There are times when Heather, Aly & I finish a book, but don’t have time to write a full, comprehensive review… or even a shorter “flashbulb” review. BUT we still want to share our thoughts with you on what we’ve been reading. That’s why every Saturday we’ll be featuring 3 “snippet” reviews — short, sweet, to-the-point reviews that we’ll try to keep to 2-7 sentences. So we hope you enjoy these!!
Needing something lighter, and being in a very “all things Austen” mood as of late, I was perusing my library’s ebook selection and came across Keeping The Castle. Sampling the first few pages, I was immediately sucked in and proceeded to spend an evening captivated by Althea’s hilarious misadventures to keep her family’s castle by securing a financially solvent husband. The whole thing is just a fun, light-hearted regency-era, YA romance in the vein of Austen with fantastic tongue-in-cheek humor and a slightly satirical bent. Althea is a heroine I found myself rooting for from the first few pages, and the chemistry/quarreling/interactions between her and her leading man are laugh-out-loud funny. Overall, totally adorable and completely enjoyable.
Oh. My. Wow. I LOVED THIS BOOK! Ok, I really liked The Faerie Guardian. It was incredibly wonderful and awesome. The Faerie Prince blew it out of the water. There was no way I could put it down. The drama, oh the sweet drama… The deliciously perfect, cliffhanger-esque ending… The epic Ryn/Violet banter… The romance, ummm WOW!!! The twisty-turvy plot… Everything was just so, so amazingly well-done. I do not have enough modifiers to express the utter amazing that is The Faerie Prince! Rachel Morgan, you are a master storyteller. Seriously, read this series…it rocks!