The Afterlife of Holly Chase // AKA An Excuse to Use ALL the Christmas GIFs

The Afterlife of Holly Chase by Cynthia Hand Published October 24th 2017 by HarperTeenClassified as Christmas, Retelling, & Young AdultObtained as Ebook On Christmas Eve five years ago, Holly was visited by three ghosts who showed her how selfish and spoiled she'd become. They tried to convince her to mend her ways. She didn't. And … Continue reading The Afterlife of Holly Chase // AKA An Excuse to Use ALL the Christmas GIFs

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A Sticky Situation: Mini Reviews for Pride and Daughter of the Pirate King

Pride by Ibi Zoboi is a wonderfully diverse Pride and Prejudice retelling featuring the fearless Zuri Benitez and her lovable, yet crazy, family.

Daughter of the Pirate Kingby Tricia Levenseller is a swashbuckling adventure staring the cutthroat Alosa and is full of steamy romance.

A Retelling As Fresh As Snow // Hunted

Contains 384 pages • Published March 14th 2017 by HarperTeen • • Classified as Historical Fantasy, Romance, Retelling & YA  • Obtained as Ebook Beauty knows the Beast’s forest in her bones—and in her blood. Though she grew up with the city’s highest aristocrats, far from her father’s old lodge, she knows that the forest holds secrets and … Continue reading A Retelling As Fresh As Snow // Hunted

Forest of a Thousand Lanterns | Julie C. Dao

Contains 363 pages •  Published October 10th 2017 by Philomel Books • Classified as Fantasy, Retelling, & YA • Obtained as Audiobook An East Asian fantasy reimagining of The Evil Queen legend about one peasant girl's quest to become Empress--and the darkness she must unleash to achieve her destiny. Eighteen-year-old Xifeng is beautiful. The stars say … Continue reading Forest of a Thousand Lanterns | Julie C. Dao