Adventure · Fantasy · Mythology · Young Adult books

Shadow of the Fox, Julie Kagawa

This fantasy is full of intriguing Japanese mythology. A half-kitsune and a demon slaying shinobi travel across the land fighting demons along the way.

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Adventure · Children's books · Fantasy · Young Adult books

Shadowseeker, Victor Kloss

The second instalment in the Royal Institute of Magic series follows Ben on his first official day at the Institute. But it doesn’t go as he expects. A Shadowseeker, Dark Elf assassin, attacks the Dragon Way. Chaos erupts, with the fear of a killer that can literally pop out of thin air anywhere in the… Continue reading Shadowseeker, Victor Kloss

Adventure · Fantasy · Young Adult books

The Copper Gauntlet, Holly Black & Cassandra Clare

Call’s home for the summer after his first at The Magisterium. But Call won’t be having a relaxing, fun-filled summer like his friends. Hints lead him to believe his father suspects his secret and plans to do something about it. After a fight with his dad, Call runs away with Havoc. Arriving at Tamara’s house… Continue reading The Copper Gauntlet, Holly Black & Cassandra Clare

Adventure · Fantasy · Young Adult books

The Golden Tower, Holly Black & Cassandra Clare

It’s finally here, the climax to the Magisterium series. The waiting for this book was one of the most frustrating times. After the traumatic events of the last book, the characters start in a dark place. Aaron is dead, again, but no one knows that Call drew Aaron’s soul into his own body. After everything… Continue reading The Golden Tower, Holly Black & Cassandra Clare

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The Silver Mask, Holly Black & Cassandra Clare

The fourth book in the Magisterium series begins in a dark place for Call and his friends. After the traumatic events of The Bronze Key the entire mage world is forever changed. For six months Call has been imprisoned in the Panopticon with everyone treating him like The Enemy of Death. With no visitors, not… Continue reading The Silver Mask, Holly Black & Cassandra Clare

Adventure · Fantasy · Paranormal · Young Adult books

Queen Heir, Jaymin Eve

I’m a big fan of paranormal books, especially werewolves, so I was practically jumping up and down when I came across this novel revolving around wolf and bear shifters. The basic set up of this world sees power coursing through magic current lines, ley lines, throughout the world that culminates in crystals in New York.… Continue reading Queen Heir, Jaymin Eve

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Blood Ties, Garth Nix

Things finally get real for the team when Meilin's home is under attack by the Conquerors. Her behaviour is consistent with her past behaviour and she sneaks off to o on her own mission; to save her home and father. She's stubborn and thick-headed, though I understand her need to help her home, her plan is… Continue reading Blood Ties, Garth Nix