Scythe follows two teenagers, Citra and Rowan, through their apprenticeship to the Honorable Scythe Faraday. (All Scythes take on new names, after "Patron Historics," aka historical personalities, when ordained.) Neither want to join the next generation of population-controlling killers, which is why they are deemed perfect to be trained; however, only one year of training … Continue reading Review: Scythe by Neal Shusterman
I snagged this eBook on BookBub a few months ago, and only found the time to read it recently. I found this one browsing through the Middle Grade section, and it's one of the few mystery books that wasn't begging to be compared to Nancy Drew. But if we are going to compare the two, … Continue reading Review: Shirley Link and the Safe Case by Ben Zackheim
Reviewer's Notes: I received an autographed paperback copy of 'Vastian Lore' from a giveaway run by the author. I'm choosing to review it - all opinions expressed herein are my own. Thanks so much, Steph, for the beautiful book - I'll treasure it always! 🙂 I'm also trying out a slightly different format for this … Continue reading Review: Vastian Lore by S.C. Gregory
Disclaimer: I was given a free, digital copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. All opinions expressed herein are my own. This is the story of a girl whose heart was stolen, and not in a good way. The beautiful Princess Caityn is well-known throughout the Twelve Realms for her kind disposition … Continue reading Review: The Beauty Thief by Rachael Ritchey
I read this book as part of a review exchange with the amazing Claire Banschbach, published author of two other YA fantasy novels, The Rise of Aredor and The Wildcat of Braeton. She kindly reviewed my novelette, Secrets in Seaport, and the wonderful things she had to say about it immensely relieved much of the … Continue reading Review: Adela’s Curse by Claire Banschbach
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I recently learned of the Mini Marvels series, created and drawn by artist Chris Giarrusso, author of the G-Man series. It's marketed as an all-ages comic series featuring everyone's favorite superheroes and villains from the Marvel franchise as super-kids! It's all insanely adorable and many of their antics border on outrageous. Outrageously funny, that is.