Book Reviews

Mary’s Book Review: Her Royal Spyness by Rhys Bowen

Mary’s Book Review: Her Royal Spyness by Rhys Bowen

How Excited Was I To Read This Book? 5/5. It popped up as a recommendation during my Maisie Dobbs phase. Just look at the title. It sounded perfect for me! How Excited Was I After I Read This Book? 5/5. This series turned out to be just my cup of tea! (harhar, I crack myself [...]

Mary’s Book Review: The Selection by Kiera Cass

Mary’s Book Review: The Selection by Kiera Cass

How Excited Was I To Read This Book? 1. I had a feeling I wasn’t going to like it very much, and yet I couldn’t help myself. Hunger Games meets Bachelorette?! It’s got a pretty awesome dress on the cover too. And a tiara! How Excited Was I After I Read This Book? 2. I [...]

Free YA Kindle Book… Review to come

Free YA Kindle Book… Review to come

Hi y’all, here is the link to a free kindle book that I downloaded the other day. I have read and enjoyed it and will be reviewing it soon. But I wanted to make sure to put it up here while it could still be downloaded for free. (This post was originally for two books [...]

Mary’s Book Review: The Duff by Kody Keplinger

Mary’s Book Review: The Duff by Kody Keplinger

How Excited Was I To Read This Book? 7. I liked the title, The Duff, and the tone it set. How Excited Was I After I Read This Book? 8. I had an awesome double-feature day, reading two books in a row, all afternoon and evening. My splurge came to a very satisfying conclusion with [...]

Mary’s Book Review: Take A Bow by Elizabeth Eulberg

Mary’s Book Review: Take A Bow by Elizabeth Eulberg

How Excited Was I To Read This Book? 5. Moderately excited. Not because I wasn’t already a fan of Elizabeth Eulberg – I totally enjoyed her previous books, Prom and Prejudice and The Lonely Hearts Club. But I’m not a drama person. And I knew that this book was set at a performing arts school. [...]

Elizabeth’s Book Review: My Most Excellent Year by Steve Kluger

Elizabeth’s Book Review: My Most Excellent Year by Steve Kluger

How Excited Were We to Read This?: 8. The subtitle is “A novel of love, Mary Poppins, & Fenway Park,” what more could you ask for? In other words, you had me at Mary Poppins. I once bought a book called How Nancy Drew Saved My Life based on the title alone. Unfortunately, I didn’t [...]

Mary’s Book Review: The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

Mary’s Book Review: The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

How Excited Was I To Read This Book? 8. I had avoided Stiefvater’s Shiver series: The craziness of Twilight eliminated my interest in any book involving wolves, were- or otherwise. Now I think I should check those out. Also, I knew this book involved man-eating horses. How can you not be curious about that! Mary’s [...]