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The Heart of Arcrea

The Heart of Arcrea

‘ “He who discovers the heart of Arcrea and joins the hands of the seven regions will be king.” Set during a forgotten age of kings and queens, knights and nobles, wise-men and warlords, The Heart of Arcrea follows the story of Druet the blacksmith, who, hoping to free his father from an unjust imprisonment, sets out on a quest that will solve an ancient riddle and crown a man as Arcrea’s first king. A host of memorable characters join Druet on his mission of justice, but opposition quickly rises to test their level of commitment and their faith in…

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The Princess Bride

Rating: 5 Stars Age Recommendation: 15+ Warnings: Violence, Character Death, Torture Genres: Fantasy, Action and Adventure, Romance, Fiction Pages: 450 (Compact hardback version) “Now a great fool,” he began, “would place the poison in his own goblet, because he would know that only another great fool would reach first for what he was given. I am clearly not a great fool, so I will clearly not reach for your wine.” “That’s your final choice?” “No. Because you knew I was not a great fool, so you would know that I would never fall for such a trick. You would count…

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Centernia: “Return to the Castle”

Centernia

From the opening page of “Return to the Castle” by Rose Catherine Kahn, I was surprised by how well-written it was. The characterizations, setting, tone, and dialogue were all on point. I kept thinking that this book should be featured or published by a big name house. The author, Kahn, crafted a thoughtful narrative all on her own self-publishing this piece. “Return to the Castle” focuses on the intertwining lives of Misa, Teren, and Nico, all of whom live in Castle Aurumice (a fantastical place), and Jessica Vance Ravenwolfe, a normal high school student (living in a non-magical world). When Misa seeks…

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Storming

Storming

Storming by K.M. Weiland (Goodreads Author) “In the high-flying, heady world of 1920s aviation, brash pilot Robert “Hitch” Hitchcock’s life does a barrel roll when a young woman in an old-fashioned ball gown falls from the clouds smack in front of his biplane. As fearless as she is peculiar, Jael immediately proves she’s game for just about anything, including wing-walking in his struggling airshow. In return for her help, she demands a ride back home . . . to the sky. Hitch thinks she’s nuts—until he steers his plane into the midst of a bizarre storm and nearly crashes into…

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