Category: Reviews

Review: The Mermaid’s Sister

Review: The Mermaid’s Sister

Title: The Mermaid's Sister Author: Carrie Anne Noble Blurb: 2014 Winner — Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award — Young Adult Fiction There is no cure for being who you truly are... In a cottage high atop Llanfair Mountain, sixteen-year-old Clara lives with her sister, Maren, and guardian Auntie. By day, they gather herbs for Auntie’s healing potions. … Continue reading Review: The Mermaid’s Sister

Review: The Girl Who Could Move Sh*t With Her Mind

Review: The Girl Who Could Move Sh*t With Her Mind

Title: The Girl Who Could Move Sh*t With Her Mind Author: Jackson Ford Blurb: For Teagan Frost, sh*t just got real. Teagan Frost is having a hard time keeping it together. Sure, she's got telekinetic powers—a skill that the government is all too happy to make use of, sending her on secret break-in missions that … Continue reading Review: The Girl Who Could Move Sh*t With Her Mind

Review: The Girl in Red

Review: The Girl in Red

Title: The Girl in Red Author: Christina Henry Blurb: From the national bestselling author of Alice comes a postapocalyptic take on the perennial classic "Little Red Riding Hood"...about a woman who isn't as defenseless as she seems. It's not safe for anyone  alone in the woods. There are predators that come out at night: critters and coyotes, snakes … Continue reading Review: The Girl in Red

Review: A Discovery of Witches

Review: A Discovery of Witches

Title: A Discovery of Witches Author: Deborah Harkness Blurb: A richly inventive novel about a centuries-old vampire, a spellbound witch, and the mysterious manuscript that draws them together. Deep in the stacks of Oxford's Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research. Descended from an … Continue reading Review: A Discovery of Witches

Review: Magic for Liars

Review: Magic for Liars

Title: Magic for Liars Author: Sarah Gailey Blurb: Ivy Gamble has never wanted to be magic. She is perfectly happy with her life—she has an almost-sustainable career as a private investigator, and an empty apartment, and a slight drinking problem. It's a great life and she doesn't wish she was like her estranged sister, the magically … Continue reading Review: Magic for Liars