Thoughts on “Fire” by Kristin Cashore

Last week I finished Fire, the prequel to Kristin Cashore’s Graceling. The book officially comes out this fall. Set in a neighboring kingdom some 35 years before Graceling, Fire tells of a world where humans and monsters–startlingly beautiful creatures with the power to affect humans’ minds–live side by side. The protagonist, a girl named Fire, […]

Thoughts on “Graceling” by Kristin Cashore

Today, two days after I brought it home from the library, I finished Kristin Cashore’s young adult novel, Graceling. Tomorrow, when I get to work, I will most likely buy a copy for myself, while it’s still out in hardcover, so I can add it to my collection of YA series I love. Yes, it […]

Thoughts on “The Prophecy of Sisters” by Michelle Zink

Last week, a coworker asked me if I wanted to read any of the galleys she’d recently been given to review before her upcoming meeting with the company’s sales rep. I pawed through them and took two. I started with Prophecy of the Sisters by Michelle Zink. It’s YA; a historical novel (late 1800s) with […]

Teaser Tuesdays: “The Sky Village” by Monk and Nigel Ashland

From Teaser Tuesdays TEASER TUESDAYS asks you to: Grab your current read. Let the book fall open to a random page. Share with us two (2) “teaser” sentences from that page, somewhere between lines 7 and 12. You also need to share the title of the book that you’re getting your “teaser” from … that […]