3 1/2 Star Reads, Book Review

Superman – Matt de la Pena

Superman: Dawnbreaker by Matt de la Pena My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Although Superman is not one of my favourite superheroes, I did want to see how his origin story would play out. I've never read any of Matt de la Pena's books before, so I had no expectations about his writing style or… Continue reading Superman – Matt de la Pena

3 1/2 Star Reads, Book Review

Once and Future – Amy Rose Capetta and Cori McCarthy

Once & Future by Amy Rose Capetta My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Once and Future is a science fiction retelling (or reimagining) of the King Arthur legend by Amy Rose Capetta and Cori McCarthy. I was so intrigued by this premise because King Arthur is female (and because I love the King Arthur mythology.)… Continue reading Once and Future – Amy Rose Capetta and Cori McCarthy

3 1/2 Star Reads, Book Review

Beneath a Meth Moon – Jacqueline Woodson

Beneath a Meth Moon by Jacqueline Woodson My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Beneath a Meth Moon is Laurel’s story of addiction, loss, the horrors that life can show you and the hope that can save you. Laurel’s entire life is shattered when Hurricane Katrina rips her home away from her, as well as her… Continue reading Beneath a Meth Moon – Jacqueline Woodson

3 1/2 Star Reads, Book Review

If I Was Your Girl – Meredith Russo

If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars I struggled a lot with this book and how I felt about it. I chose if I Was Your Girl because I had only read a handful of books about trans* individuals, so I was looking forward to experiencing a new… Continue reading If I Was Your Girl – Meredith Russo

3 1/2 Star Reads, Book Review

The Lost Sisters – Holly Black

The Lost Sisters by Holly Black My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars This novella bridges the events of the Cruel Prince with the Wicked King. It is written from Judes' sister's point of view and is written as a letter from Taryn to Jude. Taryn explains her motivations and justifications for her actions within the… Continue reading The Lost Sisters – Holly Black

3 1/2 Star Reads, Book Review

Witches of East End – Melissa de la Cruz

Witches of East End By: Melissa de la Cruz Disney - Hyperion Published: June 21st, 2011 Acquisition: Library Summary:  From the author of the highly addictive and bestselling Blue Bloods series, with almost 3 million copies sold, comes a new novel, Melissa de la Cruz's first for adults, featuring a family of formidable and beguiling… Continue reading Witches of East End – Melissa de la Cruz

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Princess of Thorns – Stacey Jay

Princess of Thorns By: Stacey Jay Delacorte Press Release Date: December 9th, 2014 Acquisition: NetGalley Summary: Game of Thrones meets the Grimm's fairy tales in this twisted, fast-paced romantic fantasy-adventure about Sleeping Beauty's daughter, a warrior princess who must fight to reclaim her throne. Though she looks like a mere mortal, Princess Aurora is a… Continue reading Princess of Thorns – Stacey Jay