Review: The Witch Haven by Sahsa Peyton Smith

It’s New York City in 1911. Frances Hallowell is an ordinary seamstress who lives with the other girls she works with. Her life changes forever when she kills a man who is trying to attack her. Except, she never moved a muscle.  Afraid of the impending murder investigation, Frances tries to lay low when a coupleContinue reading “Review: The Witch Haven by Sahsa Peyton Smith”

Review: A Song Below Water by Bethany C. Morrow

Our August 2020 book club pick! We discussed A Song Below Water last night at our virtual YA book club that we co-host with Bards Alley, an independent bookstore. It was chosen because of the timely discussion of protests, but with a touch of fantasy. Like last month, we will give a brief summary of the plotContinue reading “Review: A Song Below Water by Bethany C. Morrow”

Review: Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin

After fleeing her coven for the city of Cesarine two years ago, Louise le Blanc (Lou) has been living as a thief, using her quick wit and intellect to survive. In Belterra, magic is forbidden and white witches are hunted by the Chasseurs, witch hunters who have sworn allegiance to the Church. Lou and herContinue reading “Review: Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin”

October 2019 Book Club: The Beautiful by Renee Ahdieh

The Book Our October book club pick is The Beautiful by Renee Ahdieh. It will be released on October 8, 2019.

Review: Enchantée by Gita Trelease

This is our book club pick for August 2019. If you’ve read it, let us know your thoughts in the comments! Enchantée tells the story of Camille Durbonne, an orphan living in Paris during the lead up to the French Revolution. In Trelease’s reimagining of the year 1789, la magie (magic) is real but outlawed by society’s aristocracy.