Beauty & the Beast

Back in 1991, Disney created the beloved animation of "Beauty & The Beast".  That is one of my favorite childhood memories, going to see the film than later the ice skating version. Fast forward and now every 7 - 30  year old is excited for the real version of the beloved animation starring Emma Watson … Continue reading Beauty & the Beast

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City of Glass

CITY OF GLASS: THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS AUTHOR: Cassandra Clare GENRE:  YA | Supernatural | Romance | Fiction RATING: 4/5 SETTING(S) :  Idris and Alicante MAIN CHARACTERS: Clary Fray (Cassandra), Jocelyn Fray, Simon, Luke (Lucian Graymark), Isabelle Lightwood, Alec Lightwood, Jace (Jonathan Wayland Morgenstern), Max Lightwood, Magnus Bane, Valentine Morgenstern, Hodge, Raphael (Vampire), Maia (Werwolf), Maryse Lightwood, Robert Lightwood, Aline, … Continue reading City of Glass

The Mortal Instruments Books 1 and 2

TITLE: The mortal Instruments Book 1 & 2 AUTHOR: Cassandra Clare GENRE:  YA | Supernatural | Romance | Fiction RATING: 4/5 SETTING(S) :  New York City MAIN CHARACTERS: Clary Fray (Cassandra), Jocelyn Fray, Simon, Luke (Lucian Graymark), Isabelle Lightwood, Alec Lightwood, Jace (Jonathan Wayland Morgenstern), Max Lightwood, Magnus Bane, Valentine Morgenstern, Hodge, Dorothea (Witch), Raphael (Vampire), Maia … Continue reading The Mortal Instruments Books 1 and 2

Strange and Ever After

TITLE: Strange and Ever After (Book #3) AUTHOR: Susan Dennard GENRE:  YA | Science Fiction | Historic Fiction SUBJECT: Love vs Betrayal | Sacrifice | Revenge vs. Forgiveness RATING: 4/5 SETTING(S) :  Egypt  & Paris MAIN CHARACTERS:  Eleanor Fitt,  Jie, Joseph Boyer, Daniel Sheridan, Oliver (Ollie), Allison Wilcox and Marcus. BOOK SUMMARY:  In the conclusion to the trilogy … Continue reading Strange and Ever After

Cress

TITLE: Cress  (The Lunar Chronicles #3) AUTHOR: Marissa Meyer GENRE:  YA | Science Fiction | Fantasy RATING: 5/5 SETTING(S) :  Earth & Space MAIN CHARACTERS:  Cress (Crescent Moon), Jacin Clay (Luna Guard), Scarlet Benoit, Wolf, Captain Carswell Thorne, Linh Cinder, Prince Kaito, Iko, Dr. Erland and Queen Levana of the Lunars BOOK SUMMARY:  Cress, a girl … Continue reading Cress

Scarlet

TITLE:  Scarlet  (The Lunar Chronicles #2) AUTHOR: Marissa Meyer GENRE:  YA | Science Fiction | Fantasy RATING: 5/5 SETTING(S) :  New Beijing in Eastern Commonwealth SUBJECT:  Courage | Seeking Truth | Love vs. Lies MAIN CHARACTERS:  Scarlet Benoit, Michelle Benoit (Grandmother), Wolf, Captain Carswell Thorne, Linh Cinder, Prince Kaito, Iko, Dr. Erland and Queen Levana of … Continue reading Scarlet

Cinder

TITLE:  Cinder  (The Lunar Chronicles #1) AUTHOR: Marissa Meyer GENRE:  YA | Science Fiction | Fantasy RATING: 5/5 SETTING(S) :  New Beijing in Eastern Commonwealth SUBJECT:  Society vs. Lower Class | Social Deception | Truth & Love MAIN CHARACTERS:  Linh Cinder, Prince Kaito, Linh Peony, Linh Pearl, Linh Adri, Iko, Dr. Erland and Queen Levana of … Continue reading Cinder

The Ghost Bride

TITLE:  The Ghost Bride AUTHOR:  Yangsze Choo GENRE: Historic Fiction, Fiction & Paranormal RATING: 3.5/5 SETTING(S) : Malaysia, 1893 SUBJECT: Chinese culture, Marriage, Folklore, Death, Supernatural, Ghosts, Afterlife and Fantasy MAIN CHARACTERS: Li Lan, Amah, Old Wong, Lim Tian Ching, Er Lang, Tian Bai, Yan Hong, Fan and Madam Lim SUMMARY:  Though ruled by British overlords, … Continue reading The Ghost Bride

Soulless

TITLE:  Soulless AUTHOR:  Teri Wilson GENRE: Adult | Fiction | Steampunk | Romance |  Fantasy | Mystery | Historic Fiction RATING: 4/5 SETTING(S) :  19th Century,  London England SUBJECT: Love, Romances (Fiction), Vampires, Werewolves, Death, Friendship MAIN CHARACTERS: Alexia Tarabotti,  Lord Conall Maccon, Lord Akeldama, Professor Lyall, Miss Ivy Hisselpenny, Queen Victoria, Royalty SUMMARY:  First, she has … Continue reading Soulless