Reviews and Blog Posts: Fantasy

Storyteller

by Edward Myers

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Much like a classic folk tale, this story begins when Jack leaves his village to seek his fortune as a storyteller. As his tale unfolds, Jack is beset by bandits, falls in love with a princess, befriends a talking bird, and tries to undermine the power of an evil king....

The dust of 100 dogs

by A. S. (Amy Sarig) King

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A swashbuckling tale of pirates, treasure, and reincarnation! This book takes you from a seventeenth century war-torn Ireland to the glory days of the pirates of the Caribbean to modern day Pennsylvania and Jamaica. Emer Morrisey lost her whole family when Ireland was invaded. Sold to a Frenchman for a...

How to ditch your fairy

by Justine Larbalestier

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Everyone (well, almost everyone) in the city of New Avalon has a personal fairy, a good luck charm for something very specific. Charlie's jealous of her friend Rochelle, who has a shopping fairy, and her enemy Fiorezne Burnham-Stone, who has an every boy likes you fairy. Charlie doesn't think her...

Summerland

by Michael Chabon

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Looking for a good fantasy quest novel? You might have overlooked Summerland, thinking it was just about baseball, but it is much more than that. Our very reluctant hero is Ethan Feld, who is recruited for his save the world mission by the farishers, residents of the Summerlands (a parallel...

Coraline

by Neil Gaiman

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If you thought the novel version of Coraline was creepy, just wait until you read the graphic novel! This adaptation of the Neil Gaiman story brings all of the scary things in Coraline's new house to life. At first, Coraline thinks that the door she finds to the other house,...

A curse dark as gold

by Elizabeth C Bunce

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Charlotte and Rosie are teenage orphans, daughters of the town's former Miller. Life at the Stilwater Mill is in their blood, so they decide to do anything possible to keep the mill running against the odds. Their employees and the other townspeople say that the mill is cursed and strange...

Otto's orange day

by Frank Cammuso

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Orange is Otto's favorite color. If he had one wish, he'd wish that EVERYTHING could be orange! One day, a package arrives - a lamp with a genie in it! Otto will get his wish. But having everything be orange isn't quite what Otto thought it would be. Can he...

The twelve kingdoms. [1], [Sea of shadow]

by Fuyumi Ono

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Pulled out of her predictable life as a high school student in Japan, Yoko is taken to another world where monsters, magic, and politics rule. Just as a strange young man named Keiki vows to serve and protect Yoko he disappears, leaving her in a dangerous and unfamiliar world. Yoko...

Hush, little dragon

by Boni Ashburn

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"Hush, little dragon, don't make a sound. Mama's gonna bring you a princess she found." This humorous take-off on the classic lullaby shows Mama Dragon bringing all kinds of medieval citizens to her baby, but they keep getting away. Knights, magicians, and a mean old queen all get away from...

The princess and the Peabodys

by Betty G Birney

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Casey and her grandma find a mysterious box at a yard sale. When they get the box open, a princess pops out! Because of a wizard's mistake, the princess is stuck living in modern California with the Peabodys! While the family seems entranced by the princess, Casey is the one...

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