Blog Tour | Cursed

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I love the legend of King Arthur, Merlin, and that whole cast of characters so when I saw that this was a twist on the old story I knew I had to read it and I’m really excited to see the series when it releases on Netflix! Keep reading to find out more about CURSED, a new fantasy retelling by Thomas Wheeler and illustrated by the great Frank Miller. (click the banner to follow the tour!)  Continue reading

Scarlet

Scarlet (Scarlet #1) by A.C. Gaughen (2012)

Scarlet

YA Fiction | Historical4 StarsBlurb:

“Will Scarlet is good at two things: stealing from the rich and keeping secrets – skills that are in high demand in Robin Hood’s band of thieves, who protect the people of Nottingham from the evil sheriff. Scarlet’s biggest secret of all is one only Robin and his men know…that she is posing as a thief; that the slip of a boy who is fast with sharp knives is really a girl.  Continue reading

Devil and the Bluebird

Devil and the Bluebird by Jennifer Mason-Black (2016)
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devil and the bluebird

YA Fiction | Contemporary | Paranormal | Folk4 StarsBlurb:

“Devil-at-the-crossroads” folklore finds its way to YA via this moody, magical tale.

Blue Riley has wrestled with her own demons ever since the loss of her mother to cancer. But when she encounters a beautiful devil at her town crossroads, it’s her runaway sister’s soul she fights to save. The devil steals Blue’s voice—inherited from her musically gifted mother—in exchange for a single shot at finding Cass.  Continue reading

Kit’s Wilderness

Kit’s Wilderness by David Almond (1999)

Kit's Wilderness

Middle Grade Fiction | Ghost Story4 StarsBlurb:

“The Watson family moves to Stoneygate, an old coal-mining town, to care for Kit’s recently widowed grandfather. When Kit meets John Askew, another boy whose family has both worked and died in the mines, Askew invites Kit to join him in playing a game called Death. As Kit’s grandfather tells him stories of the mine’s past and the history of the Watson family, Askew takes Kit into the mines, where the boys look to find the childhood ghosts of their long-gone ancestors. Written in haunting, lyrical prose, Kit’s Wilderness examines the bonds of family from one generation to the next, and explores how meaning and beauty can be revealed from the depths of darkness.”
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Legend

Legend (Legend #1) by Marie Lu (2011)

Legend

YA Fiction | Dystopian3.5 StarsBlurb:

“What was once the western United States is now home to the Republic, a nation perpetually at war with its neighbors. Born into an elite family in one of the Republic’s wealthiest districts, fifteen-year-old June is a prodigy being groomed for success in the Republic’s highest military circles. Born into the slums, fifteen-year-old Day is the country’s most wanted criminal. But his motives may not be as malicious as they seem. Continue reading