Hamilton At War

I received this free in exchange for a honest review. My views, however, are my own. Title: Alexander Hamilton’s Revolution: His Vital Role as Washington’s Chief of Staff Author: Philip Thomas Tucker “Sell-out crowds every night enjoy the smash hit Hamilton on Broadway, which presents a fact-filled and entertaining glimpse into the patriot’s life. But very few

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Space Mystery!

This book was provided to me for free in exchange for an honest review. Title: Matters Arising from the Identification of the Body: A Guerline Scarfe Investigation Author: Simon Petrie I’m a big nerd when it comes to space. I don’t know a lot, but I love stories set in space, science fiction stories, and

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Unlocking the Past

Title: On Little Wings Author: Regina Sirois I’d whispered the entire thing. Every detail that fit into words. It sounded so much more civilized when I whispered it, when I turned down the volume of the fear and disgust. But horrible things whispered are still horrible. Jennifer’s family is turned upside down when she discovers

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Review:: The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding by Alexandra Bracken

“I would say it’s a pleasure to meet thee, Prosperity Oceanus Redding, but truly, I only anticipate the delights of destroying thy happiness.” Prosper is the only unexceptional Redding in his old and storied family history — that is, until he discovers the demon living inside him. Turns out Prosper’s great-great-great-great-great-something grandfather made — and…

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Review:: Girls Made of Snow and Glass by Melissa Bashardoust

Frozen meets The Bloody Chamber in this feminist fantasy reimagining of the Snow White fairytale as you’ve never seen it before, tracing the relationship of two young women doomed to be rivals from the start: the beautiful princess and stepmother queen. At sixteen, Mina’s mother is dead, her magician father is vicious, and her silent heart has never…

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Book Review: “The Land of Stories: Worlds Collide” by Chris Colfer

Goodreads Synopsis In the highly anticipated conclusion to the Land of Stories series, Conner and Alex must brave the impossible. All of the Land of Stories fairy tale characters–heroes and villains–are no longer confined within their world! With mayhem brewing in the Big Apple, Conner and Alex will have to win their biggest battle yet.…<img

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Cat Ellington’s review of The Skin Room

The Skin Room by Morgan Fleetwood My rating: 4 of 5 stars “Revenge is a dish best served cold.” — Proverbial expression Credit: Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Perigord(?) Seven things about this Morgan Fleetwood-composed “memoir” of double murderer, Alex Melville, hooked and reeled me in right from its opening: The Italian setting—namely Sicily; the coffee bar;

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Cat Ellington’s review of The Boondocks: Because I Know You Don’t Read The Newspaper (The Boondocks )

The Boondocks: Because I Know You Don’t Read the Newspaper by Aaron McGruder My rating: 5 of 5 stars Political correctness be damned! The Boondocks: Because I Know You Don’t Read The Newspaper (The Boondocks #1) is nothing less than what has come to be expected from one of the most undisputed—or disreputed, depending upon

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Cat Ellington’s review of The Fountain of Youth

The Fountain of Youth by Steve Shear My rating: 5 of 5 stars Alz·hei·mer’s /ˈältsˌhīmərz/ noun progressive mental deterioration that can occur in middle or old age, due to generalized degeneration of the brain. It is the most common cause of premature senility. Par·kin·son’s dis·ease /ˈpärkənsənz dəˌzēz/ noun a progressive disease of the nervous system

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