Review: Mermaids: The Myths, Legends, and Lore by Skye Alexander

mermaidsPublication: May 18 2012
Publisher: Adams Media
Pages: 224 pages
Source: Christmas Gift (thanks Jane!)
Genre: Fantasy, Mermaids, Fiction, Reference
My Rating: ⛤⛤⛤⛤

Let me start by saying this book is beautiful. Seriously, even if you hate mermaids or are completely uninterested about learning about them you should buy this book simply for how nice it is. It has beautiful illustrations and is written in a blue print (a bit darker from the cover) that is easy to read. Continue reading

Review: Emily of New Moon by L.M. Montgomery

eonmPublication: January 1 1923
Publisher: Miss Market Paperback
Pages: 311 pages
Source: Bookmobile
Genre: Classic, Young Adult, Fiction, Childrens, Historical Fiction, Canadian
My Rating: ⛤⛤⛤⛤

Well one thing is clear: Emily Starr is no Anne Shirley. And that is perfectly fine.

I was very hesitant to read Emily of New Moon because I absolutely adore everything about Anne of Green Gables. I was worried that my love for Anne would make me unwilling to love Emily, and I won’t lie, that definitely happened when I began the book. Because again, Emily Starr is so different from Anne Shirley, and I love her for it. Continue reading