Review: City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert

In 1940, nineteen-year-old Vivian Morris has just been kicked out of Vassar College, owing to her lackluster freshman-year performance. Her affluent parents send her to Manhattan to live with her Aunt Peg, who owns a flamboyant, crumbling midtown theater called the Lily Playhouse. There Vivian is introduced to an entire cosmos of unconventional and charismatic … More Review: City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert

Heart of Flames Cover Reveal | Sequel to Crown of Feathers by Nicki Pau-Preto

I had the pleasure of reading an e-ARC of Nicki Pau-Preto’s Crown of Feathers back in February/March, and was absolutely delighted that it was chosen as Owlcrate’s February book too.  Crown of Feathers is an awesome YA read that is the beginning of one-heck of an adventure series, as Preto recently confirmed that the series … More Heart of Flames Cover Reveal | Sequel to Crown of Feathers by Nicki Pau-Preto

Review: The Dollmaker by Nina Allan

Stitch by perfect stitch, Andrew Garvie makes exquisite dolls in the finest antique style. Like him, they are diminutive but graceful, unique, and with surprising depths. Perhaps that’s why he answers the enigmatic personal ad in his collector’s magazine. Letter by letter, Bramber Winters reveals more of her strange, sheltered life in an institution on … More Review: The Dollmaker by Nina Allan