The Hazel Wood review

A review about The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert. Synopsis Seventeen-year-old Alice and her mother have spent most of Alice’s life on the road, always a step ahead of the uncanny bad luck biting at their heels. But when Alice’s grandmother, the reclusive author of a cult-classic book of pitch-dark fairy tales, dies alone on... Continue Reading →

Serpent and Dove review

This is a review of Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin. Lou ran away from her coven and took shelter in the city of Cesarine. She lives with her best friend Coco (who is also a witch however from another coven). Forsaking all Magic she has to steal and scheme to survive. In a time... Continue Reading →

Fire and Heist review

Review of Fire & Heist by Sarah Beth Durst. It is about a girl named Sky. She and her family are wyverns or as she calls themselves were-dragons. Money, gold and fame are important to their society. Stealing is deemed normal and your first heist is your coming of age in their community. But when... Continue Reading →

Stepsister review

In this fairytale retelling of Cinderella (baised on the Grimm version not the Disney version) we continue after Ella finds her prince charming. Ugly stepsister Isabelle is broke and is missing her thoes. The whole village dispises her and her family. With her mother left in denial it is up to her and her sister... Continue Reading →

The merciful crow review

This is a review of the merciful crow by Margaret Owen. There are twelve castes; Phoenix being the top and Crow being the lowest. As a crow Fie is used to being mistreated, threatened, hunted and being seen as less then human. With the plague threatening the whole country Crows are responsible for keeping it... Continue Reading →

Uprooted review

This is a review of Uprooted by Naomi Novik. Every ten years a wizard named the Dragon comes to the valley and takes a girl to come live with him in his tower. The villagers accept this because the Dragon protects them from the dangerous woods around them. When these woods get to you they... Continue Reading →

Spin the dawn review

A review of spin the dawn by Elizabeth Lim Maia Tamarin is an amazing seamstress who works at her fathers shop. The war leaves her family broken, the family is asked to compete in a sewing contest to become the imperial tailor. Disguised as her brother Maia takes his place to save her family. At... Continue Reading →

Romanov review

This is a review of Romanov by Nadine Brandes. Based on the history of Anastasia and the whole Romanov family. This book is set in Bolshevik Russia. After the revolution the Tsar is forced to step down and the whole Romanov family is put in exile. Anastasia her father gives her the responsibility to smuggle... Continue Reading →

Flame in the mist review

Review of Flame in the mist by Renée Ahdieh. This book is set in feudal Japan. Mariko betrothed to the brother of the heir of the throne. She is curious and a cunning alchemist. Unfortunately this is not fit for women. On the road to the palace her convoy is attacked by the Black Clan... Continue Reading →

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