Book Review: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo (ORION Children’s Books)

If you’ve read my Shadow and Bone reviews, you’ll know that wasn’t a big fan of that trilogy. Still, I decided to read the next series, a duology from the same universe. I just finished the first book in the duology, Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo (published by ORION Children’s books), and let me…… Continue reading Book Review: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo (ORION Children’s 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: 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)

Book vs Movie: The Hunger Games

My philosophy is that the book is always better. I even have a pin that says that! But some film adaptations are better than others. And some film adaptations are more popular than others. One trilogy that swept popular culture was The Hunger Games and I was obsessed, to the point I tweeted countdown quotes…… Continue reading Book vs Movie: The Hunger Games

Do YA books have merit?

Yes. In my opinion, they do. I think reading is reading and you shouldn’t be ashamed for liking what you like. However, some people think otherwise. Some people “hmm” and “haw” at the idea of reading young adult or “teen” novels. They think that it is not as sophisticated as classics or nonfiction books. As…… Continue reading Do YA books have merit?