Whatever After: Sink or Swim

January 3, 2018

Sink or Swim Whatever After #3 by Sarah Mlynowski Adventure Fantasy Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) Abby and Jonah go through the mirror again!  This time they fall into the story of the Little Mermaid and it starts out in the water.  When they finally swim to shore, they are in the Kingdom of Mustard (Prince Eric’s).  When they try to find Ariel they take a painting…

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Whatever After: If the Shoe Fits

December 21, 2017

If the Shoe Fits Whatever After #2 by Sarah Mlynowski Adventure Fantasy Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) When Abby and Jonah knock on the mirror (again!), this time they fall into Cinderella’s story!!!  And when they are trying to help Cinderella find some kind of job to get out of her evil stepmother’s house, they try cleaning (she hates cleaning).  That doesn’t work.  They try sewing (she’s…

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Whatever After: Fairest of All

December 21, 2017

Fairest of All Whatever After #1 by Sarah Mlynowski Adventure Fantasy Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) Abby, a girl who wants to be a judge when she grows up, has just moved!!!  New school, new friends, and new everything!  During nighttime when she finds her brother knocking at a giant mirror in the basement, she finds the purple mirror hissing!  (It turned purple and then it sucks…

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Dire King

November 16, 2017

The Dire King Jackaby #4 by William Ritter Fantasy Mystery Supernatural Suspense Thriller * * * * Stars (Great!) Jackaby and his assistant Abigail Rook are facing the greatest challenge of their professional lives.  The Dire King now has almost everything he needs to rip away the barrier between the Anwynn (Faerie) and the human world.  In fact, looking back, now they can see his hand behind the troubles that…

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Tea Dragon Society

November 14, 2017

The Tea Dragon Society by Katie O’Neill Fantasy Graphic Novel * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Greta is training to become a blacksmith and isn’t really seeing the value in producing something like swords, which no one really uses anymore.  Then she finds a tiny green dragon – one of the tea dragons – whose caretaker introduces her to the care and keeping of these special creatures and it…

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Stargazer

September 30, 2017

Stargazer Land of Elyon #4 by Patrick Carman Adventure Fantasy Review #1 * * * Stars (Pretty good) I like how “Star Gazer” has a lot of adventure and is full of fantasy.  I also like how Alexa becomes a leader.  But the book is drawn out and you get bored until further in the book.

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Power of Poppy Pendle

September 30, 2017

The Power of Poppy Pendle by Natasha Lowe Fantasy Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) This book is about a girl named Poppy Pendle who is born a witch.  Her parents are very proud because they don’t have powers and Poppy got powers from her grandmother.  When Poppy turned 7 she went to a special school called Ruthersfield Academy.  She does really well, but her real passion is…

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Lady Midnight

August 26, 2017

Lady Midnight Dark Artifices #1 by Cassandra Clare Adventure Fantasy Mystery Romance Science Fiction Thriller Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) It is in the world of Shadowhunters and it is very well written.  You can never predict what is going to happen and that is what makes Cassandra Clare one of my favorite authors.  It follows a girl named Emma and her parabati – her sworn…

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Selection

August 26, 2017

The Selection Selection #1 by Kiera Cass Dystopian Fantasy Realistic Fiction Romance Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) “The Selection” was about a young prince who wanted to find love.  There were a lot of challenges with the person he wanted.  America didn’t want to find love, but she fell in love with Maxon.  I loved the book because it showed how difficult royal life could be….

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Sea Spell

June 29, 2017

Sea Spell Water Fire Saga #4 by Jennifer Donnelly Adventure Fantasy Romance Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) I really enjoyed Sea Spell.  I love how Sea Spell was full of adventure and a little bit of romance.  To make it all even better though is the fact that it’s a fantasy.  Jennifer Donnelly did a great job!

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