The Book of Life, Deborah Harkness, All Souls Trilogy

Back Cover Blurb: After traveling through time in Shadow of Night, the second book in Deborah Harkness’ enchanting series, historian and witch Diana Bishop and vampire scientist Matthew Clairmont return to the present to face new crises and old enemies. At Matthew’s ancestral home at Sept-Tours, they reunite with the cast of characters from A … Continue reading The Book of Life, Deborah Harkness, All Souls Trilogy

Shadow of Night, Deborah Harknesss, The All Souls Trilogy

Back Cover Blurb: IT BEGAN WITH A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES. Historian Diana Bishop, descended from a line of powerful witches, and long-lived vampire Matthew Clairmont have broken the laws dividing creatures. When Diana discovered a significant alchemical manuscript in the Bodleian Library, she sparked a struggle in which she became bound to Matthew. Now the … Continue reading Shadow of Night, Deborah Harknesss, The All Souls Trilogy

Library of Souls, Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children, by Ransom Riggs

Back Cover Blurb: A boy with extraordinary powers. An army of deadly monsters. An epic battle for the future of peculiardom. The adventure that began with Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children and continued in Hollow City comes to a thrilling conclusion with Library of Souls. As the story opens, sixteen-year-old Jacob discovers a powerful … Continue reading Library of Souls, Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children, by Ransom Riggs

The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents, by Terry Pratchett

Carnegie Medal Winner * New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age * VOYA Best Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror * ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults * Book Sense Pick. The Amazing Maurice runs the perfect Pied Piper scam. This streetwise alley cat knows the value of cold, hard cash and can talk his … Continue reading The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents, by Terry Pratchett

Hollow City,Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children, by Ransom Riggs

Book II of the All Souls' Trilogy About: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children was the surprise best seller of 2011—an unprecedented mix of YA fantasy and vintage photography that enthralled readers and critics alike. Publishers Weekly called it “an enjoyable, eccentric read, distinguished by well-developed characters, a believable Welsh setting, and some very creepy monsters.” This second novel … Continue reading Hollow City,Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children, by Ransom Riggs

Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children, by Ransom Riggs

BOOK REVIEW For this post, I will be reviewing book one of the trilogy, Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children. Back Cover: A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of curious photographs. A horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the … Continue reading Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children, by Ransom Riggs

Discovery Witches, by Deborah Harkness, All Souls Trilogy

It’s the story of Diana Bishop, a young scholar at Oxford who is a descendant of the Salem witches. When she accidentally unlocks an enchanted manuscript, she is compelled to embrace the magic in her blood and enters a forbidden romance with charming 1,500-year-old vampire Matthew Clairmont. MY REVIEW: I'm going to review the first … Continue reading Discovery Witches, by Deborah Harkness, All Souls Trilogy

The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend, by Katarina Bivald

The Internationally acclaimed Best-seller, written by Katarina Bivald. Never being outside Sweden before was not the only challenge for 28 year old Sara. Her only form of traveling was through the many books she read.  Forming a relationship with pen pal, Amy, an elderly woman from Broken Wheel, Iowa, seemed to be the first chance … Continue reading The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend, by Katarina Bivald