Tag: Strong Female Protagonist

Ella Enchanted – #AudiobookReview

Ella Enchanted – #AudiobookReview

Posted August 23, 2017
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I remember checking Ella Enchanted out of my local library as a kid, and having a few very distinct impressions: There’s a centaur named Apple.  This stuck with me vividly.  I have no idea why. Ella was much too young for Char. BORED. As such, this was NOT my favorite little book growing up.  But then as a teenager, I saw the film, knew it was nothing like the book, and loved it.  I decided as an adult it needed a revisit… and I’m glad I did! Characters ❤︎ Ella is an adorable bundle of resilience and creativity.  I am not a […]

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So Silver Bright – #BookReview

So Silver Bright – #BookReview

Posted August 22, 2017
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Beatrice Shakespeare Smith is in a bit of a pickle.  Having just wrested Nate and herself from the hands of the angry sea witch Sedna, she has managed to learn the truth about her father… and make a sea witch really, really mad.  In the conclusion of this trilogy, Bertie is tasked with saving her family, saving her loves, saving herself, saving the theatre, and finishing her play.  That’s not too much to ask, right? Before we go any further, can we just take a moment to appreciate the cover? ALL THREE BOOKS IN THIS TRILOGY HAVE COVERS TO DIE […]

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Ruby Red – #AudiobookReview

Ruby Red – #AudiobookReview

Posted August 15, 2017
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I simply LOVED this book. Ruby Red was such a lot of fun.  Gwyneth Shepard’s family has too many secrets.  One of these is that her cousin, Charlotte, has inherited the time travel gene and she must keep an eye to see if Charlotte gets dizzy and, very importantly, draw a chalk circle where she disappears.  Only, it isn’t Charlotte who disappears – it’s Gwyneth!  Completely uninitiated, poor Gwennie is thrust into her family’s grand conspiracy theory, and has to decide who to trust, and who is trying to kill her. This audiobook was one of the ones I listened […]

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