This is the third book in the Belgariad series that I am determined to finish this year so I can return the books to my friend.
Genre: sword and sorcery fantasy
Length: 307 pages
Setting: traveling from Maragor to the Vale of Ardur to Ulgo and Cthol Murgos, following the events of Queen of Sorcery Continue reading
I picked this book up because we enjoyed The Tea Dragon Society so much. I basically just put O’Neill’s name into my library database and looked for any other books she had (preferably the next Tea Dragon Society book, but it isn’t out yet).
Genre: fairy tale graphic novel
Length: 56 pages
Setting: a standard medieval world with fantastical creatures like unicorns and dragons Continue reading
This is the fourteenth book in the Dresden Files series that I’m trying to finish this year. There’s only fifteen published so far (although I think the next one is due to come out soon) so I think I can actually finish the series this year.
Genre: urban fantasy
Length: 515 pages
Setting: Chicago and nearby Lake Michigan, a few weeks after the events of Ghost Story Continue reading
It’s the third and final book in the Magnus Chase and Gods of Asgard series. I hadn’t realized it had come out last year. The kids and I fought over who got to read it first. I got it second.
Genre: YA urban fantasy
Length: 410 pages
Setting: various locations within the nine worlds, soon after the events of The Hammer of Thor Continue reading
I was looking for an audiobook for Miss Adventure and I to listen to as we travel to gymnastics meets. This had shown up on a list of good books for kids. As a bonus, it’s a Discworld book (#30) so I knew it would be good.
Length: 390 pages
Setting: the Chalk, part of Discworld with preindustrial technology Continue reading
This is the thirteenth book in the Dresden Files series. The last book ended with a major revelation in the last chapter, so I’ve been dying to find out what happens next to Harry Dresden.
Genre: urban fantasy
Length: 477 pages
Font: Janson Text
Setting: Chicago, six months after Changes Continue reading