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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Regency Love

Rather than doing a typical "Romance Novel" display for the month of February.  I did a whole display on novels taking place during the regency era. You would think "boring" not another Jane Austen display.... Jane Austen is one of the provident authors when you think of the regency era which took place in 1811 … Continue reading Regency Love

Steampunk

Discovering new genres in books is equally as much fun as discovering new genres in music.  Many people enjoy reading science fiction, but how many know that their are many other mini-genres within science fiction. One of these mini-genres within the "science fiction" realm is steampunk. So what is steampunk?  Steampunk is a genre of science fiction … Continue reading Steampunk

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