Reviews and Blog Posts: Fantasy

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...

Ophelia : a novel

by Lisa Klein

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Ophelia is a wild girl without a mother to guide her or love from her distracted father. When her dear brother, Laertes, and his friend Hamlet go away to school, Ophelia's father sends her to be a lady in waiting for the queen. In court life, Ophelia learns to be...

My dead girlfriend. Volume One

by Eric Wight

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Finney Bleak has the usual set of high school problems--family who doesn't understand him, not fitting in at school, and losing the girl of his dreams. Well, they're not quite USUAL. His family is a group of ghosts who have died unusual and gruesome deaths. Finney knows he is next,...

Un Lun Dun

by China Miéville

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Zanna and Deeba have just followed a walking umbrella and discovered the world of UnLondon, a fantastic place full of amazing creatures--carnivorous (and hungry!) giraffes, pet milk cartons, fighting trashcans called the Binja, and the Smog, which is trying to take control of the city. Zanna is hailed by the...

Dragon slippers

by Jessica Day George

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Creel is an orphan who is sacrificed to a dragon by her aunt, who hopes a rich knight or prince will come rescue her. The dragon is not interested in eating people, though, so Creel bargains with the dragon for a treasure in exchange for saving him from the knight....

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