Search Results: "C.J. Redwine"


BOOK REVIEW

DELIVERANCE by C.J. Redwine
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"Tedious. (Post-apocalyptic romance. 14-18)"
The post-apocalyptic romance that began with Defiance (2012) reaches its conclusion as Rachel and Logan separately work to bring down the men who have robbed them of their families and community. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SHADOW QUEEN by C.J. Redwine
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 23, 2016

"Undemanding fantasy fun. (Fantasy. 12-18)"
"Snow White" forms the loose foundation for this tale of a princess who has lost her kingdom to her wicked stepmother. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DEFIANCE by C.J. Redwine
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 28, 2012

"Only for those who can't get enough of this nearly played-out genre. (Dystopian romance. 13 & up)"
Another pair of lovers in a post-apocalyptic dystopia fight the Man. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE TRAITOR PRINCE by C.J. Redwine
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 13, 2018

"An exciting, entertaining series companion. (Fantasy. 12-adult)"
A prince replaced by a double must reclaim his identity. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DECEPTION by C.J. Redwine
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"Only the truly devoted will feel like joining the slog. (Dystopian romance. 13 & up)"
Just a scant 157 residents of Baalboden remain after the devastation wrought by the dragonlike Cursed One at the end of series opener Defiance (2012). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WISH GRANTER by C.J. Redwine
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 14, 2017

"Satisfying fare for fantasy fans. (Fantasy. 12-18)"
In a companion book to The Shadow Queen (2016), Ari becomes a reluctant princess when her brother makes a disastrous deal with the notorious Wish Granter. Read full book review >

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STEPPING OUT FROM THE SHADOWS
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for The Shadow Queen (Ravenspire #1) by C.J. Redwine

Cover Story: Poison Apple

BFF Charm: Eventually

Swoonworthy Scale: 6

Talky Talk: Retelling

Bonus Factor: Coach Taylor Award

Anti-Bonus Factor: Royal Names

Relationship Status: Rooting for You

 

Cover Story: Poison Apple

If you didn’t know this was a “Snow White” retelling before looking at this book ...


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BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 8, 2009

"Like her All the Stars in the Sky: Native Stories of the Heavens (2006), this digestible gathering will draw young readers—but fewer storytellers, as there are no source notes. (afterword) (Folktales. 9-11)"
In a slim and watery collection of northerly First Nations tales, land-dwellers fall in love with sea-dwellers, contentious humans are nearly all wiped out in a flood sent by exasperated spirits and the kindly Great Spirit temporarily gives over the souls of the dead to his opposite number, Evil Minded, but keeps them safe from harm by transforming them into ground mist. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WATCHED by C.J. Lyons
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 4, 2014

"A high-speed thriller elevated by its unflinching focus on the harrowing effects of online bullying. (Thriller. 14-18)"
After suffering unthinkable trauma at the hands of an online criminal mastermind, two teens join forces to fight back. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YVGENIE by C.J. Cherryh
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 1, 1991

"The multiple points of view don't help, and overall this won't win many new converts—though teenage readers will sympathize with Ilyana's plight."
Third of Cherryh's medieval fantasies (Rusalka, Chernevog) describing the tangled relationships and doings of a wizard family living in the primeval forests of Russian Kiev. Read full book review >