The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

Title: The Graveyard Book Author: Neil Gaiman Source: personal shelf Hardcover: 320 pages Publisher: HarperCollins; First Edition edition (September 30, 2008) Rating: 4.5 out of 5 My Thoughts: What can I say about this book that hasn’t been said before? So I’ll keep it short. I was introduced to Neil Gaiman by Hugh when he... Continue Reading →

DragonKeeper by Carole Wilkinson

Title: DragonKeeper Author: Carole Wilkinson Genre: Fantasy Set in: China Reading level: Ages 9-12 Hardcover: 352 pages Publisher: Hyperion Book CH; 1 edition (April 2, 2005) Rating: 4 out of 5 My Thoughts: Dragonkeeper is a story set in Ancient China in the Han Dynasty. Ping is a 5-year-old slave girl in one of the... Continue Reading →

Ash by Melinda Lo

Title: Ash Author: Melinda Lo Genre: Young Adult/ Fantasy Source: Library Hardcover: 272 pages Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; 1 edition (September 1, 2009) Rating: 4 out of 5 My Thoughts: By now most of us know this book is a retelling of the favorite childhood fairy tale -Cinderella. But this is book... Continue Reading →

Evermore by Alyson Noel

Title: Evermore Author: Alyson Noel Genre: Young Adult (Fantasy) Source: Personal Library Paperback: 320 pages Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin; 1 edition (February 3, 2009) Rating: 3 out of 5 My thoughts: 16 year old Ever has to change her school, her town and go live with her aunt when her parents and her 12 year... Continue Reading →

Violet Wings by Victoria Hanley

Title: Violet Wings Author: Victoria Hanley Reading level: Young Adult Hardcover: 368 pages Publisher: EgmontUSA (August 25, 2009) Source: Library Rating: 3 out of 5 My thoughts: I love reading about fairies and the synopsis of Violet Wings sounded really good. Not to mention I love the cover too. But I have to say I... Continue Reading →

Selkie Girl by Laurie Brooks

Title: Selkie Girl Author: Laurie Brooks Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult Reading level: Young Adult Hardcover: 272 pages Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers; First Edition edition (October 14, 2008) Source: Library Setting: Shapinsay (Orkney Islands), Scotland Rating: 4 out of 5 My thoughts: Selkie Girl is a story set in Shapinsay Island which is one... Continue Reading →

Fairy Tales

It's time for fairy tales people. I have always loved them. 'Edmund Dulac’s Fairy-Book-Fairy Tales of the Allied Nations' has fairy tales from across the globe. I can't tell you how much I loved this book. Every story is beautiful and simple. I had neither read nor heard of any of the stories before. It... Continue Reading →

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