harper-Voyager Blurb: Second novel in the brilliant series from the bestselling author of Prince of Thorns. In Mystic Class Nona Grey begins to learn the secrets of the…

Book Review: Red Sister (The Book Of Ancestor #1) by Mark Lawrence

Author: Mark Lawrence Release Date: 4th April 2017 Genre: High Fantasy, Speculative Fiction, Epic Fantasy, Dark Fantasy, Dystopian Series: The Book Of Ancestor (Book #1) Edition: E-book Pages: 482 Publisher: Harper-Voyager Blurb: It's not until you're broken that you find your sharpest edge "I was born for killing – the gods made me to ruin" At the Convent…

ARC Review: Simon Grey And The March Of A Hundred Ghosts by Charles Kowalski

Author: Charles Kowalski Release Date: 1st August 2019 Genre: Middle Grade, Young Adult, Fantasy, Adventure, Historical, Travel Series: Simon Grey (Book #1) Edition: E-book Pages: 192 Publisher: Excalibur Books Blurb: Alone and lost in haunted Japan... Japan, 1620: A mysterious shipwreck has left cabin boy Simon Grey stranded in an unfamiliar, dangerous land. He hoped that a long…

Graphic Novel Review: Plagued: The Devil Did It by Shakil Somani

Author: Shakil Somani Illustrator: Mark Superales Release Date: 4th June 2019 Genre: Fantasy, Comedy, Graphic Novel Series:  Edition: PDF Pages: 58 Publisher: – Blurb: Lukas "Kas" Green, a successful British filmmaker and billionaire living in Los Angeles, takes the wrong girl home one night - she turns out to literally be the daughter of the Devil.The…

Book Review: Shatter Me by Tehereh Mafi

Author: Tahereh Mafi Release Date: 2nd October 2012 Genre: Young Adult Fantasy, Dystopian Series: Shatter Me (Book #1) Edition: Paperback Pages: Publisher: – Blurb: Juliette hasn’t touched anyone in exactly 264 days. The last time she did, it was an accident, but The Reestablishment locked her up for murder. No one knows why Juliette’s touch is fatal. As long…

Book Review: A Life Out There by Brian McNatt

Author: Brian McNatt Release Date: 31st March 2019 Genre: New Adult Fantasy Series:  Edition: E-book Pages: Publisher: – Blurb: It is the mark of every true Wolf-Lord to heal from the worst of wounds in a matter of minutes, to shapeshift into any fantastical form imagined, and to burn away at deadly silver’s touch. Princess Candida, third child…

Book Review: Legends of Heraldale by Brian McNatt

Author: Brian McNatt Release Date: 9th January 2017 Genre: New Adult Fantasy Series: Legends Of Heraldale (Book #1) Edition: E-book Pages: 252 Publisher: – Blurb: Here is the story of Galaxy the hippogryph, of Featheren Valley, who after great tragedy must go on a journey to reunite with her family and rekindle the fight against the Unicorn Empire and…

Book Review: Six Of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

Author: Leigh Bardugo Release Date: 12th July 2016 Genre: Dark Fantasy, Young Adult, Magic & Elementals Series: Six Of Crows (Book #1) & Grishaverse Edition: Paperback Pages: 495 Publisher: Orion Children's Books Blurb: Criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker has been offered wealth beyond his wildest dreams. But to claim it, he'll have to pull off a seemingly impossible heist: Break into the notorious…

Book Review: Caraval by Stephanie Garber

Author: Stephanie Garber Release Date: 28th November 2018Genre: Techno-Thriller, Action, Sci-Fi, Post-ApocalypticSeries: Written By Blood #1Edition: e-bookPages: 238Publisher: –Blurb:The Sunday Times bestseller WELCOME TO CARAVAL, WHERE NOTHING IS QUITE WHAT IT SEEMS . . . Scarlett has never left the tiny isle of Trisda, pining from afar for the wonder of Caraval, a once-a-year week-long performance where the audience participates in the show.…

Book Review: Braidy Von Althuis And The Dastardly Djinn By Cassidy Dwelis

Author: Cassidy DwelisRelease Date: 30th October 2018Genre: Middle-Grade, Fantasy, SupernaturalSeries: Braidy Von Althuis #3Edition: e-bookPages: 228Publisher: Precursor PublishingBlurb:"He should have known this would happen. Wishes in movies and books seemed to go bad, so why would this one be any different?" Ten-year-old Braidy von Althuis misses his family dearly. Ever since his father, his aunt, and his uncle…

Book Review: Braidy Von Althuis And The Pesky Pest Controller by Cassidy Dwelis

Author: Cassidy Dwelis Release Date: 10th May 2017 Genre: Middle-Grade, Fantasy, Supernatural Series: Braidy Von Althuis #1 Edition: e-book Pages: 323 Publisher: Precursor Publishing Blurb: Ten-year-old Braidy von Althuis just wants one thing: to fit in. The other kids at school think he's weird, and for good reason. Despite his oddities, Braidy wants more than anything for…

Book Review: Mermaids Are Real: The Mystiq Prong by Bo Wu

Author: Bo Wu Release Date: 23rd July 2018 Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Series: Edition: e-book Pages: 342 Publisher: – Blurb: “'Crabs talk?' asked Benji. 'Everything in nature speaks. Not everything in nature listens,' said Octavius nodding Topside." Benji Fisher has spent the first twelve years of his life growing up in a small fishing town, Topside. He’s gotten…

Book Review: TwoSpells by Mark Morrison

Author: Mark Morrison Release Date: 21 February 2018 Genre: Middle-Grade Fantasy, Young Adult Series: Edition: e-book Pages: 316 Publisher: – Blurb: Sarah and her twin brother Jon are heirs to an ancient magical realm and its most valuable treasure, an enchanted library. The library endows readers with the supernatural means of crossing into the uncharted inner-sanctum…

Book Review: Deadmarsh Fey by Melika Dannese Lux

Author: Melika Dannese Lux Release Date: 2nd May 2018 Genre: Dark Fantasy, Horror, Series: Dwellers Of Darkness, Children Of Light #1 Edition: e-book Pages: 674 Publisher: Books in my Belfry Blurb: Flesh and bone and hearts unknown, lead to the rath and your fate will be shown… Deadmarsh. The name struck terror into the hearts of all…

Book Review: The Snowtiger’s Trail by Watson Davis

Author: Watson Davis Release Date: 12th April 2018 Genre: Swords & Sorcery, High Fantasy Series:  The Windhaven Chronicles (Book #9) Edition: E-book Pages: 315 Publisher: – Blurb: Welcome to Windhaven and the Wrath of the Wizard-King!A deposed Wizard-king leads his ragged band of followers to the last town before the Far Waste and hides there from his…

Audiobook Review: Looking For Dei by David A. Wilson

Author: David A. Willson Narrator: Tanya Eby Release Date: 30th March 2018 Genre: High Fantasy Series: - Length: 10 hours 7 hours 25 minutes Publisher: Seeker Press Blurb: Join Nara and Mykel on a journey through the Great Land.... Fifteen-year-old Nara Dall has never been good at keeping secrets. Yet it seems that her life has been filled with them,…

Book Review: From Wrath To Ruin by Justin Enos

Author: Justin Enos Release Date: 26th April 2017 Genre: Dystopian, Speculative Fiction, Fantasy Series:  Edition: E-book (mobi) Pages: 386 Publisher: Book Baby Blurb: In exile from his homeland... As a mercenary, Tijodrin has wandered far and wide, and now his travels have brought him to the great city of Hohvenlor, a city he knows well. He…

Book Review: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Author: Ernest Cline Release Date: 5th June 2012 Genre: Science-Fiction, Science-Fantasy, Dystopian, Young Adult Edition: Paperback Pages: 374 Publisher: Broadway Books Blurb: In the year 2044, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenage Wade Watts really feels alive is when he's jacked into the virtual utopia known as the OASIS. Wade's devoted his life…

Book Review: Beneath The Skin by R.L. Martinez

Author: R.L. Martinez Release Date: 21st July 2017 Genre: Fantasy, Elementals > Magic, Witches, Shape-shifter Series: The Witchbreed Series - #2 Edition: E-book Pages: 365 Publisher: Lakewater Press Blurb: Abandoned, betrayed, and wanted for murder, Lady Oriabel Dominax is a witch on the run. The deadly magic now awakened inside her is hungry, and it is all Oriabel…