Mini Review Monday: Unearthed and Down By Contact

Unearthed by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner Series: Unearthed #1 Published by: Disney-Hyperion Pub Date: January 9, 2018 Pages: 336 Format: hardcover | Source: library Genres: young adult, science fiction Rating: When Earth intercepts a message from a long-extinct alien race, it seems like the solution the planet has been waiting for. The Undying's advanced technology has the potential to undo environmental damage and … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: Unearthed and Down By Contact

Backlist Books Review: The Archived

The Archived by Victoria Schwab Series: The Archived #1 Published by: Disney Hyperion Pub Date: January 22, 2013 Read: April 8-13, 2013 Pages: 321 Format: hardcover | Source: purchased Genres: young adult, fantasy, horror Rating: Imagine a place where the dead rest on shelves like books. Each body has a story to tell, a life seen in pictures only Librarians can read. … Continue reading Backlist Books Review: The Archived

Backlist Books Review: A Curse Dark as Gold

A Curse Dark as Gold by Elizabeth C. Bunce Published by: Arthur A. Levine Books Pub Date: March 1, 2008 Read: April 9-13, 2014 Pages: 396 Format: hardcover | Source: library Genres: young adult, historical fiction, retelling Rating:  Charlotte Miller has always scoffed at talk of a curse on her family's woolen mill, which holds her beloved small town together. But after her father's death, … Continue reading Backlist Books Review: A Curse Dark as Gold

Review: It Takes Two To Tumble

It Takes Two To Tumble by Cat Sebastian Series: Seducing The Sedgwicks #1 Published by: Avon Impulse Pub Date: December 12, 2017 Pages: 384 Format: ebook | Source: purchased Genres: adult, historical fiction, romance Rating:  Some of Ben Sedgwick’s favorite things: Helping his poor parishioners Baby animals Shamelessly flirting with the handsome Captain Phillip Dacre After an unconventional upbringing, Ben is perfectly content with … Continue reading Review: It Takes Two To Tumble

Mini Review Monday: Ancient Rome

Blood and Sand by C.V. Wyk Series: Untitled #1 Published by: Tor Teen Pub Date: January 16, 2018 Pages: 320 Format: arc | Source: borrowed Genres: young adult, historical fiction, retelling Rating:  FORGED IN BATTLE... FROM THE DUST OF THE ARENA... A LEGEND WILL RISE The action-packed tale of a 17-year-old warrior princess and a handsome gladiator who dared take on the Roman Republic―and gave … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: Ancient Rome