Mini Review Monday: House of Salt and Sorrows

House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A. Craig Published by: Delacorte Pub Date: August 6, 2019 Pages: 416 Format: e-arc | Source: NetGalley Genres: young adult, fantasy, retelling Rating: In a manor by the sea, twelve sisters are cursed. Annaleigh lives a sheltered life at Highmoor, a manor by the sea, with her sisters, their father, and stepmother. Once they were … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: House of Salt and Sorrows

Mini Review Monday: The Catch-Up Edition

I Wanna Be Where You Are by Kristina Forest Published by: Roaring Brook Press Pub Date: June 4, 2019 Pages: 272 Format: arc | Source: publisher Genres: young adult, contemporary Rating: When Chloe Pierce’s mom forbids her to apply for a spot at the dance conservatory of her dreams, she devises a secret plan to drive two hundred miles to the nearest … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: The Catch-Up Edition

Mini Review Monday: Once & Future, The Devouring Gray

Once & Future by Amy Rose Capetta and Cori McCarthy Series: Once & Future #1 Published by: Little, Brown and Company Pub Date: March 26, 2019 Pages: 336 Format: e-arc | Source: NetGalley Genres: young adult, science fiction, retelling, LGBTQ+ Rating: I’ve been chased my whole life. As a fugitive refugee in the territory controlled by the tyrannical Mercer corporation, I’ve always had … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: Once & Future, The Devouring Gray

Mini Review Monday: Fairytale Remix

Hunted by Meagan Spooner Published by: Harper Teen Pub Date: March 14, 2007 Pages: 374 Format: ebook | Source: library Genres: young adult, fantasy, retelling Rating: Beauty knows the Beast’s forest in her bones—and in her blood. Though she grew up with the city’s highest aristocrats, far from her father’s old lodge, she knows that the forest holds secrets and that her father is the … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: Fairytale Remix

Mini Review Monday: The Cold Is In Her Bones

The Cold Is In Her Bones by Peternelle van Arsdale Published by: Margaret K. McElderry Books Pub Date: January 22nd, 2019 Pages: 258 Format: arc | Source: publisher Genres: young adult, fantasy, retelling Rating: Milla knows two things to be true: Demons are real, and fear will keep her safe. Milla’s whole world is her family’s farm. She is never allowed to travel to … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: The Cold Is In Her Bones

Review: Spinning Silver

Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik Published by: Del Ray Pub Date: July 10, 2018 Pages: 480 Format: ebook | Source: library Genres: adult, fantasy, retelling Rating:  Miryem is the daughter and granddaughter of moneylenders, but her father's inability to collect his debts has left his family on the edge of poverty--until Miryem takes matters into her own hands. Hardening her heart, the young … Continue reading Review: Spinning Silver

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

Review: Circe

Circe by Madeline Miller Published by: Bloomsbury Publishing UK Pub Date: April 10, 2018 Pages: 394 Format: hardcover| Source: gifted (thank you Ellis!!) Genres: adult, historical fiction, retelling Rating:  In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe has neither the look nor the voice of divinity, and is scorned … Continue reading Review: Circe