Genre: Family

Book Review: Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge

Book Review: Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge

“They said that love was terrifying and tender, wild and sweet, and none of it made any sense. But now I knew that every mad word was true.” I’ve been wanting to read Rosamund Hodge’s Cruel Beauty since it came out, and I’mg lad I finally picked it up from the library. This Beauty and the Beast re-telling […]

Book Review: Ice Like Fire (Snow Like Ashes)) by Sara Raasch (Spoiler + Rant)

Book Review: Ice Like Fire (Snow Like Ashes)) by Sara Raasch (Spoiler + Rant)

“The most powerful magic of all is choice.” In Ice Like Fire, readers find Meira not too long after the events in the first book. She’s struggling with her new role as queen, while grappling with her new reality of being under Cordell’s thumb. Though she wants her people to be safe, Meira doesn’t feel that magic […]

Book Review: The May Queen Murders by Sarah Jude

Book Review: The May Queen Murders by Sarah Jude

I’ve never read anything that took place in the Ozarks, so this murder mystery seemed like it would be worth checking out. Sarah Jude weaves together many different elements in her new novel The May Queen Murders, including horror, and suspense. The protagonist of the story is Ivy Templeton, a sixteen-year-old girl who discovers she and her […]

Book Review: I Hunt Killers (Jasper Dent) by Barry Lyga

Book Review: I Hunt Killers (Jasper Dent) by Barry Lyga

I had seen I Hunt Killers around Goodreads a lot last year, and have been wanting to read it for a while. Though it was different than I expected, I found myself immersed in the weird life of Jasper Dent, son of notorious serial killer Billy Dent. In I Hunt Killers, Barry Lyga introduces readers to a young man haunted by […]

Book Review: Sweet Reckoning (Sweet Evil Series) by Wendy Higgins

Book Review: Sweet Reckoning (Sweet Evil Series) by Wendy Higgins

The Good…: The conclusion to Wendy Higgins’ Sweet Evil Trilogy, Sweet Reckoning, keeps up the fast paced of the first two novels as it rolls towards a satisfying conclusion. In this final installment, Anna struggles to stay one step ahead of the Dukes as she searches for the means to kill them and save her […]

Book Review: Sweet Peril (Sweet Evil Series) by Wendy Higgins

Book Review: Sweet Peril (Sweet Evil Series) by Wendy Higgins

The Good…: The second novel in Wendy Higgin’s Sweet Evil series, Sweet Peril, picks up where the first book left off. Kaidan is off rockin’ and rollin’ in Los Angeles working on his band’s first album, while Anna is back in Georgia trying to move on. She’s thrown herself into work – tempting humans to […]