Category Archives: Fantasy

Return to Labyrinth, Volume 2. By Jake T. Forbes. Illustrated by Chris Lie. Cover by Kouyu Shurei. Los Angeles, CA. Tokyopop, 2007. ISBN: 9781598167269 and 159816726X.

Plot Summary Jareth, The Goblin King, is slowly losing his powers. He makes a deal with his nemesis, who begins teaching Toby how to use magic. Instead of wondering about her motives, Toby gobbles up the magic lessons. Slowly, he … Continue reading

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Return to Labyrinth, Volume 1. By Jake T. Forbes. (2006). Illustrated by Chris Lie. Cover by Kouyu Shurei. Los Angeles: Tokyopop. ISBN: 1598167251 or 9781598167252.

Plot Summary Toby, kidnapped as a baby and held captive by the The Goblin King, is now a teenager. Throughout his life, things have always gone his way. All he had to do was make a wish. But the help … Continue reading

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Bone: Out From Boneville(Vol.1). By Jeff Smith. (2005).New York: Scholastic, Graphix. ISBN-10: 0439706408.

Plot Summary Part 1 of Jeff Smith’s 9 volume, 1300 page masterpiece, begins with cousins Fone Bone, Smiley Bone, and Phoney Bone are kicked out of their hometown, Boneville, because of Phoney Bone’s greedy antics. When Fone Bone is separated … Continue reading

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I Was a Teenage Fairy. By Francesca Lia Block. (1998). ISBN-10: 0064408620.

Plot Summary Barbie Marks (Markowitz,) is a teenage model, but she’d much rather be a photographer. She lives in Los Angeles with her ex-beauty-queen mother, who continues to force her out on modeling jobs. When Barbie was very young, a … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. (2007). New York: Arthur A. Levine Books.ISBN-10: 0545010225.

Plot Summary The end to Harry Potter’s story is near, which means that a great battle is upon the wizarding world. No longer does the story remain within the walls of Hogwarts, though it does continue within the mind and … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. By J.K.Rowling. (2005). New York: Arthur A. Levine Books.

Plot Summary In Harry’s 6th year at Hogwarts, he discovers a potions text-book which allows him to ace the class. Its mysterious owner is “The Half-Blood Prince.” As Harry, Ron, and Hermoine ponder the mystery, finish up normal school activities … Continue reading

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Weetzie Bat. By Francesca Lia Block. (2004). 10th Anniversary Ed. New York: HarperTeen. ISBN-10: 0060736259

Plot Summary Weetzie Bat hates high school because no one understands, simple as that. Weetzie is special, if not downright effervescent. She‘s “slinkster cool,” with her cropped blonde hair and wild fashion sense. No one understands, that is, until Dirk. … Continue reading

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Magic the Gathering (MTG) Dueling Decks: Phyrexia VS The Coalition. (Strategy Card Game). (2010). Wizards of the Coast, Inc. ASIN: B003BUAO2U. $19.99.

Summary A war is waged in Dominaria when Phyrexian invaders attack. Luckily, a coalition has formed which includes the ultra-powerful dragons! Can the united forces stop the black spawn before death is brought down upon them? Take the reigns as … Continue reading

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