Search Results: "Mats Strandberg"


BOOK REVIEW

THE CIRCLE by Sara B. Elfgren
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 2, 2013

"Muddled but ambitious, with much to please fans of character-driven fantasy; here's hoping the next two volumes proceed more smoothly. (Fantasy/horror. 13-18)"
Coming into witchy powers and learning to use them responsibly is complicated by intense teen Sturm und Drang in this doorstopper import. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE KEY by Sara B. Elfgren
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 14, 2015

"Epic in length if not scale, the closer puts its small-town teen ensemble through the wringer. (castlist) (Fantasy/horror. 13-18)"
The rise of a rival coven spells both complications and loyalty conflicts for the young witches charged with saving the world from a demon invasion. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FIRE by Sara B. Elfgren
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 1, 2014

"The fantasy elements remain as murky as they are inessential to a story that is really more about high schoolers poised to emerge from tough adolescences than magic. (Fantasy/horror. 13-18)"
The intricate relationship chess that sets the opener of this teens-vs.-demons import apart really takes over in the projected trilogy's middle volume. Read full book review >