The Firebird: A Book Review

The final (of what is currently published) of Susanna Kearsley's novels, The Firebird novel picks up with characters from The Shadowy Horses and The Winter Sea, modern characters and historic, respectively. For those of you unfamiliar with Kearsley's novels, there are at least two timelines with a bit of a love interest and some kind…Read more The Firebird: A Book Review

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Del Toro Moon: A Middle Grade Book Review

Del Toro Moon, written by Darby Karchut, opens up fast and is a great balance between action and details (by which I mean explanation.) This novel follows the Del Toros' and their War Horses, some talking horses, as they hunt the skinners. I do not normally read middle-grade novels, but this one was just fantastical…Read more Del Toro Moon: A Middle Grade Book Review

Something Wicked This Way Comes: An Audio Book Review

Written by Ray Bradbury,┬áSomething Wicked This Way Comes is a classic literary novel. However, I wouldn't call it a horror novel. It has some creepy things, yes, but it isn't really depraved or even scary. This is a thing that makes you think. Now, if I was reading this as a child, perhaps. But I…Read more Something Wicked This Way Comes: An Audio Book Review

Named of the Dragon: A Book Review

Written by Susanna Kearsley, Named of the Dragon follows Lyn, a literary agent, on her Christmas trip down to Wales with her client Bridget. What should be a relaxing vacation while trying to score a new author turns into a stress filled week as Lyn is reminded of what she has lost and find herself…Read more Named of the Dragon: A Book Review

A Desperate Fortune: A Book Review

Written by Susanna Kearsley, this novel follows two women; Sara, an amateur code breaker who has Aspergers and took the job mostly to have a job where she didn't have to work with anyone, and 17th century Mary whose story has been unknown as her journal is written in code. Again, this novel is written…Read more A Desperate Fortune: A Book Review