Book Review: Kingdoms of the Cursed (The High and Faraway Book 2) by Greg Keyes

When Errol gets dragged back to the Kingdoms, Veronica and Aster follow, Aster still set on figuring out a way to save her father as well. But things are worse than ever in the Kingdoms, the evil thing that was formerly Aster's teacher has far more power, the friends all get separated, and they still have to figure out how to break the curse on the...
 

Book Review: The Reign of the Departed (The High and Faraway Book 1) by Greg Keyes

Errol attempts to commit suicide but instead wakes in the body of a wooden automaton, created by his classmate, Aster. Her father is under a curse, and she needs his help, plus the help of some others, to travel into the magical realms of the Kingdoms and find the water of health. If they find it---and survive---they'll be able to cure both Aster's father and Errol's human...
 

Book Recs: 10 Sci-Fi/Fantasy Books with No Romance

In honor of Valentine's Day, I have decided to make a post for all the people out there who are NOT looking for love! Well, not in books, at least ;-) Romance in books is great. I like it. I really do! But, on occasion, I'm just not in the mood for it. And a book doesn't have to have romance to be amazing! I can't promise there's not a single mention of romance or feelings in all of these,...
 

Book Review: Toric’s Dagger (The Weapon Takers Saga Book 1) by Jamie Edmundson

When the religious relic Toric's Dagger is stolen, Belwynn, her twin brother, and eight others are sent to track down the thieves and return it, but they soon find themselves embroiled in something much bigger than mere theft. Elana insists the dagger will be essential in saving their nation, and everyone seems to want it. Meanwhile things are changing on the political front, and leaders...