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November 2020 The Hazel Wood Review by Miss Kayla

The Hazel Wood By Melissa Albert Rating: 3 Stars Though it’s not new, this book has been on my “to-read” list for quite awhile. Alice Proserpine is the granddaughter of the elusive fairy tale writer, Althea Proserpine. Althea’s book The Tales from the Hinterland is extremely rare and copies seem to mysteriously vanish. These areContinue reading “November 2020 The Hazel Wood Review by Miss Kayla”

October 2020 (Horror/Paranormal) The Bone Houses Review by Miss Kayla

The Bone Houses By Emily Lloyd-Jones Rating: 3.8 Stars Ryn is a gravedigger. But what does a gravedigger do when the bodies don’t remain in their grave? After Ryn’s father goes missing and her mother dies, she must take over the grave-digging business and support her brother and younger sister. Ryn was 6 the firstContinue reading “October 2020 (Horror/Paranormal) The Bone Houses Review by Miss Kayla”

October 2020 (Short Stories) Vampires Never Get Old Review by Miss Kayla

Vampires Never Get Old: tales with a fresh bite By Natalie C. Parker & Zoraida Córdova Rating: 3.5 Stars These are not your typical vampire stories (though they may bring you back to your Twilight obsession days, which we aren’t the least bit angry about). This talented group of authors have created vampire tales thatContinue reading “October 2020 (Short Stories) Vampires Never Get Old Review by Miss Kayla”

September 2020 (Realistic Fiction) You Should See Me In A Crown Review by Miss Kayla

You Should See Me In A Crown By Leah Johnson Rating: 3.5 Stars Liz Lighty is your valedictorian, good, poster girl (or so it seems), who always does the right thing, is never the center of attention, and is counting down the days till she can leave Campbell, Indiana. See Campbell has a different ideaContinue reading “September 2020 (Realistic Fiction) You Should See Me In A Crown Review by Miss Kayla”

July 2020 (fantasy) Girl, Serpent, Thorn Review by Miss Kayla

Girl, Serpent, Thorn By Melissa Bashardoust Rating: 3.8 Stars There was and there was not a princess who became the beast. Girl, Serpent, Thorn is a world building fantasy deeply based on Persian myth and legend. Soraya is the twin sister of the Shah of Atashar who has lived her life in a palace cage. Soraya’s lifeContinue reading “July 2020 (fantasy) Girl, Serpent, Thorn Review by Miss Kayla”


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