Book Review: Curses and Crimes (All the Queen’s Knaves #2) by Kate Sparkes

Title: Curses and Crimes (All the Queen’s Knaves #2)Author: Kate SparkesPublisher: Sparrowcat Press Page Count: unkPublication Date: 2022Category/Genre: Fiction, Adult Fiction, Fantasy, Retelling, Witches, MagicGood Reads Rating: ★★★★★ (5)My Rating: ★★★★☆ (4) “No witch shall live among those who hold to God’s will. They shall be cast out, lest they bring corruption to all.” Nightingale … Continue reading Book Review: Curses and Crimes (All the Queen’s Knaves #2) by Kate Sparkes

Book Review: The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly

Title: The Book of Lost ThingsAuthor: John ConnollyPublisher: Atria BooksPage Count: 339Publication Date: 2006Category/Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Fairy Tales, Adventure, Mystery, Good Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (3.9)My Rating: ★★★★☆(4.0) High in his attic bedroom, twelve-year-old David mourns the death of his mother, with only the books on his shelf for company. But those books have begun to … Continue reading Book Review: The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly

Book Review: Circe by Madeline Miller

Title:  Circe Author: Madeline Miller Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Page Count: 393 Publication Date: 2018 Category/Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Retellings, Mythology, Historical Fiction Good Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.3) My Rating: ★★★★★(4.5) In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child—not powerful, like her father, nor … Continue reading Book Review: Circe by Madeline Miller

Book Review: Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood

Title:  Hag-Seed Author: Margaret Atwood Publisher: Hogarth Page Count: 239 Publication Date: 2016 Category/Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Retellings, Contemporary Good Reads Rating: ★★★★☆ (3.86) My Rating: ★★★★☆(4) Hag-Seed is a re-visiting of Shakespeare’s play of magic and illusion, The Tempest, and will be the fourth novel in the Hogarth Shakespeare series. The Tempest is set on a remote island full of strange … Continue reading Book Review: Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood