Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K Rowling
ARTICLES, Emberly Lily Summers, Fantasy, Film, Harry Potter, Mermaids, Novels & Series, Wizards & Magic, writing

Mermaids in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Luna was the first to introduce me to the realm of Harry Potter. I was sold on the idea of possessing magic and even more excited of the existence of a school for wizards. During middle school I was beginning to lose my sight and had lost interest in reading, so having a book Luna and I enjoyed helped me find a new love for reading. Despite the series being set in a fantasy realm the scenery come from inspirations from London, England.

Unforsaken - Cassie Laelyn
ARTICLES, Authors, Cassie Laelyn, Emberly Lily Summers, Fantasy, Novels & Series, writing

Unforsaken by Cassie Laelyn

Growing up, Cassie was fortunate enough to live in many different places across Australia, and had a childhood filled with crazy adventures. Now though, she calls coastal Queensland home, with her husband and two super energetic boys. As a teen, Cassie has been borderline obsessed with the paranormal world. She has a passion for crafting stories involving otherworldly characters, where strong loyalty, passion and redemption, blend across every page.

ARTICLES, Fantasy, Gods/ Goddesses, Luna Nyx Frost, Novels & Series

Nyx the Goddess of Darkness

Many know of my enjoyment of ancient mythology to the point where the middle part of my name is a dedication to the Greek Goddess of the night. Nyx was one of the first Gods created in the universe and is the mother of numerous minor gods. She is one of the few goddesses that is feared by Zeus and is part of the cycle between day and night time.

Alice Renaud: A Merman's Choice
Alice Renaud, ARTICLES, Authors, Emberly Lily Summers, Fantasy, Mermaids, Novels & Series

A Merman’s Choice by Alice Renaud

It can sometimes be difficult to find books that you are interested in without them being featured on a bestsellers list. One successful method is by finding new novels and authors by word of mouth or through networking. I was fortunate enough to come across Alice Rebaud novel A Merman’s Choice for others unfamiliar with her work to check them out.

T.L. Christianson
ARTICLES, Authors, Emberly Lily Summers, Fantasy, Monsters, Novels & Series, writing

Shades of Red Series by T.L. Christianson

It can sometimes be difficult to find books that you are interested in without them being featured on a bestsellers list. One successful method is by finding new novels and authors by word of mouth or through networking. I was fortunate enough to come across T.L. Christianson series Shades of Red along with her other works for others unfamiliar with her work to check them out.

ARTICLES, Authors, Emberly Lily Summers, Fantasy, Novels & Series, writing

Shadowing the Light by Miranda Turner

It can sometimes be difficult to find books that you are interested in without them being featured on a bestsellers list. One successful method, is by finding new novels and authors by word of mouth or through networking. I was fortunate enough to come across Miranda Turner's novel, Shadowing the Light and wanted others to give it a chance.

Mortal Engines
ARTICLES, Fantasy, Film, Novels & Series, Reviews, Winter Lawrence, writing

Mortal Engines – Film Review

What do you think is best, to watch a film based on a book first, or read the source material? I was elated to watch Mortal Engines, a film adapted from the Mortal Engines series written by Henry Keazor. The dystopian fantasy was exquisitely brought to the big screen despite skeptics of the film. Read on to see what I thought of the underestimated film.

And Nobody Lived Happily Ever After by Kate Farrell
Andrew Darlington, ARTICLES, Fantasy, Novels & Series, Reviews

And Nobody Lived Happily Ever After by Kate Farrell

Are you looking for a new anthology of craftly, well-written short-stories, than check out And Nobody Lived Happily Ever After by Kate Farrell, a diverse anthology of her work, showcasing her skill as a writer, clearly influenced by grim, gritting storytelling featured in horror and in her other works. I found myself intrigued by the dark themes expressed in the different stories, flawlessly transitioning from one point of view to the next.

Hansel and Gretel
ARTICLES, Fables/ Folklore, Fantasy, Fantasy Creatures, Luna Nyx Frost, Novels & Series, The Brothers' Grimm, witches

Hansel and Gretel

Many grew up hearing the tale of Hansel and Gretel and the candy cottage they discover in the woods. The story comes from Germany and was written down by the Brothers’ Grimm. The tale shows how resourceful children can be and what they will do to stay alive. The story also tells how the brothers see witches and stepmothers.

yule log
ARTICLES, Emberly Lily Summers, Fantasy, Novels & Series

Kiss of the Flame by Amber Sewell

Amber Sewell is an upcoming author. Currently she has a story that is being written called Kiss of the Flame. This is a tale about a midwife who finds herself being accused of witchcraft, by the very people that she had for generations nursed back to health during times of grave illnesses, due to a series of events and betrayals. This tale will transport its readers back to a time when being different could invite the fury of one’s neighbors, and even cost you your very life.