book review, young adult

Grim Lovelies by Megan Shepherd (Review)

Seventeen-year-old Anouk envies the human world, where people known as Pretties lavish themselves in fast cars, high fashion, and have the freedom to fall in love. But Anouk can never have those things, because she is not really human. Enchanted from animal to human girl and forbidden to venture beyond her familiar Parisian prison, Anouk is a Beastie: destined for a life surrounded by dust bunnies and cinders serving Mada Vittora, the evil witch who spelled her into existence. That is, until one day she finds her mistress murdered in a pool of blood—and Anouk is accused of the crime.… Read More Grim Lovelies by Megan Shepherd (Review)

book review, young adult

Not Even Bones by Rebecca Schaeffer (Review)

Dexter meets This Savage Song in this dark fantasy about a girl who sells magical body parts on the black market — until she’s betrayed. Nita doesn’t murder supernatural beings and sell their body parts on the internet—her mother does that. Nita just dissects the bodies after they’ve been “acquired.” But when her mom brings home a live specimen, Nita decides she wants out — dissecting living people is a step too far.… Read More Not Even Bones by Rebecca Schaeffer (Review)

ARC review, book review, young adult

The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White (ARC Review)

Elizabeth Lavenza hasn’t had a proper meal in weeks. Her thin arms are covered with bruises from her “caregiver,” and she is on the verge of being thrown into the streets . . . until she is brought to the home of Victor Frankenstein, an unsmiling, solitary boy who has everything–except a friend.… Read More The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White (ARC Review)

book review, nonfiction

The Astrology of You and Me by Gary Goldschneider (Review)

Use the power of the stars to perfect your relationships with friends, family, partners… everyone you know! Do you know how to live peacefully with a Taurus? Discuss money issues with a Cancer? Improve your sex life with a Scorpio? The Astrology of You and Me offers help and guidance direct from the heavens, perfect for solving every for every star-crossed situation imaginable.… Read More The Astrology of You and Me by Gary Goldschneider (Review)