Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly Rating - 4.1 out of 5 Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly is a reimagining of the evil stepsister in the Cinderella story. Isabelle with her sister Octavia (Tavi) are thrust into a life full of pain after their sister Cinderella won the prince’s hand. While they were forced to maim themselves were generally hated by the village, Isabelle...
The Guinevere Deception by Kiersten White Rating - 3.5 out of 5 As a retelling of the Arthurian Legends, The Guinevere Deception by Kiersten White asks the question: what would happen if Guinevere were a plant to keep Arthur safe, and not the traditional beautiful maiden? Merlin has charged Guinevere, his daughter, with keeping the new king safe as he rebuilds...
Chain of Gold by Cassandra Clare Rating - 4.75 out of 5 In Chain of Gold by Cassandra Clare, Cordelia Carstairs is looking to put her mark in the shadow hunting world. She, along with her brother Alistair and her friends James and Lucie Herondale, embark on saving London from the newest dark threat and find themselves at the center. Finding...
Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi is the follow up to Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi. The war between the maji and the establishment rages on. Against all odds, magic is back in the land of Orïsha. As the battle for power over the land continues, it...
The Toll by Neal Shusterman Rating - 4.1 out of 5 Three years after the Toll has sounded, the world is still in disarray. Humanity has to adjust to the new normal with the Thunderhead no longer speaking to them. Goddard is leading the North American Scythedom and continues to fight for power with the Tonists. The world is having a...
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi Rating - 4.5 out of 5 Years ago, before the beginning of Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi magic was in the ground and air of Orïsha. Then one night, magic was destroyed as all the Maji were killed and a ruthless king ordered the end of magic. Zélie barely remembers...
The Queen of Nothing by Holly Black Rating - 5 out of 5 Spoiler Alert - given that this is the third book in the series, even the synopsis is a spoiler. If you’re in the wrong place and would like to read reviews of The Cruel Prince or The Wicked King, please click the links! Reader beware! :-) At the...
Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo Rating - 4.5 out of 5 Spoiler Alert - given that this is the third book in the series, even the synopsis is a spoiler. If you’re in the wrong place and would like to read reviews of Shadow and Bone or Siege and Storm, please click the links! Reader beware! :-) Ruin and Rising...