White Rabbit by Caleb Roehrig has everything I look for in a murder mystery novel. The mystery is compelling, the characters are fully developed and completely unreliable, and it strikes a brilliant balance between cute contemporary and terrifying thriller. Main character, Rufus, is an incredibly likable character, which is one thing that certainly sets White Rabbit … Continue reading WHITE RABBIT and Must-Read YA Mysteries
Sky in the Deep is one of the spring season's hottest YA book releases, and with all these recent and forthcoming releases of viking and norse themed novels, it seems like vikings may be the publishing world's next vampires! I don't know about you, but I'm all for this book trend! Sky in the Deep … Continue reading Books on Trend – SKY IN THE DEEP and Viking-Inspired Books
4.5 Stars Genesis is an absolute thrill ride from start to finish. With mind blowing tension and a cast of entirely unpredictable characters, this book will keep readers on the edge of their seats. After the explosive ending to Nemesis and the fascinating concepts we'd been introduced to as readers, I had high expectations going into … Continue reading Book Review – GENESIS
Bright Burns the Night, the sequel to Sara B. Larson's stunning Swan Lake reimagining Dark Breaks the Dawn, is coming out next month! Being a complete Swan Lake nerd, I absolutely fell in love with the concept of this duology, and Larson's execution of Dark Breaks the Dawn more than lived up to any expectations I had going … Continue reading Get Ready for BRIGHT BURNS THE NIGHT with These Swan Lake GIFs!
Love & Luck is delightful and charming, and an absolute spring must-read. This companion novel to Jenna Evans Welch's Love & Gelato sparkles with wit, stunning settings, and even a little romance. As a huge fan of travel fiction, I was enamored with the premise of this story, and reading it was an absolute pleasure. The author does a … Continue reading A Tour Guide to LOVE & LUCK by Jenna Evans Welch
Olivia Twist is a delightful gender-bent reimagining of Charles Dickens' classic Oliver Twist. Author Lorie Langdon brilliantly blends historic detail with a sparkling storyline. The characters are utterly endearing. Being a huge fan of Dickens' work, I was delighted by the way Langdon reinvented the characters of Olivia (Oliver) and Dodger. The Victorian London setting was … Continue reading Book Review – OLIVIA TWIST
Aru Shah and the End of Time has all the magic and sparkle that we’ve come to expect from author Roshani Chokshi in a delightful middle grade story. I was absolutely charmed by the whimsical setting and wonderful cast of characters. The fantasy elements in the story are based on Hindu mythology and made this … Continue reading ARU SHAH AND THE END OF TIME – Book Review