Title: Mask of Shadows Author: Linsey Miller Type: Fiction Genre: Fantasy Length: 352 Published By: Sourcebooks Pub Date: August 29, 2017 Format: e-book Source: A digital copy of this book was provided via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
My Rating: ★★⭑☆☆ (I was torn between 2 and 3 stars…)
Title: The Road Between Author: Courtney Peppernell Type: Poetry Length: 288 pages (pretty long for a poetry book) Published by: Andrew McMeel Publishing Pub date: August 29th, 2017 Format: PDF Source: A digital copy was provided via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
When I read the synopsis for Courtney Peppernell’s The Road Between, I couldn’t wait to start reading it (plus I love that cover!!). A collection broken into eight parts (the cave, the closet, the sky, the sea, the roads, the mountains, the fields, the home), I expected a book of self-discovery and love through small moments in life. I expected something subtle and nuanced, as self-discovery so often is. I expected to love and connect with this collection of poetry.Read More »
Title: The Suffering Tree Author: Elle Cosimano Type: Fiction Genre: Paranormal (with some Historical Fiction Flashbacks) Length: 368 pgs Published by: Disney Hyperion Pub date: June 13, 2017 Format: Digital Source: A digital copy was provided via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
Title: Yvain: The Knight of the Lion Author: M. T. Anderson Illustrator: Andrea Offermann Type: Graphic Novel Genre: Fantasy and/or Historical Fistion Length: 144 pgs Published by: Candlewick Press Pub date: March 14th, 2017 Format: Paperback ARC Source: I won this ARC via a raffle at Rochester Teen Book Fest
Title: Tremulous Hinge Author: Adam Giannelli Type: Poetry Length: 90 pages Published by: University of Iowa Press Pub date: April 15th, 2017 Format: PDF Source: A digital copy was provided via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
Title: The Valiant Author: Lesley Livingston Type: Fiction Genre: YA; Historical Fiction Length: 372 pages Published by: Razorbill (Penguin Random House) Pub Date: Feb 14, 2017 Format: Hardcover Source: I purchased this book from Amazon
The short version: While a little predictable, I really enjoyed this book! I had been hoping for a little more out of it, but I would recommend it to anyone with an interest in strong lady leads and/or historical fiction!Read More »
Title: the princess saves herself in this one Author: Amanda Lovelace Type: Poetry Length: 208 pages Published by: Andrews McMeel Publishing Pub Date: First published April 23, 2016. Format: PDF Source: A digital copy was provided via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review
The short version: If you like poetry, read this book. Many of the poems were ones that would be covered in red had I handed them in to my poetry professors, but I still loved these poems, and as subjective as it is, I feel a little more myself after having read them.Read More »