*Please bear with me as I post some older reviews from my drafts! In 1935, ten-year-old Alex Maki from Bainbridge Island, Washington is disgusted when he's forced to become pen pals with Charlie Levy of Paris, France--a girl. He thought she was a boy. In spite of Alex's reluctance, their letters continue to fly across… Continue reading This Light Between Us by Andrew Fukuda | Book Review
Princess Vela's people are starving. Stranded on a planet that lacks food, Vela makes the ultimate sacrifice and becomes an Aegis for her people. Accepting a genetic modification that takes sixty years off her life, she can feed her colony via nutrition pills. But her best friend is still getting worse. And she's not the only… Continue reading Star-Crossed by Pintip Dunn | Book Review
Two young men with expectations. One predicted to succeed, the other to fail. Prince Albert Victor is heir presumptive to the British throne at its late Victorian zenith. Handsome and good-hearted, he is regarded as disastrously inadequate to be the king. By contrast, Jem Stephen is a golden boy worshipped by all - a renowned… Continue reading The Prince of Mirrors by Alan Robert Clark | Book Review
I can't believe March is over! It really has shot by ridiculously fast. Although March is longer than February, I only managed to read nine books. I spontaneously decided to head to Denver for a weekend, which meant several days lost that I couldn't read. Between that and the Marvel Cinematic Universe marathon I'm deep… Continue reading March 2018 Wrap-Up!
When newlywed Ruby Henderson Benoit arrives in Paris in 1939 with her French husband Marcel, she imagines strolling arm in arm along the grand boulevards, awash in the golden afternoon light. But war is looming on the horizon, and as France falls to the Nazis, her marriage begins to splinter, too. Charlotte Dacher is eleven… Continue reading The Room on Rue Amélie by Kristin Harmel | Book Review