Publisher: Disney-Hyperion

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Jul 21
The Door by the Staircase by Katherine Marsh (review)

The Door by the Staircase by Katherine Marsh (review)

Witches. Firebirds. Rusalka. Friendship and magic. I love how Baba Yaga was portrayed, and how you’re never quite sure who is the bad person and who is the good one. Mary and Jacob’s friendship is one of the central plot threads. I liked getting to see how it developed during the book. I also liked how we were shown instead of told, a lot of the important information. We discovered things right along with Mary. Learning about magic and her new life, and getting to see all the changes that happened just because she had been picked instead of some… Read more »

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Sep 10
The Pirate Code (Hook’s Revenge #2) by Heidi Schulz (review)

The Pirate Code (Hook’s Revenge #2) by Heidi Schulz (review)

I loved the first book, but I adored this one! All the things I loved about the first book were present in this one, only more so. There were wonderful illustrations, really likeable characters, and a fantastic world. I loved Evie, everything about her. She fit perfectly with Jocelyn and Roger. I also really liked the way Tiger Lily was portrayed. We got to see a lot more of Meriweather in this book just like I’d hoped. And we finally met more of Hook’s old crew in Starkey. There were neat twists and turns in the book. I liked the… Read more »

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Aug 13
Hook’s Revenge (Hook’s Revenge #1) by Heidi Schulz (review)

Hook’s Revenge (Hook’s Revenge #1) by Heidi Schulz (review)

This was such a fun read! I loved it from the first pages, it just sucked me in. The illustrations were really nice too. And the descriptions were perfect, without being too detailed. The one of that pink room in the finishing school made me shudder and wish Jocelyn had burned it down. (Ewww…. pink…) I liked Roger, and Smee was wonderfully in character. It was amusing that Peter made two random Lost Boys be Twins because they ‘needed’ Twins. Even if the boys looked nothing at all alike. One-Armed Jack, Blind Bart, and Jim McCraig with a Wooden Leg… Read more »

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