Publisher: Little Brown Books for Young Readers

Book Review: The Cruel Prin..

Book Review: The Cruel Prince

The Cruel Prince is one of the best books I’ve read so far this year. I love tales of faerie cruelty and as this book literally starts with murder, I was taken in quickly and ready to find what else this book would hold. What I loved most about this book is that is very much focused on the love and loyalty of family, but also of making the best of a terrible situation. There’s only slight romance but it’s not a driving point and I really liked that aspect. For the most part, it’s about Jude, who is a […]

Posted February 11, 2019
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Book Review: Days of Blood ..

Book Review: Days of Blood and Starlight

Days of Blood and Starlight is a sequel I should have read ages ago! I read the first book when it came out and never continued on with the series. I picked this up without any rereading, but fell right back into the story. It picks up after Karou disappears, we find her in a camp of demons, taking over to raise dead demons. The POVs jump around though and we get a taste of Akiva’s feelings and all the problems that Angels have. How can Angels be so evil? Seriously… My favorite is of course Zuzana who is all […]

Posted February 3, 2017
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Book Review: The Young Worl..

Book Review: The Young World

The Young World is a post apocalyptic novel about a sickness that wipes out everyone that is not a teenager. When people turn 18 years old. Jefferson is not looking forward to his brother Wash turning 18, meaning that Jefferson will have to take over looking over his group of survivors. Told from two different points of view, Jefferson and Donna, both are in love with each other at some point during the novel. Both of them have their own scruples, strengths, and weaknesses and make for an interesting set of narratives. Set in New York City, there’s different factions […]

Posted January 22, 2015
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Book Review: Seven Wild Sis..

Book Review: Seven Wild Sisters

Seven Wild Sisters takes place many years after The Cats of Tanglewood Forest and follows Sarah Jane, the middle of seven sisters. On a dare, Sarah Jane meets Aunt Lillian, an old woman who lives down the road from their own home, and who lives her life doing things without electricity or plumbing. The draw to the old woman, her stories, and her way of life keeps Sarah Jane coming back often and soon she’s spending most of her spare time with her. Aunt Lillian makes her money by selling ‘sang – ginseng  as we know it – in town, […]

Posted April 30, 2014
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Book Review: The Lonely Lak..

Book Review: The Lonely Lake Monster

Following directly after the first book, The Lonely Lake Monster find Ben and Pearl as assistants to Dr. Woo, the vet for extraordinary creatures. This book is from Pearl's point of view, which was a nice change from the first book, which was from Ben's point of view. Selfors does a great job of summing up the series so far in an easy to understand and pick up this book out of order. In this book, Pearl manages to get in big trouble. Ben becomes captured by the lake monster and Pearl must figure out how to get him away […]

Posted January 31, 2014
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Book Review: The Sasquatch ..

Book Review: The Sasquatch Escape

Ben has been sent to live with his grandfather for the summer while his parents work out their marital problems. As much as Ben loves his grandfather, he lives in a smalltown with not much to do. When Ben sees what looks to be a dragon flying over the town, his stay becomes a lot more interesting. Pearl is a girl who also saw the dragon and together they find themselves an injured dragon hatchling. The only place to take the animal is a new, mysterious looking Worm Hospital and is more than it seems. Ben and Pearl make a […]

Posted January 30, 2014
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Book Review: Pi in the Sky

Book Review: Pi in the Sky

Pi in the Sky is science fiction story about Joss, the seventh son of the Supreme Overlord of the Universe. When a human girl gets a glimpse of where they live, his father decides to take Earth out of the timeline. Joss's only friend Kal disappears because his parents were on Earth and therefore he cannot exist anymore. Instead, the human girl Annika shows up in his place and thinks she is in a dream. It becomes Joss' job to make sure that she remains thinking she is in a dream so that she won't become nonexistant. Joss' job is […]

Posted January 17, 2014
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Book View: The Enchantress ..

Book View: The Enchantress Returns

Short & Sweet: The Enchantress Returns was quite the surprise. Having not read the previous book, I found myself intrigued as to how easily it would be to understand The Enchantress Returns. I was pleasantly surprised to meet the characters who were interesting and the plot didn't jump right in, giving me time to really know the characters before they traveled to the Land of Stories. Alex and Connor are brave to be taking on another adventure, not willing to just sit still and leave their mother captured. The Land of Stories itself was quite a charming place, full of […]

Posted January 10, 2014
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