David Walton · Stand Alone · Young Adult

Quintessence by David Walton

~Review~  Quintessence is a fast-paced, engaging, historical fantasy adventure that had me captivated from the very first page. The plot is unique and entertaining and includes some astounding world-building. The protagonists are interesting, multi-dimensional and well-developed but the secondary characters were a bit lackluster. I even enjoyed the writing. Plot  Quintessence takes place in Mid-16th… Continue reading Quintessence by David Walton

Brandon Sanderson · Stand Alone · Young Adult

Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson

~Review~ I can’t believe that another Brandon Sanderson novel has made it onto my favorites list. This novel was incredibly unique, suspenseful, and entertaining with so many twists and turns, especially at the end. Not to mention the breathtaking world-building and the distinct, remarkable magic system. Plot  Throughout the entirety of Warbreaker we follow people from two cities:… Continue reading Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson

Neil Gaimen · Stand Alone · Young Adult

Stardust by Neil Gaiman

~Review~ I was surprised that I really enjoyed Stardust. It tends to be hit or miss with Neil Gaiman books. Though not a very interesting premise, the execution of the plot was what made the story. The world was beautiful and incredibly detailed, and nearly all the characters were well developed and lovable (or not). I… Continue reading Stardust by Neil Gaiman