Book Review: A Wizard’s Guide to Defensive Baking by T. Kingfisher

5 out of 5 Stars! The Blurb Fourteen-year-old Mona isn’t like the wizards charged with defending the city. She can’t control lightning or speak to water. Her familiar is a sourdough starter and her magic only works on bread. She has a comfortable life in her aunt’s bakery making gingerbread men dance. But Mona’s life … Continue reading Book Review: A Wizard’s Guide to Defensive Baking by T. Kingfisher

Book Review: When Villains Rise by Rebecca Schaeffer

5 out of 5 Stars! The Blurb Dexter meets Victoria Schwab in this dark and compelling fantasy about a girl who is determined to take down the black market once and for all in the conclusion to the trilogy that started with the critically acclaimed Not Even Bones. Nita finally has Fabricio, the boy who … Continue reading Book Review: When Villains Rise by Rebecca Schaeffer

Book Review: Foundling by D.M. Cornish

4 out of 5 Stars The Blurb Set in the world of the Half-Continent—a land of tri-corner hats and flintlock pistols—the Monster Blood Tattoo trilogy is a world of predatory monsters, chemical potions and surgically altered people. Foundling begins the journey of Rossamund, a boy with a girl’s name, who is just about to begin a dangerous … Continue reading Book Review: Foundling by D.M. Cornish

Book Review: A Song of Wraiths and Ruin by Roseanne A. Brown

4 out of 5 Stars! The Blurb For Malik, the Solstasia festival is a chance to escape his war-stricken home and start a new life with his sisters in the prosperous desert city of Ziran. But when a vengeful spirit abducts Malik’s younger sister, Nadia, as payment into the city, Malik strikes a fatal deal—kill … Continue reading Book Review: A Song of Wraiths and Ruin by Roseanne A. Brown