Historical Fiction · Review

Zipporah, Wife of Moses by Marek Halter

Zipporah, Wife of Moses was written by Marek Halter. It is not part of a series. This is the synopsis on the back of the book: In the time of the Pharaoh, an infant is rescued from the banks of the Red Sea. She is named Zipporah, “the little bird.” Although she is a Cushite… Continue reading Zipporah, Wife of Moses by Marek Halter



Rose’s Bargain With God

“With new resolve, I headed down the next twist in the bushes, praying for the exit. ‘Okay, God,’ I thought. ‘Get me out of this and I’ll stop my half-assed churchgoing ways. You got me past a pack of Strigoi tonight. I mean, trapping that one between the doors really shouldn’t have worked, so clearly you’re on board. Let me get out of here, and I’ll . . . I don’t know. Donate Adrian’s money to the poor. Get baptized. Join a convent. Well, no. Not that last one.'” ~ Richelle Mead, Blood Promise (pg. 412)

Modern Fantasy · Review · Young Adult

Unearthly by Cynthia Hand

Unearthly was written by Cynthia Hand. It is the first book in the Unearthly series. Clara Gardner is one quarter angel, a Quartarius. At the beginning of the book, she is living in California with her mother and her brother. Then, she starts receiving visions of her mission. Clara and her half-angel mother piece together the… Continue reading Unearthly by Cynthia Hand

Historical Fiction · Modern Fantasy · Review

The Crown Rose by Fiona Avery

The Crown Rose by Fiona Avery was published in 2005. I just finished reading it. Sorry about the spoilers. The cover jacket says: This is the story of Isabelle of France, born heir to the throne, and the mystery of one man who enters her life at several key moments, becoming her icon, her soul’s… Continue reading The Crown Rose by Fiona Avery