Review: The Girls in the Picture

The Girls in the Picture by Melanie Benjamin Published by: Delacore Press Pub Date: January 16, 2018 Pages: 448 Format: hardcover | Source: publisher Genres: adult, historical fiction Rating: An intimate portrait of the close friendship and powerful creative partnership between two of Hollywood’s earliest female superstars: Frances Marion and Mary Pickford. An enchanting new novel from the New York … Continue reading Review: The Girls in the Picture

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

Mini Review Monday: Backlist Books Edition

Gilded Ashes by Rosamund Hodge Series: Cruel Beauty Universe #1.5 Published by: Balzer + Bray Pub Date: April 1, 2014 Date Read: April 8, 2014 Pages: 111 Format: ebook | Source: purchased Genres: young adult, retelling, fantasy Rating:  A romantic and fantastical reimagining of the classic Cinderella tale, Gilded Ashes is a novella by Rosamund Hodge set … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: Backlist Books Edition