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I love good world-building in Fantasy, and this book is packed with it. Many elements of the scenery, races, politics, and religions feel familiar but not directly copied from anything in particular, and it was a nice balance between originality … Continue reading
First of all, the blurb for this book doesn’t do it justice. The story is a full-out adventure in a magical world populated by every fantasy creature you’d hope to find, and there’s plenty of heart and comedy thrown in. … Continue reading
It’s impossible to write a review of this and not mention the similarities to Harry Potter. A parentless boy is whisked away from the ordinary world and taken to a fantastical school. He ends up with really only two friends, … Continue reading
I’ve read a couple of fantasy/magic-based stories using the elements as the source for magic, and I liked the everyday approach to them in this story. Catherine and her gifted circle of friends lead pretty ordinary lives, but they use … Continue reading