This book is the fourth in the Lockwood & Co series that follows a group of teen ghost hunters as they try to rid London and the surrounding countryside from the paranormal problem that’s been hunting the world for just under 100 years. Fast paced and well-plotted this entire series is a must read for anyone who is writing middle grade or YA adventure. (They’re also just good reads!)
Book Review: Tut: The Story of My Immortal Life
After being betrayed by his uncle, Tut has been stuck in the body of a fourteen year old for, well, ever.
Book Review: Reawakened
After stumbling upon a half-naked, very hot (no pun intended) Sun God at the NY Metropolitan Museum of Art, Lily gets sucked into his battle against the Egyptian god Seth. Moving between the world of elite New York and the ruins of Ancient Egypt, the story pits the ancient Egyptian gods in their never ending battle for supremacy.
Book Review: The Lunar Chronicles
I am possibly one of the last to do so, but I finally got around to reading the 4 main books in the Lunar Chronicles Series. Basically, the books are retellings of Grimm Fairy Tales set in a techno future with the Earth pitted against the humans on the Moon.
Book Review: A Study in Charlotte
By Brittany Cavallaro A Study in Charlotte updates the Holmes/Watson mythos for modern teens. Jamie Watson, yes, the descendant of THAT Watson has just started boarding school in Connecticut not far from his estranged father. His interest though isn't in repairing his...
Book Review: Princess of Thorns
Princess of Thorns is an interesting mash-up of the Sleeping Beauty and Swan Prince fairy tales.
Book Review: Hero
Hero By Alethea Kontis I love fairy tales and and fairy tale reimagining. This book is another great story in that tradition. Saturday Woodcutter is the sister of the famous adventuring Jack and her days of the week named sisters. All of the sisters have stories...
I Love Bookstores.
Right now, I'm at RWA completely out of my element. I don't know the books everyone talks about. I don't know the authors. I'm even unfamiliar with some of the conventions used in crafting their work. And yet, I'm still somehow very much at home. I am surrounded by...