The Prince and the Dressmaker | book review

Prince Sebastian is not as concerned as his parent's are with finding him a suitable lady to marry. He's more worried his parents (and all of Paris) will discover his secret: he likes to wear dresses. During a ball thrown by the King and Queen, Sebastian notices a remarkable dress that stands out from all the rest and demands to know who's created . . .

Little Red Riding Hood | book review

*Certain books are easier to review differently than in my usual format — this is one of them. Everyone knows the story of Little Red Riding Hood -- over the river and through the woods to Grandmother's house she goes...but what she discovers is much worse than simply her bedridden grandmother. The wolf has devoured the…

A Monster Calls | book review

Title: A Monster Calls Author: Patrick Ness Publisher: Walker Books Publication Date: May 2011 Rating: 5 stars Patrick Ness has done it again - he has brought me to tears and left me speechless. His novel More Than This blew my mind and instantly sparked my interest in the author. At a Barnes & Noble last weekend, I…

Divergent

Really starting to love this whole painting thing. It really drains my stress and calms my anxiety... So here it is, the five factions of Divergent: Dauntless, Erudite, Abnegation, Amity, and Candor. "I don’t want to be just one thing. I can't be. I want to be brave and selfless and intelligent and honest and kind."