4 Star Reads, Book Review

Deviate – Jay Kristoff

DEV1AT3 by Jay Kristoff My rating: 4 of 5 stars Deviate (Dev1at3) is the second book in the Lifelike (Lifel1k3) series by Jay Kristoff. I loved the first book and how it was this really intriguing sci-fi Anastasia retelling. That being said, this book felt very different than the first one and if you haven't… Continue reading Deviate – Jay Kristoff

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

5 Star Reads, Book Review

Reflection – Elizabeth Lim

Reflection: A Twisted Tale by Elizabeth Lim My rating: 5 of 5 stars Reflection is the fourth book in the Twisted Tales series, although this is the first book not written by author Liz Braswell. Reflection is written by Elizabeth Lim and focuses on Mulan's story, just after she steals the canon and causes an… Continue reading Reflection – Elizabeth Lim

3 1/2 Star Reads, Book Review, Ratings

Sea Witch – Sarah Henning

Sea Witch by Sarah Henning My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Sea Witch is both a retelling of the Little Mermaid story and an origin story of the Sea Witch. I love fairytale retellings, so when I saw this book and its gorgeous cover was available as an audiobook from my library I immediately borrowed… Continue reading Sea Witch – Sarah Henning

4 Star Reads, Book Review

Lifelike – Jay Kristoff

Lifel1k3 by Jay Kristoff My rating: 4 of 5 stars I am a huge fan of Jay Kristoff's writing through the co-written series: the Illuminae Files, but I had never read a book that he had written by himself - until now. Lifelike is a young adult science fiction story that immediately gave me Anastasia… Continue reading Lifelike – Jay Kristoff

4 Star Reads, Book Review

Language of Thorns – Leigh Bardugo

The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic by Leigh Bardugo My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Language of Thorns is a collection of dark fairy tales that have been combined into this gorgeous illustrated book. Bardugo took tales that readers might be familiar with and some wholly her own creation, then crafted… Continue reading Language of Thorns – Leigh Bardugo

Book Review

The Wish Granter – C.J. Redwine

The Wish Granter by C.J. Redwine My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Wish Granter is the second book in the Ravenspire series, although it functions as a stand-alone. There are a few references to the first book in the series, but you don't need to read that book to understand this one. It is… Continue reading The Wish Granter – C.J. Redwine