Books by Julia Golding

THE GLASS SWALLOW by Julia Golding
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Forget the predictable and clichéd love story; read for the social commentary. An insightful, engaging portrait of a high-fantasy society in the midst of social change. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
This gentle tale, set in the world of Dragonfly (2009), offers a fresh take on high-fantasy conventions. Read full book review >
THE SILVER SEA by Julia Golding
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

Though bursting with bloody battles, romance and sacrifice, this archetypal-hero legend falls prey to unsubtle prose and uneasy racial constructions. Read full book review >

DRAGONFLY by Julia Golding
FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

This familiar-feeling fantasy devotes much energy to culture creation and culture clash but disquietingly favors one over others. Read full book review >

CAT O’NINE TAILS by Julia Golding
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

The fourth installment of this series is a little too long, the adventures a little too forced and Cat falls a little too easily into and out of scrapes. Read full book review >

FICTION
Released: May 1, 2009

The third installment of Cat Royal's adventures requires some stamina, featuring as it does even more activity, even more spirited friends and villainous-if-complex enemies and even more exotic terrain. Read full book review >

ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2008

In the final installment of her timely eco-fantasy quartet, Golding uses clear, calm prose to portray grave magical and environmental threats that will absorb her readers without spooking them. Read full book review >

FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

Hang on for the wild ride of Cat Royal's second adventure, after The Diamond of Drury Lane (2008). Read full book review >

ADVENTURE
Released: June 1, 2008

Young Cat, red-haired and full of curiosity, lives at the Theater Royal in Drury Lane, having been abandoned there as a wee babe and raised by the theater folk and Mr. Sheridan, the owner. Read full book review >

MINES OF THE MINOTAUR by Julia Golding
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: May 1, 2008

Golding's series about epic environmental danger continues its steady, gentle tone. Read full book review >

THE GORGON’S GAZE by Julia Golding
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

Epic in structure but gentle in vibe, this series about mythical creatures now shifts from one primary perspective to two. Read full book review >

ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2007

Golding offers the softer side of adventure fantasy. Read full book review >