Now I Rise by Kiersten White

This book comes out June 27th, 2017

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My Review:

I really enjoyed this, it was written really well and had fascinating characters. It felt historically accurate, and the characters didn’t feel like they didn’t belong. I commend her, this was a wonderful ride and was a great fantasy book. Overall this was a really good book with great characters and a great universe.

5 out of 5 stars

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Ensnared by Rita Stradling

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This book comes out December 18th 2017

My Review:

I’ve enjoyed Ms. Strading’s writing from Henchgirl so I was excited to read her version of a fairy tale, and it didn’t disappoint. This was one of the best Beauty and the Beast retellings, it’s charm is that it doesn’t feel like the typical fairy tale retelling. The characters were great and I really enjoyed reading this. I would recommend this to fans of fairy tales retelling as overall it was a really good retelling.

5 out of 5 stars

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Alien Busters Alien Hunting by Safa Shaqsy

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My Review:

Ms. Shaqsy has a wonderful way of building a world that I really enjoyed with characters that felt like they belong in that world. It really played with the relationship that the humans and aliens have with an interesting dynamic. The characters are interesting and I really enjoyed reading it. Overall it’s a good sci-fi book for a young adult.

5 out of 5 stars

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Something’s Alive on the Titanic by Robert J Serling

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My Review:

I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book, it had a great premise that interested me from the start. Let me tell you the book did not disappoint, I thought the characters were great and I enjoyed the suspense and build up in the story until the end. The ending left me disappointed but overall I really enjoyed this story, it had a spooky atmosphere that was great and I liked Derek and the rest of the cast. Overall I would recommend this book to others that like a good suspense novel.

4 out of 5 stars

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If The Shoe Fits by Shirley McCoy

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My Review:

I really enjoyed reading this story, it was a good twist on the Cinderella fairy tale. The characters were good and the world itself was interesting and I looked forward to reading it to the end. I think Ms. McCoy did a great job writing this and can’t wait to read more from her.

5 out of 5 stars

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Upside Down Inverted Tropes in Storytelling by Monica Valentinelli & Jaym Gates

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My Review:

I thoroughly enjoyed reading these stories, I think they came out with interesting ideas and achieved what they set out to do, and flipping tropes. Overall I thought all the stories were well-written and interesting and did a really good job in this collection.

5 out of 5 stars

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Wicked Witches An Anthology by the New England Horror Writers by Scott Goudsward

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My Review:

I really enjoyed these stories and felt that each author had a good voice and never felt like reading this collection was a chore. I do wish some of the stories were longer as I enjoyed reading the world created but that was only a minor complaint of the collection. The collection flows really well and I really enjoyed the collection.

4 out of 5 stars

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In Calabria by Peter S. Beagle

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This book comes out February 14th, 2017

My Review:

Another wonderful story by Mr. Beagle, he’s able to create a world that I want to be a part of that has the magic that is needed. It’s the perfect fairy tale and I really enjoyed reading this. I always look forward to Mr. Beagle’s new work as it makes me feel like a little girl discovering a magical world.

5 out of 5 stars

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How to Rope a Giganotosaurus by Will Dare

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This book comes out April 1st, 2017

My Review:

I had enjoyed the first book in this series, so I looked forward to reading the second book. What was great was that the first book was included in this and made an easy refresher. On to the second book, it has the same charm that younger children will enjoy and it was great to read these characters again. The drawings in the book are adorable and I think it’s a great read for younger children.

5 out of 5 stars

 

Trapped in Wonderland Wonderland Chronicles: Book 1 by Dani Hoots

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This book comes out February 1st, 2017

My Review:

I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book, it was a great modern reinterpretation of Alice in Wonderland, it had a great psychologically creepy feel to it and I enjoyed it from beginning to end. The characters were great and the author has a wonderful gift of writing that wraps you into the story and keeps you hooked.

5 out of 5 stars

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