I’m Disappointed…That it Took Me So Long to Read This Book! | The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

There were two reasons why I didn't read Percy Jackson the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan when it was released: In January 2005, I was a junior in high school, and I considered myself too old for middle grade novels. Yet, I wasn't too old for Harry Potter, which is the other reason I didn't read this [...]

Halt You Villains! Unhand That Review! Nimona by Noelle Stevenson

Nimona by Noelle Stevenson Released: October 2014 Publisher: Marvel Age Group: Young Adult Add to Goodreads ★★★★ Synopsis: Nimona is an impulsive young shapeshifter with a knack for villainy. Lord Ballister Blackheart is a villain with a vendetta. As sidekick and supervillain, Nimona and Lord Blackheart are about to wreak some serious havoc. Their mission: prove [...]

Admitting Defeat with Keeper of the Lost Cities by Shannon Messenger

Keeper of the Lost Cities by Shannon Messenger (Keeper of the Lost Cities #1) Released: October 2012 Publisher: Aladdin Add to Goodreads NO RATING, DNF Synopsis: Twelve-year-old Sophie Foster has a secret. She’s a Telepath—someone who hears the thoughts of everyone around her. It’s a talent she’s never known how to explain.Everything changes the day she [...]

Fairy Tales and Girl Powa!

Fables Vol. 1 & 2 by Bill Willingham Released: October 2009 (Fables originally released 2002) Publisher: Vertigo | DC Comics Add to Goodreads ★★★★☆ Synopsis: When a savage creature known only as the Adversary conquered the fabled lands of legends and fairy tales, all of the infamous inhabitants of folklore were forced into exile. Disguised among [...]

The Exiled Queen by Cinda Williams Chima Review

The Exiled Queen by Cinda Williams Chima (Seven Realms #2) Released: September 2010 Publisher: Hyperion Books Add to Goodreads ★★★★☆ Synopsis: Haunted by the loss of his mother and sister, Han Alister journeys south to begin his schooling at Mystwerk House in Oden’s Ford. But leaving the Fells doesn’t mean that danger isn't far behind. [...]