In the sequel to the incredible The Invisible Library, we have our favorite Librarian spy on the hunt for the abduction of her apprentice, Kai, which could unfold a war between the reality loving Dragons and chaotic Fae. Armed with her wits and skills, Irene will have to travel between dimensions, face off formidable foes, … Continue reading Review: The Masked City by Genevieve Cogman
The Dire King (Jackaby #4) by William Ritter Release Date: August 22nd 2017 Genre: Young Adult, Mystery, Historical Fiction Publisher: Algonquin Young Readers Synopsis: The thrilling conclusion to the New York Times best-selling series the Chicago Tribune called “Sherlock Holmes crossed with Buffy the Vampire Slayer” sends the eccentric detective and his indispensible assistant … Continue reading Blog Tour: The Dire King by William Ritter [Review+Giveaway!]
In the third installment of the series, we finally find ourselves facing the bewildering and ominous menace that has been lurking from the first pages of Jackaby, and Beastly Bones. Also, pieces and clues are found about the mysterious murder of Jenny Cavanaugh, the local ghoul in 926 Augur Lane, in time for the 10th … Continue reading Ghostly Echoes by William Ritter [Review]: Spell-binding and Surprising with Every Turn
The only other book I have read by Paula Stokes has been Girl Against The Universe, exactly a year ago. It was cute and super mental health positive, whereas This Is How It Happened is much more serious in the topics it tackles, and I think it is a good reflection of the times and … Continue reading This Is How It Happened by Paula Stokes [Release Day Review] Insightful and Important!
Vicarious is a book that takes you completely by surprise, because had you read Stokes' previous books like Girl Against the Universe, or The Art of Lainey, you'd think this book would be another fluffy, entertaining read. However, if you’ve read Liars, Inc., you'll know that Paula has a knack for creating a thrilling and … Continue reading Vicarious by Paula Stokes [Review]: A Diverse Sci-Fi Thriller
Once again William Ritter hands a story equal parts interesting and original, with extraordinary plot elements and characters that jump off the page. The enigmatic and eccentric detective Jackaby and assistant Abigail Rook embark on a journey outside of the city of New Fiddleham, and into the country for one of Abigail's passions: archeology. Only … Continue reading Review: Beastly Bones by William Ritter
My Review: Well that was indeed peculiar… While with an interesting premise and creepy photos, I found the story difficult to get into because of the main character. Jacob is annoying, whiny, and bratty, and his only redeeming quality is the relationship he has with his grandfather. I couldn’t connect to Jacob because he was … Continue reading Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs