Book Review

Loki: Where Mischief Lies – Mackenzi Lee

Loki: Where Mischief Lies by Mackenzi LeeMy rating: 4 of 5 starsMackenzi Lee tackles Loki's story through the Marvel lens, blending Norse mythology and storylines with the unique versions of the characters that readers might be familiar with from the Marvel cinematic universe. We meet Loki and Thor as younger, more vulnerable characters for just… Continue reading Loki: Where Mischief Lies – Mackenzi Lee

4 Star Reads, Book Review

The Beautiful – Renee Ahdieh

The Beautiful by Renée AhdiehMy rating: 4 of 5 starsThe Beautiful is the first in a new series by Renee Ahdieh. It is a story that takes place in 1872 New Orleans, a lush and vibrant city full of magic and denizens of the night. Although you might be hesitant when you read ‘vampires’, since… Continue reading The Beautiful – Renee Ahdieh

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The Crossover – Kwame Alexander

The Crossover by Kwame Alexander My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Crossover by Kwame Alexander is a book written in verse that manages to tell a multi-faceted story with so few words and I feel that the style will appeal to readers, whether they normally enjoy poetry or not. It is also a Newbery… Continue reading The Crossover – Kwame Alexander

Book Review, Children's Books

Bob by Wendy Mass

Bob by Wendy Mass My rating: 4 of 5 stars Bob is an adorable children's chapter book that seamlessly weaves a tale that blends multiple genres. Livy returns to Australia to visit her grandmother after five years away, she is now 10 years old and wishes people would stop asking her what she remembers from… Continue reading Bob by Wendy Mass

Book Review

A Boy Called Bat – Elana K. Arnold

A Boy Called Bat by Elana K. Arnold My rating: 4 of 5 stars A Boy Called Bat is a children’s chapter book about a boy that tries to convince his veterinarian mom to let him keep the skunk kit that she rescued. It is a very simple storyline without much to make it stand… Continue reading A Boy Called Bat – Elana K. Arnold

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Aurora Rising – Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman My rating: 4 of 5 stars Aurora Rising is the first book in a new series from co-authors Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff. They wrote my favourite science fiction series, Illuminae, so I was quite excited to see what adventures they take readers on next. Aurora Rising is set in… Continue reading Aurora Rising – Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

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Queen of Ruin – Tracy Banghart

Queen of Ruin by Tracy Banghart My rating: 4 of 5 stars Queen of Ruin is the second and final book by Tracy Banghart in a series about sisters, rebellion, and discovering who you truly are. As such, this review could contain spoilers for the first book if you have not read it yet. Nomi… Continue reading Queen of Ruin – Tracy Banghart