Co-hosting Year Three | #WyrdAndWonder is the soul lift we all need right now! Come find out how #JorieReads Fantasy & reclaims her readerly joy whilst she hosts #IndieAuthors throughout the event!

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Hallo, Hallo dear hearts!

As you can see – a NEW year of #WyrdAndWonder is upon us – as Imyril, Lisa & Jorie help fill your life with more Fantasy than you can dive into in a singular month – giving you even more reasons why you love disappearing into realms of fantastical delight! This is the singular month which is anchoured to our love of Science Fiction (ie. celebrated during @SciFiMonth) wherein we get to bring everyone together to dip into the waters of Speculative Fiction which tackle thematics, subniches of genre & unique storylines threading through Fantasy.

These stories are generally focused on our readerly lives – as book bloggers Wyrd And Wonder started off as a book blogosphere celebration explosion of #Fantasy Lit love – however, in the ensuing years since we first began this fantastical adventure in [2018] we’ve happily encouraged our participants to celebrate Fantasy wherever they can find it – in walkabout graffiti (see also tweet), in the world of Dungeons & Dragons (see also post) – which are a few examples of this year’s revelations or in any of the numerous motion pictures, television series, sound for motion picture or television, graphic novels, audiobooks, fashion and/or an eclectic mix of artistic expressions, styles and mediums.

And, this of course is only the tip of the iceberg!

Fantasy truly is much more than a genre – it is an exploration of hidden worlds & themes which are universally appealling to a wide audience – crossing through all boundaries and uniting everyone together who finds a niche of Fantasy their jam. This is why we wanted to create a happy space to celebrate this wicked wonderful section of Speculative Fiction – to find the joy in what others are finding for themselves & uniting together to highlight every which way to Sunday Fantasy gives us a burst of #randomJOY and lifts our souls!

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This #WyrdAndWonder – I have a key sub-focus on interest in pursuing #dragonfiction & celebrating the #dragons – past & present I’ve either come to love and/or desire to meet & greet in the near future! I am contemplating hosting a readalong for two different novels of dragon fiction as well – whilst I’ll be making my final announcement about this on Monday, 4th May – this weekend, I’m musefully lost in my #WyrdAndWonder TBR!

I have stories leftover from Years One & Two whilst I have a few new additions for Year Three. I’ve been stalked (thanks for the brilliant way of referencing this, Imyril) by my chronic migraines throughout the years and months of Wyrd And Wonder – never letting that stop me from participating – it has had a few wrinkles of angst where I couldn’t always finish the stories and/or posts I had in queue. Last year was quite awful with a high yield of 5x but although this Wyrd And Wonder started off on a two day migraine & severe Spring pollen allergies attacking me head – I’m walking into the event with a chin held high. I mean, alternatively who wants to abandon the joy at this point? Not I. Never! I mean – seriously, migraines & Spring allergies are a part of my life and although they drive me batty I refuse to abort my plans – which is why I’m a diehard Wyrd And Wonder’er every year! Laughs.

I’m taking my cues from this lovely dishy post about ALL the ways in which you can read FANTASY (thanks again to my co-hosts Imyril & Lisa for finding it) – in order to map out my 2020 Wyrd And Wonder TBR! Won’t you join me? Let’s go on a walkabout of fantastical proportions and see where #JorieReads this Wyrd And Wonder as the 3rd Year kicks-off!

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Welcome to *Wyrd & Wonder*

Imyril, Lisa and I have delightfully planned a wicked #awesomesauce month of FANTASY celebration for you! This marks our 3rd Year co-hosting #WyrdAndWonder and we couldn’t be happier knowing we have more participants this 3rd Year as well as renewed interest in the events we’ve planned.

Before I share with you what I’ll be reading this lovely Wyrd And Wonder – I wanted to take a moment to tell you which lovely authors I’ll be hosting on my blog and/or through my chat @SatBookChat! This year, I wanted to reach out to authors I haven’t yet had the pleasure of reading but am happily discovering through the Indie Publisher @OdysseyBooks (visit their website) – whilst I have the opportunity to read two of their authors and host them during Wyrd And Wonder!

Per my tradition during #WyrdAndWonder – I love to give Indie Fantasy Authors a chance to have their stories showcased – either through my readings of their stories and/or via guest features or chats during #SatBooKChat. This year, I happily am carrying on the tradition whilst giving my heart an uplift as I wasn’t sure until recently if I could pull this part of my plans off! I am so dearly grateful to Odyssey Books and their lovely authors who have been responding to my emails.

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The authors by this publisher you’ll happily see on my blog this year are as follows:

* Felicity Banks (The Monster Apprenctice)
@FBanksBooks | Website

* Elizabeth Foster (Esme’s Wish)
@e_foster3 | Website

* Carolyn Denman (Songlines)
@CDenmanAuthor | Website

* K.J. Taylor (The Shadow of the Skytree)
@WorldStitcher | Website

* Kathryn Gossow (Cassandra)
@KathrynGossow | Website

* Rachel Nightingale (Harlequin’s Riddle)
@NightingaleRA | Website

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One author you’ve might have already caught sharing some of his own fantastical interests via our #WyrdAndWonder feeds is Owen Crane. He reached out to me via my Review Request page directly and this set me on a course to receive his novel to read & review but I’ve also selected him as one of my Fantasy Indie Authors to host during #SatBooKChat! You can follow his feeds via @owencrane.

For those of you who haven’t yet visited with me on Saturdays – I host a Romance & Women’s Fiction book chat called #SatBookChat – we meet-up @ 11a NYC | 4p UK/Ireland | 8a West Coast USA | 1a Australia – wherein this New Year 2020 I decided to enlarge our focus to all stories within all genres which feature strong female characters and/or have a presence within Feminist Fiction. Speculative Fiction is one category next to INSPY I’ve been wanting to grow via @SatBookChat and this 3rd Year of Wyrd And Wonder – I am very close to announcing my schedule for when you’ll be able to interact with the 3x authors I’ve selected to be featured this May!

I am awaiting confirmations on dates – look for a special announcement post & s/o via my Twitter feeds this coming week – as our first guest will be on Saturday, the 9th! What you need to know is to stalk the tag #SatBookChat before your time zone collides with NYC (11a) EST and once the chatter starts to begin – kindly contribute your own questions & happily join the discussion by adding our tag #SatBookChat to your tweets. Unlike in past years, I am not going to have us *thread the convo via #WyrdAndWonder’s tag as it was a bit harder to add both tags into the convo & have the discussion feel uncluttered. I will be archiving the chats again this month – so if you miss the chats as they run, you will have a chance to ‘re-read’ through the archived edition wherein you can respond with the tag to the author and/or the other participants who took part in the chat itself.

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Jorie’s #WyrdAndWonder 2020 Reads:

Ever the girl who wants to dip her toes into new realms of Fantasy – this year I am going to be breaking down my TBR for Wyrd And Wonder through the themes & the subniches I’ll be reading & listening throughout the month of May! In this regard, I can start to see where my Fantasy journey is leaning towards each year whilst I can also respectively start to seek out new niches of Fantasy I might not have either realised existed and/or hadn’t realised I might be tempted to try!

Let’s see what percolates to the top, eh?

Definitely let me know in the comments if any of these are your mutual interests, too!

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All the stories featured on my list were received in exchange for an honest review.

(with few exceptions some of these were either won in bookaways &/or borrowed via my local and/or regional libraries via OverDrive – or happily streamed via my subscription to Scribd. One story “Imago” was a personal purchase of my own ahead of #WyrdAndWonder.)

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This is my first year getting the chance to participate in the #bookphoto challenge for #WyrdAndWonder – whilst I wanted to highlight what my initial reads are for Wyrd And Wonder this 1st week. Last year, one of the #ReviewPit authors I didn’t get the chance to finish reading was Kira Weston – her novel “The Fighter of Aldea” is all I was thinking about whilst feeling crushed by those five migraines as I had begun reading this alternative Fantasy novel wherein all electricity has been removed from the world – it was holding my interest and I was getting invested into the plot. What I hadn’t expected was the difficulty in continuing to read and find the focus I needed to write my thoughts into a review! Hence, I’m re-reading what I previously read and am carrying forward this week with a novel I have felt has truly been patiently awaiting my return inside its chapters!

The chunkster knowing as “Cycles of Norse Mythology” is a book I was slightly intimidated from beginning but once I settled into the imagery and the metaphoric styling of the author – whose not just bringing Odin to life but giving you something to chew about in this Norse Mythos world was a world I hadn’t expected to feel as attached to as I had started to become last year! I am thankful to say I am going to be finishing my readings of the first section I marked off to read of this novel – sharing those findings with you this week and happily will be moving into the next segment as I felt breaking this into sectioned readings was the best way for me as a new reader to this kind of Fantasy to truly dig into the heart of what Searfoss gave us to find.

The author who bewitched me heart and soul with #TheClanChronicles is about to do the same to me via her Night Edge series. It has taken me a long, long time to get back into a frame of mind where I can focus and enjoy reading her Fantasy series – happily the hours are aligning to where I can dive back into this lovely and start to take up residence inside a story I have only just begun.

New for this year is ‘Kingdom Above the Cloud’ – a novel which I had planned to read before Wyrd And Wonder began and one which I am thankful has become my first of the month as it is a good way of stepping outside what you personally know of with Fantasy and walk into a whole new world of what an author has envisioned Fantasy can become – as this is a Christian Allegorical novel.

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Now you have an outline of what I’m reading this 1st Week _ let’s see what I’ll be reading for the rest of Wyrd And Wonder, shall we? I’d love to know if we mutually love similar niches of Fantasy and/or if we read the same stories/authors!

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Arthurian Fantasy

I might have had a suspicion this was a subniche but honestly as I’ve always walked into this via the portal of entry of “Historical Fiction” rooted in the Mythos of King Arthur, Guinevere, Lancelot & Merlin – I hadn’t quite equated that this would befit the overall scope of being placed in ‘Fantasy’ per se as I knew it fit within the realms of where I like to dance in genres for #Mythothon due to how hearty these stories delve into Myths, Folklore & Legends! Just stalk the #FolkloreThursday feeds, too!

  • The Lost Queen by Signe Pike (print & audio in tandem)
  • Bel Nemeton by Jon Black
  • The Once And Future Queen by Nicole Evelina (one of my NF selections!)

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Christian Fantasy & Allegorical fantasy

This one surprised me a few years ago – however, I’ve found some lovely authors since then who’ve been writing the kind of stories I am appreciating to find within this sphere of interest. Last year you might remember I showcased Morgan L. Busse’s series. This is the first time though I picked up on the fact this is also crossing into ‘allegorical’ Fantasy selections.

  • Kingdom Above the Cloud (Tales from Adia: Book One) by Maggie Platt

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Children’s Lit : Young Adult Fantasy:

I have a strong preference for reading either Young Adult and/or Middle Grade Fantasy moreso at times than Adult Fantasy – though it depends on what I discover and what I find available to either be read and/or heard via audiobook. This year, I wanted to finish reading the Genie Chronicles – as I couldn’t get into ‘Solomon’s Bell’ last year due to my migraines – whilst I’ve been intending to read ‘Portals, Passages & Pathways’ for far too many years now! There is a story about each of these selections and I’ll share them as I share my thoughts on them this year.

I started to listen to ‘Realm of Knights’ but unfortunately the timing was off for me to listen to this lovely – I have been aching to dive back into it! (see also my Notes)

  • Solomon’s Bell (Genie Chronicles, Book Two) by Michelle Lowry Combs
  • Portals, Passages & Pathways (Land of Magnanthia, Book One) by B.R. Maul
  • No More Goddesses by Kim Baccellia
  • The Red Sun (Legends of Orkney, Book One) by Alane Adams
  • Realm of Knights (Knights of the Realm, Book One) by Jennifer Anne Davis
  • Rune’s Folly by Garen Glazier
  • Amber & Dusk by Lyra Selene

Children’s Lit : Middle Grade Fantasy:

I am quite thankful to the authors from Odyssey Books who are blessing me with the chance to discover their Fantasy styles within the pages of “The Monster’s Apprentice” and “Esme’s Wish” – as I truly was thankful to have a chance to read two stories by this Indie publisher. IN regards to “Finding Esme” you’ll want to read my #unboxing reaction to winning this book!

  • The Monster’s Apprentice (Rahana Trilogy, Book One) by Felicity Banks
  • Esme’s Wish (Esme’s series, Book One) by Elizabeth Foster
  • Finding Esme by Suzanne Crowley
  • Ultra Squad: Adventures Under the Strangebow (Ultra Squad, Book Two) by Julia Devillers
    (see also Review of Book One)

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Dragon Fiction and/or Dragon Fantasy

For three years I’ve been attempting to read ‘A Turn of Light’ and for three years something has derailed my efforts. Usually the culprit are my migraines – this year, I refuse to let anything stop me – as I’ve started/stopped reading this beautiful book too many times to turn away again! Plus, this year, I’m hoping the migraines won’t stalk me as severely as they had in 2018/19 as I’ve had a reduction in frequencies and I have medicine I hadn’t had back then as well to help me as well. *le sigh* Sometimes a girl just wants to read the book she seeks out to read! Equally motivated to read ‘A Natural History of Dragons’ – I cannot wait to see where both stories take me this #WyrdAndWonder!

  • A Turn of Light (Night’s Edge, Book One) by Julie E. Czerneda
  • A Natural History of Dragons (Memoirs of Lady Trent, Book One) by Marie Brennan

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Paranormal Fantasy:

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Quite a large chunk of the stories which are in this category of interest were meant to be shared during #WitchAThon this past March. However, I never had the chance to compose my thoughts properly & share those reviews – mostly as we had some medical emergencies in the family and I honestly lost interest in reading & blogging during both March & April this year as a result. For those titles I’m referencing kindly view my #WitchAThon Announcement. Ergo, I am listing the stories outside of that previous list I’m tackling this May as well.

  • The Library of Light and Shadow by M.J. Rose
  • The Haunting of Hillwood Farm by Kathryn Knight (see also my Notes)
  • The Tesla Gate by John D. Mimms

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Magical Realism:

I actually started working on reading the Chronicles of the Twelve Realms nearly six months ago now – as I had re-contacted the author and I was enjoying my return to her stories – then, of course, between migraines & bad viruses from Autumn to Spring, I honestly threw in the towel. Especially as although the migraines started to yield and give me a sabbatical from their presence – I had some rather intense month-long viruses to get through! Oy. Thankfully, I haven’t been ill in that way since February! Hence why I am requeuing this series and hoping to get into both books rather than just finish the first one I’ve listed! 

  • The Beauty Thief (Chronicles of the Twelve Realms, Book One) by Rachel Ritchey
  • The Dream Keeper’s Daughter by Emily Colin

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Norse & Viking Mythological Fantasy:

I am now of the impression the Norse & Viking Mythos are starting to stalk me! lol I have been blessed by authors finding me who are writing these kinds of stories and/or I am finding the stories writ by these authors! Either way you slice it – I am finding myself curiously engrossed into these kinds of storylines. IN regards to Mr Searfoss – the dear man must think I abandoned reading his chunkster of a novel! I never had the chance to re-pick up where I left off with Odin since last September or October! I had meant to dive back into it but for health reasons it just wasn’t possible until now. Do read the interview I shared on his behalf from October, 2019.

Similarly, I never had the chance to focus on ‘Daughter of Sun, Bride of Ice’ which has such an intriguing premise by the author one of my favourites from Wyrd And Wonder Year 2: “To Court A Queen”. (see also Review)

  • Cycles of Norse Mythology by Glenn Searfoss
  • Daughter of Sun, Bride of Ice (Ice and Fate duology, Book One) by H.L. Burke
  • → (subnote) The Red Sun (Legends of Orkney, Book One) by Alane Adams

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Epic and/or Historical Fantasy:

I am seriously OVER THE MOON right now – not only was I able to order a copy of ‘Imago’ to read during Wyrd and Wonder Year 3 but I have an ARC of ‘Secrets of Milan’ – you can read my preliminary remarks about ‘Imago’ and find out what I loved about the Night Flyer Trilogy Book One whilst do yourself a favour and watch the vlog interview I hosted with Ms Lane! I will be interviewing Ms Lane during Wyrd and Wonder about ‘Secrets of Milan’ as well! Eek. Cannot wait.

I have a heap of guilt over not finishing the audiobooks Jake Urry (*) has narrated – as each time I think I can finish them, I get blindsided by either life, health or medical emergencies in my family. Honestly just to get through this series will be a blessing of Wyrd And Wonder as I’ve wanted to know how the series concludes!

  • Imago (Imago Chronicles, Book One) by L.T. Suzuki
  • Secrets of Milan (Night Flyer Trilogy, Book Two) by Edale Lane
  • A Shroud of Darkness (Ruritarian Rogues, Book Three) by Richard Storry (*)

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Fairytale Retellings & After Canon Fantasy:

I have a special interest in fairytale retellings & after canon fiction – which sometimes parlays into Fantasy. Ever since I became a book blogger this is one subnice of Fantasy I have been truly smitten with seeking out and I was delighted I found one in audio! I didn’t get the chance to listen to this straight-through during the blog tour and I am ever thankful I can finish it now. I might go on a seeking mission to see if I can find others out there in this category as I truly love them!

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Urban Fantasy:
(all of which is on audiobook!)

The guilt I’ve had as a reader is BEYOND when it comes to the authors on this section of my TBR. I have been struggling to get back into Scribd since Spring 2019. I finally re-established my subscription a week ago – the same week I was struck down with a horrid migraine & devastatingly brutal Spring allergies – brilliant timing, Jorie! However, it allows me to login and start streaming “The Forest People” this week and that’s all I care about! I’ve been wanting to continue my journey into this series and now I can finally re-settle into it and find out what becomes of these characters!

Secondly, I positively an addicted to the story-telling genius of Ms Chris (E. Chris Garrison) who happens to be a personal friend – as we bonded through my readings of her stories & series – however, friendship aside, she writes seriously wicked wonderful Urban Fantasy! There is cheeky humour, drama and gosh, the antics of the series is just wicked brill to digest and enjoy! I cannot wait to see how all this transcribes into an audiobook! I am so humbled and blessed I can hear this and share my thoughts with you at long last!

The final selection is ‘Oona Out of Order’ which I received as a social influencer with LibroFM. The two months I made my selections were February & March – the two months I couldn’t focus on reading or hearing audiobooks – so sadly, this one slipped past me until now. I’m going to be featuring more of those selections next month for #AudiobookMonth which is thankfully in JUNE. For now, just to hear my first LibroFM audiobook would be a smashing accomplishment!!

  • The Forest People series | book two “The Choosing” by Maggie Lynch
    (see also Review of Book One)
  • The Forest People series | book three “The Summoning” by Maggie Lynch
  • Blue Spirit (book one: Tipsy Fairy Tale series) by E. Chris Garrison (see also Review)
  • Oona Out of Order by Margarita Montimore (via LibroFM)

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and the stories i’m curiously going to be sampling
&/or getting inside after I reach certain goals this #wyrdandwonder:

When it comes to most of the stories on this particular list of lovelies on my TBR for Wyrd And Wonder – these are stories I’ve either found in past years of the event and/or have stumbled across over the past year or so. One in particular (Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell) was a find of mine whilst browsing my library’s shelves – whereas ‘Rory Thorne’ was discovered via a fellow book blogger: Books, Bones & Buffy. (see also Tammy’s Review)

Even if I could just dip my toes into these stories – writing down my thoughts as I enter into their initial chapters and decide if I want to continue after #WyrdAndWonder listening to them would be lovely! In regards to #OctoberDaye – this has been a project I’ve been trying to finish since [2019] when I undertook the challenge to read the series alongside a wicked wonderful host in Louise (@foxesfairytale) of whom I felt like I let down when I couldn’t carry on at the pace of the other readers.

(via Scribd, audio)

A Local Habitation (October Daye, Book Two) by Seanan McGuire

Descendant of the Crane by Joan He

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(via my library, audio)

Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke

Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal

The Key to the Extraordinary by Natalie Lloyd

A re-reading/listening of The Sixty-Eight Rooms by Marianne Malone

Crown of Three by J. D. Rinehart

The Affair of the Mysterious Letter by Alexis Hall

Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan

How Rory Thorne Destroyed the Multiverse by K. Eason

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what I read previously during #wyrdandwonder:

If you missed our two years of #WyrdAndWonder and/or if you weren’t able to make your rounds to all the lovely bloggers who were participating (myself included, as my visitations were quite random and limited in previous years) – you can still look back and see what I was reading and discussing throughout May 2018 & 2019.

I’ll be more active this year – however, I am resuming my witching hour tweet fests in the early hours of the morn where I’ll find fellow bookish owls awake, reading or eager to tweet their fantastical observations! Look for the QOTD beginning this weekend!

When you do re-visit these lovelies, kindly leave me a note in the comments – I’d love to hear your thoughts, especially if these are new authors or publishers you’ve not yet discovered or if the genre(s) are of interest to you as well.

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Year One : Wyrd And Wonder:

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Liminal Lights by J.M. Bogart (Middle Grade Fantasy)

Frozen Fairy Tales (anthology) by World Weaver Press (Fantasy)

The Magic Cup by Howard Behar (short story)

The Breedling & the Trickster by Kimberlee Ann Bastian (Magical Realism)

Heroes Best Friend (anthology) by Seventh Star Press

Unspun: Anthology (focus on) Kaki Olsen (Re-told Fairy Tales)

Woven by Bree Moore (audiobook) (Fantasy)

Shifty (anthology) by Marian Allen (Fantasy)

← technically this was our #SpooktasticReads mini-event!

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Year Two : Wyrd And Wonder:

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Empire of Sand (The Books of Ambha, Book One) by Tasha Suri (Epic Fantasy)

Adrift (Staying Afloat, Book One) by Isabelle Adler (Space Opera)

The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon (Dragon Fiction)

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Nebula Awards Showcase 2016 (edited by) Mercedes Lackey (Speculative Fiction Anthology)

Heir to the Lamp by Michelle Lowry Combs (Young Adult Fantasy)

The Sun and Moon Beneath the Stars by K. Parr (Upper YA Fantasy)

Mark of the Raven & Flight of the Raven by Morgan L. Busse (High Fantasy, INSPY)

Lost on the Water by D.G. Driver (Fantasy, Ghost Story, YA Fantasy)

The Haunting of Hillwood Farm by Kathryn Knight (see also my Notes)

To Court a Queen by H.L. Burke (Fantasy Romance)

Tiger Lily by Wendy Dikec (aka Abigail Drake) (Urban Fantasy, Fantasy Romance)

Sea of Lost Souls by Emerald Dodge (Urban Fantasy, Mythological Fantasy)

The Magical Midway series by Leanne Leeds: (Cosy Mystery, Urban Fantasy)

Witchiest Witch On Earth (book one)

Life on the Lion (book two)

Unbearable Magic (book three)

library loan requests for #wyrdandwonder year two:

ADRIFT by Isabelle Adler *my purchase request (#ReviewPit author) (Space Opera)

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I love looking at the stories I’ve read & discovered during #WyrdAndWonder whilst I look forward to the new stories & authors I’ll be exploring & reading this year as well. It has been an incredible three years!

IF I missed some of your posts during years One & TWo – kindly leave me some links in the comments & I’d be happy to visit with you now.

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Kindly visit my co-hosts:

Lisa + Imyril

Be sure to keep a watchful eye on our @WyrdAndWonder feeds for the content we’ll be sharing our event has encouraged to be developed for the month! We are happily ready to start visiting blogs & start the Fantastical conversations which we know will be enjoyed by all who LOVE Fantasy!

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I am self-educated through local libraries and alternative education opportunities. I am a writer by trade and I cured a ten-year writer’s block by the discovery of Nanowrimo in November 2008. The event changed my life by re-establishing my muse and solidifying my path. Five years later whilst exploring the bookish blogosphere I decided to become a book blogger. I am a champion of wordsmiths who evoke a visceral experience in narrative. I write comprehensive book showcases electing to get into the heart of my reading observations. I dance through genres seeking literary enlightenment and enchantment. Starting in Autumn 2013 I became a blog book tour hostess featuring books and authors. I joined The Classics Club in January 2014 to seek out appreciators of the timeless works of literature whose breadth of scope and voice resonate with us all.

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