The Dollmaker of Krakow by R.M. Romero (Audiobook Review)

Goodreads / Amazon / Barnes and Noble In the vein of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas and Number the Stars,this fusion of fairy tales, folklore, and World War II history eloquently illustrates the power of love and the inherent will to survive even in the darkest of times. In the land of dolls, there is magic. In … Continue reading The Dollmaker of Krakow by R.M. Romero (Audiobook Review)

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As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride by Cary Elwes

Goodreads / Amazon / Barnes and Noble From actor Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in The Princess Bride, comes a first-person account and behind-the-scenes look at the making of the cult classic film filled with never-before-told stories and interviews with costars Robin Wright, Wallace Shawn, Billy Crystal, Christopher Guest, and Mandy Patinkin, … Continue reading As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride by Cary Elwes

Chooseday Tuesday: Gail Carson Levine “A Tale of Two Castles”

A Tale of Two Castles by Gail Carson Levine, published in 2011 Description: A handsome cat trainer, black-and-white cats, thieves on four legs and two, suspicious townsfolk, a greedy king, a giddy princess, a shape-shifting ogre, a brilliant dragon. Which is the villainous whited sepulcher? Elodie journeys to the town of Two Castles to become a mansioner—an … Continue reading Chooseday Tuesday: Gail Carson Levine “A Tale of Two Castles”

Furyborn by Claire Legrand (ARC Review)

Goodreads / Amazon / Barnes and Noble (BECAUSE YOU'RE GONNA WANT TO PREORDER THIS LOVELY) The stunningly original, must-read fantasy of 2018 follows two fiercely independent young women, centuries apart, who hold the power to save their world...or doom it. When assassins ambush her best friend, the crown prince, Rielle Dardenne risks everything to save … Continue reading Furyborn by Claire Legrand (ARC Review)

The Queen Underneath by Stacey Filak (ARC Review)

Goodreads / Barnes and Noble / Amazon The Above and the Under have a tenuous truce that is shattered after the death of both their respective rulers. Gemma, the new queen of Under, must throw history aside and team up with Tollan, the heir to the Above throne, in order to take down a power … Continue reading The Queen Underneath by Stacey Filak (ARC Review)

“Bruised” Sarah Skilton

Bruised by Sarah Skilton, published in 2013 Description: Imogen has always believed that her black belt in Tae Kwon Do made her stronger than everyone else--more responsible, more capable. But when she witnesses a holdup in a diner, she freezes. The gunman is shot and killed by the police. And it's all her fault. Now she's got … Continue reading “Bruised” Sarah Skilton

Chooseday Tuesday: Abigail Haas “Dangerous Girls”

Dangerous Girls by Abigail Haas, published in 2013 Description:  It's Spring Break of senior year. Anna, her boyfriend Tate, her best friend Elise, and a few other close friends are off on a debaucherous trip to Aruba that promises to be the time of their lives. But when Elise is found brutally murdered, Anna finds herself trapped … Continue reading Chooseday Tuesday: Abigail Haas “Dangerous Girls”

None of the Above by I. W. Gregorio

None of the Above by I. W. Gregorio, published in 2015 Description: When Kristin Lattimer is voted homecoming queen, it seems like another piece of her ideal life has fallen into place. She's a champion hurdler with a full scholarship to college and she's madly in love with her boyfriend. In fact, she's decided that she's ready … Continue reading None of the Above by I. W. Gregorio

Chooseday Tuesday: M. T. Anderson “Feed”

Feed by M. T. Anderson, published in 2004 Description:  For Titus and his friends, it started out like any ordinary trip to the moon - a chance to party during spring break and play with some stupid low-grav at the Ricochet Lounge. But that was before the crazy hacker caused all their feeds to malfunction, sending … Continue reading Chooseday Tuesday: M. T. Anderson “Feed”

Dare to Disappoint: A Graphic Novel by Ozge Samanci about Ozge Samanci

Dare to Disappoint: Growing up in Turkey by Ozge Samanci, released in 2015 Description:  Growing up on the Aegean Coast, Ozge loved the sea and imagined a life of adventure while her parents and society demanded predictability. Her dad expected Ozge, like her sister, to become an engineer. She tried to hear her own voice over … Continue reading Dare to Disappoint: A Graphic Novel by Ozge Samanci about Ozge Samanci