MINI-REVIEW: “Descendant of the Crane” by Joan He

Title: Descendant of the Crane Author: Joan He Pages: 416 Release Date: April 9 2019 Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy Goodreads Rating:  3.77 (of 3,027 ratings) Please forgive me, because I finished this book two weeks ago (took no notes) and already forgot the majority of 1) the plot and 2) my thoughts. You can … Continue reading MINI-REVIEW: “Descendant of the Crane” by Joan He

Can’t Wait Wednesday: A Thousand Fires

A Thousand Fires by Shannon Price Valerie Simons knows the gangs are dangerous—her little brother was shot and killed by the Boars two years ago. Still, nothing will sway Valerie from wanting to join the elite and beautiful Herons and find her brother’s killer. It doesn’t hurt that her best friend Matthew is slated to … Continue reading Can’t Wait Wednesday: A Thousand Fires

🌀 8 Mixed-Genre Historical Fiction Books 🌀

Title: Pan's Labyrinth: The Labyrinth of the Faun Author: Cornelia Funke, Guillermo del Toro Pages: 256 Release Date: July 2 2019 Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Genre: Fantasy, Historical Fiction Oscar winning writer-director Guillermo del Toro and New York Times bestselling author Cornelia Funke have come together to transform del Toro’s hit movie Pan’s Labyrinth into an epic and dark … Continue reading 🌀 8 Mixed-Genre Historical Fiction Books 🌀

Nightmare Before BPR : an Update of Monster Proportions

It's 18 days into Nightmare Before BPR aka Spooky September, and YA GIRL IS GOING STRONG. Well, as strong as I can be. We can pretend, right? I've been feeling all the spooky vibes, and I'm afraid I might thrill and chill myself out before Halloween happens. Might that be possible??? Let's refresh what this … Continue reading Nightmare Before BPR : an Update of Monster Proportions

ARC REVIEW: Rules for Vanishing by Katie Alice Marshall 💭 Best Horror Book I Ever Read (ft. 2 Issues Because Mandy is Never Satisfied??)

Title: Rules for Vanishing Author: Kate Alice Marshall Pages: 416 Release Date: September 24th 2019 Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers Format: Hardcover Genre: Horror, Mystery Goodreads Rating: 4.14 (of 58 ratings)    Book Princess Reviews receives a percentage of commission from purchases you make after following Book Depository links on our site. In the faux-documentary style of The Blair Witch … Continue reading ARC REVIEW: Rules for Vanishing by Katie Alice Marshall 💭 Best Horror Book I Ever Read (ft. 2 Issues Because Mandy is Never Satisfied??)

#POLL: How Many Books Do You Read at a Time?

It's simple math. There's an ARC you need to review for next week, a buddy read you promised—promised—you would finish on time, a new release you can't tear your eyes off of and then this book that ... look, it's under 300 pages. It barely even counts.  And voila, you're pulling a balancing act of three … Continue reading #POLL: How Many Books Do You Read at a Time?

ARC REVIEW: Monster, She Wrote: The Women Who Pioneered Horror and Speculative Fiction 💭 Mandy Goes Nonfiction & Enjoys

Title: Monster, She Wrote: The Women Who Pioneered Horror and Speculative Fiction Author: Lisa Kröger & Melanie R. Anderson Pages: 352 Release Date: September 17th 2019 Publisher: Quirk Books Format: Hardcover Genre: Horror, Nonfiction, Biography Goodreads Rating: 4.24 (of 59 ratings)    Book Princess Reviews receives a percentage of commission from purchases you make after following Book Depository links on our … Continue reading ARC REVIEW: Monster, She Wrote: The Women Who Pioneered Horror and Speculative Fiction 💭 Mandy Goes Nonfiction & Enjoys

Can’t Wait Wednesday: The Fountains of Silence

The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Septys Madrid, 1957. Under the fascist dictatorship of General Francisco Franco, Spain is hiding a dark secret. Meanwhile, tourists and foreign businessmen flood into Spain under the welcoming guise of sunshine and wine. Among them is eighteen-year-old Daniel Matheson, the son of a Texas oil tycoon, who arrives in … Continue reading Can’t Wait Wednesday: The Fountains of Silence