Publisher: Amulet Books


Jan 01
Review and Giveaway: Unhinged by A.G. Howard

Review and Giveaway: Unhinged by A.G. Howard

Alyssa is  back home from Wonderland, enjoying a normal (or what passes for normal in Alyssa’s world) life in high school with Jeb by her side.  This relative peace comes to a screeching halt when a wave of water summoned by Morpheus sweeps her back to Wonderland.  Queen Red has seized parts of Wonderland, and Morpheus threatens to wreak havoc in the human world unless Alyssa agrees to help. Oh, wait a minute…that was just a dream…perhaps.  A very vivid… Read more »


Mar 28
Review: In the Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat Winters

Review: In the Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat Winters

1918 is a scary time in American history.  We are at war with the Germans, a people portrayed as closer to animal than human, while at home, we battle an outbreak of the deadly Spanish influenza: “Children dropped dead from the flu, boys got transported out of the country to be blown to bits, and the government arrested citizens for speaking the wrong words.”  Mary Shelley’s father is one those arrested, and she’s shipped off to live with her Aunt… Read more »


Feb 24
Review: Splintered by A.G. Howard

Review: Splintered by A.G. Howard

Splintered is a dark retelling of Alice in Wonderland.  The story is every bit as captivating as the book cover, which was the first thing that captured my attention from this debut author.  A.G. Howard has a wild and vivid imagination.  Everything that she describes – colors, sights , sounds, emotions, sensations – you can almost feel yourself, as when Alyssa, a descendant of Alice Liddell, describes “moans and wails rattling my spine.” When we first meet Alyssa, she is… Read more »