Modern Fantasy · Review · Young Adult

The Good Demon by Jimmy Cajoleas | Book Review

The title, The Good Demon, is enticing enough on its own, which is why I stopped to look at it at the library. Then you find out that the protagonist, Clare, has been exorcised of her demon, the one known only as Her, her best friend. She’s devastated, angry and depressed. Then she finds a few clues left by her Only so that they can be together again, and it involves the reverend’s son. As she struggles with the boy being present as his father exorcised her of her demon and with finding her demon, she gets to know the boy and discovers the dark history….

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Six Degrees of Separation from Wild Swans to Paradise Lost

Welcome back to another 6 Degrees of Separation, hosted by hosted by Kate @¬†Booksaremyfavoriteandbest, where we connect the book Kate gives us to six other books. You can follow the activity on Twitter with the hashtag #6Degrees. Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China, by Jung Chang, starts the chain this month. It is about three… Continue reading Six Degrees of Separation from Wild Swans to Paradise Lost

Historical Fiction · Review · Young Adult

The Blood Confession by Alisa M. Libby

The Blood Confession by Alisa M. Libby is a book that takes place in history. It is about Erzebet, a countess who used beautiful women’s blood to increase her own beauty. It was through a black magic ritual. This is what the inside cover says: Countess Erzebet Bizecka appears to have everything a young noblewoman… Continue reading The Blood Confession by Alisa M. Libby