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Book Review: As Old As Time

As Old As Time by Liz Braswell Published September 2016 Genre(s): YA, Fantasy, Retelling, Romance 484 pages “Life is a strange mixture of all of these genres, she mused, and it doesn’t have nearly as neat and happy an ending as you often get in books.” Rating Summary (from Goodreads) What if Belle’s mother cursed… Continue reading Book Review: As Old As Time

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First Line Fridays||Friday56||Book Blogger Hop

Hey guys! First Line Fridays is hosted over at Hoarding Books where you give the first line of a book. Friday 56 is hosted over at Freda’s Voice where you turn to page 56 or location 56 (in ebooks) and choose a passage to share. Book Blogger Hop is hosted over at Ramblings of a… Continue reading First Line Fridays||Friday56||Book Blogger Hop

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Book Review: Spindle Fire

Spindle Fire by Lexa Hillyer Published April 2017 Genre(s): YA, fantasy, retelling, romance 353 pages “More true to life. Because we’re all stumbling through darkness, really. None of us knows where we’re heading. Not in the bigger picture anyway.” Rating Summary (from Goodreads) A kingdom burns. A princess sleeps. This is no fairy tale. It… Continue reading Book Review: Spindle Fire

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Book Review: The Merciful Crow

The Merciful Crow by Margaret Owen Published July 2019 Genre(s): YA, Fantasy 384 pages “’Everyone needs a hobby.’ He rubbed the back of his neck, as if trying to scrape together another jest. ‘And an appalling number of Saborians seem to have picked ‘murdering Crows’ for theirs.’” Rating Summary Fie is a future chieftain of… Continue reading Book Review: The Merciful Crow

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Book Review: Saving the Griffin

Saving the Griffin by Kristin Wolden Nitz Published April 2007 Genre(s): Children, Fantasy 184 pages “‘Griffins aren’t extinct,’ Kate said. ‘They never existed. They’re mythical. Imaginary.’” Rating Summary Due to her father’s work, 11-year old Kate and her family are living in Italy for a few months. When they’re not doing homework or sightseeing, Kate… Continue reading Book Review: Saving the Griffin

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Book Review: Crooked kingdom

Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo Published September 2016 Genre(s): YA, Fantasy 536 pages 5/5 stars “I would have come for you. And if I couldn’t walk, I’d crawl to you, and no matter how broken we were, we’d fight our way out together-knives drawn, pistols blazing. Because that’s what we do. We never stop fighting.” Summary… Continue reading Book Review: Crooked kingdom

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Book Review: Six Of Crows

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo Published September 2015 Genre(s): YA, Fantasy, Adventure, Romance 479 pages 5.0 stars         “No mourners. No funerals.” Summary (From Goodreads) Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price–and no one knows that better than criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker.… Continue reading Book Review: Six Of Crows

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Book Review: Rebel of the Sands

Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton Published March 2016 Genre(s): YA, Fantasy, Romance 314 pages 3.5/5 stars “‘I’ve been to a lot of places,’ Jin said. ‘And I’ve heard a lot of what people think is true. When everyone seems so very sure, it’s hard to figure anyone is right.’” Summary (from Goodreads) Mortals… Continue reading Book Review: Rebel of the Sands

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Mini Review: Wayward Son

Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell Published: September 2019||Pages: 356|| Genre(s): YA, Fantasy, LGBT, Romance Simple Summary Now that everything is over, Simon is pretty unmotivated in everything, even his relationship with Baz. So Penny decides to take the three of them on a road trip through America. Of course trouble is bound to find them. Spoilers… Continue reading Mini Review: Wayward Son

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Book Review: Once Upon A Dream

Once Upon A Dream by Liz Braswell Published January 2017 Genre(s): YA, Fantasy, Fairy Tale Retelling 464 pages 2.5/5 stars   “It’s not bravery if you don’t feel fear, right? If you’re not afraid, then you’re not really forcing yourself to do something brave.” Summary We all know the tale of Sleeping Beauty. How the… Continue reading Book Review: Once Upon A Dream