4 Star Reads, Book Review

Sherwood – Meagan Spooner

Sherwood by Meagan Spooner My rating: 4 of 5 starsNo, this book isn't perfect, but it's the feminist retelling of Robin Hood that I didn't know I needed and utterly enjoyed. I love Robin Hood and I love strong, female characters, so I was immediately on board when I read the premise of this book.… Continue reading Sherwood – Meagan Spooner

3 Star Reads, Book Review

Streams to the River, River to the Sea – Scott O’Dell

Streams to the River, River to the Sea by Scott O'Dell My rating: 3 of 5 stars Streams to the River, River to the Sea is the story of Sacagawea, a Shoshone Indian who guided Lewis and Clark on their journey across the United States. Although it is a relatively short book, it follows Sacagawea… Continue reading Streams to the River, River to the Sea – Scott O’Dell

3 1/2 Star Reads, Book Review, Shadowhunter Chronicles

Escaping from Houdini – Kerri Maniscalco

Escaping from Houdini by Kerri Maniscalco My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars The Stalking Jack the Ripper series is quite hard to place for me. There are so many great moments of promise within the series, but yet somehow ends up not feeling quite right to me. I did enjoy this book the most so… Continue reading Escaping from Houdini – Kerri Maniscalco

4 Star Reads, Book Review

Dread Nation – Justina Ireland

Dread Nation by Justina Ireland My rating: 4 of 5 stars Dread Nation is a historical fiction novel - featuring zombies. Yes, zombies were quite popular about a decade ago and got pretty played out, but now they're back and I'm not bored by them. Ireland brought them into the story in a unique way… Continue reading Dread Nation – Justina Ireland

4 Star Reads, Book Review

My Plain Jane – Cynthia Hand

My Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand My rating: 4 of 5 stars I think the most important thing for readers to be aware of is that you don't need to be familiar with (or even know) Jane Eyre to enjoy this story. Although a knowledge of the book might allow you to pick up some… Continue reading My Plain Jane – Cynthia Hand

Book Review

Hunting Prince Dracula – Kerri Maniscalco

Hunting Prince Dracula by Kerri Maniscalco My rating: 4 of 5 stars Hunting Prince Dracula is the second book in the Stalking Jack the Ripper series, which is a fantastic Victorian-era forensics mystery that takes its readers on a harrowing journey with its main characters. In Hunting, Audrey Rose and Thomas travel to Romania to… Continue reading Hunting Prince Dracula – Kerri Maniscalco

Book Review

Stalking Jack the Ripper – Kerri Maniscalco

Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco My rating: 4 of 5 stars Stalking Jack the Ripper is a fascinating, fictional take on the reign of terror that gripped London in the late 1800's. The story is told through the eyes of a teen girl, Audrey Rose, who is doing her best to study under… Continue reading Stalking Jack the Ripper – Kerri Maniscalco