The Night Country: ARC Review

The Night Country once again shows that Melissa Albert is a master at weaving the darkest of fairy tales with just the right dashes of humor and sincerity.Rating: 4.5 Stars A copy of this ARC was provided to me through the Libro.FM Influencer program as an Advance Listener Copy. The decision to review the book … Continue reading The Night Country: ARC Review

The Hazel Wood: Book Review

Harsh, sharp, and unflinching, The Hazel Wood is everything a dark fairy tale should be.Rating: 4.5 Stars The Hazel WoodAuthor: Melissa AlbertPublisher: Flatiron BooksRelease Date: January 30, 2018Synopsis: Seventeen-year-old Alice and her mother have spent most of Alice’s life on the road, always a step ahead of the uncanny bad luck biting at their heels. … Continue reading The Hazel Wood: Book Review

Want Now Wednesday: Girl, Serpent, Thorn

Curses and princesses and demons, OH MY! Girl, Serpent, ThornAuthor: Melissa BashardoustPublisher: Flatiron BooksRelease Date: May 12, 2020Synopsis from Publisher: She was a princess. She was a monster. Melissa Bashardoust’s breakout book is a captivating and utterly original tale about a girl cursed to be poisonous to the touch — and who discovers what power … Continue reading Want Now Wednesday: Girl, Serpent, Thorn

In which I finally review a book and that book is CARAVAL!

  Do you want a book with two sisters escaping an abusive home to what is basically a carnival themed LARPing convention? Do you want a book with deliciously descriptive passages and scrumptious scenes that make you question if you want to stay in your reality? Do you want a book where you don’t know … Continue reading In which I finally review a book and that book is CARAVAL!