Home / Book Reviews

Book Reviews

Book Review: Uprooted by Naomi Novik

Agnieszka, called Neshka by everyone she loves, is a small-town girl. She hasn’t much left her little village, and she never really wants to. Her family has been in the Valley for ages, and something just feels right about the place. Except the Wood. The Wood always lurks at the …

Read More »

Book Review: Nimona by Noelle Stevenson

Nimona is a girl who can shapeshift into a monster. Or a monster who can shapeshift into a girl. Or something more complicated than that. In any case, she shows up unannounced at supervillain extraordinaire Ballister Blackheart’s lair and declares herself his sidekick. He is… not amused. “I can’t have …

Read More »

Audiobook Review: Museum of Thieves

I can’t be alone in searching IMDB to find out who starred in my favorite things. I recently did this for Dragon Age. One of the voice actor’s in that series – Claudia Black, who voices Morrigan – branched into recording children’s audiobooks. Her first voiced series is The Keepers …

Read More »

Book Review: The Red Pencil

I had a resolution to read more diversely this year, and I’m really pleased I started out with The Red Pencil by Andrea Davis Pinkney. It surprised me on a number of levels, but really hit home. The book is told in poems, written in the voice of Amira, a …

Read More »