Review: Children of Blood and Bone

Oh, my friends. I closed this book shut about five days ago and am still reeling from it. It was heart-pounding and gut-wrenching and soul-stirring. Children of Blood and Bone is worth the hype.  Anybody who follows literary news has heard of first time author Tomi Adeyemi's debut YA fantasy -- book one of a... Continue Reading →

Review: The Secret of Nightingale Wood

First and foremost, I'm planting this review firmly and unapologetically in the "YA" category despite the publisher's claim that it's intended for ages 9 and up. I'll explain later. I read The Secret of Nightingale Wood a few months ago after it was recommended to me by the most excellent staffers at the Curious Iguana bookstore in... Continue Reading →

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