Mini Review Monday: The Clockmaker’s Daughter and American Panda

The Clockmaker's Daughter by Kate Morton Published by: Atria Books Pub Date: October 9, 2018 Pages: 496 Format: arc | Source: borrowed Genres: adult, historical fiction, dual timeline Rating:  A rich, spellbinding new novel from the author of The Lake House—the story of a love affair and a mysterious murder that cast their shadow across generations, set in England from the 1860's until … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: The Clockmaker’s Daughter and American Panda

Review: Check, Please!: #Hockey

Check, Please!: #Hockey by Ngozi Ukazu Series: Check, Please! #1-2 Published by: First Second Pub Date: September 18, 2018 Pages: 288 Format: arc | Source: publisher Genres: young adult, contemporary, graphic novel Rating:  The hilarious and heartbreaking confessions of a figure skater turned collegiate hockey player who's terrified of checking . . . and is desperately in love with the captain of his hockey … Continue reading Review: Check, Please!: #Hockey

Review: Pride

Pride by Ibi Zoboi Published by: Balzer + Bray Pub Date: September 18, 2018 Pages: 304 Format: arc | Source: borrowed Genres: young adult, contemporary, retelling Rating: Pride and Prejudice gets remixed in this smart, funny, gorgeous retelling of the classic, starring all characters of color, from Ibi Zoboi, National Book Award finalist and author of American Street. Zuri Benitez has pride. Brooklyn … Continue reading Review: Pride

Mini Review Monday: Mask of Shadows and The Tomb

Mask of Shadows by Linsey Miller Series: Mask of Shadows #1 Published by: Sourcebooks Fire Pub Date: August 29, 2017 Pages: 352 Format: e-arc | Source: NetGalley Genres: young adult, fantasy Rating:  I Needed to Win. They Needed to Die. Sallot Leon is a thief, and a good one at that. But gender fluid Sal wants nothing more than to escape the drudgery of life … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: Mask of Shadows and The Tomb

Review: Ash Princess

Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian Series: Ash Princess Trilogy #1 Published by: Delacorte Books for Young Readers Pub Date: April 24, 2018 Pages: 432 Format: arc | Source: publisher Genres: young adult, fantasy Rating: Theodosia was six when her country was invaded and her mother, the Queen of Flame and Fury, was murdered before her eyes. Ten years later, Theo has learned to … Continue reading Review: Ash Princess

Review: All The Crooked Saints

All The Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater Published by: Scholastic Press Pub Date: October 10, 2017 Pages: 320 Format: arc | Source: borrowed Genres: young adult, historical fiction, magical realism Rating:  Here is a thing everyone wants: A miracle. Here is a thing everyone fears: What it takes to get one. Any visitor to Bicho Raro, Colorado is likely to find a landscape of dark … Continue reading Review: All The Crooked Saints

Review: Illuminae

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff Series: The Illuminae Files #1 Published by: Knopf Books for Young Readers Pub Date: October 20, 2015 Pages: 608 Format: arc | Source: publisher Genres: young adult, science fiction Rating:  This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded. The year … Continue reading Review: Illuminae