Genre: Fantasy

Series review:The Queen’s Thief by Megan Whalen Turner, narrated by Steve West #MeganWhalenTurner @SteveWestActor @HarperAudio #LoveAudiobooks

Series review:The Queen’s Thief by Megan Whalen Turner, narrated by Steve West #MeganWhalenTurner  @SteveWestActor  @HarperAudio #LoveAudiobooks

I admit, I picked up The Thief, the first book in The Queen’s Thief series by Megan Whalen Turner, because Steve West was the narrator.  Insert blushing emoji.  Although this series has been around for a long time and is a perennial favorite with middle school librarians, I went in totally blind to this story […]

Posted September 20, 2019 by KC in Book Review / 5 Comments

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