A Twisted Tale: Mirror, Mirror by Jen Calonita

It feels like forever since I’ve read and reviewed a book from the Twisted Tale series. And I love these stories, defiantly gotta focus more on these fabulous stories again. Publication: April 2nd 2019 Synopsis: What if the Evil Queen poisoned the prince? Following her beloved mother’s death, the kingdom falls into the hands of Snow White’s stepmother, commonly referred to as “the Evil Queen” by those she rules. Snow keeps her head down at the castle, hoping to make the best of her situation. But when new information about her parents resurfaces and a plot to kill her goes haywire, … Continue reading A Twisted Tale: Mirror, Mirror by Jen Calonita

Ozland by Wendy Spinale

I think I’ve managed to follow a yellow bricked road, one that lead me straight back this fantastic series! Publication: April 24th 2018 Synopsis: With Everland and Umberland both destroyed, the survivors have taken refuge in a small village tucked within the shadows of the Bloodred Queen’s castle. Doc has found an actual cure for the Horologia virus, while Gwen, Pete, and Alyssa begin plotting the assassination of the queen with the help of Gail, an excellent huntress. But killing the queen won’t be enough. The world has been destroyed and its needs a ruler to set things right again. … Continue reading Ozland by Wendy Spinale

The King’s Questioner by Nikki Katz

I’m back! October was just busy. I’m sorry I didn’t post but I hope to finish off the year strong and post and read as much as I can! Publication: January 14th 2020 Synopsis: Unlocking secrets is a dangerous skill. Kalen is a mental picklock, able to access a person’s memories and secrets by touch. His skills make him the perfect questioner to the king, and he spends his days interrogating prisoners of the crown. But when Kalen’s estranged childhood friend, Prince Cirrus, falls into a sudden coma, the king begs Kalen to intervene. By accessing Cirrus’ mind, Kalen saves … Continue reading The King’s Questioner by Nikki Katz

Umberland by Wendy Spinale

“The only way out is into the madness.” I read Everland a few months ago and I just had to get book 2 in the series. Again, why didn’t I find out about this series sooner?! Publication: May 9th 2017 Synopsis: They’re dreadfully fond of beheading people here… Gwen, Pete, and the others have escaped from Everland. Except the safe haven they hoped to find at Alnwick Castle doesn’t exist. With the Queen of England on her deathbed, Duchess Alyssa has stepped in, but things have gotten worse as the cure Doc created for the Horologia virus has mutated into something … Continue reading Umberland by Wendy Spinale

Marian, Princess Thief by C.K. Brook

Is this another Robin Hood retelling? Yes. Yes, it is.  I thought it was time for me to visit a retelling of another favorite tale of mine; Robin Hood. Publication: August 11th 2019 Synopsis: “There was no man called Robin Hood. Because I am no man.” Lady Marian, once the beloved Princess of Sherwood, was only sixteen when her father rode off to fight in the Crusades, leaving his kingdom under the despotic rule of his brother, Prince John. The night her uncle sends an assassin upon her, Marian flees to Sherwood Forest, where she meets and forges an unbreakable bond with … Continue reading Marian, Princess Thief by C.K. Brook

The Traitor’s Son by Pedro Urvi

I know I have a ton of other books I should technically be reading/finishing up, buuut this is a book about the son of a traitor. who’s looking to clear his father’s name. So why not read it? Publication: January 24th 2020 Synopsis: A kingdom in danger, a great betrayal, a boy seeking to redeem his father’s honor. Will he succeed in exonerating him and saving the realm from an enemy in the shadows before it is too late for the whole North? By the age of fifteen, Lasgol has endured a hard childhood and lives, cornered and hated, in a … Continue reading The Traitor’s Son by Pedro Urvi

Dust by Kara Swanson

I’ve waited so long to be able to read Dust, ever since I started to help spread the word about it over on my Instagram. This tale was marvelously weaved together and it leaves me in such awe, but at the same time at tiny bit of me feels like I need an apology. Publication: July 21st 2020 Synopsis: The truth about Neverland is far more dangerous than a fairy tale. Claire Kenton believes the world is too dark for magic to be real–since her twin brother was stolen away as a child. Now Claire’s desperate search points to London… and a … Continue reading Dust by Kara Swanson

Everland by Wendy Spinale

It didn’t take me long to fall head over heels for this book, and the precious story that lay within it’s pages. Publication: May 10th 2016 Synopsis: Forget the story of Peter Pan you know. Because in Everland, the only way to grow up is to survive London has been destroyed in a blitz of bombs and disease. The only ones who have survived the destruction and the outbreak of a deadly virus are children, among them sixteen-year-old Gwen Darling and her younger siblings, Joanna and Mikey. They spend their nights scavenging and their days avoiding the deadly Marauders—the German … Continue reading Everland by Wendy Spinale

Star Wars: The Jedi Path by Daniel Wallace

It’s been a hot minute since I last posted. I mean, I do try to post at least once per a month, more if possible, but it’s been a crazy busy June! Publication: September 7th 2011 Synopsis: Passed down from Master to apprentice, The Jedi Path is an ancient training manual that has educated and enlightened generations of Jedi. Within its pages, the Jedi-intraining will discover the history and lore of the Jedi Order, the ways of the Force and how to wield it, the subtle nuances of lightsaber combat, and the dangers of the Dark Side. The only remaining … Continue reading Star Wars: The Jedi Path by Daniel Wallace

Aladdin: Far From Agrabah by Aisha Saeed

A book giving us the chance to “visit” Ababwa this should be fun. I’ve always wondered what this famed kingdom would look like, since it’s mentioned in the Disney movies (animated and live-action) but we never get to see it. Publication: April 2nd 2019 Synopsis: One magic carpet ride to a mysterious land, one unforgettable adventure…. Princess Jasmine has always wanted more out of her life – to travel beyond the palace walls, to get to know her people better…to one day become sultana and lead Agrabah. Unfortunately, her overprotective father does not agree. And he keeps introducing her to … Continue reading Aladdin: Far From Agrabah by Aisha Saeed