A cursed tattoo makes for both a good story and an extended metaphor on sexual assault and recovery in this book that’s a little darker – and, in my opinion, […]
I’d recommend this story for Marr’s slyly feminist re-imagining of both an old fairy tale and the “young woman choosing between two guys who like her” storyline.
A smart heroine, otherworldly court intrigue, a bevy of complicated (and gender dynamic) gods, and an author who knows how to tell a tale kept me up until 2am reading.
Forty brief but entertaining glimpses of what the afterlife may look like (from heavenly wars to harps to explorations of macro- and microcosms) made for a particularly ideal audio book […]
This book about a headstrong girl who challenges her society’s cruelty ends with a bizarre popularity contest in which she has to make the rebellion’s town-members like her.
Nowhere near the depth of character nor writing ability shown in Meyer’s Twilight series, and I mean that in the worst way.
In a European archipelago, in what might be the future or the past or an alternate dimension, a young woman discovers her hidden ancestry, what is has to do with […]
This book might make it onto my as-yet-unwritten list of favorite urban fantasy novels if I stop being aggravated at the YA novel trend toward creating settings of unquestioned wealth/teen […]
I loved this book up until the authors hit the point of needing to fit every Peter Pan Disney-detail into the last half, but it still might be a fun […]
The Da Vinci Code meets the bluster and turmoil of high school relationships in this YA novel (and it’s better written than Dan Brown’s, too.)