Review: Melee Mage (Fledgling God #2) by Michael Taggert

Rating: 4.25🌈 That fun, fantastical, and magical Fledgling God series ride is back in its second book, Melee Mage! Yes, Jason and his found family have a huge battle coming and it’s time to learn to do a rumble the magical way! Or is it? Michael Taggert expounds on the limitations of magic or the… Continue reading Review: Melee Mage (Fledgling God #2) by Michael Taggert

Review: Embers (Scales ‘n’ Spells #5) by A.J. Sherwood and Jocelynn Drake

Rating: 4.5🌈 Embers is the fifth and as far as I can tell, the finale book in the Scales ‘n’ Spells series by A.J. Sherwood and Jocelynn Drake. It’s also my favorite as it’s also the one that feels the most successful In balancing out both sides of the series arc. That of dragons and… Continue reading Review: Embers (Scales ‘n’ Spells #5) by A.J. Sherwood and Jocelynn Drake

Review: Fluke and the Faultline Fiasco (Fantastic Fluke #3) by Sam Burns

Rating: 5🌈💫 Fluke and the Faultline Fiasco is the penultimate novel in Sam Burns four book Fantastic Fluke series and it’s terrific. As the author starts to do the arduous task of both ramping up the expectations for the expected magical thrown down and accompanying revelations she also has to start , however slowly, pulling… Continue reading Review: Fluke and the Faultline Fiasco (Fantastic Fluke #3) by Sam Burns

Review: Blood(Scales ‘n’ Spells (#4) by A.J. Sherwood and Jocelynn Drake

Rating: 4 🌈✨ Blood, book 4 in A.J. Sherwood and Jocelynn Drake’s Scales ‘n’ Spells series, feels like the first story that brings both sides of the mage/dragon union into the tale as equal partners. Here we get Sora’s full background and family history that folds in with mages as a whole. It’s interesting and… Continue reading Review: Blood(Scales ‘n’ Spells (#4) by A.J. Sherwood and Jocelynn Drake

Review: Fluke and the Faithless Father (Fantastic Fluke #2) by Sam Burns

Rating: 5 🌈💫 After reading The Fantastic Fluke I had to immediately go to the next in the series to see what happens next. Imagine how surprised I was to find this (and probably all the other books) flow seamlessly from one to another. The beginning here is exactly the last paragraphs of the ending… Continue reading Review: Fluke and the Faithless Father (Fantastic Fluke #2) by Sam Burns

Review: The Fantastic Fluke by Sam Burns

Rating: 5🌈💫 The first in a series, The Fantastic Fluke is another one of those magical tales that author Sam Burns writes so beautifully. From the opening sentence and our introduction to mage Sage McKinley, we have an immediate understanding of this man’s current situation, his thoughts on his past, his present predicament, even his… Continue reading Review: The Fantastic Fluke by Sam Burns

Review: Breath (Scales ‘n’ Spells (#2) by A.J. Sherwood and Jocelynn Drake

Rating: 4 🌈 Breath is the second book in Sherwood and Drake’s fantasy series and it takes the series off to Finland, Poland..a tiny travelogue of countries really, in search of new mages and Dragon mates for the Burkhard Fire Clan. The path taken through Riga, then Wrocław is so descriptive and charming that you… Continue reading Review: Breath (Scales ‘n’ Spells (#2) by A.J. Sherwood and Jocelynn Drake

Review: Origin (Scales ‘n’ Spells #1) by A.J. Sherwood and Jocelynn Drake

Rating: 4🌈 When I saw that two of my go to authors had co-writtten a series together, I needed to check it out. Especially a fantasy series. Origin, the first in A.J. Sherwood and Jocelynn Drake’s Scales ‘n’ Spells series is a terrific story. It overflows with dragons, magic, and romance. The world building is… Continue reading Review: Origin (Scales ‘n’ Spells #1) by A.J. Sherwood and Jocelynn Drake

Review: A Ferry of Bones & Gold (Soulbound #1) by Hailey Turner

Rating: 5🌈 I absolutely love it when I stumble across a book by a new author and become a fan of the writer as well as a reader highly invested in a series and characters after only finishing book one. That’s what occurred after Hailey Turner’s A Ferry of Bones & Gold got it’s narrative… Continue reading Review: A Ferry of Bones & Gold (Soulbound #1) by Hailey Turner

Review: Spellbound (Fallen Messengers #2 by Ava Marie Salinger

Rating: 3.5 🌈 Ah, time for that all important second book in a series review. So many questions and weighted hopes hangs on this follow up novel if the author is continuing an overall series arc. Is there continuity and character growth? Does it flow somehow out from the events of the first book? Does… Continue reading Review: Spellbound (Fallen Messengers #2 by Ava Marie Salinger