The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue: REVIEW

The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue (Montague Siblings, #1)Monty is a wild and free young man in an English society that isn’t tolerate of his brash and bold actions. After getting himself kicked out of boarding school Monty’s father is sending him on Tour in hopes that he will come back a new man ready to learn how to run his family’s estate. Monty is touring Europe with his longtime best friend Percy and is also tasked with escorting his sister Felicity to school. Monty is threatened with every inch of his life that if he embarrasses himself or his family while on this tour he should not return home, his father will disown him and he is left all on his own. Continue reading “The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue: REVIEW”

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Review of THE PRINCESS AND THE FANGIRL

The Princess and the FangirlEven though the story was very predictable it was a fun enjoyable read. I haven’t found a retelling I didn’t enjoy yet. Being predictable is part of what makes it a retelling the setting and characters are what sets it apart from the original. The nerdy setting and issues made the book original in its own ways and sets it apart from other fan-fiction type novels. The author has found a way to engage the reader to a classic story by making it relevant to today’s culture. We have all seen or read similar plots but this story was different and the same but above all fun. It was a fun read that kept me wanting to read more and anticipating the next in this collection of retellings by the author. Continue reading “Review of THE PRINCESS AND THE FANGIRL”

2 Min Christmas BookTalk

Who is ready for a break and more time to read! Escape the holiday stress with one of these memorable Christmas themed books.

Let it Snow by John Green
175 Easy-To-Do Christmas Crafts by Sharon Umink
A Boy Called Christmas by Matt Haig
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson
Birds’ Christmas Carol by Kate Wiggin
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie

Review of PRIDE by Ibi Zobio

PrideModern re-tellings in classic literature, fairy and folk tales is a rising trend in young adult literature and in my TBR list too. The beautiful book caught my eye at the public library and had to read it. I loved Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen and the retelling Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld so it was a must read for me. The book was funny, witty, and relevant to today’s teens. Set in the Afo-Latino part of Brooklyn Zuri, her Continue reading “Review of PRIDE by Ibi Zobio”

2 min BookTalk

Don’t watch this video unless you are looking for some amazing books to read! There is a deep hunger for some fantasy novels and we want to stop those grumblings with some of the best fantasy in our library

Murder at Midnight by Avi
The Diviners by Libba Bray
The Boggart by Susan Cooper
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button by Nunzio DepFilippis
Dollhouse Murders by Betty Ren Wright
The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of her Own Making by Catherynne Valente

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