Review: THE RULES OF MAGIC by Alice Hoffman

I am so excited to tell you about THE RULES OF MAGIC by Alice Hoffman. I watched Practical Magic years ago and loved the story. I only recently found out it was based on a book when I saw a review for it on Avalinah's Books. It was then that I decided to [...]

By | 2017-09-30T19:46:45+00:00 Saturday, September 30, 2017|4 stars, Fantasy, Magical Realism, reviews|4 Comments

Review: ODD CHILD OUT by Gilly Macmillan

I picked up ODD CHILD OUT because I had read the author’s THE PERFECT GIRL and thought I enjoyed it for the most part. Looking over my review just now I see I rated it only 3/5 stars. I am glad I am just now realizing that because I enjoyed this book. ODD CHILD OUT [...]

By | 2017-09-29T19:18:50+00:00 Friday, September 29, 2017|4 stars, Crime, Mystery, reviews, Thriller|0 Comments

Review: RINGER by Lauren Oliver

This review contains spoilers for REPLICA. RINGER is the second (and final) book in the REPLICA series. It tells linear stories of two girls; Lyra, who was raised as a replica but actually isn't and Gemma, who is actually a replica but was raised as a normal girl. I enjoyed this [...]

By | 2017-09-27T23:30:48+00:00 Wednesday, September 27, 2017|4 stars, Adventure, reviews, Science Fiction, YA|2 Comments

Review: THIS DARKNESS MINE by Mindy McGinnis

  Well THIS DARKNESS MINE is another dark book by Mindy McGinnis. I am not sure how she does it, but each book seems to getting darker. This story explores the life of a Sasha Stone as she becomes something else. Something much darker than anyone thought possible. Sasha Stone has her whole [...]

By | 2017-09-26T19:53:21+00:00 Tuesday, September 26, 2017|3 stars, Mental Illness, reviews, Thriller, YA|6 Comments

My Fall Most Anticipated Reads ~TTT

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. For more information and future topics click here. It has been a while since I did a Top 10 Tuesday post. I couldn't resist talking about all the exciting books being published this fall. Without further ado, here are [...]

By | 2017-09-19T10:03:24+00:00 Tuesday, September 19, 2017|Top 10 Tuesday|10 Comments

Review: THE BEAR AND THE NIGHTINGALE by Katherine Arden

*This trailer features the European cover for this book. THE BEAR AND THE NIGHTINGALE really took me by surprise. I don't know what I was expecting, but it was not this. This story actually reminded me of WINTERSONG without the music. That's not to say that this story isn't wholly original, just that [...]

By | 2017-12-08T20:40:28+00:00 Monday, September 18, 2017|4 stars, Fairy Tales, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, reviews|8 Comments

Review: LIE TO ME by J.T. Ellison

What a trip LIE TO ME was! From the first scene, nae the first character introduction, I was completely hooked on this mystery. LIE TO ME kept me guessing til the very end. This is my first J.T. Ellison book, but it will not be my last. The story starts with this line: "You aren't [...]

By | 2017-12-26T21:49:46+00:00 Tuesday, September 12, 2017|5 stars, Mystery, reviews, Thriller|6 Comments