My Name is Memory by Ann Brashares

I’ve had this book on my shelf for yearsssssss–and I’m talkin’ like 8ish years? I’m not even really sure why I picked it up now or why I never grabbed it sooner but it left me with SUCH a book hangover! I feel like this may be young adult fiction blasphemy, but I’ve never read…

Mustard Seed by Laila Ibrahim

Mustard Seed is the sequel to Yellow Crocus. I was so captivated by Yellow Crocus that I had to pick it up the second I learned it existed. This novel picks up in 1865 when slavery was abolished so it’s a pretty stark contrast from the climate of the preceding novel. We follow most of…

The Blood Spell by C.J. Redwine

The Blood Spell was a highly anticipated novel for me. Having stumbled upon the Ravenspire series this past summer–I knew it was a series I wanted to remain invested in from the very early chapters of its debut installment, The Shadow Queen. It’s this same series that actually rekindled my love for voracious reading and…

Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon

This is such a sweet novel. I had seen the movie probably a year ago? and that’s when I decided that I wanted to read the novel too. This was a SUPER easy  and quick read and a lot of the pages don’t have much text or have illustrations that help tell the story. In comparing…

A Map of Days by Ransom Riggs

I finished this book 480 page book in roughly 4 days–that’s how much I loved it. And I finished it while also juggling my toddler so I feel that’s impressive and should be noted. While long, this was a pretty easy read, definitely a page-turner if you’re already invested in the story of the Peculiars…

The Traitor Prince by C.J. Redwine

It may be a couple months in the making (with a lengthy dry spell of zero reading) but I’ve FINALLY finished The Traitor Prince–the third book in the stand alone Ravenspire Series by C.J. Redwine. I don’t know what happened to me over the summer…I just didn’t make any time for reading. I credit a…

The Wish Granter by C.J. Redwine

I’ve just finished the second book in the Ravenspire Series! In this second stand alone novel titled The Wish Granter by C.J. Redwine, we follow the tales of Rumpelstiltskin (who goes by Alistair Teague). We also meet twins Thaddeus and Ariana who become King and Princess overnight, and Sebastian, a mysterious tough guy turned weapons…

The Shadow Queen by C.J. Redwine

If you love fairy tales, retellings, and a little bit of flair and twists to make the story still seem brand new, then you will LOVE The Shadow Queen by C.J. Redwine. This particular retelling, if not given away by the gorgeous cover, is based on Snow White; in this book, she is called Lorelei…