Genre: Fantasy

Audio: The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater @mstiefvater @SteveWestActor @fionahardingham @Scholastic #LoveAudiobooks

Audio: The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater @mstiefvater @SteveWestActor @fionahardingham @Scholastic #LoveAudiobooks

“It is the first day of November and so, today, someone will die” is the ominous opening lines to The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater.  Ms. Stiefvater has cleverly combined Celtic mythology and traditional themes in this coming of age novel.  As a result, The Scorpio Races has the timeless feel of a fairy tale, the […]

Posted August 16, 2019 by KC in Book Review / 9 Comments

Pricked by Scott Mooney

Pricked by Scott Mooney

Pricked, by new author Scott Mooney, is a really fun idea. It sorta falls into the realm of Shrek, where we are in a fantasy world that makes fun of fairytale tropes while also giving us a brand new story.   Briar Pryce is just one of the twenty-something girls living in the Poisoned Apple […]

Posted August 12, 2019 by Robin in Book Review / 6 Comments

Slumber by Becky Bird

Slumber by Becky Bird

Fairytale re-telling’s or re-imaginings are totally my jam.  I’m always looking for another really good one. Slumber is Sleeping Beauty re-imagined if two princes were sent to wake Aurora at the same time and then needed to figure out who really is her true love.  The premise is super promising and a new take, so […]

Posted July 29, 2019 by Robin in Book Review / 6 Comments

Audio: Thornbound by Stephanie Burgis @stephanieburgis @EmApocalyptic ‏@TantorAudio #LoveAudiobooks #JIAM

Audio: Thornbound by Stephanie Burgis @stephanieburgis @EmApocalyptic ‏@TantorAudio #LoveAudiobooks #JIAM

Instead of being a new couple, Thornbound continues with the same couple and family from Snowspelled and follows it by a few months in timeframe. Cassandra and her husband are trying to make their lives and dreams come true. Of course, they don’t know each other completely or what the other wants yet. They are […]

Posted June 29, 2019 by Anne in Book Review, JIAM / 6 Comments