Tag Archives: Fantasy

Review: Son of the Shadows

Son of the Shadows by Juliet Marillier My rating: 4 of 5 stars Beauty and the Beast set in medieval Ireland. Son of the Shadows continues the epic tale of Ireland and Britain begun in Daughter of the Forest. Like … Continue reading

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Review: Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke My rating: 4 of 5 stars Okay, so Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell took me a while to read. It wasn’t because of its size, which is considerable. But we all know … Continue reading

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Review: The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride by William Goldman My rating: 5 of 5 stars Is there anything better than discovering one of your favorite movies is based on a novel? The wonderful thing about The Princess Bride is that it has all … Continue reading

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That’s Not How It Happened In the Movie!

No, that’s not a typo.  I know there is some debate about whether it is better to read the book or see the film adaptation first.  Frankly, I don’t care.  I love movies just about as much as I love books.  I … Continue reading

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Review: The Godmother

The Godmother by Elizabeth Ann Scarborough My rating: 3 of 5 stars The fantasy genre has always dealt with moral issues. The fight between Good and Evil has been a major theme of the genre since the beginning. But I’ve … Continue reading

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