The Scarecrow’s Brane by D.L. Morrese

Publication Date: July 3, 2015

 

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Commander Lisa Chang and the crew of the Brane Child find themselves in Oddz. Their ship crash-lands into the only thing between the Emerald City and the Red Witch of the South, who is trying to take it over. Lisa must travel to the Great and Powerful Blue Wizards of the East to make a new weapon to protect the Emerald City.

[easyazon_link identifier=”B00XT0HESE” locale=”US” tag=”rabidreaders-20″]The Scarecrow’s Brane: A Futuristic Fairy Tale (Adventures of the Brane Child Book 2)[/easyazon_link] is the second book in the Brane Child series.

 

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The Jack of Souls: A Rogue & Knight Epic Fantasy Series (The Unseen Moon Book 1) by Stephen Merlino

Publication Date: December 20, 2014

 

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Harric is doomed to die by his nineteenth birthday if he’s unable to break a curse. To survive he makes some unlikely friends. His friends bring their own challenges. Can Harric beat the curse?

 

 

 

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The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle

Publication Date: February 16, 2016

 

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Charles Thomas Tester lives in New York. To support himself and his ailing father, he delivers items and asks no questions. He is aware of the unpredictability of magic and the danger in what he does. When he delivers a book to a sorceress in Queens, he opens the door to something unpredictable and dangerous.

 

 

 

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Broken Banners by Mark Gelineau and Joe King

Publication Date: February 15, 2016

 

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Elinor is a lieutenant in the Kings Army when she finds her fellow soldiers slaughtered outside of the city gates. She embarks on a quest of justice.

 

[easyazon_link identifier=”B01AKTACDK” locale=”US” tag=”rabidreaders-20″]Broken Banners[/easyazon_link] is the second book in the Reaper of Stone; An Echo of the Ascended series.

 

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Elf (2003)

Movie Released: November 7, 2003 | DVD Releasd: October 24, 2006

 

DVD_ElfA child slipped into Santa’s sack one Christmas Eve and was taken to the North Pole where he was adopted by an older elf (Bob Newhart). When he finds out that he is human, the elf decides to go on a quest to New York City to find his biological father, a hard-hearted Children’s publisher. Will everything work out as Buddy expects?

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Doctor Who 2014 Christmas Special: The Last Christmas

DVD Release Date: February 17, 2015

 

DVD_Doctor_Who_Last_Christmas The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) and Clara (Jenny Coleman) must help scientists plagued by crab-like creatures at a North Pole Scientific Station with the help of Santa (Nick Frost) and his elves.

Readers of this blog will know that I am a big fan of Doctor Who as well as the comedic characters normally played by Nick Frost. In [easyazon_link identifier=”B00QHND1BO” locale=”US” tag=”rabidreaders-20″]Doctor Who: Last Christmas[/easyazon_link] the actor takes a darker interpretation of an iconic character.

 

 

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Seeing Evil by Jason Parent

Publication Date: August 4, 2015

 

Seeing Evil by Jason ParentIn Seeing Evil by Jason Parent, major crimes detective, Samantha Reilly, was key on the scene of the murder of little Michael Turcotte’s parents. Eleven years later she’s still close with the young victim when a vicious attack at school triggers visions. Seeing what happens still leaves a lot to be deciphered. Will Michael be able to decipher his strange visions in time to protect himself from the evil to come?

 

 

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The Black Witch by Micheal Rivers

Release Date: May 18, 2011

 

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[easyazon_link identifier=”B0051PYOIS” locale=”US” tag=”rabidreaders-20″]The Black Witch[/easyazon_link] had the reputation of a cursed ship. With the captain sidelined and facing a fierce storm, the first mate is charged with bringing the crew to safety. Where the natural elements are difficult enough, throw in a demon and the chances of getting out alive just took a nosedive.

 

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