Author: Philippa Ballantine

Top Ten Books to Read at the Beach
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May 31, 2016

Top Ten Books to Read at the Beach

If I’m being perfectly honest, I don’t like beaches. Nor have I been to one in years and maybe twice total in my life. But I imagine beaches are a place to lay back and relax for most people, where you want to ignore everything (and everyone) around you with a good book. So here are my top 10 “beach” […]

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Review – Hunter and Fox by Philippa Ballantine
In Book Review
July 12, 2012

Review – Hunter and Fox by Philippa Ballantine

Hunter and Fox had exactly what I’ve come to expect from Ballantine: a beautifully created world, diverse and unique characters, and a want for more. After reading two of the authors Books of the Order series last year (Geist and Spectyr) I couldn’t wait to get my hands on another. For those who have read Philippa Ballantine’s previous work, Hunter […]

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Review – Spectyr by Philippa Ballantine
In Book Review
August 10, 2011

Review – Spectyr by Philippa Ballantine

Once again, Ballantine delivers with an exciting sequel to her Book of the Order series. First off, this swashbuckling sequel dives right into the story instead of introducing everything (as was the case with Geist). I was really glad since that was the main flaw of the first book, in my opinion. Instead, all of the background information I wanted […]

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Review – Geist by Philippa Ballantine
In Book Review
June 25, 2011

Review – Geist by Philippa Ballantine

I don’t even know what to say about Geist. The first time I read it (yes, I did reread it), I thought there wasn’t enough background–plenty of action and adventure, but not enough supporting details. When I read it again, while yes, I knew what would happen, I realized how seamlessly Ballantine weaves in her world with the story. You […]

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