The Ilodian Rift – Part 2

If you haven’t read the beginning of The Ilodian Rift, you can find it here. … Ellisar steps through the portal first, then waves at us to follow. I grab my brother and sister’s hands. With a deep breath, I step through the glowing rift. I feel a tingle along my skin. Then, the air feels lighter and the world […]

The Ilodian Rift

The sound of loud music pops the bubble around me as I am pulled out of the intense moment in the story I was reading and brought abruptly back to the present. I sigh as I sit my book on the table and launch up from my chair. I stomp to my brother’s room next to mine.  “Can you turn […]

Thwarting Fate

Desperation made my hands shake as I poured the salt circle around myself, meticulously checking that there was no break in the line. I knew this was a terrible idea, but I also had to acknowledge that it was my only hope. The Fates had foretold of the loss of everything I held dear, and I only had one thing […]

Best Quotes for Book Nerds

Welcome, Fantasy Nerds! We’ve done a post in the past on our favorite writing quotes, so this week we thought it would be fun to share our favorite bookish quotes. We hope these inspire all our fellow book nerds! “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies . . . The man who never reads lives only one.” -George […]

Best Mermaid Books for Fantasy Nerds

Greetings Fantasy Nerds! This week we will be discussing our favorite mermaid books. We hope you enjoy our list, and find a new book to read! The Mermaid If you’re a fan of the movie The Greatest Showman or enjoy historical fiction, you would enjoy this book. It was an interesting premise for a novel: a real-life mermaid joins up […]

Beauty or a Beast – Part 2

If you haven’t read the beginning of Beauty or a Beast, you can find it here. … “Where are we going anyway?” Nell asked.  “Somewhere I know you’ll love,” Silas replied. “But you barely know me!” “I know enough,” he said with a smirk. Nell wasn’t sure how to take the comment. She was unsure about Silas as well. In […]

Beauty or a Beast

“Nell,” the barista called out before setting her latte on the bar and moving on to the next order. Nell grasped the coffee mug with both hands, letting the warmth seep into her icy fingers. She settled into a cozy chair in the corner with a sigh. She inhaled the cinnamon scent wafting from her mug before gingerly taking a […]

Best Cookbooks for Fantasy Nerds

Welcome, Fantasy Nerds! This week we wanted to share some of our favorite cookbooks that feature recipes from fantasy fandoms we love. If you are a fantasy nerd who is interested in cooking or baking, these books are for you! A Feast of Ice and Fire A Feast of Ice and Fire is the official companion cookbook to the Game […]