Month: May 2017

“The Thief”- My YA Fantasy Love

“The Thief”- My YA Fantasy Love

Two of my all-time favorite genres of literature are young adult and fantasy, so when they are combined I’m in heaven! “The Thief” is based in a fictional Greece. It’s not 100% Greece, but rather the structure of the Grecian landscapes, gods, and architecture, only […]

“Alex Rider: Skeleton Key”-Saving the World and Algebra Homework

“Alex Rider: Skeleton Key”-Saving the World and Algebra Homework

Alex Rider is one of my favorite kid spies as I already talked about in an earlier post (Alex Rider vs. CHERUB). It is also a series and as such is subjected to the curse of series. On the one hand you love them because […]

The Top 10 Things I Want to See in a Spy Book!

The Top 10 Things I Want to See in a Spy Book!

I read Cait’s post (see her fabulous blog Paper Fury) about the top 10 types of fantasy books that she wants to see more of and it inspired me to write a post about the top 10 things I want to see more of in […]

Kid Spies: Alex Rider vs CHERUB!

Kid Spies: Alex Rider vs CHERUB!

If there is one particular type of young adult literature I love, it’s kid spies. I mean what could be better? You throw a bunch of dysfunctional kids into a terrorist situation and they save the world! Currently, two of my favorite series are Alex […]

“The Portrait of a Lady”-Who the heck is Isabel Archer?

“The Portrait of a Lady”-Who the heck is Isabel Archer?

Sorry for the gap in posts. This last week I moved! And now have a wonderful house full of lovely friends. Seven of them being the 4 legged kind. Correction: 6 of them being the four legged kind, as one of them is a 3 […]