Book Review: We Found Treasure in S.A. Chakraborty’s Kingdom of Copper

We devoured S.A. Chakraborty’s The Kingdom of Copper with much gusto!  The second installment of her Daevabad Trilogy definitely did not disappoint.  Chakraborty picks up right were she left off in The City of Brass, plunging the reader straight into the thick of things, except the fate of the...

Book Review: You Just Have to Read All The Missing Girls by Megan Miranda

Book Review: All the Missing Girls Author: Megan Miranda Pages: 368 (Paperback) Genre: Mystery/Thriller Rating:  5 out of 5 Recommendation: Megan Miranda’s, All The Missing Girls, is a tantalizing, intriguing thriller about the disappearance of two young women, ten years apart, and it is not a story to be...

Book Review: Apple Tree Yard by Louise Doughty Takes You on a Psychological Ride of Lust, Deceit, and Violence

Book Review: Apple Tree Yard Series: No Author: Louise Doughty Pages: 317 (Hardcover) Genre: Psychological Thriller Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Recommendation: If you are okay with certain sensitive scenes, then you’ll really like this book after delving into the psychological aspects of it. How did a seemingly happy, married mother...

Book Review: Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen is Full of Whimsy, Romance, and Food

Book Review: Garden Spells Author: Sarah Addison Allen Pages: 286 (Paperback) Genre: Fiction/Romance/Magic Rating: 5 out of 5 Recommendation: A quick read that will make you feel warm and fuzzy inside. Have you ever eaten a meal or dessert so delicious, so delectable that you try desperately to take...

Book Review: Everything Glitters in the City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty

Book Review: The City of Brass Series: The Daevabad Trilogy #1 Author: S.A. Chakraborty Pages: 533 (Hardcover) Genre: Fiction/Fantasy/Historical Fiction/Adventure Fiction Rating: 5 out of 5 Recommendation: Yes.  Read this book and fall in love with a world of magic and intrigue. The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty...

Book Review: Tree of Ages by Sara Roethle Takes You on a Long Walk to Nowhere, But You’re Still Going to Like It

Book Review: Tree of Ages Series: Tree of Ages Book #1 Author: Sara Roethle Pages: 400 (Paperback) Genre: Fiction/Fantasy Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Recommendation: This book does a wonderful job of laying the groundwork for a great series.  We’re just hoping Sara Roethle can deliver on the intrinsic...

Book Review: Ash and Quill by Rachel Caine is a Lot More of the Same

Book Review: Ash and Quill Series: The Great Library #3 Author: Rachel Caine Pages: 338 (Hardcover) Genre: Young Adult/Fantasy/Dystopian Rating: 2.5 out of 5 Recommendation: The third installment may make you want to quit, but grab a bottle of wine and get through it.  The fourth book holds promise of...

Book Review: Find Action and Adventure in Paper and Fire by Rachel Caine

Book Review for: Paper and Fire Series: The Great Library #2 Author: Rachel Caine Pages: 368 (Kindle Edition), 411 (Paperback), 354 (Hardcover Genre: Young Adult/Fantasy/Dystopian Rating: 4 out of 5 Recommendation: Don’t lose hope after the first book.  The second installment answers many questions you may have after reading...

Book Review: Delve into the World of Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine

Book: Ink and Bone Series: The Great Library #1 Author: Rachel Caine Pages: 352 (Kindle Edition), 384 (Paperback) Genre: Young Adult/Fantasy/Dystopian Rating: 3 out of 5 Recommendation: Read the Ink and Bone Teacher’s Guide found on Rachel Caine’s website.  This document provides much more information on the background research used...