Category: 2 stars

Spindle Fire Review: Fairy-Tale Retelling With Two Sisters At Its Heart

Spindle Fire Review: Fairy-Tale Retelling With Two Sisters At Its Heart

Spindle Fire closely follows the fairy-tale story of Sleeping Beauty, incorporating the love between two sisters and additional plotlines. While this book was a quick read, I was unimpressed it as a fairy-tale retelling and even more so as a fantasy. There was nothing I didn’t not like, but it just felt lackadaisical and boring. Spindle […]

October 17, 2017 | 4 Comments
Stargazing for Beginners Review: Seeing Stars from the Confusing Lack of Plot

Stargazing for Beginners Review: Seeing Stars from the Confusing Lack of Plot

I’ve read two of Jenny McLachlan’s books previously and enjoyed them but Stargazing for Beginners left me kind of disappointed. I found the plot to be extremely boring and the abundance of disliked tropes in this book made it hard for me to stay engaged and get through it. This book follows Meg, a space-obsessed 15 year […]

July 6, 2017 | 8 Comments