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Tiger Moon

Author: Antonia Michaelis  Genre: Fantasy, Magic realism POV: 3rd person Summary: A young thief is caught stealing an amulet that belong to a god. As punishment he is given a task of rescuing a princess from a demon king. Sending him all across India with a white tiger as a companion. Meanwhile in a far-off… Continue reading Tiger Moon

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The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Mythology

I been meaning to review this bad boy for quite a while. This is a 500+pages book of mythology from Europa, Asia, and the Middle East. The book doesnot have any myths from Africa, Australia, the Pacific Islands, North, South,and Central America. The title uses the word ultimate and not complete. Plusgiven the size it… Continue reading The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Mythology

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Welsh Legends and Folk Tales

Author: Gwyn Jones Summary: A collations of stories from Welsh legends and folk lore. Retold from the Mabinogion How I find this book: Years ago, I was at a library booksale. There a hallway with tables of books leading to a bigger room with more tables of books. I was looking at the books in… Continue reading Welsh Legends and Folk Tales

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The Night Tourist

Author: Katherine Marsh Genre: ghost story Age: Teens POV: 3rdperson Summary: Jack Perdu lives with his father on the Yale University campus. Smart and introverted, Jack spends most of his time alone, his nose buried in a book. But when Jack suffers a near fatal accident, his life is forever changed. His father sends him… Continue reading The Night Tourist

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Apocalypse Now Now

Author: Charlie Human Genre: Urban fantasy Age: ~16 and up POV: 1st person Format: Audio Summary: Baxter Zevcenko's life is pretty sweet. As the 16-year-old kingpin of the Spider, his smut-peddling schoolyard syndicate, he's making a name for himself as an up-and-coming entrepreneur and he's going out with Esme, the girl of his dreams. But when Esme gets kidnapped, and… Continue reading Apocalypse Now Now

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Poison’s Cage

Author: Breeana Shields Genre: Fantasy, Mythology POV: 1st person switches between Mainda and Ilya Review of the fist book Summary: Espionage is a game you always play along. Iyla and Marinda have killed many men together: Iyla as the seductress, Marinda as the final, poisonous kiss. Now they understand who the real enemy is the… Continue reading Poison’s Cage

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Poison’s Kiss

¬† ¬†Author: Breeana Shields Genre: fantasy, mythology, Assassin Age: Teen POV: 1st person Summary: Marinda has kissed dozens of boys. They all die afterward. It's a miserable life, but being a visha kanya, a poison maiden, is what she was created to do. Marinda serves the Raja by dispatching his enemies with only her lips… Continue reading Poison’s Kiss