Category: 2015 Flights of Fantasy Reading Challenge

Book Review: Linger (The Wolves of Mercy Falls Series).

Book Review: Linger (The Wolves of Mercy Falls Series).

This Book Contains Spoilers From Shiver! Beware! The Good…: This book made me cry. I wasn’t prepared for my reaction to this book at all. Linger picks up a few weeks after the events in the first book. Sam is now human trying to figure out what that really means, while Grace is grappling with the fear […]

Book Review: Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls Series)

Book Review: Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls Series)

Caution: Spoilers Below! The Good…:  Author Maggie Stiefvater has crafted a spell-binding paranormal romance, that reads like a dream you don’t want to awake from. Told from the dual perspectives of Grace, a girl drawn to the wolves who live in the woods behind her home, and Sam, a boy living in two distinct worlds. […]

Book Review: The Scorpio Races

Book Review: The Scorpio Races

The Good…: Author Maggie Stiefvater excels at setting the scene for the titular Scorpio Races. The story is told from dueling viewpoints of race champion Sean Kendrick and newbie Puck Connolly. Each of them have a reason they need to win the race, yet develop a relationship that is at odds with their goal. Puck and Sean are […]

Book Review: Alice in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass

Book Review: Alice in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass

The Good…: Lewis Carroll’s timeless classic is imaginative and fun! In London, England in 1866, a young girl follows a white rabbit through a rabbit hole, and discovers a magical place she never knew existed. Carroll’s characters are odd, but interesting. The Bad…: As a children’s novel the story is short. Carroll’s world is so […]

Book Review: Ensnared (Splintered #3)

Book Review: Ensnared (Splintered #3)

 Review: Caution! There will be spoilers from first two books. Proceed at your own risk!! The Good..: In her third installment, A. G. Howard wraps up her Splintered series with the action packed conclusion, Ensnared. In the third novel, Alyssa and her father journey to the looking-glass world, AnyElsewhere, to save Jeb, Morpheus, and her mother after the disastrous prom. […]

Book Review: Unhinged (Splintered #2)

Book Review: Unhinged (Splintered #2)

Review: Caution! There will be spoilers. Proceed at your own risk!! The Good…  While I adored Howard’s re-imagining of Wonderland in the first novel, setting the second book in the “real world” was a nice twist. In Unhinged, Alyssa struggled between adapting to being back in her “real” life as Jeb’s girlfriend, and with her mother back […]

2015 Reading Challenges (UPDATED)

2015 Reading Challenges (UPDATED)

For the fourth year in a row I have decided to take part in Goodreads 2015 Reading Challenge. This fun, and often stressful, book challenge is a great way to make sure I pay more attention to what I read. Last year I pledged 65 books, read 99, 89 of which counted towards my goal. I […]