Collars and Curses: A Book Review

This story didn't catch my attention. The writing was fine, but the characters didn't have a lot of depth. Not bad for a YA, though it felt like the writing was aimed for middle schoolers versus high schoolers. This was written in the classic background revelation of reveling as you go, which is nice for…Read more Collars and Curses: A Book Review


The Invisible Library: A Book Review

Written by Genevieve Cogman, The Invisible Library follows Irene and Kai as they try to retrieve a specific edition of Grimm's Tales from an alternate universe with vampires, werewolves, fae, steam punk, and odd magic, and return it to the Library. The Library being a giant library that connects alternate realities/universes. First - I am…Read more The Invisible Library: A Book Review

The Cruel Prince: An Audio Book Review

Written by Holy Black, The Cruel Prince is another Fae novel from Holly Black. This novel follows Jude, a twin to Taryn, whose parents were killed when they were small children in front of them by their mother's first husband, and their older sister Vivian's father, for taking his child away. BTW, her first husband,…Read more The Cruel Prince: An Audio Book Review

Dragon Teeth: An Audio Review

Written by Michael Crichton, published after his death, follows Johnson as he goes on a hunt for dinosaur bones. I really enjoyed this historical fiction novel. We got to meet Marsh and Cope and learn about the bone wars, which I never really knew. These two men did amazing things for paleontology. We also got…Read more Dragon Teeth: An Audio Review