The Isle of the Lost by Melissa De La Cruz

Growing up, I was never that big into the Disney fairytales. I knew the stories of course, but they never really interested me. I never had a favorite princess or a favorite fairytale. If I had to choose, I would choose Ariel with The Little Mermaid, or Belle with Beauty and the Beast. Lately, I have become more and more interested in the fairytales, both Disney and non-Disney, both traditional and reimagined. When I saw The Isle of the Lost, I knew I had to give it a try. Even though this book is written for a younger audience, I … Continue reading The Isle of the Lost by Melissa De La Cruz

The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding by Alexandra Bracken

I was browsing the bookstore when the cover of┬áThe Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding caught my eye. Once I read summary on the back of the book, I was hooked. From the first page, I was completely engaged with this book. Reading as Prosper became Ethan, as he grew to know and understand Alastor better, as he realized who his true family is, I couldn’t put this book down. At the beginning of the book, to be honest, Prosper is annoying. While reading, it is easy to get annoyed with Prosper and wish that he would become more mature. As … Continue reading The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding by Alexandra Bracken