MAD, BAD & DANGEROUS TO KNOW by Samira Ahmed is a standalone that combines a great contemporary art history-inspired treasure hunt with history-inspired flashbacks. I happily obtained an advanced readers copy from Soho Teen who kindly sent it to me for an honest review.
THE OTHER BENNET SISTER by Janice Hadlow is a heartfelt standalone that returns to Jane Austen’s PRIDE AND PREJUDICE but through the eyes of the middle sister, Mary Bennet. I happily obtained an advanced readers copy from Henry Holt and Company who kindly sent it to me for an honest review.
SEA WITCH RISING by Sarah Henning is a thrilling sequel to SEA WITCH that is part-retelling and part-WWI spy adventure. I thankfully was gifted a finished copy from HarperCollins and Katherine Tegen Books who kindly sent it to me for an honest review.Continue reading “Sisterhood and the Sea: Spoiler Review of SEA WITCH RISING by Sarah Henning”
SEA WITCH by Sarah Henning is an epic and unique retelling of the Sea Witch from The Little Mermaid. I graciously obtained a finished copy from HarperCollins/Katherine Tegen Books who kindly sent it to me for an honest review.Continue reading “Swimming Against Society: Spoiler Review of SEA WITCH by Sarah Henning”
CORAL by Sara Ella is a moving standalone that focuses on the challenges of anxiety and depression. This post CONTAINS SPOILERS.Continue reading “Rising From The Deep: Spoiler Review of CORAL by Sara Ella”
THE NEVER TILTING WORLD by Rin Chupeco is a great fantasy that focuses on climate change and how people can come together to save the world. I was gifted this ARC from Epic Reads as I freelance write for them.Continue reading “Challenging Climate Change: Spoiler Review of THE NEVER TILTING WORLD by Rin Chupeco”
AMONG THE FALLEN by Virginia Frances Schwartz is a heartfelt standalone that takes place during the Victorian era and follows a girl as she enters a home run by Charles Dickens to give fallen women hope. This story addresses modern concepts of the #MeToo movement while addressing the problems of 1850s London. I was kindly given this ARC by Holiday House for an honest review.Continue reading “To Rise In The Time of Turmoil: AMONG THE FALLEN by Virginia Frances Schwartz”
THE LIBRARY OF LOST THINGS by Laura Taylor Namey is a heartfelt contemporary that discusses the idea of family, mental health, and all things literary. I thankfully obtained this ARC from HarperCollins Publishers who kindly sent it to me via NetGalley for an honest review. Here is the summary and shortened review.Continue reading “Holding On To What’s Important: THE LIBRARY OF LOST THINGS by Laura Taylor Namey”