Reviews and Blog Posts: Fantasy

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...

Elissa's quest

by Erica F Verrillo

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Elissa has lived in the valley with the healing woman for her whole life. She does not know who her parents were and Nana has never spoken of them. Elissa has learned not to ask questions about her past, so it is shock when her father, a nobleman, turns up...

Into the Wild

by Sarah Beth Durst

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Julie's mom is Rapunzel, her brother is Puss n Boots. They're having dinner tonight with Snow's Seven. Living with fairy tale characters in the modern world is tough. Even harder is keeping The Wild under Julie's bed and out of power. The Wild is a powerful, magical world that wants...

Time of the eagle

by Sherryl Jordan

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The Shinali people have been exiled from their land for many years, but they look forward to the Time of the Eagle, a time when they will rise up with other displaced peoples and take back their land as the prophecy foretold. On her sixteenth borning-day, Avala receives a new...

Song of the sparrow

by Lisa Ann Sandell

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Elaine lives among the men and boys of Arthur's Round Table as a sister, healer, and friend. When a new woman arrives in camp, Elaine hopes to find a sister and friend to share her life in this world of men. Instead, she meets the beautiful and divisive Gwynivere. What...

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