Author Archive

Series Review: The Maze Runner Trilogy

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I don’t know about you, but I think one of the worst feelings in the world is finishing an incredible book, and then realizing you have to wait an entire year for the… Continue reading

Book Review: The Night Circus

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The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern. September 13, 2011. (ARC Copy) “The Circus arrives without warning.” This intriguing sentence starts off a tale of magic, romance, and wonderment in debut author Erin Morgenstern’s… Continue reading

Book Review: A Tale of Two Castles

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A Tale of Two Castles by Gail Carson Levine. May, 2011 At the age of twelve, sorry, fourteen, Elodie bids her parents farewell and crosses the sea for the City of Two Castles.… Continue reading

Book Review: This Dark Endeavor

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This Dark Endeavor : The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein by Kenneth Oppel. 2011. (ARC Copy) Pub date: August 23rd, 2011 Victor constantly compares himself to his twin brother Konrad, often coming up short.… Continue reading

Fantastic History Biographies

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As a lover of history, I’m also a big fan of biographies. They allow us a glimpse into a person’s life and the time period they lived in. And the truly great biographers… Continue reading

Book Review: In the Garden of Beasts

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  In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin by Erik Larson. 2011. The year is 1933, and President Roosevelt is looking for a new American Ambassador for… Continue reading

Book Review: Forgotten

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Forgotten by Cat Patrick. 2011. London has a unique problem. Every morning at precisely 4:33 a.m., her past is wiped from her memory, and she wakes up with only memories of the future.… Continue reading

The World of Imagination

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Children’s imaginations fascinate me. When my nephew turned 3, my brother bought him one of those hummer electric cars, but being 3 years old, Alex was more scared of the car than excited.… Continue reading

Book Review: Sparrow Road

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Sparrow Road by Shelia O’Connor.  Release Date: May 12th, 2011.  (ARC Copy) Raine O’Rourke’s life is turned upside down when her mother suddenly takes a job at a dilapidated mansion in the middle… Continue reading

Book Review: Entwined

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Like most girls, I grew up on fairy tales. I watched all the Disney movies and read as many fairy tale books as I could get my hands on. Whether it was Ariel… Continue reading