Book Review: Harley Merlin #1 – Harley Merlin and The Secret Coven by Bella Forrest

An urban fantasy novel about a secret world of witches and warlocks, sounds very familiar doesn’t it? Throw in an orphan learning about her magical abilities and the “real” magical world that she’s a part of and it’s a little too reminiscent of Harry Potter. Considering the Harry Potter universe has been a fundamental part … Continue reading Book Review: Harley Merlin #1 – Harley Merlin and The Secret Coven by Bella Forrest

Book Review: The Trials of Apollo #5 – The Tower of Nero by Rick Riordan

Finishing The Trials of Apollo, it’s hard not to feel sad seeing Lester/Apollo’s journey coming to an end. While he isn’t quite as heroic as Percy or Jason, there’s a bit more humanity in how he approaches these mythological adventures. I’ve always loved the perspective of immortals, how they view their lives, lives of mortals … Continue reading Book Review: The Trials of Apollo #5 – The Tower of Nero by Rick Riordan

Book Review: The Trials of Apollo #4 – The Tyrant’s Tomb by Rick Riordan

Continuing The Trials of Apollo series by Rick Riordan after a long break, I thought it would read very different or offer a new take on his work. But as I read The Tyrant’s Tomb, I couldn’t help but notice the feeling of familiarity to the previous book The Burning Maze. While the narrative structure … Continue reading Book Review: The Trials of Apollo #4 – The Tyrant’s Tomb by Rick Riordan