Review: A Darker Shade of Magic

Kell is one of the last Antari—magicians with a rare, coveted ability to travel between parallel Londons; Red, Grey, White, and, once upon a time, Black.  Kell was raised in Arnes—Red London—and officially serves the Maresh Empire as an ambassador, traveling between the frequent bloody regime changes in White London and the court of George

Review: Jane, Unlimited

If you could change your story, would you? Jane has lived a mostly ordinary life, raised by her recently deceased aunt Magnolia, whom she counted on to turn life into an adventure. Without Aunt Magnolia, Jane is directionless. Then an old acquaintance, the glamorous and capricious Kiran Thrash, blows back into Jane’s life and invites

Interview: Deborah Heiligman

Today we have a VERY exciting interview with the author of Vincent and Theo, Deborah Heiligman. As you may remember from last week, Vincent and Theo is a favorite of mine! Learn a bit about here down below, and enjoy the interview! 1) Was there a particular book/series/author that inspired you to start writing? How did you decide to start writing these non-fiction based

Review: Vincent and Theo

The deep and enduring friendship between Vincent and Theo Van Gogh shaped both brothers’ lives. Confidant, champion, sympathizer, friend, Theo supported Vincent as he struggled to find his path in life. They shared everything, swapping stories of lovers and friends, successes and disappointments, dreams and ambitions. Meticulously researched, drawing on the 658 letters Vincent wrote

2018: The Best Of

Oi! It be that time of year again! Today we’ll be going over my favorites of this year! I am embarrassed to admit that, I have hardly read ANY debut novels this year; most of my books were re-reads or sequels. Thus, I am not including a debut section this year because I just don’t think

Review: A Study in Charlotte

The last thing Jamie Watson wants is a rugby scholarship to Sherringford, a Connecticut prep school just an hour away from his estranged father. But that’s not the only complication: Sherringford is also home to Charlotte Holmes, the famous detective’s great-great-great-granddaughter, who has inherited not only Sherlock’s genius but also his volatile temperament. From everything