Seventeen-year-old Alice and her mother have spent most of Alice’s life on the road, always a step ahead of the uncanny bad luck biting at their heels. But when Alice’s grandmother, the reclusive author of a cult-classic book of pitch-dark fairy tales, dies alone on her estate, the Hazel Wood, Alice learns how bad her … Continue reading The Hazel Wood Review: A Dark, Creepy, Fairy Tale
Royals Review: An Over The Top, Silly Princess Story
Meet Daisy Winters. She’s an offbeat sixteen-year-old Floridian with mermaid-red hair; a part time job at a bootleg Walmart, and a perfect older sister who’s nearly engaged to the Crown Prince of Scotland. Daisy has no desire to live in the spotlight, but relentless tabloid attention forces her to join Ellie at the relative seclusion … Continue reading Royals Review: An Over The Top, Silly Princess Story
The Shadow Queen Review: A Fantastical Retelling That Fell Flat
Lorelai Diederich, crown princess and fugitive at large, has one mission: kill the wicked queen who took both the Ravenspire throne and the life of her father. To do that, Lorelai needs to use the one weapon she and Queen Irina have in common—magic. She’ll have to be stronger, faster, and more powerful than Irina, … Continue reading The Shadow Queen Review: A Fantastical Retelling That Fell Flat
Top Ten Tuesday: This Again??
Top Ten Tuesday is a book blog meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week's prompt is Frequently Used Words in [age group/genre] Titles. I decided to go with just general Young Adult titles, since I can't think of anything else haha. Here we go! Note: I've included examples of books in italics, books I haven't read yet but really … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: This Again??
The Me In Book Characters Tag!
I saw this tag over at Dreamy Reads and I decided to take initiative and tag myself because I'm narcissistic and like talking about myself so why not xD (note--maybe I should use Narcissus as one of my relatable characters...I haven't actually read a novel with him though so hmm guess I don't have to look thatttt … Continue reading The Me In Book Characters Tag!