Mini Reviews: Recent Reads, Part IV // Back to Southern Gothic Plantation, Murderous Prairie, and The Kardashians in Greek Mythology

Persuasion by Martina Boone ebook, 464 pages Published October 27th 2015 by Simon Pulse ✰✰✰ Grieving the death of her godfather and haunted by her cousin Cassie’s betrayal, Barrie returns from a trip to San Francisco to find the Watson plantation under siege. Ghost-hunters hope to glimpse the ancient spirit who sets the river on fire […]

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Mini Reviews: Recent Reads, part III // Myths, killer woods, and essay collection from women who reported from battlefield

Mythos: A Retelling of the Myths of Ancient Greece by Stephen Fry Paperback, 442 pages Published July 26th 2018 by Penguin ✰✰.5 No one loves and quarrels, desires and deceives as boldly or brilliantly as Greek gods and goddesses. In Stephen Fry’s vivid retelling we gaze in wonder as wise Athena is born from the cracking […]

Read More Mini Reviews: Recent Reads, part III // Myths, killer woods, and essay collection from women who reported from battlefield

Mini Reviews: Recent Reads, part II // Mean Girls in Shakespearean, tea dragons, and boy next door

William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Mean Girls by Ian Doescher e-ARC, 176 pages Published April 23rd 2019 by Quirk Books ✰✰✰✰ Power struggles. Bitter rivalries. Jealousy. Betrayals. Star-crossed lovers. When you consider all these plot points, it’s pretty surprising William Shakespeare didn’t write Mean Girls. But now fans can treat themselves to the epic drama–and heroic hilarity–of the […]

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Mini Reviews: Recent Reads, part I // Murder, Gay Royals, and more Murder

The Poison Thread by Laura Purcell e-ARC, 351 pages Published June 18th 2019 by Penguin Books ✰✰✰✰.5 A thrilling Victorian gothic horror tale about a young seamstress who claims her needle and thread have the power to kill Dorothea Truelove is young, wealthy, and beautiful. Ruth Butterham is young, poor, and awaiting trial for murder. […]

Read More Mini Reviews: Recent Reads, part I // Murder, Gay Royals, and more Murder