Day: 11/03/2014

Something wicked this way comes | Cyn’s Book Review of Witches of East End (The Beauchamp Family, #1)


By: Cynthia A. By: Melissa de la Crux Published: June 21, 2011 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Series: The Beauchamp Family Genre: Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Romance, (Young) Adult The three Beauchamp women–Joanna and her daughters Freya and Ingrid–live in North Hampton, out on the tip of Long Island. Their beautiful, mist-shrouded town seems almost stuck in time, and all three women lead seemingly quiet, uneventful existences. But they are harboring a mighty secret–they are powerful witches banned from using their magic. Joanna can resurrect people []

Secrets, Secrets Hurt Someone | “Pretty Little Liars” Review (Pretty Little Liars #1) | Emertainment Monthly


By: Cynthia Ayala ’16 / Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer This book is a strong launch for a suspenseful series. The moment readers pick it up they’ll be enraptured by the prologue that has breathed life into a bestselling series. Pretty Little Liars, published October 1, 2006 by Harper Collins begins with five girls in 7th grade at an annual sleepover.  When they get into a bit of an argument, the head girl of the crew, Alison DiLaurentis, walks off into the night []

Anne Rice Announces Return To The Vampire World In PRINCE LESTAT « Nerdist


By Eric Diaz Stand back, all you other bloodsuckers, the Vampire Lestat is back. Before Twilight, before True Blood, before The Vampire Diaries or Underworld or even Buffy the Vampire Slayer, author Anne Rice changed the way we think about vampires with her legendary series of novels collectively known as The Vampire Chronicles, starting in 1976 with the publication of Interview with the Vampire all the way through to 2003′s Blood Canticle, which at the time Rice swore would be the last []