Allison: The Girl of Fire and Thorns | Rae Carson | Book Review

“From the mouths of the innocents flows truth.” If you are a regular reader of Good Books and Good Wine, you must know that a book that April is VERY passionate about is The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson. This is a book that she has a tendency to go on and […]

Masque Of The Red Death Bethany Griffin Book Review

I’m pretty sure that the works of Edgar Allan Poe make for awesome source material as evidenced by Nevermore and NOW by  Bethany Griffin in Masque Of The Red Death. It feels cliché to type this, but Masque Of The Red Death transported me to a place where fear of airborne pathogens rules the streets and there is a […]

Peek A Cover: The Crown Of Embers by Rae Carson

YOU GUYS! You know how some cover reveals you are all like meh? I have no interest in that book so who cares. YO! This book, The Crown Of Embers sequel to The Girl Of Fire And Thorns by Rae Carson is actually a cover I care a lot about! And so today, Rae tweeted the […]

On Fantasy Novels Read While Growing Up: A Guest Post by Rae Carson

Today, lovely readers, I have a special treat for you! Rae Carson, author of The Girl Of Fire And Thorns, one of my favorite debut novels this year, is taking over to talk about fantasy novels and their influence on The Girl Of Fire And Thorns.  

Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynee Jones Retro Friday Book Review

Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones at the top of my pile. Oh, friends, Diana Wynne Jones absolutely did not disappoint. We have a cranky old woman, a vain heartbreaker wizard, a fire demon, a witch and a fantastic storyline.

Book Review: Entwined by Heather Dixon

When I had first heard about Entwined by Heather Dixon, I was super excited to request and read it, as it has a gorgeous cover and takes on one of my favorite fairy tales, the Twelve Dancing Princesses. However, this excitement soon turned to trepidation as a few of my blogger buddies had read Entwined […]