Book Review: Briarley by Aster Glenn Gray #WyrdAndWonder

Summary: During a chance summer shower, an English country parson takes refuge in a country house. The house seems deserted, yet the table is laid with a sumptuous banquet such as the parson has not seen since before war rationing. Unnerved by the uncanny house, he flees, but stops to pluck a single perfect rose … Continue reading Book Review: Briarley by Aster Glenn Gray #WyrdAndWonder

Book Review: Vampire Darcy’s Desire by Regina Jeffers

Summary: Vampire Darcy’s Desire presents Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice as a heart-pounding vampire romance filled with passion and danger. Tormented by a 200-year-old curse and his fate as a half human/half vampire dhampir, Fitzwilliam Darcy vows to live a solitary life rather than inflict the horrors of his life upon an innocent wife and … Continue reading Book Review: Vampire Darcy’s Desire by Regina Jeffers

Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Coral by Sara Ella

Can’t-Wait Wednesday, aka Waiting on Wednesday, is a weekly meme originating from Jill at Breaking the Spine and now hosted by Wishful Endings. If you’re interested in participating, stop by Wishful Endings to link up your posts. Coral has always been different, standing out from her mermaid sisters in a society where blending in is key. Worse yet, she … Continue reading Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Coral by Sara Ella

Book Review: Peter Darling by Austin Chant

Summary:   Ten years ago, Peter Pan left Neverland to grow up, leaving behind his adolescent dreams of boyhood and resigning himself to life as Wendy Darling. Growing up, however, has only made him realize how inescapable his identity as a man is. But when he returns to Neverland, everything has changed: the Lost Boys … Continue reading Book Review: Peter Darling by Austin Chant

Book Review: The Beast’s Heart by Leife Shallcross

Summary: I am neither monster nor man—yet I am both. I am the Beast. The day I was cursed to this wretched existence was the day I was saved—although it did not feel so at the time. My redemption sprung from contemptible roots; I am not proud of what I did the day her father … Continue reading Book Review: The Beast’s Heart by Leife Shallcross

Audiobook Review: Beautiful by Juliet Marillier #20booksofsummer

  I'm going to do something a little different with this review and put my summary and thoughts together since, being an audible original, this is a different kind of a book in a way. From what I gather, Beautiful is either an off-shoot of a previous story or an expansion of a previous story … Continue reading Audiobook Review: Beautiful by Juliet Marillier #20booksofsummer

Book Review: The Princess and the Fangirl by Ashley Poston

Summary: Imogen Lovelace is an ordinary fangirl on an impossible mission: save her favorite character, Princess Amara, from being killed off from her favorite franchise, Starfield. The problem is, Jessica Stone—the actress who plays Princess Amara—wants nothing more than to leave the intense scrutiny of the fandom behind. If this year's ExcelsiCon isn't her last, … Continue reading Book Review: The Princess and the Fangirl by Ashley Poston

Book Review: Once & Future by Amy Rose Capetta and Cori McCarthy

Summary: I’ve been chased my whole life. As a fugitive refugee in the territory controlled by the tyrannical Mercer corporation, I’ve always had to hide who I am. Until I found Excalibur. Now I’m done hiding. My name is Ari Helix. I have a magic sword, a cranky wizard, and a revolution to start. When … Continue reading Book Review: Once & Future by Amy Rose Capetta and Cori McCarthy

Book Review: A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer

Summary: Fall in love, break the curse. It once seemed so easy to Prince Rhen, the heir to Emberfall. Cursed by a powerful enchantress to repeat the autumn of his eighteenth year over and over, he knew he could be saved if a girl fell for him. But that was before he learned that at … Continue reading Book Review: A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer

Friday Favorite Five: Fairytale Retellings

For previous posts and future FFF topics check out my Friday Favorite Five page here. Favorite Five Fairytale Retellings I really love a great retelling of a fairytale. Whether it's retelling the tale straight forwardly, adding some new twist, or it's only marginally recognizable as the original story, there are so many interesting ways to … Continue reading Friday Favorite Five: Fairytale Retellings