Serpent and Dove Book Review

Serpent and Dove by Shelby Mahurin From Goodreads: Bound as one to love, honor, or burn. Two years ago, Louise le Blanc fled her coven and took shelter in the city of Cesarine, forsaking all magic and living off whatever she could steal. There, witches like Lou are hunted. They are feared. And they are burned.… Continue reading Serpent and Dove Book Review

The Queen of Nothing Book Review

The Queen of Nothing by Holly Black. This review will be SPOILER FREE. However, since this is the final book in the Folk of the Air trilogy, the review is only going to be spoiler free for QoN. It will contain spoilers for The Cruel Prince and The Wicked King. So if you haven't read them… Continue reading The Queen of Nothing Book Review

Truly Devious Book Review

Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson From Goodreads: Ellingham Academy is a famous private school in Vermont for the brightest thinkers, inventors, and artists. It was founded by Albert Ellingham, an early twentieth century tycoon, who wanted to make a wonderful place full of riddles, twisting pathways, and gardens. "A place" he said, "where learning is a… Continue reading Truly Devious Book Review

A Thousand Perfect Notes Book Review

A Thousand Perfect Notes by C.G. Drews From Goodreads: An emotionally charged story of music, abuse and, ultimately, hope. Beck hates his life. He hates his violent mother. He hates his home. Most of all, he hates the piano that his mother forces him to play hour after hour, day after day. He will never play as… Continue reading A Thousand Perfect Notes Book Review

Orphan Monster Spy Review

Orphan Monster Spy by Matt Killeen A lonely orphan with a dangerous secret. Not just another blonde-haired, blue-eyed little monster. Trapped inside a world full of lies, when does a schoolgirl become a spy. Set against the high-tension, pressure-cooker backdrop of Germany in the late 1930's, Orphan Monster Spy follows Sarah, a young Jewish girl, who is forced… Continue reading Orphan Monster Spy Review

Forest of a Thousand Lanterns

Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao Goodreads synopsis: An East Asian fantasy reimagining of The Evil Queen legend about one peasant girl's quest to become Empress--and the darkness she must unleash to achieve her destiny. Eighteen-year-old Xifeng is beautiful. The stars say she is destined for greatness, that she is meant to be Empress… Continue reading Forest of a Thousand Lanterns