A few weeks ago I wrote a review for Scythe on my blog here about how much I loved this book that boggled my mind and enveloped me in this world so unlike anything I had read before. The detail was the best part of this book and I was constantly surprised by the events… Continue reading Q & A with New York Times Bestseller, Neal Shusterman!
Scythe by Neal Shusterman Rating: ★★★★★ In a world where disease has been eliminated, the only way to die is to be randomly killed (“gleaned”) by professional reapers (“scythes”). Citra and Rowan are teenagers who have been selected to be scythe’s apprentices, and—despite wanting nothing to do with the vocation—they must learn the art of… Continue reading Arc Review: Scythe & Giveaway!
The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton Rating: ★★★★ 1/2 In the opulent world of Orleans, Belles are revered, for they control Beauty, and Beauty is a commodity coveted above all else. In Orleans, the people are born grey, they are born damned, and only with the help of a Belle and her talents can they transform and… Continue reading Arc Review: The Belles *Spoiler Free*
Batman: Nightwalker By Marie Lu Rating: ★★★★ Returning home from his lavish eighteenth birthday party, Bruce Wayne stops a criminal’s getaway – disobeying the police and crashing his car during the chase. Sentenced to community service in Gotham City’s Arkham Asylum, he encounters some of the city’s most dangerous and mentally disturbed criminals. Among these,… Continue reading Arc Review: Batman Nightwalker *spoiler free*
Everless by Sara Holland Rating: ★★★★★ In the kingdom of Sempera, time is currency—extracted from blood, bound to iron, and consumed to add time to one’s own lifespan. The rich aristocracy, like the Gerlings, tax the poor to the hilt, extending their own lives by centuries. No one resents the Gerlings more than Jules Ember. A… Continue reading Arc Review: Everless *spoiler free*
They open a door and enter a world NARNIA…the land beyond the wardrobe, the secret country known only to Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy…the place where the adventure begins. Lucy is the first to find the secret of the wardrobe in the professor’s mysterious old house. At first, no one believes her when she tells… Continue reading Mini-Reviews: The Chronicles of Narnia
Have Sword, Will Travel by Garth Nix & Sean Williams Rating: ★★★★ When Odo and Eleanor stumble upon an ancient sword in a river outside their village, something very unexpected happens… the sword starts to talk! Much to Odo’s dismay, he discovers that he’s awoken a famous enchanted blade called Biter, and thus has instantly… Continue reading Book Review: Have Sword, Will Travel