A Wild Swan and Other Tales |Micheal Cunningham

Definitely not one your run of the mill retelling. Title: A Wild Swan Author: Micheal Cunningham Published: November 2015 Publisher: Fourth Estate Rating: Synopsis: In A Wild Swan and Other Tales, the people and the talismans of lands far, far away, the mythic figures of our childhoods and the source of so much of our wonder are … Continue reading A Wild Swan and Other Tales |Micheal Cunningham

Review| Echoes in Death by JD Robb

Title: Echoes in Death Author: JD Robb Publisher: Piatkus Genre: Adult Fiction, Crime Fiction and Romance Synopsis: As NY Lt. Eve Dallas and her billionaire husband Roarke are driving home, a young woman—dazed, naked, and bloody—suddenly stumbles out in front of their car. Roarke slams on the brakes and Eve springs into action. Daphne Strazza … Continue reading Review| Echoes in Death by JD Robb

Review| Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda

Title: Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda Author: Becky Albertalli Publisher: Penguin Pages: 320 Genre: Lgbt, Contemporary, Romance Synopsis: Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the spotlight. Now … Continue reading Review| Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda

Review| Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

Title: Howl’s Moving Castle Author: Diana Wynne Jones Publisher: Harper Collins Source: Paperback Synopsis: "How about making a bargain with me?" said the demon. "I'll break your spell if you agree to break this contact I'm under." In the land of Ingary, where seven-league boots and cloaks of invisibility really exist, Sophie Hatter attracts the … Continue reading Review| Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

Review | Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi

Title: Furthermore Author: Tahereh Mafi Publisher: Penguin Books Source: Paperback copy Synopsis: There are only three things that matter to twelve-year-old Alice Alexis Queensmeadow: Mother, who wouldn’t miss her; magic and color, which seem to elude her; and Father, who always loved her. The day Father disappears from Ferenwood he takes nothing but a ruler … Continue reading Review | Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi

Review | La Vie en Rose by Michaels

Title: La Vie en Rose (Life in Pink) Author: Lydia Michaels Source: e-Book ( Kindle Edition ) Synopsis: Emma Sanders has always dreamt of being a bride, wearing fancy gowns, pretty pearls, and—of course—falling madly in love. Then life happened. Finding herself one fiancé short of her happily ever after, she leaves the fairytales behind. … Continue reading Review | La Vie en Rose by Michaels

Review| Troll Mountain by Matthew Reilly

Title: Troll Mountain Author: Matthew Reilly Publisher: Pan MacMillan Australia Synopsis: A dauntless young hero. An army of brutal monsters. An impossible quest. Journey to the mountain … In an isolated valley, a small tribe of humans is dying from a terrible illness. There are rumors, however, that the trolls of Troll Mountain, the valley’s … Continue reading Review| Troll Mountain by Matthew Reilly

The Crown – Kiera Cass

Title: The Crown Author: Kiera Cass Publisher: Harper Collins Source: eBook Synopsis: When Eadlyn became the first princess of Illéa to hold her own Selection, she didn’t think she would fall in love with any of her thirty-five suitors. She spent the first few weeks of the competition counting down the days until she could … Continue reading The Crown – Kiera Cass

A Monster Calls – Patrick Ness

  Title: A Monster Calls Author: Patrick Ness Publisher: Candlewick Press Source: eBook   The monster showed up after midnight. As they do. But it isn’t the monster Conor’s been expecting. He’s been expecting the one from his nightmare, the one he’s had nearly every night since his mother started her treatments, the one with the darkness and … Continue reading A Monster Calls – Patrick Ness

Review: Because You’ll Never Meet Me

Title: Because We'll Never Meet Author: Leah Thomas Publisher: Bloomsbury Source: e-Book Synopsis: Ollie and Moritz are best friends, but they can never meet. Ollie is allergic to electricity. Contact with it causes debilitating seizures. Moritz’s weak heart is kept pumping by an electronic pacemaker. If they ever did meet, Ollie would seize. But Moritz … Continue reading Review: Because You’ll Never Meet Me