The Frog Princess

Author: E.D. Baker Series: The Tales of the Frog Princess #1 Rating: 2.5 / 5 stars Verdict: Bury The Frog Princess is a vanilla fairy tale retelling.  Emma is a magical princess afraid of practicing magic because she makes a mess of it (the anecdotes shared in this respect with her aunt were actually quite … More The Frog Princess

This is Not a Test

Author: Courtney Summers Rating: 4 / 5 stars Verdict: Buy Zombies.  Oh, how I have missed you so.  It’s hard for me to find the perfect zombie novels, especially in young adult, to snuggle into and devour.  It’s a genre I’ve abandoned lately, but I’ve been working on the next installment of my zombie novella … More This is Not a Test

Dragon Teeth

Author: Michael Crichton Rating: 2.5 / 5 stars Verdict: Borrow “Hunting for bones,” wrote Johnson, “has a peculiar fascination, not unlike hunting for gold.  One never knows what one will find, and the possibilities, the potential discoveries lying in wait, fuels the quest.” I am, and forever will be, a diehard Crichton fan.  He had … More Dragon Teeth

Defy the Stars

Author: Claudia Gray Series: Constellation #1 Rating: 2 / 5 stars Verdict: Bury On Earth, they spent their lives fearing death, denying its inevitability.  They even found a way to expand their life-spans.  And yet they were so shortsighted that they used up the plant that provided the necessary drug. Defy the Stars had potential.  … More Defy the Stars

Into the Water

Author: Paula Hawkins Rating: 3 / 5 stars Verdict: Borrow No one liked to think about the fact that the water in that river was infected with the blood and bile of persecuted women, unhappy women; they drank it every day. I will systematically break this one down as I’m having a difficult time scheming … More Into the Water