Posts by: Alexa

The Merciful Crow by Margaret Owen *Alexa’s Review*

I don’t know particularly why but I was drawn to this book and was really excited to read it. From the beginning of this story, I loved the magic and caste system that were introduced. I loved the idea that what caste you were born into dictated what type of magic you had and where you fell on the ladder of importance. I instantly liked […]

Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire *Alexa’s Review*

I was a little scared to start this one because I wasn’t sure I was going to like the world it was set in. Right from the start this one feels different, a darker side to fairytales perhaps. We meet a bunch of wayward children who live in a school together because they have traveled to other worlds. Most of the kids would want nothing […]

Godsgrave by Jay Kristoff *Alexa’s Review*

After re-reading Nevernight and highly enjoying it even more the second time around I could not wait to see how Mia’s story continued. I liked this one from the start because it felt like Mia was really out there in the world being an assassin and seeing all of the good and bad that came with being out there. I really enjoyed all of her […]

Spin the Dawn by Elizabeth Lim *Alexa’s Review*

When I was growing up I loved to watch the Disney movie Mulan over and over again. When this book was compared to a Mulan retelling with fabric and fashion I was really intrigued. The book started off interesting enough with the main character Maia trying to make it in a world where only men can be masters of their craft. She has heart and […]