Book Review: The Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn Johnson

Mini Review: The best elements of dystopia from a refreshingly different perspective. Title: The Summer Prince Author: Alaya Dawn Johnson Published: March 2013 by Arthur A. Levine Books 289 pages Recommended if you like: Dystopian YA, novels with rad future tech, ethnic diversity, LGBTQ novels, street art Read-a-Like: Proxy by Alex London Rating: 4.75 out of … More Book Review: The Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn Johnson

Book Review: Pantomime by Laura Lam

    Title: Pantomime  Author: Laura Lam First Sentences: “’Well, boy,’ the ringmaster said, ‘What can you do?’ Publisher:  February 5th, 2013 by Strange Chemistry, 392 Pages Rating: 5 out of 5 Magic Vestige Artifacts Recommended if you like: “The Night Circus” by Erin Morgenstern, realistic fantasy, Victorian era stories, Steampunk, magic, and if you ever wanted to run away and … More Book Review: Pantomime by Laura Lam

Book Review: Born Confused by Tanuja Desai Hidier

Title: Born Confused Author: Tanuja Desai Hidier First Sentences: “I guess the whole mess started around my birthday. Amendment: my first birthday.” Publisher:   July 1st 2003 by Scholastic Paperbacks Rating: 4 out of 5 Daddy Daughter Corn Muffin Dates * This ARC provided through Netgalley* Mini Review: Lovely and entrancing, with minimal use of annoying tropes.     Summary Dimple is an … More Book Review: Born Confused by Tanuja Desai Hidier

Book Review: Frenemy of the People by Nora Olsen

Stats Title: Frenemy of the People Author: Nora Olsen First Sentences: “We didn’t meet cute. That’s the Hollywood phrase for how a couple meets for the first time in a romantic comedy. You now the kind of thing. He’s walking out of the library with a pile of books; she’s walking in with a pile of books; they … More Book Review: Frenemy of the People by Nora Olsen

Book Review: In the Hand of the Goddess by Tamora Pierce

Title: In the Hand of the Goddess Author: Tamora Pierce Series: Song of the Lioness First Sentence: “The copper-haired rider looked at the black sky and swore.” Rating: 4 out of 5 pregnancy charm necklaces Cover: This one is waay better than the other release Alanna’s adventures continue!! I was told by one of my twitter friends that the opener of Hand … More Book Review: In the Hand of the Goddess by Tamora Pierce

Book Review: Alanna The First Adventure by Tamora Pierce

Title: Alanna The First Adventure Author: Tamora Pierce First Sentence: “That is my decision. We need not discuss it,” said the man at the desk. Rating: 5 out of 5 crazy ass magic swords Okay, okay, yes I am super duper tardy to the party. This book was published in 1983 and I’ve known about … More Book Review: Alanna The First Adventure by Tamora Pierce