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The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater

The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater

While I fell completely into The Raven Boys and wanted more of this strange and unusual world, The Dream Thieves left me decidedly unsatisfied.  My understanding of the fan community is that The Dream Thieves is often a favorite in the bookish community, so this is probably a bit of an unpopular opinion…but it just didn’t do it for me.  I’m sorry, but there you have it. This isn’t to say that The Dream Thieves is an inherently unenjoyable book.  It’s still entertaining, and for fans who like Ronan’s character, this book will be a holy grail of awesome.  I’m here for Richard Gansey III and […]

Posted December 10, 2018 in Reviews // 1 Comment //
The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

What can I possibly say about The Raven Boys that hasn’t already been said?  This novel enchanted me.  I know that the YA bookish community loves the Raven Cycle, and now I see that they love it with good reason. Going in, I really thought that this would end up being one of those mushy books where the girl falls in love with a gaggle of boys and has to choose, and two of the boys fall in love with each other, and it’s adorable if that’s the sort of thing you like.  I was ready for romance.  I wasn’t looking […]

Posted November 8, 2018 in Reviews // 9 Comments //
Lincoln’s Grave Robbers by Steve Sheinkin

Lincoln’s Grave Robbers by Steve Sheinkin

So.  This is a middle grade book, and I don’t think I realized that when I added it to my TBR.  I left it because, darn it, the topic seemed interesting.  And it was!  Though I Googled it, and MG is ages 8-12 and I don’t know that it’s a good idea for an 8-year-old to read this book. Here’s the scoop.  A bunch of counterfeiters wanted to get their buddy out of jail, so one of them decided it would be a good idea to steal Abraham Lincoln’s body and ransom it.  Because, obviously, that would be my first thought as […]

Posted February 7, 2018 in Reviews // 0 Comments //