Book Description A poet with a history background and an artist with a love of the subject matter create words and images that remember the savage history of the Vikings. Drawn from history, from accounts such as The Sagas of Icelanders, the Vikings are remembered for more than discovery, more than savagery, but as a…Read More The Ravens of Odin by Alexander Ness and Edmund Quinby (Illustrator)
Book Description Magical and mysterious, the merfolk of the world are notoriously elusive, but this enchanting compendium will reveal their secrets. Learn all about the beautiful selkies of the Scottish seas, the wily iara of Brazil who love to outwit travelers, and the fearful Ningyo of Japan who can give you eternal life. This captivating…Read More The Mermaid Atlas: Merfolk of the World by Anna Claybourne and illustrated by Miren Asiain Lora
At this point in my Cursed Elves series, I’ve written over two thousand pages and only rarely mention Humans. The interactions with Humans are few, and their names are typically unimportant. With very few exceptions, Humans are almost entirely irrelevant in the series, despite the fact that it’s primarily set on an Earth that’s filled…Read More Why I Don’t Write About Humans
Lost Tides: Elemental Seekers Series by H.M. Sandlin My rating: 5 of 5 stars It really takes a lot for me to get into anything YA, but this one totally pulled me in. I fell into this world of elementals and discovered that I enjoyed the starting mythology/creation story the author constructed. The youth in…Read More Lost Tides: Elemental Seekers Series by H.M. Sandlin
Anne Du Lac and the King’s Birthright by Lon Torman My rating: 5 of 5 stars Anne du Lac is a wonderful Arthurian story that begins with Arthur himself! The story is set in the future, after Arthur’s passing, and is focused on the story of discovering where he hid both Excalibur and the wealth…Read More Anne Du Lac and the King’s Birthright (Book 1) by Lon Torman
Shadowless by Randall McNally My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is one of the most, if not the most, unique book I’ve read this year. I could say that this story is about children of evil Gods who are hunted by evil people because they are born Shadowless. The people who hunt them are…Read More Shadowless by Randall McNally
Her Legend Lives in You: The Untold Goddess Story by M.J.C. My rating: 5 of 5 stars If you are aware, going into it, that you’re basically reading a religious text, you’ll probably be fine. The top of the book says “The Goddess, the Daughter, and the Orb – A New Holy Trinity. An enchanting…Read More Her Legend Lives in You: The Untold Goddess Story by M.J.C.
Blood Runner by J.D. Stanley My rating: 5 of 5 stars Wonderful mythological romance! I love reading mythological fantasy books, especially with a romance component, so when I found out that this was a Sumerian myth based story I was immediately interested. Plus there are Vampires, with a twist. Pirates. Witches. Thousand year grudges. The…Read More Blood Runner by J.D. Stanley