Lieutenant Junior Grade’s Log, Entry 15: My favorite reads of 2017!

I smashed my Goodreads reading goal of 100 books earlier this month, finishing with a count of 114 books. I’ve reviewed a few through my Magic Monday series, but today I want to highlight my top ten favorite reads, as well as a few books I enjoyed rereading this year. …

Magic Monday: The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison

This month, I revisited The Goblin Emperor, which I’ve read previously on recommendation by a good friend. I LOVE this book. I’ll get to why in a moment, but first, here’s the cover and blurb: The youngest, half-goblin son of the Emperor has lived his entire life in exile, distant …

Magic Monday: The Beast of Talesend by Kyle Robert Shultz

Welcome back to another Magic Monday book review! Today, I have an awesome fairy tale-inspired story to share. I love the cover, and the blurb is even better: Private eye Nick Beasley lives in a world where fairy tales ended a long time ago – where zeppelins now soar the …

Magic Monday: Chung Jo and the Sea Dragon by Erica Laurie

Magic Monday is back, today with a review of a fantastical folk tale by Erica Laurie. The first thing that caught my eye about this book was its gorgeous cover. The blurb that accompanies it is brief, but promises a lot: The lonely sea dragon,Yong, wants a bride. Chung Jo …

Novella Spotlight: Nyssa Glass’s Clockwork Christmas by HL Burke

Christmas is just around the corner, but it’s never too late to buy someone a gift of a story. Today I’m spotlighting one of my favorite Christmas tales, Nyssa Glass’s Clockwork Christmas. Released earlier this year, this story is part of the Nyssa Glass series, but stands easily on its …

Magic Monday: The Temptation of Dragons by Chrys Cymri

Today’s Magic Monday review features a book that I normally wouldn’t have considered reading, much less reviewing as favorably as I am about to. The main reason for this is that, though fantasy, the book features a vicar as the main character, and religion plays a strong role in the …