Book Review: Gilded Cage by Vic James

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Genre: Fiction Age Recommended: 14 and up This book was well-written but haunting. I would definitely recommend this to people who enjoy reading fantasy novels because the story was unique from the cliche plots of many other books of this genre. All in all, my expectations were high for this book, and it did not disappoint. ————————————————— Luke has just been pulled out of school to start his ten years of government service.  He’s pleased that at least his family will be together while working, but he’s torn away from that fantasy and pushed into … Continue reading Book Review: Gilded Cage by Vic James

Book Review: Immortal Writers by Jill Bowers

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Genre: Fantasy / Historical Fiction Age Recommended: 13 and up This book was an ARC, courtesy of NetGalley. This book was very well-written, but I don’t know how accurate the historical aspects of the book are. ———————————————– Liz is an author who’s written some exceptional novels and is about to release one more. However, right after her boyfriend prematurely proposes to her, she is kidnapped. It turns out that the people who kidnapped her are immortal writers. Liz becomes acquainted with Mark Twain, William Shakespeare, and many other famous writers. She soon learns that … Continue reading Book Review: Immortal Writers by Jill Bowers

Book Review: Glimmer by Tricia Cerrone

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Genre: Supernatural Fiction Age Recommended: 13 and up This book was an ARC courtesy of NetGalley. I found the book engaging and feel that it has a fairly unique storyline. —————————————— Jocelyn’s memory has been erased. She’s been told that her parents and siblings are dead, that she is in a high-security military facility because she has cancer and her uncle Laurence is kind enough to help her get better. But when Jocelyn finds out that all of this is not true, and that she is given medicines so that she stays sick, she’s determined … Continue reading Book Review: Glimmer by Tricia Cerrone

Book review: Nest by Esther Ehrlich

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Age Recommended: 12 and up Genre: Fiction This book is an ARC, courtesy of NetGalley. ————————- Chirp is a normal eleven year old who loves bird-watching. Chirp’s mother has just been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and her once happy family is now crumbling apart. Even Chirp’s birds don’t give her solace anymore. Chirp’s father feels that he can’t take care of his wife and has her sent to the “nut house,” resulting in an even more fractured family. Chirp’s older sister is also trying to act like their mother which irritates Chirp. This, coupled with her mother’s sudden … Continue reading Book review: Nest by Esther Ehrlich