Category: Book Reviews

Book Review: The Keeper of Lost Things

Book Review: The Keeper of Lost Things

I was very intrigued by the premise of The Keeper of Lost Things, a book filled with characters who strive to unite lost objects with their owners, and put it on hold at my library. The synopsis made it sound like a serious journey, with characters finding themselves too on their quest to reunite these lost things, but instead it fell short. Though the book has moments of greatness and of poetic writing, the main […]

Posted January 18, 2018 by Kate in Book Reviews, Mystery, Thrillers, and more / 0 Comments
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Book Review : The Plastic Magician

Book Review : The Plastic Magician

  I really enjoyed revisiting the much beloved world of the Paper Magician in this triumphant sequel to the original trilogy. In the Plastic Magician, main character American-German Alvie Brechenmacher, delves into the newly discovered magic of Polymaking, the magical discipline of plastic, and finds herself across the pond in England, apprenticing with world-renowned Magician Marion Praff in what is another quirky and dear adventure. This book has everything, a marvelous heroine, romance, magic, creative […]

Posted January 10, 2018 by Kate in Book Reviews, Young Adult / 0 Comments
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Book Review : The Bear and the Nightingale

Book Review : The Bear and the Nightingale

I bought The Bear and the Nightingale on a whim after seeing it on sale via Bookbub. I thought it sounded interesting, but I didn’t expect to love it as much as I did. In all honesty, I adored this book. The prose was absolutely beautiful, the story completely unique and aptly showing the darker side of fairy tales, and the heroine was strong and utterly herself. As soon as I finished this book, I was […]

Posted December 6, 2017 by Kate in Book Reviews, Fantasy, Favorite Books, Young Adult / 0 Comments
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Book Review : Wonder Woman Warbringer

Book Review : Wonder Woman Warbringer

Imagine my surprise when I picked up a Wonder Woman Warbringer, a Wonder Woman spinoff, only for it not to be about Wonder Woman at all. Instead, what I got was a book mainly about an original character and her friends in high school, who just happened to meet Wonder Woman. Though this book had its good points—mainly in the parts pertaining to Greek mythology—it read more like a middle school book—rather than a young […]

Posted November 21, 2017 by Kate in Book Reviews, Young Adult / 0 Comments
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Book Review : The Last Wish

Book Review : The Last Wish

Before you read this review, you should know that I loathe short stories. I prefer my stories on the   larger side, full of world building and character development, and complete with a conclusive ending or a second installment that will lead to a conclusive ending. As many short stories in a collection are, well, quite short and typically end without any further discussion of what happened in the previous short story, I don’t like them. […]

Posted November 8, 2017 by Kate in Book Reviews, Fantasy / 0 Comments
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