Mini Review Monday: The Chase and The Steel Prince

The Chase by Elle Kennedy Published by: Elle Kennedy Inc. Pub Date: August 6, 2018 Pages: 377 Format: ebook | Source: purchased Genres: new adult, contemporary, romance Rating: Everyone says opposites attract. And they must be right, because there’s no logical reason why I’m so drawn to Colin Fitzgerald. I don’t usually go for tattoo-covered, video-gaming, hockey-playing nerd-jocks who think I’m flighty and superficial. His … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: The Chase and The Steel Prince

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

Mini Review Monday: The Kiss Quotient

The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang Published by: Berkley Pub Date: June 5, 2018 Pages: 336 Format: e-book | Source: library Genres: adult, contemporary romance Rating: A heartwarming and refreshing debut novel that proves one thing: there's not enough data in the world to predict what will make your heart tick. Stella Lane thinks math is the only thing that unites the universe. … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: The Kiss Quotient

Mini Review Monday: Daughters of the Storm

Daughters of the Storm by Kim Wilkins Series: Blood and Gold #1 Published by: Del Rey Books Pub Date: March 6, 2018 Pages: 437 Format: hardcover | Source: purchased Genres: adult, fantasy Rating:  Five very different sisters team up against their stepbrother to save their kingdom in this Norse-flavored fantasy epic--the start of a new series in the tradition of Naomi Novik, … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: Daughters of the Storm

Mini Review Monday: Opal & The Serpent and the Pearl

Opal by Maggie Stiefvater Series: The Raven Cycle #4.5 Published by: Scholastic Inc Pub Date: March 1, 2018 Pages: 38 Format: e-book| Source: purchased Genres: young adult, paranormal, novella Rating:  *Spoilers if you haven't finished The Raven Cycle* An enchanting story from Maggie Stiefvater featuring Opal, Ronan, and Adam from her bestselling Raven Cycle, taking place after the events of The Raven King. … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: Opal & The Serpent and the Pearl

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

Mini Review Monday: The Wood

The Wood by Chelsea Bobulski Published by: Feiwel & Friends Pub Date: August 1, 2017 Pages: 320 Format: hardcover | Source: purchased Genres: young adult, fantasy, science fiction (time travel) Rating:  After her father goes missing in the woods that they protect, Winter tries to seek the truth in what happened, why the wood is changing, and what it all has to do … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: The Wood