Review Rise of Empire (Riyria Revelations #3 – 4) – Michael J. Sullivan

A PUPPET IS CROWNED. THE TRUE HEIR REMAINS HIDDEN. A ROGUE’S SECRET COULD CHANGE EVERYTHING. War has come to Melengar and once more Royce and Hadrian are hired to make a desperate gamble and form an alliance with the Nationalists whom are fighting the Imperialists in the south. As the power of the Nyphron Empire…… Continue reading Review Rise of Empire (Riyria Revelations #3 – 4) – Michael J. Sullivan

Review Red Pyramid (Kane Chronicles #1) – Rick Riordan

Since their mother’s death, Carter and Sadie have become near strangers. While Sadie has lived with her grandparents in London, her brother has traveled the world with their father, the brilliant Egyptologist, Dr. Julius Kane. One night, Dr. Kane brings the siblings together for a “research experiment” at the British Museum, where he hopes to…… Continue reading Review Red Pyramid (Kane Chronicles #1) – Rick Riordan

Review Northern Lights (His Dark Materials #1) – Philip Pullman

“Without this child, we shall all die.” Lyra Belacqua and her animal daemon live half-wild and carefree among scholars of Jordan College, Oxford. The destiny that awaits her will take her to the frozen lands of the Arctic, where witch-clans reign and ice-bears fight. Her extraordinary journey will have immeasurable consequences far beyond her own…… Continue reading Review Northern Lights (His Dark Materials #1) – Philip Pullman

Review The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack (Burton & Swinburne #1) – Mark Hodder

London, 1861. Sir Richard Francis Burton—explorer, linguist, scholar, and swordsman; his reputation tarnished; his career in tatters; his former partner missing and probably dead. Algernon Charles Swinburne—unsuccessful poet and follower of de Sade; for whom pain is pleasure, and brandy is ruin! They stand at a crossroads in their lives and are caught in the…… Continue reading Review The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack (Burton & Swinburne #1) – Mark Hodder