Modern Fantasy · Review · Young Adult

Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

Synopsis from Goodreads: After serving out a year of hard labor in the salt mines of Endovier for her crimes, 18-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien is dragged before the Crown Prince. Prince Dorian offers her her freedom on one condition: she must act as his champion in a competition to find a new royal assassin. Her… Continue reading Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

Classics · Nonfiction · Review

The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli

The Prince was written by Niccolò Machiavelli. It was written for Medici, the prince of Florence at the time. The time period was the Renaissance, but has many applications to politics today. He wrote it as a practical guide to ruling, specifically ruling principalities. It is not particularly theoretical or abstract; its prose is simple and… Continue reading The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli

Modern Fantasy · Review · Young Adult

Almost Final Curtain by Tate Hallaway

Almost Final Curtain by Tate Hallaway is part of the Vampire Princess Novels. It is the sequel to the first book: Almost to Die For. This is the synopsis on the back of the book. Ever since high school student Anastasija Parker discovered she was vampire royalty, her life has been sort of crazy. The… Continue reading Almost Final Curtain by Tate Hallaway

Historical Fiction · Modern Fantasy · Review

The Crown Rose by Fiona Avery

The Crown Rose by Fiona Avery was published in 2005. I just finished reading it. Sorry about the spoilers. The cover jacket says: This is the story of Isabelle of France, born heir to the throne, and the mystery of one man who enters her life at several key moments, becoming her icon, her soul’s… Continue reading The Crown Rose by Fiona Avery