Review: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, JK Rowling

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Review: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, JK Rowling

Title: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (Goodreads) Author:  J.K. Rowling (website) (twitter) Rating: Harry Potter has no idea how famous he is. That’s because he’s being raised by his miserable muggle aunt and uncle who are terrified Harry will learn that he’s really a wizard, just as his parents were. But everything changes when Harry is […]

Review: The Cypher, Julian Rosado-Machain

Welcome to The Oaken Bookcase’s stop on The Guardians Inc. blog tour! Here’s my review and an excerpt from The Cypher, as well as the opportunity to win a $75 Amazon gift card! You can find the giveaway form plus links to the other blogs participating at the bottom of the post. The Cypher e-book is […]

Review: Of Poseidon, Anna Banks

Title: Of Poseidon (Goodreads) Author:  Anna Banks (website) (twitter) Rating: Galen is strong, protective and gorgeous, with striking violet eyes and a body to make you shiver – and that’s just when he’s in human form. He’s from the House of Triton, god of the sea, and he’s searching for a girl with the gift of Poseidon […]

Review: The Gathering Dark, Leigh Bardugo

Title: The Gathering Dark (Goodreads) or Shadow and Bone in USA Author:  Leigh Bardugo (website) (twitter) Rating: The Shadow Fold, a swathe of impenetrable darkness, crawling with monsters that feast on human flesh, is slowly destroying the once-great nation of Ravka. Alina, a pale, lonely orphan, discovers a unique power that thrusts her into the lavish […]

Review: Graceling, Kristin Cashore

Title: Graceling (Goodreads) Author:  Kristin Cashore (website) Rating: In a world where people born with an exceptional skill, known as a Grace, are both feared and exploited, Katsa carries the burden of a skill even she despises: the Grace of killing. Feared by the court and shunned by those her own age, the darkness of her Grace […]

Review: Under the Never Sky, Veronica Rossi

Title: Under the Never Sky (Goodreads) Author:  Veronica Rossi (website) (twitter) Rating: Exiled from her safe home in the enclosed city of Reverie, Aria finds herself in the outer wastelands known as the Death Shop. If the cannibals don’t get her, the violent energy storms will. There she meets a savage, an Outsider named Perry – wild, dangerous […]

Tour: Review: Stitch, Samantha Durante

Welcome to The Oaken Bookcase’s stop on the huge Stitch Blog Tour! You can find links to more reviews and other goodies by clicking the banner above (after you’ve read my review, of course). Title: Stitch (Goodreads) Author:  Samantha Durante  Rating: Still struggling to find her footing after the sudden death of her parents, the last […]

Tour: Roots of Insight, Breeanna Putroff – Review and Giveaway

Welcome to The Oaken Bookcase’s stop on the Roots of Insight blog tour! There’s a giveaway and links to the other stops on the tour below my review. Title: Roots of Insight (Goodreads) Author:  Breeanna Putroff (@BPuttroff) Rating: Quinn Robbins has just returned from spending ten days in Eirentheos, a world she had never known existed. Trying to […]

Review: Seeds of Discovery, Breeanna Putroff

Title: Seeds of Discovery (Goodreads) Author:  Breeanna Putroff (@BPuttroff) Rating: Quinn Robbins’ life was everything she thought a teenager’s should be. She has good friends, a family that she loves, good grades, and an after-school job she enjoys. And, she’s just been asked out by Zander Cunningham, a popular football player and great guy. But one day when […]

Review and Giveaway: Rua, Miranda Kavi

Welcome to The Oaken Bookcase’s stop on the Rua book tour! You’ll find my review below, but at the end of the post there is a tour-wide giveaway to enter for a chance to win a copy of the book. Title: Rua (Goodreads) Author:  Miranda Kavi (@miranda00writes) Rating: A girl with an unknown destiny. A boy from a […]

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