January 2017 wrap-up

So new year, trying out new styles of blogging. I know a lot of blogs do a wrap-up post at the end of he month so I thought I would try it out and see if it works for me or not. So let’s talk about those books from this month. (Also I should haveContinue reading “January 2017 wrap-up”

Manga Classics: Emma review

Manga Classics: Emma by Jane Austen, Stacey King and Crystal S. Chan Star rating: ★★★★★ 5/5 stars Format: ebook galley Summary: A manga adaptation of Jane Austen’s book Emma, Emma Woodhouse believes herself to be a skilled matchmaker but her matchmaking is more meddlesome than anything else. Review: I received a galley for review fromContinue reading “Manga Classics: Emma review”

The Search for Aveline review

The Search for Aveline by Stephanie Rabig and Angie Bee Star rating: ★★★★ ☆ 4/5 stars Format: ebook galley Summary: A series of vignettes about the crew of The Sappho, captained by Captain Harriet “Harry” Roberts, the ship searches for her lost sister Aveline. Review: I received an advanced galley copy of this book forContinue reading “The Search for Aveline review”

A Court of Mist and Fury review

“No one was my master–but I might be master of everything, if I wished. If I dared.” A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas Star rating: ★★★★★ 5/5 stars Format: hardcover book Summary: Feyre returns after being newly Made into a High Fae. She tries to settle back into life with TamlinContinue reading “A Court of Mist and Fury review”

The Fifth Petal review

The Fifth Petal by Brunonia Barry Star rating: ★☆☆☆☆ 1/5 Format: ebook galley Summary: When a teenage boy dies, an old cold case in Salem is reopened over the death of three woman referred to as the Goddesses. They were attempting to consecrate the ground that their ancestors, condemned as witches, were hung when theyContinue reading “The Fifth Petal review”

The Hunt review

“She’d expected to spend the rest of her life in the cell. They wouldn’t kill her–that would go against their unbreakable moral code. But it didn’t mean she wouldn’t be drugged, or worse.” The Hunt by Megan Shepherd Star rating: ★★★★ ☆ 4/5 stars Format: library ebook Summary: The sequel to The Cage, The HuntContinue reading “The Hunt review”

The Shadow Society review

“I used to think that at least I could rely on myself. That I was strong. Now I felt like someone with no control. Someone who fell out of trees. Who heard one word and was so paralyzed that she had to rely on the help of someone she hated.” The Shadow Society by MarieContinue reading “The Shadow Society review”

The Bear and The Nightingale review

The Bear and The Nightingale by Katherine Arden Star rating: ★★★★ ☆ 4/5 stars Format: ebook galley Summary: Vasya is the last child of her mother, who died in childbirth– intent on having her even though she knew she wasn’t strong enough to have her. She grows up into a wild girl who can seeContinue reading “The Bear and The Nightingale review”

The Miseducation of Cameron Post review

“We weren’t really sure about any of the actual laws involved, but certainly I’d seen enough movies to know that all bad guys split up when they were on the run, so that if one was caught, not everybody else got trapped too. And we sort of liked thinking of ourselves as the bad guys,Continue reading “The Miseducation of Cameron Post review”

The Blazing Star review

The Blazing Star by Imani Josey Star rating: ★★★★★ 5/5 stars Format: ebook galley Summary: Portia has always felt like she is in the shadow of her twin sister Alex’s genius. After Alex wins an academic award she has long sought after and Portia feels left in the dust. A trip to the museum andContinue reading “The Blazing Star review”