Book Review: For the Wolf by Hannah Whitten

Title: For the Wolf Author: Hannah Whitten Publisher: Orbit Publication date: June 1, 2021 Genre: Fantasy One Sentence Summary: As the Second Daughter, Red is for the Wolf of the darkly magical Wilderwood, but she quickly learns the stories are not quite accurate, and her older sister is desperate to do anything to get her back. Overall The best way … Continue reading Book Review: For the Wolf by Hannah Whitten

Books That Remind Me of Other Books: Malice by Heather Walter

As a lifelong book lover, I've read so many books that many of the books I read now remind me of books I've read before. Today I'll be talking about all the books Malice by Heather Walter reminds me of. From Amazon: "Cinderella". So, Malice is technically a "Sleeping Beauty" retelling, and I definitely got it. It's … Continue reading Books That Remind Me of Other Books: Malice by Heather Walter

Queen of the Garden of Girls, Part 65

Epilogue Elaina was special. I knew it as soon as I saw her. She was going to be my last companion. She was sweet, a little reluctant, and I had to convince her, but, looking back, I fell for her right on day one. Love at first sight isn't supposed to be real. You're supposed … Continue reading Queen of the Garden of Girls, Part 65

Queen of the Garden of Girls, Part 64

Chapter Twenty-Four, continued The air rushed back in on a gasp and she rushed to the still form spilling blood onto the buttery yellow carpet. Rose had never looked so pale. Her loose hair was strewn carelessly around her face, her dusky lashes were closed but starting to flutter at the sudden noise, her cheeks … Continue reading Queen of the Garden of Girls, Part 64

Queen of the Garden of Girls, Part 63

Chapter Twenty-Four Alicia was really an Alex. As in a boy. He was there to keep an eye on his seventeen-year-old sister and make sure she wasn't chosen since she'd only wanted to enjoy the party. I'd picked him on a whim that day and he'd tried to see how far he could go with … Continue reading Queen of the Garden of Girls, Part 63

Queen of the Garden of Girls, Part 62

Chapter Twenty-Three, continued Rose sat at her desk, idly tapping the sheet of parchment lying before her with the tip of her pen. She'd returned home with stacks of parchment that had been collecting, waiting, for eight years. Letters upon letters had lain gathering dust, and now it was her job to make sure they … Continue reading Queen of the Garden of Girls, Part 62

Queen of the Garden of Girls, Part 61

Posting Queen of the Garden of Girls early again! I don't have anything better and, honestly, am just trying to wrap up posting this one so I don't have to think about it for awhile. Enjoy! Chapter Twenty-Three I liked Elise, but she was old enough to be my grandmother. She hadn't wanted her granddaughter … Continue reading Queen of the Garden of Girls, Part 61

Queen of the Garden of Girls, Part 60

Chapter Twenty-Two, continued "Elaina," Lily called out, breaking the happy chatter filling the room while Marie ghosted from corner to window, ever observant. Still smiling, Elaina turned to her friend. Lily faltered. Elaina was so happy. She was about to become engaged to the shut-in, but, if she was ready and willing to return, he … Continue reading Queen of the Garden of Girls, Part 60

Queen of the Garden of Girls, Part 59

Chapter Twenty-Two, continued Lily couldn't help it; she had too much nervous, anxious energy to burn to not prowl around Poppy's front garden. "It's like a fortress," Lily exclaimed, waving her hands. "They didn't even want to hear that trouble is brewing and it involves the Hall." Poppy looked up at her, the sparkle she … Continue reading Queen of the Garden of Girls, Part 59

Queen of the Garden of Girls Update and What’s Next

The Update I'm so excited! I've finally finished the first draft of Queen of the Garden of Girls! It feels a little funny to be celebrating it like this, but I've been working on this first draft for well over a year and have been posting it here for about as long. Last year was … Continue reading Queen of the Garden of Girls Update and What’s Next