Category 5 Stars

Sword of Shannara

The Sword of Shannara, by Terry Brooks

Title: The Sword of Shannara Author: Terry Brooks Genre: Fantasy Edition/Pages: Kindle Edition Rating: ✭✭✭✭✭ Short & Sweet Synopsis: Two brothers get caught up in an epic quest to regain the legendary Sword of Shannara from an Druid-turned-bad known as the Warlock Lord. The last review I wrote was of a book called Heirs of Prophecy, and in my review, […]

The High Lord, by Trudi Canavan

Title: The High Lord Author: Trudi Canavan Genre: Fantasy Edition/Pages: Kindle Edition Rating: ✭✭✭✭✭ Short & Sweet Synopsis: Sonea begins to understand Akkarin’s motivations in learning black magic, leading the unlikely duo to wage a secret war against the growing tide of evil brought by the powerful Sachakan magicians. Before reading: Check out my reviews of […]

The Novice, by Trudi Canavan

Title: The Novice Author: Trudi Canavan Genre: Fantasy Edition/Pages: Kindle Edition Rating: ✭✭✭✭✭ Short & Sweet Synopsis: Sonea must deal with school bullies, whilst also handling a complicated and dangerous (and secret) political situation in the Magician’s Guild.  Before reading: Check out my review of book 1, The Magician’s Guild. The very first thing I did […]

The Magician's Guild

The Magician’s Guild, by Trudi Canavan

Title: The Magician’s Guild Author: Trudi Canavan Genre: Fantasy Edition/Pages: Eos, 2004/370 pages Rating:✭✭✭✭✭ Short & Sweet Synopsis: Slum dweller Sonea’s life changes forever when she discovers that she has magical powers, and she must reconcile this with her peers’ ideas of the what the Magicians are.  In the first book of The Black Magician […]

The Lost Years of Merlin, by T.A. Barron

Title: The Lost Years of Merlin Author: T.A. Barron Genre: Fantasy Edition/Pages: Penguin, 1996/288 Pages Rating: ✭✭✭✭✭ Short & Sweet Synopsis: This series depicts the childhood and early life of the famed wizard Merlin. So, I’m going to presume all of you have heard of Merlin (ya know, that old, British wizard who advised King Arthur?). […]

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, by Stieg Larsson

Title: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Author: Stieg Larsson Genre: Crime/Mystery Edition/Pages: Kindle Edition Rating: ✭✭✭✭✭ Short & Sweet Synopsis: When an esteemed Swedish journalist is falsely convicted of libel, he quits his job and travels to the northern part of the country to solve a 36 year old murder case for the former CEO of one of the […]

Columbine

Columbine, by Dave Cullen

Title: Columbine Author: Dave Cullen Genre: Non-fiction Edition/Pages: Grand Central Publishing, April 2009/417 pages Rating: ✭✭✭✭✭ Short & Sweet Synopsis: In a sentence, everything you ever wanted to know about the Columbine shooting. If you’re even remotely interested in the Columbine massacre, you should read this book. It’s the only comprehensive book ever published on the attack, and […]