Book Review: Daughter of Pirate King/Siren Queen

Daughter of the Pirate King & Daughter of the Siren Queen
Tricia Levenseller
YA fantasy

Plot Summary

“Sent on a mission to retrieve an ancient hidden map—the key to a legendary treasure trove—seventeen-year-old pirate captain Alosa deliberately allows herself to be captured by her enemies, giving her the perfect opportunity to search their ship.

More than a match for the ruthless pirate crew, Alosa has only one thing standing between her and the map: her captor, the unexpectedly clever and unfairly attractive first mate, Riden. But not to worry, for Alosa has a few tricks up her sleeve, and no lone pirate can stop the Daughter of the Pirate King.” Continue reading

2/30 Book Review: A History of Glitter and Blood

A History of Glitter and Blood
Hannah Moskowitz
YA fantasy

I loved this book a lot and it’s gonna be really hard to say why without giving spoilers. Suffice to say, it’s very original, very different from the usual stuff I see.

Some Plot Sketches

Beckan and her friends are the only fairies who stay in their city when war breaks out between the gnomes and tightropers. Fairies don’t write history, but these teenagers will try.

[Nota bene: I hate synopses (both writing & reading). Check out this review for better plot details, if that’s your thing.]

A Wild Ride

I think with this book more than possibly any I have ever reviewed, you would be served by not knowing much. So I really don’t mind if you leave my blog now and go read it. Come back when you’re done.

But if you want more info…
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