A couple weeks ago I was browsing free ebooks on my phone and landed on Frankenstein. Although I’ve obviously heard of Frankenstein I have never read it nor did I think I would want to read it, since the premise of the novel did not seem to my great interest. But I can affirm that I was surprisingly  mistaken and I am happy I gave this one a chance. Some Details Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Original title: Frankenstein or, The Modern Prometheus Published: January 1, 1818 (this edition: March […]
Author: Victoria Aveyard Publisher: Harper Teen Publication date: May 15, 2018 Pages: 662 Price: $24.99 CAD (hardcover) at Indigo Books & Music Online Synopsis Victory comes at a price. Mare Barrow learned this all too well when Cal’s betrayal nearly destroyed her. Now determined to protect her heart—and secure freedom for Reds and newbloods like her—Mare resolves to overthrow the kingdom of Norta once and for all… starting with the crown on Maven’s head. But no battle is won alone, and before the Reds may rise as one, Mare must […]
Author: Victoria Aveyard Publisher: Harper Teen Publication Date: February 9, 2016 Pages: 444 Price: $17.12 CAD (Hardcover) at Indigo Books & Music Online Synopsis  If there’s one thing Mare Barrow knows, it’s that she’s different. Mare Barrow’s blood is red—the color of common folk—but her Silver ability, the power to control lightning, has turned her into a weapon that the royal court tries to control. The crown calls her an impossibility, a fake, but as she makes her escape from Maven, the prince—the friend—who betrayed her, Mare uncovers something startling: […]
Author: Ellen Hopkins Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books Publication date: September 4th 2018 Pages: 431 Price: $25.99 CAD (hardcover) at Indigo Books & Music Online Synopsis Someone will shoot. And someone will die. #1 New York Times bestselling author Ellen Hopkins tackles gun violence and white supremacy in this compelling and complex novel. People kill people. Guns just make it easier. A gun is sold in the classifieds after killing a spouse, bought by a teenager for needed protection. But which was it? Each has the incentive to pick up […]
Author: Alexandra Bracken Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Publication date: January 2, 2018 Pages: 488 Price: $11.99 (CAD) at Indigo Books & Music Online Synopsis  Book one in the hit series that’s soon to be a major motion picture – now with a stunning new paperback look and exclusive bonus content! When Ruby woke up on her tenth birthday, something about her had changed. Something alarming enough to make her parents lock her in the garage and call the police. Something that got her sent to Thurmond, a brutal government “rehabilitation camp.” She […]
Author: Anne Cassidy Publisher: Scholastic Canada Publication date: February 1, 2016 Pages: 304 Price: $7.80 CAD (Kobo eBook) at Indigo Books & Music Online Synopsis Three children walked away from the cottages on the edge of town toward Berwick Waters. Later that day, only two of them came back. Alice Tully knows exactly what happened that spring day six years ago, though it’s still hard for her to believe it. She’ll never be able to forget, even though she’s trying to lead a normal life—she has a job, friends, and […]
Hey everyone! Today I’m going to review the Deadly Class series volume 1-7. I know my pictures only have from one to five, it’s because #6 and #7 only came in after I took the pictures. I’m also doing all of these books at once because if you did not know, these are comic books! (Or are they graphic novels? Not quite sure but let me know if you know the difference between the two!) Very new for me, also very fast for me to read, so the reviews will […]
Author: Leslye Walton  Publisher: Candlewick Press Publication date: March 13, 2018 Pages: 272 Price: $21.99 CAD (Hardcover) at Indigo Books & Music Online  Synopsis From the author of The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender comes a haunting maelstrom of magic and murder in the lush, moody Pacific Northwest. When Rona Blackburn landed on Anathema Island more than a century ago, her otherworldly skills might have benefited friendlier neighbors. Guilt and fear instead led the island’s original eight settlers to burn “the witch” out of her home. So Rona […]