Category: Reviews

Bookfessional: Special Edition Books

Bookfessional: Special Edition Books

Bookfessional: Special Editions Have you guys noticed the recent uptick in new and improved versions of popular novels? This phenomenon seems to manifest in one of two ways: 1. Chain stores like Barnes & Noble and/or Target offer versions of a new release with additional content specific to their version. What this super special content […]

— Posted October 13, 2017 by Jessica / 9 Comments
Bookfessional: Authors on Pinterest

Bookfessional: Authors on Pinterest

Bookfessional: Author Insight I don’t know about the rest of you, but when I’m reading a book, unless a character (or place, or thing) descriptively bares a remarkable resemblance to some preexisting person, place, or thing (like Bones and Spike in Jeaniene Frost’s Night Huntress series), I only have the vaguest impression of their actual […]

— Posted October 11, 2017 by Jessica / 3 Comments
Review: The Little Red Wolf by Amélie Fléchais

Review: The Little Red Wolf by Amélie Fléchais

I was raised on fairytales. As an adult, this single fact has fundamentally shaped my reading preferences. I love the darkness, the trick-cy faeness of the villains, the magicalness of the forest where almost all of these stories take place, and anytime I find a new story that embodies this kind of fairytaleness, I gleefully […]

— Posted October 6, 2017 by Jessica / 1 Comment
Review: Of Flame and Promise by Cecy Robson (@cecyrobson)

Review: Of Flame and Promise by Cecy Robson (@cecyrobson)

I was surprised, but also thrilled by Cecy Robson’s decision to recast one of the other Wird sisters as this series’ protagonist after five installments. In this instance, it worked because the siblings are a package deal, so even though it’s a different voice continuing the story, it’s one that readers are very familiar with. […]

— Posted October 5, 2017 by Carmel / 2 Comments
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