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)

ARC review, book review, young adult

My Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows (ARC Review)

Title: My Plain Jane Authors: Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows Type: Fiction Genre: YA, Retelling, Historical, Fantasy Publisher: HarperTeen (HarperCollins) Date published: June 26, 2018 A physical copy of this book was kindly provided by the publisher, in exchange for an honest review. You may think you know the story. After a miserable childhood, penniless… Read More My Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows (ARC Review)

top ten tuesdays, weekly meme

Top Ten Tuesday #52: Top Ten Red and White Covers (Happy Birthday Canada!)

Happy Tuesday, and happy Top Ten Tuesday day, everyone! This week’s original theme was ” Books with Red, White, & Blue Covers (In honor of the 4th of July in the USA. Choose covers with your own country’s colors if you prefer!)” Since Canada Day was on July 1st, I thought that I would switch it… Read More Top Ten Tuesday #52: Top Ten Red and White Covers (Happy Birthday Canada!)

interview

An Interview with Meg Kerr About Her Novel

I had the honour of interviewing Meg Kerr, the author of Jane Austen fanfiction novels Devotion and Experience! We had a great discussion about sex and sexuality in Jane Austen’s novels, as well as in Meg’s books, that was really thought-provoking! Be sure to check it out if that is something that intrigues you as well!

ARC review, book review, young adult

Brightly Burning by Alexa Donne (ARC Review)

Title: Brightly Burning Author: Alexa Donne Type: Fiction Genre: YA, Science Fiction, Retelling, Romance Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers Published: May 1, 2018 A physical copy of this book was kindly provided by the publisher, in exchange for an honest review. Seventeen-year-old Stella Ainsley wants just one thing: to go somewhere—anywhere—else. Her home is a… Read More Brightly Burning by Alexa Donne (ARC Review)

giveaway

Jane Austen Swag Giveaway

I’ve decided to partner up with Meg Kerr, and help spread the word about her WordPress blog, and her ongoing international, multiple winner Jane Austen swag giveaway! Meg has launched her blog In the Shadows on Jane Austen not too long ago, and is hosting a send-off party before she leaves for her “journey” into Jane… Read More Jane Austen Swag Giveaway