Reviews written by Anna
Overall a read that felt like it didn't quite know whether to be middle-grade or YA to me, but worth it all the same. It made me smile and laugh, without resorting to cheap tactics. That's a rare and precious thing these days.
Never having read the original story of Bluebeard, this is the second retelling that I have put my hands and eyes upon. I liked Sophie's snarky, yet sweet personality. Her curious nature endeared her to me, because she refused to just blindly accept whatever Bernard told her and...
Overall, an enjoyable sci-fi, dystopian YA debut novel with a fresh idea and good execution. Not anything above and beyond the norm though. I wasn't 'wowed'? by it's awesomeness.
Overall, a fun and well-written mystery/romance that I would recommend to fans of time travel and alternate realities. I will definitely be reading the next one in the series! :)
I was very pleased and overall, I highly recommend it for anyone who is a fan of Emily Dickinson, or likes to imagine famous people as teenagers. It's an interesting book and probably one of the better ones I've read this year. I'll definitely be looking up other...
I am going to be going back and reading the first two for sure. Overall a good read, and if you like mysteries and 1920's settings, you should try it out.