Vassa in the Night by Sarah Porter

Sixteen-year-old Vassa lives with her stepmother, step sister, and half sister in a Brookyn were the nights are unusually long. When her half sister tricks her into going out after midnight for light bulbs, the only store open is BY's. When she's accused of stealing by the mysterious old woman who runs the store and…

Beat the Backlist Challenge 2019

Like the last two years, I'll be participating in this challenge hosted by the Novel Knight. The challenge has really helped me knock some series off my To Be Read list and stay on track for reading. If I already have a list of books I want to get to that year picked out, I'm…

Fandom Quote Friday: Heartless

Cath froze on the threshold, overwhelmed with the scent of herbal tea and the painful noise of an off-key duet. The millinery was easily eight times as large on the inside as it was on the out. A fire crackled in a corner fireplace and the walls were covered with hooks and shelves that displayed…

Heartless by Marissa Meyer

This post is more than a little late. I finished an ARC of this a friend picked up for me at a con before the release, but I wasn't able to get my review of it out in time since I had one of my epic migraines and then NaNoWriMo started. The past few weeks…

Cress by Marissa Meyer

Cress is the third book in Marissa Meyer's Lunar Chronicles series which is growing in popularity. The prequel, Fairest, came out last Tuesday and I've already had a couple of people ask for it. This time around Cinder and the gang set out to rescue the girl in the satellite, Cress, and stop the royal…

Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Recently, after a tween patron came in asking of read a likes to Cinder by Marissa Meyer, I decided to take the extra copy left from the Sunshine State Readers I had in my office home and read it. Cinder is a Cinderella story set in a futuristic world with a bit of a twist.…