THE HOBBIT by J.R.R. Tolkien

If you care for journeys there and back, out of the comfortable Western world, over the edge of the Wild, and home again, and can take an interest in a humble hero (blessed with a little wisdom and a little courage and considerable good luck), here is a record of such a journey and such […]

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THE NAME OF THE WIND by Patrick Rothfuss

Book 1: KINGKILLER CHRONICLE My name is Kvothe.   I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings. I burned down the town of Trebon. I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity and my life. I was expelled from the University at a younger age than most people are […]

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HOUNDED by Kevin Hearne

Book 1: IRON DRUID CHRONICLES Atticus O’Sullivan, last of the Druids, lives peacefully in Arizona, running an occult bookshop and shape-shifting in his spare time to hunt with his Irish wolfhound. His neighbors and customers think that this handsome, tattooed Irish dude is about twenty-one years old—when in actuality, he’s twenty-one centuries old. Not to mention: He […]

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MOON CALLED by Patricia Briggs

Book 1: MERCY THOMPSON Mercy Thompson’s life is not exactly normal. Her next-door neighbor is a werewolf. Her former boss is a gremlin. And she’s fixing a VW bus for a vampire. But then, Mercy isn’t exactly normal herself.

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GARDEN SPELLS by Sarah Allen

In a garden surrounded by a tall fence, tucked away behind a small, quiet house in an even smaller town, is an apple tree that is rumored to bear a very special sort of fruit. In this luminous debut novel, Sarah Addison Allen tells the story of that enchanted tree, and the extraordinary people who […]

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ARMED AND MAGICAL by Lisa Shearin

Book 2-5: RAINE BENARES SERIES (ARMED AND MAGICAL, THE TROUBLE WITH DEMONS, BEWITCHED AND BETRAYED, CON AND CONJURE)  

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MAGIC LOST, TROUBLE FOUND by Lisa Shearin

Book 1: RAINE BENARES SERIES Raine Benares is a Sorceress Seeker of average ability until she comes into possession of an amulet that amplifies her powers-and her enemies.

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SOWER OF DREAMS by Debra Holland

Book 1: THE GODS’ DREAM TRILOGY A kingdom invaded. A warrior princess on the run for her life. A hero from another world. An evil god who wants their souls. Can they join forces to defeat the evil one and win freedom for their people?

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ELSEERIAN by Ben Hale

Book 1: THE CHRONICLES OF LUMINEIRA The Second Draeken War The assassination of heroes was once a warning . . . for an invasion that nearly destroyed the world. Nations were slaughtered, cities were erased from existence, and defending armies were crushed into oblivion. With hundreds of thousands dead the races stood on the verge […]

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BLOOD CROSS by Faith Hunter

Book 2-6  JANE YELLOWROCK SERIES (SKINWALKER, BLOOD CROSS, MERCY BLADE, RAVEN CURSED, DEATH’S RIVAL, BLOOD TRADE)

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TARZAN OF THE APES by Edgar Burroughs

Classic adventure novel from 1914 tells of an aristocratic English infant, abandoned on the death of his parents in the African jungle, who is reared by apes. Story includes riveting encounters with man-eating beasts, Tarzan’s love affair with the beautiful Jane Porter, buried treasure, & much more.

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SKINWALKER by Faith Hunter

Book 1: JANE YELLOWROCK SERIES Jane Yellowrock is a supernatural skinwalker–one sharing her body with the soul of a mountain lion. When the rogue-vampire hunter is hired to hunt down a particularly nasty vamp, Jane is drawn into the steamy New Orleans vampire society where she learns the ins-and-outs of the “sane” vampire culture, more […]

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THE LIFE OF PI by Yann Martel

After the sinking of a cargo ship, a solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the wild blue Pacific. The only survivors from the wreck are a sixteen-year-old boy named Pi, a hyena, a wounded zebra, an orangutan—and a 450-pound royal bengal tiger.

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MISTBORN: THE FINAL EMPIRE by Brandon Sanderson

 Book 1: MISTBORN SERIES For a thousand years the ash fell and no flowers bloomed. For a thousand years the Skaa slaved in misery and lived in fear. For a thousand years the Lord Ruler, the “Sliver of Infinity,” reigned with absolute power and ultimate terror, divinely invincible. Then, when hope was so long lost […]

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THE NAME OF THE WIND by Patrick Rothfuss

Book 1 : KINGKILLER CHRONICLE Prompted by a biographer called Chronicler who realizes his true identity, Kvothe starts to tell his life story. From his upbringing as an actor in his family’s traveling troupe of magicians, jugglers and jesters, the Edema Ruh, to feral child on the streets of the vast port city of Tarbean, then […]

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THE EYE OF THE WORLD by Robert Jordan

Book 1:  WHEEL OF TIME SERIES The peaceful villagers of Emond’s Field pay little heed to rumors of war in the western lands until a savage attack by troll-like minions of the Dark One forces three young men to confront a destiny which has its origins in the time known as The Breaking of the […]

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STORM FRONT by Jim Butcher

Book 1: DRESDEN FILES Meet Harry Dresden, Chicago’s first (and only) Wizard P.I. Turns out the “everyday” world is full of strange and magical things—and most of them don’t play well with humans. That’s where Harry comes in. Harry is the best at what he does—and not just because he’s the only one who does […]

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ORION by Ben Bova

I did not finish this book, it was soooo boring. So the below rating is incomplete. I got half-way through.

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STARDUST by Neil Gaiman

Young Tristran Thorn will do anything to win the cold heart of beautiful Victoria—even fetch her the star they watch fall from the night sky. But to do so, he must enter the unexplored lands on the other side of the ancient wall that gives their tiny village its name. Beyond that old stone wall, […]

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