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Not Good for Maidens

By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Intense tale of teen goblin fighters has graphic violence.

Book Tori Bovalino Horror 2022
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Goblins don't appear often in modern horror, but this intense fantasy uses their full potential. Author Tori Bovalino weaves a gritty tale of subterranean terror based on Celtic folklore. Each of the female characters is multidimensional, each captured by the magic of the Goblin Market. There are plenty of creepy bits of business as humans fall prey to the goblins, but horror fans will enjoy the intricate, surprisingly romantic narrative. Bovalino shows the dangers of winning your heart's desire and proves herself to be a young fantasy writer to follow.

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