Review: Bull by David Elliot

Hardcover, 189 pages Published March 28th 2017 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt In Bull, author David Elliot lets his poetic wit wind through the famous labyrinth of ancient Crete, re-envisioning the myth of the Minotaur as a verse novel. The result is, in turns, driving, funny, heartbreaking, and edgy. A blurb …

Review: Stars Above by Marissa Meyer (A Lunar Chronicles Collection)

Hardcover, 304 pages Expected publication: February 2nd 2016 by Feiwel & Friends Source: Publisher The Lunar Chronicles is received by a mix of feelings: some people love it, some people are indifferent, others dislike it intensely. I fall somewhere between the indifferent and love category. I quite enjoyed the novels on their …

Review: Enola Holmes Mysteries series by Nancy Springer

Published by Philomel Source: Library/Purchased I read The Case of the Missing Marquess, the first in the Enola Holmes series in 2013 and kept meaning to pick up the next books in the series but somehow never managing to do so. Then I arbitrarily decided that January is going to be Girl Detective month …

Blog Tour: The Wild Swans by Jackie Morris

Hardcover, 176 pages Published October 1st 2015 by Frances Lincoln Children’s Bks Source: Publisher If you’re not familiar with “The Wild Swans” by Hans Christen Anderson then let me present it to you in my own irreverent words. In the Hans Christen Anderson story, there are twelve royal siblings, 11 boys …