‘Mystic’ by Jason Denzel- Review

I called to the Myst, and it sent us you. Pomella AnDone is a commoner who has the ability to see into the Myst. When a new High Mystic comes into power and summons Pomella to participate in a competition to become her apprentice, Pomella goes against tradition. But things are not as they seem. … Continue reading ‘Mystic’ by Jason Denzel- Review

A Review of ‘The Aeronaut’s Windlass’ by Jim Butcher

Jim Butcher is known for his Harry Dresden Files and his epic fantasy series, Codex Alera. The Aeronaut's Windlass is not part of either of these series, but the beginning of an entirely new saga that Butcher has been working on for quite some time. Although I have only read one book by Butcher (Storm … Continue reading A Review of ‘The Aeronaut’s Windlass’ by Jim Butcher

Where Are the Heroes? The Return of Heroic Fantasy

What comes to mind when you think about fantasy? Magic? Wondrous creatures? A unique setting? How about the hero? If you don’t think about the hero when someone mentions fantasy, it’s really not your fault. The fantasy genre has been flooded with stories that are considered to be “dark” and “gritty.” The most popular of … Continue reading Where Are the Heroes? The Return of Heroic Fantasy