Month: March 2018

Review: Girls Made of Snow and Glass by Melissa Bashardoust

Review: Girls Made of Snow and Glass by Melissa Bashardoust

Short Synopsis: Snow White re-telling Initial Thoughts: This was a new take on Snow White, and while the story was original, the characters left me wanting more. Characters: 3 – This was one of the weaker aspects of the book for me, I had trouble connecting with any of the characters in the books Plot: … Continue reading Review: Girls Made of Snow and Glass by Melissa Bashardoust

Review: Daughter of the Buring City by Amanda Foody

Review: Daughter of the Buring City by Amanda Foody

Short Synopsis: When members of Sornia's "family" are killed, she must find the truth before there are any more deaths. Initial Thoughts: VERY original.  Characters were great and the plot had some surprises Characters: 4 – The characters were great.  You could tell that there was a lot of thought put into to each character.  They … Continue reading Review: Daughter of the Buring City by Amanda Foody

Review: The Wish Granter by C.J. RedWine

Review: The Wish Granter by C.J. RedWine

Short Synopsis: Rumplestiltskin re-telling Initial Thoughts: Finally!  Everything that bugs me about YA relationships solved in one book!  Characters: 4 – Ari, how I love you!  You took charge when necessary, but you also knew when to accept help! Plot: 3 – The plot was good.  I would have liked it to move along a little faster.   … Continue reading Review: The Wish Granter by C.J. RedWine

Review: There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins

Review: There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins

Short Synopsis: Serial Killer stalks small Nebraska town Initial Thoughts: I was glad I was not reading this while home alone. Characters: 3 - So the characters were decent, but I didn’t really care about them. Plot: 3 - The plot was okay.  I did take issue with ending/killer reveal.  But leading up to that … Continue reading Review: There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins

Review: The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

Review: The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

Short Synopsis: Human girl lives in Faerie, they don’t like her.  Also political intrigue. Initial Thoughts: A different take from the typical Faerie books. Characters: 4 – LOVED Jude.  She is pretty much a badass, and just yes!  Also, Vivi is no-nonsense.  The other supporting characters were great as well, if slightly underdeveloped.  Plot: 4 – Very enjoyable plot!  … Continue reading Review: The Cruel Prince by Holly Black