ARC review, book review, nonfiction, young adult

Mary Shelley: The Strange True Tale of Frankenstein’s Creator by Catherine Reef (ARC Review)

On the 200th anniversary of the publication of Frankenstein,comes a riveting biography of its author, Mary Shelley, whose life reads like a dark gothic novel, filled with scandal, death, drama, and one of the strangest love stories in literary history…… Read More Mary Shelley: The Strange True Tale of Frankenstein’s Creator by Catherine Reef (ARC Review)

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Calendar Girls (September 2018): Back to School: Best Novel Set in a School

This is the second month that Calendar Girls has been back now, and I couldn’t be happier! This blog event has gone through some changes though. The hostesses have changed entirely from Melanie and myself, to our friends (and former Calendar Girls participants) Katie @ Never Not Reading and Adrienne @ Darque Dreamer Reads! I’m so… Read More Calendar Girls (September 2018): Back to School: Best Novel Set in a School

ARC review, book review, young adult

Star-Touched Stories by Roshani Chokshi (eARC Review)

I absolutely loved Roshani Chokshi’s full novels The Star-Touched Queen (my review) and A Crown of Wishes (my review), so when the first short story in this collection, “Death and Night” came out as a novella last May, I was all over it. I won’t go into that story in this review, because I wrote a full review… Read More Star-Touched Stories by Roshani Chokshi (eARC Review)

ARC review, book review, young adult

These Rebel Waves by Sara Raasch (ARC Review)

Adeluna is a soldier. Five years ago, she helped the magic-rich island of Grace Loray overthrow its oppressor, Argrid, a country ruled by religion. But adjusting to postwar life has not been easy. When an Argridian delegate vanishes during peace talks with Grace Loray’s new Council, Argrid demands brutal justice—but Lu suspects something more dangerous is at work… Read More These Rebel Waves by Sara Raasch (ARC Review)

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Calendar Girls (August 2018): Dog Days of Summer: Best Novel Set in Summer

Calendar Girls is back! It has gone through some changes though. The hostesses have changed entirely from Melanie and myself, to our friends (and former Calendar Girls participants) Katie @ Never Not Reading and Adrienne @ Darque Dreamer Reads! I’m so happy that these ladies were able to adopt this monthly blog event and give… Read More Calendar Girls (August 2018): Dog Days of Summer: Best Novel Set in Summer