Nine

Nine

3.75 Stars Zach Hines Published August 2018 *Review by Alexa* In an alternate world startlingly close to our own, humans have nine lives—and they can’t wait to burn straight through them. As you shed lives, you shed your awkward phases: one death is equal to one physical and mental upgrade. Julian’s friends are obsessed with [...]

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Descendant of the Crane

Descendant of the Crane

3.75/5 Stars Joan He Published April 2019 *review by Alexa* Princess Hesina of Yan has always been eager to shirk the responsibilities of the crown, but when her beloved father is murdered, she’s thrust into power, suddenly the queen of an unstable kingdom. Determined to find her father’s killer, Hesina does something desperate: she engages [...]

The Bone Charmer

The Bone Charmer

3 Stars Breeana Shields Published May 2019 Sliding Doors, one of the most underrated and overlooked rom coms of the 90’s, is based on the idea that a small chance event—missing a train, for instance—can irrevocably change the course of your life.  The movie explores the idea by showing its leading lady live through the [...]

Stalking Jack the Ripper

Stalking Jack the Ripper

1.75/5 Stars Kerri Maniscalco September 2016 *Review by Alexa* Seventeen-year-old Audrey Rose Wadsworth was born a lord's daughter, with a life of wealth and privilege stretched out before her. But between the social teas and silk dress fittings, she leads a forbidden secret life. Against her stern father's wishes and society's expectations, Audrey often slips [...]

Slayer (Slayer #1)

Slayer (Slayer #1)

3.75/5 Stars Kiersten White January 2018 *Review by Alexa* Nina and her twin sister, Artemis, are far from normal. It’s hard to be when you grow up at the Watcher’s Academy, which is a bit different from your average boarding school. Here teens are trained as guides for Slayers—girls gifted with supernatural strength to fight [...]

Sawkill Girls

Sawkill Girls

5 Stars Claire Legrand Published October 2018 *Review by Alexa* Beware of the woods and the dark, dank deep. He’ll follow you home, and he won’t let you sleep. Who are the Sawkill Girls? Marion: the new girl. Awkward and plain, steady and dependable. Weighed down by tragedy and hungry for love she’s sure she’ll [...]