Tag: young adult books

Book Review : Kind of a Big Deal

Book Review : Kind of a Big Deal

Ever start a book and know it just isn’t for you? That was Kind of a Big Deal for me. I was drawn to the book due to the concept of the main character, 17 year-old Josie “Pie” Sergakis jumping into actual books and becoming part of the story. Who hasn’t wanted to do that? I certainly loved it in Austenland. But unfortunately, no matter what role in any story […]

Posted July 6, 2020 in Book Reviews, Young Adult
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Book Review : Serpent & Dove

Book Review : Serpent & Dove

I was a little nervous to read Serpent & Dove due to the hype that surrounded the debut novel. I was afraid it would be another over-hyped YA fantasy novel that actually was not any good when I finally got around to reading it. Thankfully, however, that was not the case with Serpent & Dove at all. I was surprised to find a strong-willed heroine who was witty, resourceful, and […]

Posted May 8, 2020 in Book Reviews
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Book Review : Sky in the Deep

Book Review : Sky in the Deep

I had to buy Sky in the Deep as soon as I saw the cover. I was immediately struck by the picture of the main character, Eelyn, and how much she reminded me of Aloy from Horizon Zero Dawn. Adding to that the promise of Vikings, I was sold! But sadly, Sky in The Deep, wasn’t actually, well, deep. All of the characters were very bland, as was its strange […]

Posted February 28, 2020 in Book Reviews, Fantasy, Young Adult
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Book Review : Sightwitch

Book Review : Sightwitch

I was so dismayed when I saw how small Sightwitch was! I had no idea it was a novella when I ordered it, but I’m glad I didn’t. I’m not normally a fan of novellas or short stories, and I might not have even read Sightwitch had I known it was one! I was even more skeptical when I saw it had illustrations, but I absolutely loved Sightwitch and devoured […]

Posted February 22, 2020 in Book Reviews, Fantasy, Young Adult
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Book Review : Shielded

Book Review : Shielded

Shielded is the debut novel of author KayLynn Flanders. It follows warrior Princess Jennesara of Hálendi on her quest to save not just her family, but the world. Informed that she is betrothed in order to save her kingdom from a magic battle on their border, Jennesara is whisked off on her first dangerous adventure outside of the palace walls. Shielded would make a great experience for children first delving […]

Posted February 15, 2020 in Book Reviews, Fantasy
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