Hunting Prince Dracula Review

Synopsis from Edelweiss: In this New York Times bestselling sequel to Kerri Maniscalco's haunting #1 debut Stalking Jack the Ripper, bizarre murders are discovered in the castle of Prince Vlad the Impaler, otherwise known as Dracula. Could it be a copycat killer...or has the depraved prince been brought back to life? Following the grief and … Continue reading Hunting Prince Dracula Review

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Review

Synopsis from Scholastic: Harry Potter's third year at Hogwarts is full of new dangers. A convicted murderer, Sirius Black, has broken out of Azkaban prison, and it seems he's after Harry. Now Hogwarts is being patrolled by the dementors, the Azkaban guards who are hunting Sirius. But Harry can't imagine that Sirius — or, for … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Review

YA Debut I Read – Part 3

Hi Everyone! Welcome back to another of my blog post highlighting YA Debut. Below are 10 YA debuts I have read and reviewed on my blog. I didn't seek out to read debuts but I am surprised how many I have collected 🙂 Many of these debuts will surprise you. They are super duper fantastic reads! Many of … Continue reading YA Debut I Read – Part 3

YA Debut I Read – Part 2

Hi Everyone! Today is the second day I am spotlighting debuts I have read and reviewed on my blog. In no particular order, below are 10 YA Debuts in different genres. I love being a book blogger because I am often introduced to many books I may not have been aware of, of course following … Continue reading YA Debut I Read – Part 2

YA Debut I Read – Part 1

Hi Everyone! Starting today on my blog, I am going to spotlight debut books I have read and reviewed. In no particular order, well except Harry Potter because it introduces me to reading and enjoying stories. I have noticed many debuts being published recently and I have been lucky to review many of them before … Continue reading YA Debut I Read – Part 1

The Train of Lost Things Review

Synopsis from Penguin Young Readers: A magical story about a boy’s love for his dying father and his journey to the mythic Train of Lost Things, where beloved lost objects are rescued and protected until they can be returned. Perfect for fans of The Phantom Tollbooth, The Bridge to Terabithia, and Lost in the Sun. … Continue reading The Train of Lost Things Review

From the Earth to the Shadows Review – Blog Tour & Giveaway

Hi Everyone! I am super excited to host from the earth to the shadows' Blog Tour & giveaway today. Thank you so much st. martin’s press for inviting me to take part in Valkyrie book 2 by Amanda hocking’s blog tour! I appreciate the opportunity to read, review, and host a blog tour with a giveaway! Giveaway: 1 usa winner only, … Continue reading From the Earth to the Shadows Review – Blog Tour & Giveaway

Mirage Review

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: The stunning epic fantasy inspired by the author’s Moroccan heritage about a poor girl who must become the body double of a princess of a ruthless empire hailed as ”a rich, dazzling, powerful debut” by Tahereh Mafi, the New York Times author of the Shatter Me series In a world dominated … Continue reading Mirage Review

Blood of a Thousand Stars Review

Synopsis from Penguin Young Readers: War tears the galaxy apart, power tests the limits of family, and violence gives way to freedom in this exhilarating sequel to Empress of a Thousand Skies. Empress With a revolution brewing, Rhee is faced with a choice: make a deal with her enemy, Nero, or denounce him and risk … Continue reading Blood of a Thousand Stars Review

A Wrinkle in Time Review

Synopsis from Edelweiss: It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger. "Wild nights are my glory," the unearthly stranger told them. "I just got … Continue reading A Wrinkle in Time Review

From Unseen Fire – Spotlight

Hi Everyone! I am super excited to host from unseen fire’s spotlight today! Thank you so much Berkley for inviting me to take part in cass morris’ debut blog tour! Synopsis from Penguin Random House: From Unseen Fire is the first novel in the Aven Cycle, a historical fantasy set in an alternate Rome, by debut author … Continue reading From Unseen Fire – Spotlight

The Coincidence Makers Review

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: In this genre-bending novel, there is no such thing as chance and every action is carefully executed by highly trained agents. You’ll never look at coincidences the same way again. What if the drink you just spilled, the train you just missed, or the lottery ticket you just found was not … Continue reading The Coincidence Makers Review

By a Charm and a Curse – Review & Blog Tour

Hi Everyone! I am super excited to host by a charm and a curse's Blog Tour today! Thank you so much entangled teen for inviting me to take part in Jaime questell's debut blog tour! Synopsis from Entangled Publishing: Le Grand’s Carnival Fantastic isn’t like other traveling circuses. It’s bound by a charm, held together by a centuries-old … Continue reading By a Charm and a Curse – Review & Blog Tour

Empress of a Thousand Skies – Review & Blog Tour

Hi Everyone! I am super excited to host EMPRESS OF A THOUSAND SKIES' Blog Tour today! Thank you so much PENGUIN YOUNG READERS for inviting me to take part in Rhoda belleza's debut blog tour! Synopsis from Penguin Young Readers: A sweeping sci-fi fantasy adventure that follows two fugitives -- a princess-in-exile and her accused … Continue reading Empress of a Thousand Skies – Review & Blog Tour

Between the Blade and the Heart Review – Blog Tour & Giveaway

Hi Everyone! I am super excited to host BETWEEN THE BLADE AND THE HEART's Blog Tour & giveaway today. Thank you so much st. martin’s press for inviting me to take part in BETWEEN THE BLADE AND THE HEART by Amanda hocking's blog tour! I appreciate the opportunity to read, review, and host a blog tour with … Continue reading Between the Blade and the Heart Review – Blog Tour & Giveaway

Beyond a Darkened Shore Review

Synopsis from Edelweiss: The ancient land of Éirinn is mired in war. Ciara, princess of Mide, has never known a time when Éirinn’s kingdoms were not battling for power, or Northmen were not plundering their shores. The people of Mide have always been safe because of Ciara’s unearthly ability to control her enemies’ minds and … Continue reading Beyond a Darkened Shore Review

Whisper Review

Synopsis from Edelweiss: For two and a half years, Subject 684 --- "Jane Doe" --- has been locked underground in a secret government facility, enduring tests and torture. In that time, she hasn't uttered a single word. Not even her real name. Jane chooses to remain silent rather than risk losing control over the power … Continue reading Whisper Review

The Wicked Deep Review 

Synopsis from Edelweiss: Hocus Pocus and Practical Magic meets the Salem Witch trials in this haunting story about three sisters on a quest for revenge—and how love may be the only thing powerful enough to stop them. Welcome to the cursed town of Sparrow… Where, two centuries ago, three sisters were sentenced to death for … Continue reading The Wicked Deep Review 

My New Bookshelf & Oct 2017 Wrap Up!

Hi Everyone! Welcome to November 1st! Another month has passed and I hope you have had a great reading month in October. If not, you can make it up in November 🙂 I was able to read and review 6 books last month, one of them being A Conjuring of Light with 624 pages! See … Continue reading My New Bookshelf & Oct 2017 Wrap Up!

All the Crooked Saints *Review & Blog Tour*

Hi Everyone! I am super excited to host all the crooked saints' Blog Tour today. THANK YOU FOR STOPPING BY AND I HOPE YOU FIND MY REVIEW useful. Thank you so much scholastic press for inviting me to take part in The all the crooked saints by Maggie stiefvater’s blog tour! I appreciate the opportunity to read, review, … Continue reading All the Crooked Saints *Review & Blog Tour*

A Conjuring of Light Review 

Synopsis from Edelweiss: The battle between four magical Londons comes to a head in this stunning finale to the New York Times bestselling Shades of Magic trilogy by rising star V. E. Schwab Londons fall and kingdoms rise while darkness sweeps the Maresh Empire—and the fraught balance of magic blossoms into dangerous territory while heroes … Continue reading A Conjuring of Light Review 

The Raven King Review

Synopsis from the Author's Website: The final installment in the Raven Cycle. The quest for Glendower and Gansey’s life thunders to a close: enemies wake and prophecies come home to roost. As the year draws to a close, the teens find themselves in the midst of the magic they have spent the series pursuing. None … Continue reading The Raven King Review

July and August 2017 Wrap-Up

Hi Everyone! Here are the books I have read and reviewed in July and August 2017! A whopping total of 17 books with 1 DNF at 50%, 1 re-read, and 3 children's books. How was your month? I cannot believe autumn is coming. I still have many books on my shelf to read as well as … Continue reading July and August 2017 Wrap-Up

The Night Circus Review

Synopsis from Edelweiss: The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements. It is called Le Cirque des Rêves, and it is only open at night. But behind the scenes, a … Continue reading The Night Circus Review

The Hazel Wood Review 

Synopsis from Flatiron Books: 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 her estate, the Hazel Wood, Alice … Continue reading The Hazel Wood Review 

Girls Made of Snow and Glass Review 

Synopsis from Flatiron Books: Frozen meets The Bloody Chamber in this feminist fantasy reimagining of the Snow White fairytale At sixteen, Mina's mother is dead, her magician father is vicious, and her silent heart has never beat with love for anyone—has never beat at all, in fact, but she’d always thought that fact normal. She … Continue reading Girls Made of Snow and Glass Review 

A Gathering of Shadows Review – Buddy Read with Namitha @ Teen Memoir

Synopsis from Edelweiss: Four months have passed since the mysterious stone fell into Kell's possession. Four months since his path crossed with Delilah Bard. Four months since Rhy was wounded and the Dane twins fell, and the stone was cast with Holland's dying body through the rift, and into Black London. In many ways, things … Continue reading A Gathering of Shadows Review – Buddy Read with Namitha @ Teen Memoir

June 2017 Wrap-Up

Hi Everyone! How's your June 2017 reading month? I am hoping to be able to visit all of your blogs today and this weekend so that I can see what books you read and whether we read any similar ones 🙂 I feel like I am on a race this month. I have too many books on my TBR and … Continue reading June 2017 Wrap-Up

Legend Review – Buddy Read with Icebreaker694

Synopsis from Edelweiss: What was once the western United States is now home to the Republic, a nation perpetually at war with its neighbors. Born into an elite family in one of the Republic's wealthiest districts, fifteen-year-old June is a prodigy being groomed for success in the Republic's highest military circles. Born into the slums, … Continue reading Legend Review – Buddy Read with Icebreaker694

Dark Breaks the Dawn Review 

Synopsis from Scholastic: Book one in a haunting and romantic YA duology packed with action, romance, and betrayal from the critically acclaimed author of the Defy trilogy, Sara B. Larson. On her eighteenth birthday, Princess Evelayn of Eadrolan, the Light Kingdom, can finally access the full range of her magical powers. The light looks brighter, … Continue reading Dark Breaks the Dawn Review 

The Disappearances Review 

Synopsis from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Website: What if the ordinary things in life suddenly…disappeared? Aila Quinn’s mother, Juliet, has always been a mystery: vibrant yet guarded, she keeps her secrets beyond Aila’s reach. When Juliet dies, Aila and her younger brother Miles are sent to live in Sterling, a rural town far from home—and the … Continue reading The Disappearances Review 

This Savage Song Review

Synopsis from Edelweiss: There’s no such thing as safe in a city at war; a city overrun with monsters. In this dark urban fantasy from acclaimed author Victoria Schwab, a young woman and a young man must choose whether to become heroes or villains—and friends or enemies—with the future of their homes at stake. For … Continue reading This Savage Song Review

The Wood Review 

Synopsis from Edelweiss: After her father goes missing in the woods that they protect, Winter tries to seek the truth in what happened, why the wood is changing, and what it all has to do with the arrival of a mysterious stranger in this thrilling YA debut. When Winter’s dad goes missing during his nightly … Continue reading The Wood Review