Review: Winterwood by Shea Ernshaw

WinterwoodMy rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Genre: YA Fantasy / Magical Realism
Pages: 323
Pacing: Slow
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Published: November 5th, 2019

 

 

 

Be careful of the dark, dark wood…

Especially the woods surrounding the town of Fir Haven. Some say these woods are magical. Haunted, even. Continue reading “Review: Winterwood by Shea Ernshaw”

Review: The Fifth Season by NK Jemisin

the fifth seasonMy rating: 4 ½ out of 5 stars
Genre: Fantasy
Pages: 468
Pacing: Slow to Normal
Publisher: Orbit
Published: August 4th, 2015

 

 

 

This is the way the world ends. Again. Three terrible things happen in a single day. Essun, a woman living an ordinary life in a small town, comes home to find that her husband has brutally murdered their son and kidnapped their daughter. Meanwhile, mighty Sanze — the world-spanning empire whose innovations have been civilization’s bedrock for a thousand years — collapses as most of its citizens are murdered to serve a madman’s vengeance. And worst of all, across the heart of the vast continent known as the Stillness, a great red rift has been torn into the heart of the earth, spewing ash enough to darken the sky for years. Or centuries.
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