I borrowed an ARC from my friend. It has not affected my opinions. Genre: Fantasy Age Range: YA Star Rating: 4 stars Series: standalone Synopsis: The daughter of a star and a mortal, Sheetal is used to keeping secrets. Pretending to be "normal." But when an accidental flare of her starfire puts her human father … Continue reading ARC Review: STAR DAUGHTER by Shveta Thakrar
The third installment in the Pandava quartet does not disappoint. It's another fun ride through an alternate reality.
I received a review copy of the book as part of an upcoming blog tour for the third book. It has not affected my opinions. Genre: Fantasy (Mythology retold) Age Range: MG Star Rating: 4 stars Series: yes - book 2 *SPOILER ALERT: contains SPOILERS for ARU SHAH AND THE END OF TIME* Blurb: Aru … Continue reading Book Review: ARU SHAH AND THE SONG OF DEATH by Roshani Chokshi (Middle Grade Monday)
A lovely retelling of Arthurian legend - one you should read with a friend so you can theorise!
A richly evocative collection of stories that you'll want to read aloud for the full effect
A beautifully written, unflinching look at the women captured by the Greeks as bed-slaves - and the tragedies befalling them as the "heroes" squabble.
Genre: Fantasy (modern mythology) Age Range: MG Star Rating: 4 stars Series: yes - first book in series Blurb: Twelve-year-old Aru Shah has a tendency to stretch the truth in order to fit in at school. While her classmates are jetting off to family vacations in exotic locales, she'll be spending her autumn break at … Continue reading Book Review: ARU SHAH AND THE END OF TIME by Roshani Chokshi (Middle Grade Monday)