A Darker Shade of Magic | book review

In the year 1819, Kell is one of the last Antari, blood magicians that have the ability to travel between the four worlds. In each world lies some version of London, which is how Kell differentiates between them all: Red, White, Black, and Grey. When a dangerous item from Black London finds its way into Kell's hands, he knows immediately the danger it . . .

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing | book review

While walking home from work at 3AM, April May encounters a giant, robot-like sculpture in the middle of a sidewalk in New York. Thinking it's cool and quirky, April calls her best friend Andy, and together they made a YouTube video, naming the sculpture 'Carl.' By morning, Carls have been discovered all over the world. Being the first to find ...

The Opposite of Loneliness | book review

I'm tired. It's been a long summer and finally I'm getting ready to move back into school. This review kind of sucks compared to my others because I only have my Kindle to write it on, and it's midnight and I'm tired. Have I mentioned I'm tired? Title: The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories…

Two Across | book review

Title: Two Across Author: Jeff Bartsch Publisher: Grand Central Publishing Publication Date: August 2015 Rating: 4.5 stars I received an ARC of this book through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The year is 1960. At the age of 15, both Stanley Owens and Vera Baxter tie for first place in the annual National Spelling Bee.…