Book Review: Legendborn by Tracy Deonn (Simon & Schuster)

I first found Legendborn by Tracy Deonn, published by Simon & Schuster, through Bookstagram and it looked brilliant. YA fantasy/king Arthur retelling? Sign me up. Naturally, when I saw the book in the bookstore, I had to have it. It was on my backlist TBR for a while but this month I finally picked it…… Continue reading Book Review: Legendborn by Tracy Deonn (Simon & Schuster)

Book Review: Cinderella is Dead by Kalynn Bayron (Bloomsbury YA)

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What good is a four hour train ride if you can’t use the time to finish a book? Thanks to the lengthy transportation, it only took me two days to finish Cinderella is Dead by Kalynn Bayron, published by Bloomsbury YA. This YA fairy-tale retelling is basically about a gay black girl who wants to…… Continue reading Book Review: Cinderella is Dead by Kalynn Bayron (Bloomsbury YA)

Book Review: The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna (Usbourne Publishing Ltd.)

Moving off the Grishaverse until I get Rule of Wolves, I decided to read a book that I bought a couple months ago, and has been on my tbr backlist. I was so excited for it because I’ve seen it promoted on bookstagram, has beautiful cover art, and the book is completed with green sprayed…… Continue reading Book Review: The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna (Usbourne Publishing Ltd.)

Book Review: King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo (ORION Children’s Books)

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I’ve been continuing on with the Grishaverse books to end June out. Last night, I finished King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo, published by ORION Children’s Books. It’s the first book in the latest duology of the universe. Unfortunately, I don’t have the next book, so finishing out the Grishaverse will have to wait. King…… Continue reading Book Review: King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo (ORION Children’s Books)

Book Review: Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian by Rick Riordan (Puffin Books)

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I have been going through books so fast this week I haven’t had a chance to do other types of posts here! Last night, I stayed up late to finish the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, with the last book Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian by Rick Riordan, published by Puffin Books. In…… Continue reading Book Review: Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian by Rick Riordan (Puffin Books)

Book Review: Percy Jackson and the Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan (Puffin Books)

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I just finished the fourth book in the original Percy Jackson series: Percy Jackson and the Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan. I have to say that I am enjoying this middle grade fantasy series a lot more than I thought I would. A part of me thought I would be too old to…… Continue reading Book Review: Percy Jackson and the Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan (Puffin Books)

Book List: Wizard of Oz Retellings

Retellings is my favorite subgenre ever. I’m a sucker for fantasy and fairy-tales, so a good retelling of an old classic is heaven to me. But where to start? There are so many tales that could be retold. So, why not start with the great wizard? With the retellings of the story I was obsessed…… Continue reading Book List: Wizard of Oz Retellings

Book Review: Percy Jackson and the Titan’s Curse by Rick Riordan (Puffin Books)

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I recently read the third book in the Percy Jackson series: Percy Jackson and the Titan’s Curse by Rick Riordan, published by Puffin Books. I still can’t believe I missed this series growing up–this book was published in 2007 and I would’ve been eleven, the perfect age for it. Still, I find this middle-grade fantasy…… Continue reading Book Review: Percy Jackson and the Titan’s Curse by Rick Riordan (Puffin Books)

Book Review: The Wicked King by Holly Black (HotKeyBooks)

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The Wicked King by Holly Black and published by Hot Key Books is the second book in The Folk of the Air trilogy, sequel to The Cruel Prince. You can read my review of The Cruel Prince here. The Wicked King takes place five months after the events of The Cruel Prince, narrated again by…… Continue reading Book Review: The Wicked King by Holly Black (HotKeyBooks)