A Dark Descent Down the Rabbit Hole #ARCAugust

YA Fantasy Book Review | Ever Alice by H.J. Ramsey In Stores Now! Dear Reader, Ever Alice is a poignant, though often-times whimsical, look at a second journey Alice takes down the rabbit hole. Now 15, Alice Liddell finds herself once again in Wonderland where things are just as nonsensical as they always were and… Continue reading A Dark Descent Down the Rabbit Hole #ARCAugust

Wednesday Roundup: Looking ahead to August…

I will be reviewing the following books in August and posting on the indicated date. August 6, 2019 (In stores, Aug. 1, 2019) Click on book cover to go to Goodreads Ever Alice by H.J. Ramsey YA Fantasy A haunting book with lots of discussion potential. I can see it working well for a book… Continue reading Wednesday Roundup: Looking ahead to August…

A Modern Conclusion to a Classic Fairy Tale

YA Fantasy Book Review| The Return Of King Lillian by Suzie Plakson Pilmsthistle & Co. Publishers ▪️July 9, 2019▪️390 pgs In bookstores today!! Dear Reader, Have you ever wondered what happened after the child declared that the Emperor wore no clothes when no one else dared?  Who was this brave child, and what happened to… Continue reading A Modern Conclusion to a Classic Fairy Tale

YA Fantasy Book Review | The Evil Queen by Gena Showalter

Ink yard Press ▪️ June 25, 2019 ▪️ 544 pgs Dear Reader, From the first sentence of Chapter 1, I was hooked and could not put the book down. The Evil Queen is a masterful, contemporary retelling of The Snow White fairytale (Grimm and Disney) and has appeal to its intended young adult audience as… Continue reading YA Fantasy Book Review | The Evil Queen by Gena Showalter

Book review |Dao gives us Snow White reimagined

Kingdom of the Blazing Phoenix by Julie Dao Dear Reader, In the conclusion to Forest of a Thousand Lanterns, we experience the story of Snow White, minus the seven dwarves but with an Asian flare. Gone is the rosy cheeked songstress who forest animals flock around. Instead, meet Jade, the monk-raised beauty born the Dragon… Continue reading Book review |Dao gives us Snow White reimagined

Book review | Novik Spins Words into Fairy Tale Gold

  Dear Fans of Fantasy, I recently had the pleasure of reading Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik, a fairytale reminiscent of Beauty and the Beast and Rumpelstiltskin for the young adult and adult reader. Character Novik’s work of fantasy fiction takes you on a journey to snowy lands full of flawed humans and fey alike.… Continue reading Book review | Novik Spins Words into Fairy Tale Gold