Book List: Frog Prince Retellings

As you might know by now, my favorite subgenre is fairytale retellings. But you know what? I’ve just realized I’ve never read a retelling of the Frog Prince. So pucker up: here are some books you might like if you want an amphibian royal. The Frog Princess by E. D. Baker Genre: Fantasy Average Goodreads…… Continue reading Book List: Frog Prince Retellings

Book Review: The Bone Spindle by Leslie Vedder (Razorbill)

I am such a sucker for fairy-tale retellings. I want my hands on all of them–every fairy tale and legend with every twist on it imaginable. Maybe it’s my lifelong love of royalty or my desire to live in a fantasy world or the fact I grew up on Disney. Whatever the case, I knew…… Continue reading Book Review: The Bone Spindle by Leslie Vedder (Razorbill)

Book List: 12 Dancing Princesses Retellings

I love fairytale retellings so much, but I have to be honest. I don’t know much about the 12 Dancing Princesses. From what I understand is this king has twelve daughters and though they are locked in their room each night, their dancing shoes are worn through in the morning. The king promises his daughters…… Continue reading Book List: 12 Dancing Princesses Retellings

Bookish Guide to Aesthetics

I think the idea of “the aesthetic” has really taken over in the last few years. There’s so many quizzes on the web asking “are you more dark academia or cottagecore?” What does that mean, and how do I apply that in terms of books? In my observations, the main aesthetics are: Cottagecore, Light Academia,…… Continue reading Bookish Guide to Aesthetics

Book Review: Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas (Bloomsbury YA)

I finally jumped on the bandwagon and read Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas, published by Bloomsbury. I had been hesitant to start it because I knew I’d be committing to a 7 book series plus a prequel and that intimidating. But I couldn’t take seeing everyone talk about these characters I didn’t know…… Continue reading Book Review: Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas (Bloomsbury YA)

Book Review: To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo (Macmillan Publishing Group)

I’m writing this review in a haze because I stayed up until two am to finish it, and then I was too excited to sleep. I’m so tired. It was a great book. To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo, published by Macmillan Publishing Group, is a YA Fantasy that is sort of a Little…… Continue reading Book Review: To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo (Macmillan Publishing Group)

Book Lists: Books With Faeries

Because who doesn’t automatically fall in love with the high fae??? A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas Genre: Fantasy Average Goodreads Rating: 4.18 When Feyre kills a faerie, she is dragged to the magical world Fae world, doomed to live there as reparation. But even as Feyre’s feelings soften for her…… Continue reading Book Lists: Books With Faeries

Disney Sidekick Book Tag

A new day, a new tag. I love books and I love Disney, so this seemed like the perfect tag to do. This tag was created by Mandy @Book Princess Reviews. Mushu from Mulan/ Olaf and Sven from Frozen: The Comic Relief -Name Your Favorite Hilarious Character or Your Favorite Comedy/Funny Book I read so…… Continue reading Disney Sidekick Book Tag

Book Lists: High Fantasy

High Fantasy is my favorite kind of fantasy. High fantasy has an alternate world filled with magic and even fantastical species. There’s usually high stakes filled with loads of characters who embark on a quest or adventure, and broader themes like good versus evil. A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin Average Goodreads Rating:…… Continue reading Book Lists: High Fantasy

Book Series Review: Cursebreakers by Brigid Kemmerer (Bloomsbury Publishing)

You’ve probably noticed it’s been a while since I posted a book review. My life has been so busy with moving back to America from England, that I decided to wait until I finished the Cursebreakers trilogy to write a review on the whole series. And I was able to finish it last night! The…… Continue reading Book Series Review: Cursebreakers by Brigid Kemmerer (Bloomsbury Publishing)