Fantasy, Retelling, Young Adult

Book Review: Legendborn by Tracy Deonn

Legendborn is the first book in a YA urban fantasy series that puts a unique spin the King Arthur legend, all while dealing with difficult topics such as racism, trauma and grief. Goodreads Rating: 4.1 stars My Rating: 5/5 stars Goodreads Summary: After her mother dies in an accident, sixteen-year-old Bree Matthews wants nothing to… Continue reading Book Review: Legendborn by Tracy Deonn

Book Reviews, Historical Fiction, Retelling

Book Review: The Independence of Miss Mary Bennet by Colleen McCollough

The Independence of Miss Mary Bennet is essentially an elaborate piece of Jane Austen fanfiction that has a few bright spots, even though it often misses its mark. Goodreads Rating: 2.93 My Rating: 3/5 Stars Spoiler-free Summary: Everyone knows the story of Elizabeth and Jane Bennet in "Pride and Prejudice." But what about their sister… Continue reading Book Review: The Independence of Miss Mary Bennet by Colleen McCollough