Spindle Fire review

Spindle Fire by Lexa Hillyer Star rating: ★★★★ ☆ 4/5 stars Format: ebook galley Summary: Princess Aurora and her half sister Isabelle have always been close, they even have their own secret language since Aurora cannot speak, her voice being tithed to a faerie for a gift at her christening. A curse placed on herContinue reading “Spindle Fire review”

The Hellblazer Vol. 1: The Poison Truth (Rebirth) review

The Hellblazer Vol. 1: The Poison Truth (Rebirth) by Simon Oliver Star rating: ★★☆☆☆ 2/5 Format: ebook galley Summary: John Constantine returns to England after being cursed and unable to stay in London, Swamp Thing is there and I guess Djinn are the bad guys? Review: I received a free galley copy from NetGalley forContinue reading “The Hellblazer Vol. 1: The Poison Truth (Rebirth) review”

The Woman in Cabin 10 review

“Its size, along with the perfection of its paintwork, gave it a curiously toylike quality, and as I stepped onto the narrow steel gangway I had a sudden disorienting image of the Aurora as a ship imprisoned in a bottle–tiny, perfect, isolated, and unreal–and of myself, shrinking down to match it with every step IContinue reading “The Woman in Cabin 10 review”

Caraval review

“Welcome, welcome to Caraval! The grandest show on land or by sea. Inside you’ll experience more wonders than most people see in a lifetime. You can sip magic from a cup and buy dreams in a bottle. But before you fully enter into our world, you must remember it’s all a game.” Caraval by StephanieContinue reading “Caraval review”

When The First Book of a Series Doesn’t Capture Me

As of late I’ve had a couple of series I’ve read the first book that I haven’t liked very much. On several occasions when I’ve expressed my opinions on not really liking them I’ve had people tell me that it “gets better in the second/third book”. Which, I won’t argue over because there are aContinue reading “When The First Book of a Series Doesn’t Capture Me”

Divided Nation, United Hearts review

Divided Nation, United Hearts by Yolanda Wallace Star rating: ★★★★ ☆ 4/5 stars Format: ebook galley Summary: Wilhelmina is from a rich family in Philadelphia but she yearns for more than what is available to her as a woman. Emboldened after attending a lecture dressed as a man she decides to join the Union armyContinue reading “Divided Nation, United Hearts review”

The Last of August review

“At times, Watson is far too sentimental. I’ve yet to see him with a puppy, but I imagine it would be too much for me to handle.” The Last of August by Brittany Cavallaro Star rating: ★★★☆☆ 3/5 stars Format: library ebook Summary: The second book in the Charlotte Holmes series, Charlotte and Jaime haveContinue reading “The Last of August review”

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children review

“I didn’t go far, just around the perimeter of the neat yard in a slow shuffle, watching the sky, clear now, a billion stars spread across it. Stars, too, were time travelers. How many of those ancient points of light were the last echoes of suns now dead? How many had been born but theirContinue reading “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children review”

Manga Classics: Pride & Prejudice review

Manga Classics: Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen, Stacy King and Po Tse Star rating: ★★★★ ☆ 4/5 stars Format: ebook galley Summary: A manga adaptation of Pride & Prejudice. Review: I received a copy for review from NetGalley. This was a fun adaptation of Pride & Prejudice and a great read. Jane Austen isContinue reading “Manga Classics: Pride & Prejudice review”

Geekerella review

Geekerella by Ashley Poston Star Rating: ★★★★★ 5/5 stars Format: paperback ARC Summary: Danielle is a high school senior who lives with her stepmother and stepsisters. Her only solace from the constant berating from her stepfamily is a show she grew up watching with her father when he was alive. A reboot movie is beingContinue reading “Geekerella review”