Sleeping Bronty [Christy Webster]

Christy Webster is back with another fairytale dinosaur retelling! This time, instead of the wonderful Cinderella Rex we meet the brilliant Sleeping Bronty. Every bit as exciting a retelling as the first, I was thrilled to see that there was a second installment in this series of books. This time we have a new illustrator…

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Beauty and the Beast [Jessica Gunderson]

Beauty and the Beast by Jessica Gunderson is a graphic novel retelling illustrated by Thais Damião. This story follows the original story rather than the Disney version, thus including Beauty's two sisters, her father's attempted rose theft, and no Gaston. A book I would recommend for young or beginning readers, this Beauty and the Beast is…

Given [Nandi Taylor]

What a disappointment. I couldn't get through Given by Nandi Taylor. It honestly kind of pained me to realize that this novel was going to be a DNF for me, but at about 47% I just couldn't take it anymore. To put it bluntly, if you're looking for a novel with flat supporting characters, excessive info-dumping, the…

Gudatema: Love for the Lazy [Wook-Jin Clark]

I really have to admit, I just don't get Gudetama. And I get Gudetama: Love for the Lazy by Wook-Jin Clark even less. Up to this graphic novel, my only knowledge and understanding of this egg-creature of sorts came from the stickers it has available on FaceBook. Which, I'll give it this, those stickers are actually very…