Book Review: Isle of the Lost by Melissa de la Cruz

From ML’s Circulation Desk Disney-Hyperion, 2015 ISBN-13: 978-1484720974 Available: Hardcover, Audible, Audio CD, Kindle edition The premise of Isle of the Lost is that all the Disney villains, along with their children, have been imprisoned on an island without any magic or access to technology, by King Beast (of Beauty and the Beast). King Beast […]

Book Review: Dog with a Bone by Hailey Edwards

Thierry is the daughter of the Black Dog, a fearsome, often vicious enforcer of the fae, and a human mother. She’s just graduated marshal school and is now on her first real case with her trainer turned partner and romantic interest, Shaw (the only person known to be immune to her power). Someone is poaching […]

Review: Darkest Mercy by Melissa Marr

Darkest Mercy is the fifth and final book in Melissa Marr’s Wicked Lovely YA urban faery series, and is a finale to a number of the plotlines that have run through the other books. The book begins where Radiant Shadows ended. Summer King Keenan has left, former Dark King Irial is injured after a confrontation with Bananach, and the veil […]

Review: Radiant Shadows by Melissa Marr

Radiant Shadows is the fourth book in Melissa Marr’s Wicked Lovely YA fairy series. It follows on from Fragile Eternity, focusing more on characters that have previously featured only briefly in the series. In particular, it tells the story of Devlin (High Court regent Sorcha’s ‘brother-son’), Ani (the daughter of Gabriel and sister of tattooist Rabbit) and Bananch (Sorcha’s […]

Review: Fragile Eternity

Fragile Eternity is the third book in Melissa Marr’s Wicked Lovely YA fairy series. While it follows Ink Exchange, it returns to the unresolved threads of the first book in the series and revisits Wicked Lovely’s heroine (Aislinn) who was made into a Summer Queen at the end of the first installment. After discovering that she is the true Summer […]

Review: Ink Exchange by Melissa Marr

Ink Exchange is the second book in Melissa Marr’s YA Wicked Lovely series. The first book in the series told the story of Aislinn, an ‘ordinary’ high school girl who is stalked by fairies that no-one else can see. Ink Exchange tells the story of Leslie, one of Aislinn’s school friends, who also becomes ensnared in the world of the […]

Review: Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr

Aislinn has the Sight. She sees faeries everywhere, and faeries are terrifying enough that she spends most of her life trying to make sure faeries don’t notice her. Unfortunately, she comes to the attention of the Summer King, Keenan, who must convince her to become his queen. Keenan is bound to play out a scenario set […]

Review: My Soul to Take by Rachel Vincent

Kaylee is a bean sidhe (read “banshee”), a herald of death, though she learns this on the edge of a mental breakdown over her mysterious panic attacks that come when she is close to someone who is about to die. If it wasn’t for class hottie Nash, she would still think she’s crazy, since even […]