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  • The Last Life of Prince Alastor by Alexandra Bracken

    “The Last Life of Prince Alastor” is the sequel to the spooky middle-grade book, The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding that conquers the ideas of what makes a family through fun halloweeny setting.  Alexandra Bracken, author of the New York Times Best Selling series “The Darkest Minds”, creates a fun little story with a Salem […]

  • Learning the Art of Letting Go | Simply Musings

    Something no one tells you about growing up is learning the art of letting go.  I have a tendency of being a dragon. I cannot fly, nor breath fire, nor cast fear those around me. I can, however, hoard. All my possessions are a form of treasure. Each with a little story of how it […]

  • Wayward Stars by Mary Fan | Cover Reveal

    It’s cover reveal day for Wayward Stars (Starswept, #2) by Mary Fan! This sweeping sequel to the award-winning YA sci-fi novel Starswept will be released on February 26, 2019, by Snowy Wings Publishing. The cover features photography by Roberto Falck, with graphic design by Streetlight Graphics. Title: Wayward Stars (Starswept, #2) Author: Mary Fan Publisher: Snowy Wings Publishing Publication Date: February 26, […]

  • City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab | Book Review

    An ARC was provided in exchange for an honest review at Bookcon 2018   Cassidy Blake’s parents are The Inspectres, a (somewhat inept) ghost-hunting team. But Cass herself can REALLY see ghosts. In fact, her best friend, Jacob, just happens to be one. When The Inspectres head to ultra-haunted Edinburgh, Scotland, for their new TV […]

  • My Top 5 Books for 2018…so far!

    It is August. I cannot believe it is August! So far I have 35 books out of my 50 book goal this year. I have read some great stories this year (along with a couple of bad ones). There are still so many books in my TBR pile that I am trying to get to […]

  • Literary Gifts Galore! | Spotlight

    The best part of the literary community is the abundance of cute accessories available to express your inner bookworm in public. Sometimes subtle and sometimes BAM in your face! They are pins, shirts, backlogs, tote bags, and a million other things to wear or carry around! I always have to try very hard to not […]

  • The Last of the Firedrakes by Farah Oomerbhoy | Book Review

    This book was sent to me in exchange for an honest review.   16-year-old Aurora Darlington is an orphan. Mistreated by her adopted family and bullied at school, she dreams of running away and being free. But when she is kidnapped and dragged through a portal into a magical world, suddenly her old life doesn’t […]

  • Exclusive Author Interview with Mary Fan

      Mary Fan is a sci-fi/fantasy writer from Jersey City, NJ. She is the author of Jane Colt, Starswept (read my review!), Flynn Nightsider and the Edge of Evil, Stronger than a Bronze Dragon.  In addition, Mary is the co-editor of Brave New Girls, a YA sci-fi anthology. Brave New Girls features tales about girls […]

  • Kill the Farm Boy by Delilah S. Dawson and Kevin Hearne | Book Review

    In “Kill the Farm Boy” by Delilah S. Dawson and Kevin Hearne, a group of unlikely individuals comes together under very strange circumstances. Together, they oddly enough sorta succeeded in their grand adventure together. This novel is the lovechild of Shrek, The Princess Bride, and Monty Python and that child goes on a crazy Dungeons […]

  • The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden | Book Review

    “The Girl in the Tower” is the second novel in Kathrine Arden’s Winternight trilogy. Ms. Arden was able to continue to create a magical world where magic is weaved delicately to every nook and cranny. In book two, Vasya sets off to become her own person — an adventurer if you will. However, her dream […]