Bookish Musings Reviews and Blog

The Choosing Book Review

Categories: Dystopian, YAAuthor: Rachelle DekkerSeries: SeerPublisher: Tyndale PublishingPublished: 2015Personal Review: Okay, I’ll admit, I expected this series to just be another YA dystopian series. It even sounds a bit like The Selection (even though...

Scarlet Book Review

This Little Red Riding Hood retelling picks up where Cinder left off. Cinder recruits a fellow inmate and heads to France to seek out someone who might know the truth of her past. Scarlet is reeling from the police report saying her missing grandmother’s case has been closed. Suddenly, a strange street fighter shows up who may be Scarlet’s only lead to find her grandmother before it’s too late.
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The Maze of Bones Book Review

Amy and Dan Cahill know what it’s like to face challenges by themselves. Their guardian does the bare minimum and the only adult the truly connect with is Grace Cahill, their grandmother. But after her death, the siblings find themselves faced with loss and a difficult decision – accept their inheritance or follow 39 clues and dangerous paths to find treasure that could change the course of history. Read the Review

A Time to Die Book Review

Categories: Dystopian, The Out of Time Series, YAAuthor: Nadine BrandesSeries: Out of TimePublisher: Enclave PublishingPublished: 2014Personal Review: I’ve read A Time to Die twice now, and, admittedly, both times I struggled to be invested in...

Cry of the Raven Book Review

The war for Selene’s soul is coming swiftly, as is the war for the fate of the Great Houses.
Warning! The following review is for the third book in a series, so there may be spoilers for books 1 and 2! If you haven’t read those yet, check out the links for the reviews at the beginning of this post!

Sherwood Book Review

Robin Locksley is dead. Before he ever had a chance to become Robin Hood, he’s killed in the Crusades, a nameless soldier. His mourning betrothed is enraged at the mistreatment of the peasants from Robin’s hometown and dons his cloak to take action. Before long, rumors of Robin’s ghost or impersonator spread, and Marian is faced with a difficult decision. Read the Review