FROM THE NOTEBOOKS OF A MIDDLE SCHOOL PRINCESS: ROYAL WEDDING DISASTER, by Meg Cabot/Feiwel & Friends/MacKids/Macmillan Publishing Group

You are invited to a Genovian Royal Wedding in this second book pulled FROM THE NOTEBOOKS OF A MIDDLE SCHOOL PRINCESS, a Princess Diaries spin-off series, written and illustrated by New York Times-bestselling author Meg Cabot. Olivia Grace Clarisse Mignonette Harrison still finds it hard to believe that she's a real live PRINCESS OF GENOVIA. … Continue reading FROM THE NOTEBOOKS OF A MIDDLE SCHOOL PRINCESS: ROYAL WEDDING DISASTER, by Meg Cabot/Feiwel & Friends/MacKids/Macmillan Publishing Group

FIERCE FAIRYTALES, POEMS & STORIES TO STIR YOUR SOUL, by Nikita Gill, Hachette Books

Poet, writer, and Instagram sensation Nikita Gill returns with a collection of fairytales poetically retold for a new generation of women. Traditional fairytales are rife with cliches and gender stereotypes: beautiful, silent princesses; ugly, jealous, and bitter villainesses; girls who need rescuing; and men who take all the glory. But in this rousing new prose … Continue reading FIERCE FAIRYTALES, POEMS & STORIES TO STIR YOUR SOUL, by Nikita Gill, Hachette Books

KID BEOWULF, THE RISE OF EL CID, by Alexis E. Fajardo, Andrews McMeel Publishing

"Kid Beowulf is a gateway drug to the classics!" – wired.com Book Three in the acclaimed Kid Beowulf graphic novel series! Beowulf and Grendel are in war-torn Spain, where honor is hard-fought, allegiances are dubious, and the bulls run wild! Amidst it all comes a young knight named Rodrigo, who fights for the name he's … Continue reading KID BEOWULF, THE RISE OF EL CID, by Alexis E. Fajardo, Andrews McMeel Publishing

THE BIRD AND THE BLADE, by Megan Bannen, Balzer & Bray/HarperCollinsPublishers

As a slave in the Kipchak Khanate, Jinghua has lost everything: her home, her family, her freedom … until the kingdom is conquered by enemy forces and she finds herself an unlikely conspirator in the escape of Prince Khalaf and his irascible father across the vast Mongol Empire. On the run, with adversaries on all … Continue reading THE BIRD AND THE BLADE, by Megan Bannen, Balzer & Bray/HarperCollinsPublishers

BANISHED, STORYTELLERS SERIES #3, by Betsy Schow, Sourcebooks Fire

While lying in the hospital in a place called Kansas, Princess Dorthea of Emerald struggles to regain her memory of the events that propelled her out of the land of Story—and to remember how to get home. Meanwhile, in Story, Rexi, with the help of Excalibur, continues to gain confidence in writing her own tale … Continue reading BANISHED, STORYTELLERS SERIES #3, by Betsy Schow, Sourcebooks Fire

SPELLED, THE STORYMAKERS SERIES #1, by Betsy Schow, Sourcebooks Fire

Link to Book #2 Review Here Link to Book #3 Review Here Somewhere over the rainbow, all spell is about to break loose… Fairy Tale Survival Rule No. 32: If you find yourself at the mercy of a wicked witch, sing a romantic ballad and wait for your Prince Charming to save the day. Yeah, no thanks. … Continue reading SPELLED, THE STORYMAKERS SERIES #1, by Betsy Schow, Sourcebooks Fire

PHOENIX, PERADON # 1, by DACCARI BUCHELLI, Self-Published

OVERVIEW: No power is greater than the one you’re willing to sacrifice. Princess Violetta Flame lives her life according to rule, but those rules require her to pay a heavy price. Haunted by a devastating loss, she longs for freedom. When a handsome ruler takes a special interest in her, she senses greater things lie … Continue reading PHOENIX, PERADON # 1, by DACCARI BUCHELLI, Self-Published