Undercover Princess (The Rosewood Chronicles)

by Connie Glynn Puffin/Penguin 2017 288 pp pb $22.99 ISBN 9780141387567 A princess and a girl who would like to be royalty swap identities when they enter the elite Rosewood school. Sounds like fun, right? I thought so after enjoying the best-selling, “The Selection” by Kiera Cass. As I read, my first impression was that Undercover Princess … Continue reading Undercover Princess (The Rosewood Chronicles)

The Book of Dust: Volume One – La Belle Sauvage

by Philip Pullman David Fickling Books 2017 paperback 448 pp $32.99 ISBN 9780857561084 If, like me, you’ve ever logged on to J.K. Rowling’s Pottermore site to check out what animal your patronus would be, my guess is that you’d love the world Phillip Pullman created as the setting for The Book of Dust - La … Continue reading The Book of Dust: Volume One – La Belle Sauvage

This Mortal Coil

by Emily Suvada Puffin Books 2017 paperback $17.99 464 pp ISBN 9780141379272 In this debut novel scientist Emily Suvada has created a dystopian science fiction piece aimed at the Young Adult reader. She artfully manages a complex, intriguing plot, revealing unpredictable twists and turns to create a fast-paced, action-packed page turner. This Mortal Coil is … Continue reading This Mortal Coil