Fairest: Levana’s Story Lunar Chronicles #5 (prequel) by Marissa Meyer Adventure Fantasy Science Fiction Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) “Fairest” is the 5th book in the Lunar Chronicles series and it tells us the backstory of why Levana is so evil and how she got her throne. When I read this my thoughts about the horrible queen turned to sympathy.
The Storm Keeper’s Island Storm Keeper’s Island #1 by Catherine Doyle Fantasy Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Fionn Boyle is sent to live with his grandfather on a strange island. Every generation, the island chooses a Storm Keeper to keep the island safe and protected. Will Fionn win the battle against others who seek the prize? I really enjoyed this book because every time Fionn would return to a memory, the … Read more
The Daughter of Sherlock Holmes Daughter of Sherlock Holmes #1 by Leonard S. Goldberg Adventure Mystery Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) The story takes the perspective of Dr. Watson’s son and the long lost daughter of Sherlock Holmes. Or so you think. Throughout this book you discover the true father of Joanne and while solving stumble upon another crime. This book is great if you’re a Sherlock fan or a … Read more
Ms Marvel: No Normal Ms Marvel #1 by G. Willow Wilson Adventure Comics Fantasy Graphic Novel Mystery Supernatural Thriller Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) Kamala is a 16-year-old girl who is just starting to become rebellious against her parents. She sneaks out to a party, then suddenly she has powers! In this book she is figuring out everything in life.
A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallero Adventure Mystery Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) It is about the teen descendants of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson as they meet in college for the first time. Shortly after they are already in danger and solving crimes. This is a great take on Sherlock Holmes, but with a fun modern twist.
Blizzard Besties by Yamile Saied Mendes Adventure Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Vanesa and her family can’t wait to go on vacation at Pinecloud. Pinecloud has snow everywhere and is a ski resort. Vanesa can’t wait to go. She loves skiing and is amazing at it. She doesn’t get snow back home, so this will be amazing. She hopes for once she can lift the curse and not mess this vacation … Read more
Illuminae Illuminae Files #1 by Amy Kaufman & Jay Kristoff Adventure Science Fiction Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) It is 2575 and at the edge of the universe, two megacorporations are at war for a small planet. Kady and Ezra live on this small planet, but, after it’s invaded, live on two separate ships. With enemy fire coming closer and a killer pathogen on the lose, Kady and Ezra must put their … Read more
Spider Gwen by Jason Latour Adventure Comics Graphic Novel Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Gwen Stacy is a normal girl until she’s bit by a radioactive spider and gains its powers. Now, she fights crime all while struggling to find balance and being hunted by law enforcement for a crime she didn’t commit.
The Hidden Oracle Trials of Apollo #4 by Rick Riordan Adventure Fantasy Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) In this book the Greek god Apollo gets dumped by his dad Zeus in the form of a mortal teenager, whose fate is somehow bound with that of a 12-year-old punk demigod named Meg McCaffrey. In their quest to save the Oracle of Delphi, they run into a 4000-year-old emperor Nero, sing songs to … Read more