Tag Archives: island

Review: ‘The Fall of Butterflies’ by Andrea Portes #SRC

Willa Parker (whose name you don’t know until Chapter 5) has decided to leave her cafeteria table of gentle misfits and go to boarding school. Though she hasn’t spoken to her mother in a long while, she knew her mom could pull the... Read More | Share it now!

A pirate’s life for me (not) ~ ‘Treasure Island’ by Robert Louis Stevenson #Review #COYER

I have had a copy of Treasure Island for a long time, though I can’t remember exactly why I bought it. It’s one of those cheap paperbacks that now has yellowed pages, doesn’t open fully, and smells funny. But, since I needed to read... Read More | Share it now!

Prepare To Be Gutted: ‘We Were Liars’ by E. Lockhart

Briefly: Cadence Sinclair Eastman. Child of those Sinclairs. They are strong, athletic and unburdened. They are suspicious, close and liars. Cady is returning to summer on the island after having to go to Europe with her father the summer before.... Read More | Share it now!

Evocative Fantasy: ‘Illusions of Fate’ by Kiersten White

Briefly: Melei is a riot of color; Albion is shades of slate. Jessamin, the daughter of an encounter between her Melei mother and Alben father, has left the island to continue her studies. The professor at a college in Avebury (“teeming with... Read More | Share it now!

BriefInk Review: ‘What I Thought Was True’ by Huntley Fitzpatrick

Briefly: Maybe first impressions, plans and opinions aren’t the truth. Gwen’s family has lived on Seashell Island ever since her grandfather opened the local eatery, Castle’s. Her entire family has served the local summer crowd for decades, and... Read More | Share it now!