This Dark Endeavour by Kenneth Oppel

I’ll start by saying this felt more Middle Grade, rather than YA. In fact, if it weren’t for the love triangle, it might have been children’s. It was a good, fun adventure, with a distinctive protagonist, Victor Frankenstein, who wasn’t perfect. As a prequel to ‘Frankenstein’, it might have been good to be able to remember […]

Stacking the Shelves [1]

            From the library The Lost Files: The Legacies Pittacus Lore Insignia S. J. Kincaid This Dark Endeavour Kenneth Oppel Such Wicked Intent Kenneth Oppel It might take me a little while to get to these, as I’m currently rereading some of the Harry Potter’s. I just finished Order of […]

The Assassin’s Curse by Cassandra Rose Clarke

I really enjoyed this book. The cover drew me in initially, and then it’s blurb – pirates, assassins, adventure, magic – cinched it. I found the protagonist interesting, with funny, realistic thoughts, and I liked how there was only the hint of romance to come, instead of it being forced in. The magic in it reminded […]