Series Review: Wintersong/Shadowsong

Series Review: Wintersong/Shadowsong

Wintersong/Shadowsong by S. Jae-Jones Fairy Tale Retellings 436 pages/379 pages Published 2017/2018 So I knew this was inspired by Jim Henson’s Labyrinth. That’s partially why I picked it up, as I love that movie and David Bowie as the Goblin King. I didn’t expect to get, basically, Labyrinth fanfiction. That was my first impression. As … Continue reading

End of Yearathon!

End of Yearathon!

I didn’t originally have a post planned today, but I woke up to find two friends on Twitter (@whatvickyread and @amandalynnbxo) are hosting the “End Of Yearathon” – a reading challenge spanning December 26th to January 1st, to try to knock out the last of everyone’s 2018 reading list. While I’ve made my Goodreads challenge … Continue reading

Book Review: Unbroken

Book Review: Unbroken

Unbroken: 13 Stories Starring Disabled Teens Edited by Marieke Nijkamp Young Adult/Short Stories 310 pages Published September 2018 I’ve read a few different Young Adult anthologies recently, and they’ve all been utterly fantastic. This belongs right up there with A Thousand Beginnings and Endings and Toil & Trouble. As someone who HAS a chronic illness that affects … Continue reading

Friday 56 – Wintersong

Friday 56 – Wintersong

The Friday 56 is hosted by Freda’s Voice. The rules are simple – turn to page 56 in your current read (or 56% in your e-reader) and post a few non-spoilery sentences. Today’s quote is from Wintersong, by S. Jae-Jones. It’s a re-imagining of Labyrinth. With the Goblin King and all! Was Josef afraid he was … Continue reading

Book Review: The Spy with the Red Balloon

Book Review: The Spy with the Red Balloon

The Spy with the Red Balloon by Katherine Locke Young Adult/Historical Fantasy 356 pages Published October 2018 This is the sequel to The Girl with the Red Balloon – though chronologically, it actually takes place first. Since it mostly deals with different characters in related but different events, though, it doesn’t really read like a … Continue reading

Library Loot Wednesday

Library Loot Wednesday

I didn’t have one of these last week because, for once, I didn’t check anything new out of the library! I know, weird, right? This week, however, I checked out five, and they are all amazing! Brandon Sanderson’s newest, Skyward, is more for my husband than for me, but I’ll still read it. He’s the … Continue reading