REVIEW: Princess of Glass by Jessica Day George

I first read Princess of the Midnight Ball, the first book in the Princess series, back in 2011. Apparently I didn’t much like it, as I rated it only two stars. What I actually remember, though, is liking it a lot! So sometimes reading journals are good, but sometimes they’re just confusing. Anyway, I picked up the two sequels to Princess of the Midnight Ball during Kobo’s big 90% off coupon weekend, and I’m SO Read More …

Wednesdays in the Tower by Jessica Day George

When I started reading Wednesdays in the Tower, I was under the impression that I remembered the first book better than I did. Turns out I don’t! Who ARE all these characters? Prince who? Castle what? There’s no background/reminders of things past (except for ocassional “remember when that thing happened but we won’t talk about it more” scenes) so if it’s been a while since you read the first book, I recommend re-reading it before Read More …

REVIEW: Princess of the Midnight Ball by Jessica Day George

Like Inside Out, Princess of the Midnight Ball was one of those books where I was expecting great things from an author who I know does awesome books– but unfortunately, I was disappointed. Like Maria V. Snyder, Jessica Day George has amazing characters in her books. She also has a knack for turning conventional fairy tale stories into something REALLY INCREDIBLE. For instance, last month I read JDG’s Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow. In Read More …

The Princetta by Anne-Laure Bondoux

My cover is actually different than this one– it has a totally different feel to it, which is probably why I didn’t buy it in the store when I first saw it. This one’s nice, though, and it’s a good match for the story. Mine, however, is kinda, er, badly Photoshopped, with strange font color choices. Covers are a funny thing, eh? I like to see what other countries do for their book covers. For Read More …