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

Mini Reviews: Contemporary Edition

Pride and Prejudice and Mistletoe by Melissa de la Cruz Published by: St. Martin's Press Pub Date: October 17, 2017 Pages: 225 Format: hardcover | Source: gift Genres: adult, contemporary romance, retelling Rating:  Darcy Fitzwilliam is 29, beautiful, successful, and brilliant. She dates hedge funders and basketball stars and is never without her three cellphones—one for work, one for play, and one to … Continue reading Mini Reviews: Contemporary Edition

Review: The Truth About Happily Ever After

The Truth About Happily Ever After by Karole Cozzo Published by: Swoon Reads Pub Date: May 16 2017 Pages: 320 Format: arc| Source: gift from OTSP Secret Sister Genres: young adult, contemporary, romance Rating: Chin up, Princess, or the crown will slip. A theme park princess must put her life back together after her happily ever after falls apart in this … Continue reading Review: The Truth About Happily Ever After

Mini Review Monday: Ripped Pages

Ripped Pages by M. Hollis Published by: Amazon Digital Services LLC Pub Date: September 22, 2017 Pages: 60 Format: e-book | Source: purchased Genres: young adult, fantasy, retelling, LGBTQ Rating: Princess Valentina lives a reasonably comfortable life, but after her mother's death, her father gets tired of taking care of her and locks her in a tower. She spends years on her own, … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: Ripped Pages

Review: I Believe In A Thing Called Love

I Believe In A Thing Called Love by Maurene Goo Published by: Farrar, Straus, & Giroux Inc. Pub Date: May 30, 2017 Pages: 325 Format: hardcover | Source: purchased Genres: young adult, contemporary romance Rating:  Desi Lee believes anything is possible if you have a plan. That’s how she became student body president. Varsity soccer star. And it’s how she’ll get into Stanford. … Continue reading Review: I Believe In A Thing Called Love