5 out of 5 Stars! I've had my eye on this book since it came out. The cover is absolutely gorgeous, and a story about dark modern day fairy tales? Sign me up! The Blurb Seventeen-year-old Alice and her mother have spent most of Alice’s life on the road, always a step ahead of the … Continue reading Book Review: The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert
Last year, my husband and I bought tickets with every intention to go to BookCon in New York. Then a good friend decided to get married and planned her wedding right in the middle of the convention--Nooooooo! To say the least, I was pretty disappointed to cancel our trip. But nothing can stop us this … Continue reading Almost Time for BookCon 2019!
5 out of 5 Stars! This novel had been recommended it to me by several friends. When I saw that gorgeous cover staring at me from the shelf of my local indie bookstore, I figured it was about time I picked it up 🙂 The Blurb Thou shalt kill. A world with no hunger, no … Continue reading Book Review: Scythe by Neal Shusterman
5 out of 5 Stars! Most people know of the remarkable movie by Hayao Miyazaki with its beautiful imagery and whimsical plot, but many don't realize Howl's Moving Castle was based on an equally remarkable book. I loved this book so much as a kid! I always find myself wondering if I would still love … Continue reading Book Review: Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones
4 out of 5 Stars This book has been on my TBR list for way too long. Finally, a group of my avid reader friends decided we should take on the behemoth of a book for our book club. Wooh boy... The Blurb In 1815 Edmond Dantès, a young and successful merchant sailor who has … Continue reading Book Review: The Count of Monte Christo by Alexandre Dumas
My husband and I took a weekend trip to Madison, WI to enjoy some time with friends, great art, amazing food, and gorgeous scenery. Here's some of my favorite photos from the trip 🙂 Happy Travels!
Not only is today Star Wars Day (#Maythe4thBeWithYou) but it's also Free Comic Book Day! For those of you who don't know, Free Comic Book Day is exactly what it sounds like--a day to pick up free comics and support your local comic store. How great is that?! Check out all these awesome books my … Continue reading Free Comic Book Day 2019!
4 out of 5 Stars 🙂 Okay... I know I have a problem. This blog is full of book reviews for novels about monsters. And more than not those stories are Beauty and the Beast re-tellings. This happens to be another one I discovered during my birthday splurge and just couldn't pass up! The Blurb … Continue reading Book Review: The Beast’s Heart by Leife Shallcross