Book Review: Pure, Julianna Baggott

Book Review: Pure, Pure Trilogy Book 1, Julianna Baggott   Fantasy: Pure, Pure Trilogy Book 1, Julianna Baggott   Pressia lives with her grandfather in the ruins of a barbershop. Several years after the “detonations,” nuclear bombs and nanotechnology attacks that transformed the earth, most people live in squalor and terror. The combination of the […]

Book Review: Gregor the Overlander, Suzanne Collins

Book Review: Gregor the Overlander, The Underland Chronicles Book 1, Suzanne Collins     Gregor is eleven years old, living in a New York City apartment with his mother, grandmother, and two younger sisters. Forced to grow up quickly after the disappearance of his father, he helps his family by doing chores and watching his […]

Book Review: The Left-handed Booksellers of London, Garth Nix

Book Review: The Left-handed Booksellers of London, Garth Nix   Fantasy: The Left-handed Booksellers of London, Garth Nix   The year is 1983. Duran Duran and Michael Jackson rule the airwaves. Landlines and payphones are the only ways to communicate over distance. Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan are in office. And Susan has come to […]

Recipe & Review: The Dark Archive, Genevieve Cogman

Recipe & Review: The Dark Archive, The Invisible Library Book 7, Genevieve Cogman Fantasy: The Dark Archive, The Invisible Library Book 7, Genevieve Cogman   Irene and her former apprentice Kai have faced many enemies during their time together. Now the dragon prince Kai remains at Irene’s side by choice, as her friend and lover and as […]

Blog Tour: Reprobate, Consuming Fire, and Sound; Catherine Fearns

Series Review: Reprobate, Consuming Fire, and Sound; Catherine Fearns     Mystery/Fantasy: Reprobate, Consuming Fire, and Sound; Catherine Fearns Blog Tour November 18, 2020   Being a reader who enjoys multiple genres I really love it when an author freely crosses genre lines. Catherine Fearns has done this wonderfully well in a trilogy of books […]