Mini Reviews: May-July Graphic Novel

Manga Yokai Stories by Sean Michael Wilson eARC, 136 pages Expected publication: September 15th 2020 ✰✰✰✰✰ This thrilling collection of seven Japanese ghost stories will captivate lovers of yokai stories! Manga Yokai Stories includes: Nuke-kubi: A masterless samurai is trapped in a house haunted by headless goblins The Screen Maiden: A young man develops an … More Mini Reviews: May-July Graphic Novel

Rules for Vanishing by Kate Alice Marshall // Scariest book I’ve read in a while

Rules for Vanishing by Kate Alice Marshall Kindle edition, 416 pages Published September 24th 2019 by Viking Books for Young Readers ✰✰✰✰ In the faux-documentary style of The Blair Witch Project comes the campfire story of a missing girl, a vengeful ghost, and the girl who is determined to find her sister–at all costs. Once … More Rules for Vanishing by Kate Alice Marshall // Scariest book I’ve read in a while

Mini Review: Mermaid Moon, The Good Son, and Heir to the Underworld

Mermaid Moon by Susann Cokal eARC Published March 3rd 2020 by Candlewick Press An award-winning author tells of a mermaid who leaves the sea in search of her landish mother in a captivating tale spun with beautiful prose, lush descriptions, empathy, and keen wit. Blood calls to blood; charm calls to charm. It is the … More Mini Review: Mermaid Moon, The Good Son, and Heir to the Underworld

Double Review: The Wrongful Death & The Angel of Evil by Kenneth B. Andersen

The Wrongful Death by Kenneth B. Andersen Book #3 of The Great Devil War eARC Published April 19th 2019 ✰✰✰✰ An unfortunate chain of events makes Philip responsible for the untimely death of the school bully Sam—the Devil’s original choice for an heir. Philip must return to Hell to find Sam and bring him back … More Double Review: The Wrongful Death & The Angel of Evil by Kenneth B. Andersen

The Deep by Alma Katsu

The Deep by Alma Katsu eARC, 405 pages Published March 10th, 2020 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons ✰✰✰✰ From the acclaimed and award-winning author of The Hunger comes an eerie, psychological twist on one of the world’s most renowned tragedies, the sinking of the Titanic and the ill-fated sail of its sister ship, the Britannic. Someone, … More The Deep by Alma Katsu

The Shadows Between Us by Tricia Levenseller // Two Slytherins Sitting on the Throne K-I-S-S-I-N-G

The Shadows Between Us by Tricia Levenseller eARC, 264 pages Published February 25th 2020 by Feiwel and Friends ✰✰✰✰ Alessandra is tired of being overlooked, but she has a plan to gain power: 1) Woo the Shadow King. 2) Marry him. 3) Kill him and take his kingdom for herself. No one knows the extent … More The Shadows Between Us by Tricia Levenseller // Two Slytherins Sitting on the Throne K-I-S-S-I-N-G

The Retribution of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin // We got some answers!

The Retribution of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin Paperback, 470 pages Published November 3rd 2015 by Simon Schuster Books for Young Readers ✰✰✰✰ Mara Dyer wants to believe there’s more to the lies she’s been told. There is. She doesn’t stop to think about where her quest for the truth might lead. She should. She never … More The Retribution of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin // We got some answers!

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