Illuminae -Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff – Review

They thought it was going to be a bad day because they broke up. For Erza and Kady that became the least of their problems when their home is destroyed. Now refugees on two separate spaceships they are out to find out what really happened. Can they discover all the secrets, right the wrongs andContinue reading “Illuminae -Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff – Review”

Re-reading Harry Potter and The Half-Blood Prince

Last month the Harry Potter books came out with new covers for the 20th anniversary of the Harry Potter books. I couldn’t afford the whole series but I did get the third book and the sixth book, my two favorites of the series. I recently re-read the third book so I decided to re-read theContinue reading “Re-reading Harry Potter and The Half-Blood Prince”

Norse Mythology – Neil Gaiman – Review

Odin is the all-seeing father. Thor is the lightening god with the magic hammer. Loki is the trickster who is out to help himself. They are all waiting for the end of times, when they will fight and die only for the world to be reborn again. Dive into the stories of these heroes andContinue reading “Norse Mythology – Neil Gaiman – Review”

Smoke and Iron – Rachel Caine – Review

  Jess and friends are in trouble. They are separated. There is a plan but what will be the cost of that plan? Can a small group take on the might of the Library? Who will survive and what will their world look like after? (This is a review for the fourth book in aContinue reading “Smoke and Iron – Rachel Caine – Review”

Hidden Figures – Margot Lee Shetterly – Review

I am going to stray from my normal review format for this book. I don’t think this type of book can be spoken about the same way I talk about fiction books. I think this book doesn’t deserve to be broken down into what I thought worked and what didn’t. That isn’t the type ofContinue reading “Hidden Figures – Margot Lee Shetterly – Review”

Beneath the Sugar Sky – Seanan McGuire – Review

    Rini lands in the pond at Elenor West’s Home for Wayward Children. She is looking for her mother, Sumi. Problem is that Sumi died a few years earlier. Rini, with the help from some of the wayward children sets out to fix the past so that she can exist in the future  Continue reading “Beneath the Sugar Sky – Seanan McGuire – Review”

Running with Lions – Julian Winters – Review

Sebastian is heading to soccer camp for the last time. For his whole high school career he has spent his summers with his friends perfecting his soccer skills. Now is his last summer to do that. This summer is full of coming to terms with a phase of his life ending and another beginning. AllContinue reading “Running with Lions – Julian Winters – Review”

Down Among the Sticks and Bones – Seanan McGuire

We know how Jack and Jill’s story ends but how did it begin? Who were these girls before they found their doorway? What did coming to The Moors do for them and to them? How does life change when you are ¬†given the opportunity to explore a life that you were always denied?    Continue reading “Down Among the Sticks and Bones – Seanan McGuire”

Every Heart a Doorway – Seanan McGuire – Review

Children disappear and go to wondrous lands. Lands where they can belong and find their true potential. Then those children have to come back to our world. Adapting to life in the mundane world can be difficult which is where Eleanor West’s Home for Wayward Children comes in. It is a place to learn howContinue reading “Every Heart a Doorway – Seanan McGuire – Review”

Dread Nation – Justina Ireland – Review

Jane McKeene was born two days before the dead began to dead began to walk at Gettysburg. Life is flipped on its head, when the dead no longer stay dead. Jane is raised in a world where survival is the most important aspect of life. Jane is sent to Miss Preston’s School of Combat. HereContinue reading “Dread Nation – Justina Ireland – Review”