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Review: Go the Distance by Jen Calonita

Review: Go the Distance by Jen Calonita

Go the Distance by is the latest installment in Disney’s . This time the story focuses on one of my favorites, Hercules, and twists the story at the end of the tale. What if Hercules wasn’t allowed to become human to live with Meg? Instead, what if the gods sent Meg on her own quest […]

Posted April 20, 2021 by Lillian in Reviews / 2 Comments
Review: Winter of Solace by Kathryn Le Veque

Review: Winter of Solace by Kathryn Le Veque

This story is everything I love in a historical romance. We have knights, a classic “damsel in distress” trope, and a very obvious, black-and-white villain. It was exactly the escape I needed during a big ol’ social uprising. Give me ALL the strong, broody knights and ALL the “happily ever after”s. Immediately. Caius d’Avignon is […]

Posted July 3, 2020 by Amanda in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: Dragon Rising by M. Lynn

Review: Dragon Rising by M. Lynn

What an adventure! Dragon Rising by is the first in her new series inspired by Mulan. I love retellings! Several years ago when I first started reading retellings, I was skeptical, but that was unfounded. I love how an author can take an original, well-known tale and put their own spin on it. And does […]

Posted March 13, 2020 by Lillian in Reviews / 1 Comment
In the Field of Grace by Tessa Afshar

In the Field of Grace by Tessa Afshar

In the Field of Grace by is a retelling of the Biblical account of Ruth and Boaz. The story begins before the Biblical account creating a depth to the characters and giving the story further meaning. Ruth has always been a favorite book of the Bible for me as it tells the story of a young widow […]

Posted July 3, 2014 by Lillian in Reviews / 1 Comment