2017 · 3 Stars · Book Reviews · Fantasy · Retelling

The Princess and the Hound │ Mette Ivie Harrison

  Synopsis: He is a prince, heir to a kingdom threatened on all sides, possessor of the animal magic, which is forbidden by death in the land he’ll rule. She is a princess from a rival kingdom, the daughter her father never wanted, isolated from true human friendship but inseparable from her hound. Though they… Continue reading The Princess and the Hound │ Mette Ivie Harrison

2017 · 3 Stars · Book Reviews · Fiction · Historical

Madame Tussaud │ Michelle Moran

Synopsis: The world knows Madame Tussaud as a wax artist extraordinaire . . . but who was this woman who became one of the most famous sculptresses of all time? In these pages, her tumultuous and amazing story comes to life as only Michelle Moran can tell it. The year is 1788, and a revolution… Continue reading Madame Tussaud │ Michelle Moran

2017 · 3 Stars · Book Reviews · Dystopia · Young Adult

The Maze Runner │ James Dashner

Synopsis: If you ain’t scared, you ain’t human. When Thomas wakes up in the lift, the only thing he can remember is his name. He’s surrounded by strangers—boys whose memories are also gone. Nice to meet ya, shank. Welcome to the Glade. Outside the towering stone walls that surround the Glade is a limitless, ever-changing… Continue reading The Maze Runner │ James Dashner

2017 · 3 Stars · Adult · Book Reviews · Historical

Rebel Queen │ Michelle Moran

Synopsis: When the British Empire sets its sights on India in the 1850s, it expects a quick and easy conquest. After all, India is not even a country, but a collection of kingdoms on the subcontinent. But when the British arrive in the Kingdom of Jhansi, expecting its queen to forfeit her crown, they are… Continue reading Rebel Queen │ Michelle Moran

2017 · 3 Stars · Adult · Book Reviews · Dystopia · Science Fiction

Golden Son │ Pierce Brown

Synopsis: With shades of The Hunger Games, Ender’s Game, and Game of Thrones, debut author Pierce Brown’s genre-defying epic Red Rising hit the ground running and wasted no time becoming a sensation. Golden Son continues the stunning saga of Darrow, a rebel forged by tragedy, battling to lead his oppressed people to freedom from the… Continue reading Golden Son │ Pierce Brown