Tag: Book Reviews

  • Everything

    The Everything Anthology is a collection of amazing short stories, each following a version of the theme “everything.” Featuring work from 21 Christian ladies, with stories and poems ranging from  well-written contemporary to rich historical fiction, this collection is full of every type of story you can look for. “God is truly blessing us,” Mr.…

  • Shadow

    Shadow, by Kara Swanson, is the second—and last—book in the Heirs of Neverland duology, and another great Peter Pan retelling. It is set in decaying Neverland, where nothing is as it should be. Peter Pan and Claire have both made it to Neverland, but it is not the playful refuge they were expecting. Neverland is…

  • Cloak of the Light

    Cloak of the Light, by Chuck Black, is the first book in the Wars of the Realm series. It’s a spiritual warfare allegory, set in modern day America. Drew Carter’s life is forever changed when a science accident leaves him temporarily blinded. When he regains his vision, he realizes he can see things no one…

  • Dust

    Dust, by Kara Swanson, is book one in The Heirs of Neverland duology, and an amazing Peter Pan retelling. It’s set in modern day London and America, multiple decades after the original Peter Pan book. Peter Pan never wants to grow up. But now, stuck flightless in London, he finds himself aging against his will.…

  • The Wonderland Trials

    The Wonderland Trials, by Sara Ella, is an absolutely AMAZING book. I fell in love with it the first time I read it. It’s a retelling of Alice in Wonderland, set in an England slightly different than the one we know today. The main character, Alice Liddell, is a young teenager stuck in the monotony…

  • Of Fire and Ash

    One of my absolute favorite books is Of Fire and Ash, by Gillian Bronte Adams. It is a Christian fantasy, set amid the untamed horse lands of Soldenia and the quiet Que tribes. An Empire is slowly taking over the world. The book follows the paths of three characters—Rafi, Jakim, and Ceridwin—as they fight desperately…

  • Ember Falls

    Ember Falls, by S. D. Smith, is book two of The Green Ember series. It is a Christian animal fantasy, set in the secret citadels and wild woodlands of Natalia. War has overtaken the rabbits. Heather and Picket are hard at work in a hidden citadel, training with their friends, Emma and Smalls. When Smalls…

  • Moonscript

    Moonscript, by H. S. J. Williams, is one of my favorite elf fantasy books. It’s set in Orim, a mystical world of strange characters, huge towns, and amazing landscapes. The main character, a 15 year-old orphaned human named Tellie, is stuck in a dreary life she fears will never end.  However, a meeting with royal…

  • The Green Ember

    One of my favorite books is The Green Ember, book one of The Green Ember series, by S. D. Smith. It is a Christian animal fantasy, set in the wild wooded world, Natalia, with rabbits, wolves, and birds of prey. The main characters’ (rabbit siblings named Heather and Picket) happy life is suddenly shattered when…