Category: Magic

The Hollow Hills by Mary Stewart

The second installment in Mary Stewart’s Merlin Trilogy picks up just where book one, The Crystal Cave, left off. Young Merlin has assisted High King Uther Pendragon to bed Lady Ygraine, and a child has been conceived. Pendragon declares to Merlin and Ygraine that… Continue Reading “The Hollow Hills by Mary Stewart”

Review: The Last Enchantment by Mary Stewart

The Last Enchantment by Mary Stewart Final Verdict: 3.25 out of 4.0 YTD: 14  Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting & believable. The Last Enchantment is the third book in Mary Stewart’s Merlin trilogy (which later became the Arthurian Saga, with the inclusion of… Continue Reading “Review: The Last Enchantment by Mary Stewart”

Review: Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

 Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones Final Verdict: 3.5 out of 4.0 YTD: 13 Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting & believable. Diana Wynne Jones’s Howls Moving Castle came about when a young boy asked the author to write a story about a castle… Continue Reading “Review: Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones”

Review: The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart

The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart Final Verdict: 3.5 out of 4.0 YTD: 11 Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting & believable. The Crystal Cave is the first book in Mary Stewart’s Merlin Trilogy.  She based the series on Geoffrey of Manmouth’s Historia Regum Britanniae (History… Continue Reading “Review: The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart”

Review: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern (With Bookalicious Pam)

Hello, Readers! This is a week of firsts for me!  Yesterday, I posted my very first video-blog, and today I am posting my very first joint review!  Bookalicious Pam and I decided that, since The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern was getting so much hype,… Continue Reading “Review: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern (With Bookalicious Pam)”

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