Category Archives: Epic Fantasy

HP and the Philosophers Stone

HP and the Philosopher’s Stone

Saga: Harry Potter

Book: The Philosopher’s Stone

Author: JK Rowling

Oh, wow. I know this is weird perhaps, but I wanted to dedicate a little more to each of these books, although I already have the Wizarding World page where I say just how great everything is. I decided now, to go book by book, quickly and point out once more that they’re great, though it might surprise us Potterheads that there are still people out there who have not read HP ever in their lives, so this is for you too.

“The ancient study of alchemy is concerned with making the Philosopher’s Stone, a legendary substance with astonishing powers. The Stone will transform any metal into pure gold. It also produces the Elixir of Life, which will make the drinker immortal.”
—A Hogwarts library book

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10 Fantasy EBooks for our TBR list

The never-ending list of To-be-read books continue. Now, I bring some more fantasy that I recently saw and added to my own list, and well, I wanted to share with you, readers.

I expanded to 10 from my regular 7 Ebooks lists because there were so many good-looking ones to pick from. Check some of these titles.

BTW: the links for each book are at the very top, I made this post a bit different.

10 Fantasy EBooks for our TBR list

The Legend of Oescienne – The Finding (Free)

Author: Jenna Elizabeth Johnson

Description:

‘When the dragon Jaax receives word that a human infant has been found in the province of Oescienne, he doesn’t dare believe it. Humans have been extinct for centuries, trapped by a terrible curse and left to live out their existence in the form of dragons. Despite his doubts, however, Jaax assumes responsibility for the baby girl only to discover that what he has been seeking for so many years has finally been found.’

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The Fireblade Array: 4-Book Bundle 

Author: H. O. Charles

Description:

‘Artemi, Morghiad and Silar fight fate, nature and themselves to stay alive, to stay together and to keep the world from burning.

The bundle includes the books City of Blaze, Nation of Blaze, Anomaly of Blaze and Blazed Union.’

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The Dark Files, The Complete Collection

Author: Kim Richardson

**FOR A LIMITED TIME GET THE ENTIRE DARK FILES SERIES FOR ONE LOW PRICE IN THIS BUNDLE*

Description:

‘Find out why readers are loving this fast-paced urban fantasy adventure with a kick-butt heroine and plenty of action, suspense and humor.

Are you ready for a new kind of witch? My name is Samantha Beaumont and I’m a witch. But I’m not your average dark witch. I specialize in Goetia—the ancient art of conjuring demons—and exorcisms.

That’s right. I hunt and banish demons and other supernatural baddies. But not with a fancy sword or a dagger. No, I banish these suckers with good old-fashioned magic.’

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Free-Wrench

Author: Joseph R. Lallo

Description:

‘Beyond the islands of Caldera the world is a vicious place. A terrible calamity has poisoned the land. Those too ruthless or stubborn to die have crafted steam-powered mechanical wonders and taken to the sky. Yet somewhere in that wretched land there is a cure for a dire disease. With the eccentric crew of an airship called The Wind Breaker, Nita Graus means to find that cure, whatever the price.’

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The Vampire Debt

Author: Ali Winters

Description: 

‘Clara kills a vampire to rid the world of at least one of the beasts and ends up indebted to a vampire.
If she can draw a single drop of blood from Alaric, he will consider her debt paid. But if she attempts and fails, she owes him. The price of her failure? A simple kiss. One that could change everything as she feels her attraction to him growing.’

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Bones of Faerie: Book 1 of the Bones of Faerie Trilogy

Author: Janni Lee Simner

Description: 

‘The war with Faerie is over, but the human world still bears the scars—stones that burn with deadly light, corn that resists being harvested, trees that seek human blood. When Liza discovers she, too, is touched by Faerie magic, she flees her town and the rules protecting it. Her journey will take her into Faerie and back again, and what she finds may be the key to healing both worlds.’

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Early Years

Author: TurtleMe

Description: 

‘Reincarnated into a new world filled with magic and monsters, a king has a second chance to relive his life. Correcting the mistakes of his past will not be his only challenge, however. Underneath the peace and prosperity of the new world is an undercurrent threatening to destroy everything he has worked for, questioning his role and reason for being born again. ‘

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Witch’s Bell Book One

Author: Odette C. Bell

Description:

‘An urban fantasy with everything from romance to mystery, The Witch’s Bell Series follows a feisty witch, Ebony Bell, as she solves magical malady after magical malady.’

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The Withering Palace (A Dark Faerie Tale #0.1)

Author: Alexia Purdy

Description:

‘Untold darkness rules the Unseelie realm of the Land of Faerie. Hidden in this vast area, Aveta, the future queen of the Unseelie Army, perfects her gifts over lifetimes. Learning that magic isn’t the only way to manipulate the world around her, this naive girl grows into a woman of strength and cunning, ultimately becoming one of the most feared leaders in Faerie.’

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Reign of Queens

Author: Melissa Wright

Description:

‘This collection includes The Frey Saga book one: Frey, Descendants Series book one: Bound by Prophecy, and Shattered Realms book one: King of Ash and Bone.’

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Okay, dearies! That’s it, enjoy and be merry, maybe one of these will be your or mine next all-time favourite book, you never know. Let me know if you have trouble with the links. Also let me know if you’d like to see more books like these ones or if you prefer a specific topic, anything could happen.

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His Dark Materials Trilogy

Author: Philip Pullman

Genre: Fantasy, High Fantasy, Science Fantasy

So Fantasy, yes.

I read these books a long time ago so bear with me.

The main thing I always remember about His Dark Materials books is that I found them utterly fascinating and I could not stop reading after finishing the first one, the second and third had to be read and they were far more exciting than the Northern Lights. I’m not going to go into it book by book but probably jump around between the three, I hope you are ready.

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5 Game of Thrones related Books

As we all know, Game of Thrones the TV show has ended, our watch has ended, the night came with its terrors, winter came and went in a puff, and the fire and blood of the last episodes left us with a huge hole, so to fill it up let us go around and see what else is out there about this world that held us captive for almost a decade only to be completely finished in a not so-great finale.

Since we do not have the 6th Book to actually know what happens in A Song of Ice and Fire, then we turn to others to understand a bit more of it or to simply read something new, because there is always time for that. Here are 5 Books related to Game of Thrones.

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Shadowhunters TV: Finale

Here we go, Angels.

Please stop right now if you do not know a thing about the Shadow World, Shadowhunters TV or if you have not read all of the books in this series, that is: The Mortal Instruments, The Infernal Devices, The Bane Chronicles, Tales from the Shadowhunters Academy or The Dark Artifices. You have been warned, spoilers ahead.

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Queen of Air and Darkness

Author: Cassandra Clare

The Dark Artifices #3

Genre: YA, Supernatural, Fantasy, Romance, Drama, Crying, Throwing the book across the room

This is not going to be easy, and I do not think it is going to be really short.

Last night I finished Queen of Air and Darkness (QOAAD from now on), if I had read it in December when it came out it would have been the Best Read of 2018, alas, it was not, it is the Best Read of 2019 so far, and unless The Red Scrolls of Magic is something incredibly amazing and even more epic, it will stay the best book, because Cassie Clare did it again, she went a step forward, she makes you want to be inside the book, inside the Shadow World, be part of a family, be part of a world that you only know through words on paper, it was awesome.

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Harry Potter and The Cursed Child

Author: Jack Thorne

Story by: J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne

This is not going to be easy. Stories from the past might blend in. Tales of old might be thrown in here. If you read it, you surely loved it, if you saw the play, you surely loved every part of it.

I cannot believe I did not write about this one before, my lack of Harry Potter reviews in the blog is by no means something you should worry about, nor something that should make you think that I do not love the books and movies because I do but the Wizarding World is simply to wide and amazing, and across all my networks, Pinterest specially, you can tell just how much it is that I love it after all this time. Let us begin.

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A Dance with Dragons

A Song Of Ice and Fire #5

Author: George R. R. Martin

Since we are not getting A Song of Ice and Fire #6The Winds of Winter anytime soon, I might as well write about A Dance with Dragons, which is my favourite book so far in this saga. Especially because of Dany.

On that note, I love this one. It is quite interesting to say the least. If you are mainly a fan on the HBO Tv Series, then good for you that’s nice. However, the books? What can I say? I have a freaking main page in this blog solely dedicated to it, doesn’t that say how awesome they are? I confess I started reading the books after season one of GOT but come on, you see the series you go running face first into the books and then… nothing, you stay in limbo because Mr Martin haven’t published the 6th book.

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Idhun’s Memories

The Idhún’s Memories

By Laura Gallego García

Greatest Spanish book ever!!! Noticed the 3 exclamations points? Exactly, it is that good.

My favourite book or one of my favourites in the fantasy department. It tops up with Harry Potter, The Dark Artifices, and Drakon Series, not in what happens but in what they make you think and feel, in the sense of reading a great book.

I was going to describe some of the creatures on the books but it may take some of the excitement out of reading it; when I first read it I didn’t know a thing about it, only that it was fantasy and that was one of the best things and worst thing that could have happened to me.

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