“Waiting” on Wednesday: Unlocking the Spell

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted at Breaking the Spine. The purpose is to spotlight upcoming releases that we are excited for. Unlocking the Spell by E.D Baker Hardcover: 272 pages Publication date: October 2nd, 2012 Publisher: Blooomsbury USA Children Add on: Goodreads Now that Annie has helped her sister Gwendolyn (a.k.a. Sleeping Beauty) wake […]

Blog Tour: Cora Flash and the Diamond of Madagascar

Publisher: Brown PAW Press (February 3, 2012) Kindle: 304 KB / 167 pages Source: Novel Publicity Rating: 2.5 of 5 stars Cora Flash is ecstatic when she finally convinces her mom to let her take a train ride by herself to visit a relative in the mountains. Once on board, Cora meets a cast of intriguing characters, and stumbles […]

Review: The Wide-Awake Princess by E.D Baker

Publisher: Bloomsbury USA (May 11th, 2010) Hardcover: 261 pages Rating: 4.5 of 5 stars In this new stand-alone fairy tale, Princess Annie is the younger sister to Gwen, the princess destined to be Sleeping Beauty. When Gwennie pricks her finger and the whole castle falls asleep, only Annie is awake, and only Annie—blessed (or cursed?) with being impervious to […]

Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan

Publisher: Hyperion (October 4, 2011) Hardcover:  576 pages Rating: 5 of 5 stars In the first pages of this standalone sequel to The Lost Hero, Percy Jackson remembers only his name and the name of Annabeth, a mysterious woman he associates somehow with the city of San Francisco. From those sparse clues, he must somehow complete a mission […]