“The Talon of the Hawk” by Jeffe Kennedy

The Talon of the Hawk is the third volume in Jeffe Kennedy’s series The Twelve Kingdoms, a collection of fantasy romance novels about three sisters and their struggles to find their place in the world.  Even though this is book three, The Talon and the Hawk can serve as a standalone, although it will spoil some events from previousRead more

“The Tears of the Rose” by Jeffe Kennedy

The Tears of the Rose is the second book in Jeffe Kennedy’s Twelve Kingdoms series, which is about three sisters who each come of age and must make difficult choices to find love and happiness.  Even though The Tears of the Rose is book two, it can function as a standalone because it has itsRead more

“The Falconer” by Elizabeth May

The daughter of a marquess does not charge out of the ballroom.  The daughter of a marquess does not abandon her partner in the middle of a dance. The daughter of a marquess does not hunt faeries. –The Falconer, by Elizabeth May Lady Aileana Kameron is a teenager living in a steampunk version of ScotlandRead more

Mini Review: “Ironskin” by Tina Connolly

My review of “Ironskin” is a part of a mini-review series to write about books that I read while on blogging hiatus last fall.  I had originally planned to write about it during the R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril challenge. Tina Connolly’s Ironskin is a young adult re-imagining of the the story of Jane Eyre, but withRead more

“The Iron Witch” by Karen Mahoney

I received a review copy of Karen Mahoney’s “The Iron Witch” while I was at BEA earlier this summer.  The cover looked intriguing, and a  book about alchemists, fae, and angry wood elves seemed like it could be a lot of fun. Donna Underwood is a home-schooled senior in high school.  Her father died protectingRead more