My husband picked this book as an audiobook for the family trip to Quebec because it sounded similar to the Hunger Games series. I was happy with the choice because I read and enjoyed lots of Mercedes Lackey as a teen.
Genre: YA fantasy/post-apocalyptic
Length: 374 pages
Setting: Mostly around Apex, a near future Washington D.C.
Summary: Short version: Hunting fairy monsters with politics Continue reading
My husband picked this one as an audiobook for a family trip based on its description on Hoopla.
Genre: portal fantasy/sword and sorcery
Length: 234 pages
Setting: a medieval world and glimpses of our own
Summary: Short version: Following some NPCs in a D&D world Continue reading
This is the fifth and final book in The Belgariad. I’m excited to finally finish the series, not only for my reading challenge but because I borrowed the series from a friend over a year ago. I’ll be able to return the books and remove the guilt of having taken so long to finish the series.
Genre: sword and sorcery fantasy
Length: 372 pages
Setting: Gar of Nadrak, Mishrak ac Thull, Mallorea, and the Isle of the Winds, soon after the events of Castle of Wizardry
Summary: Short version: Belgarion finally meets Torak and vanquishes him Continue reading
This is the second book in the Wingfeather Saga. We had a bit of a trip and needed an audiobook, so I thought this would work for us.
Genre: middle grade fantasy
Length: 331 pages
Setting: various locations on Skree, just after the events of On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness
Summary: Short version: The Igibys unsuccessfully look for safety in the Ice Prairies Continue reading
This is the sixth book in the Outlander series. I’m trying to finish the series this year. That’s a lot of pages, though, so we’ll see. At least I get to start reading new ones with the next book in the series.
Genre: historical fiction with a fantastical element
Length: 980 pages
Setting: mostly 1772-1776, Carolinas
Summary: Short version: Life in the Carolinas as war is beginning, with time travel Continue reading