The Diviners

The Diviners (The Diviners #1)by Libba Bray Rating: 5 out of 5 Magical Coffee Cups         From Goodreads.com Evie O’Neill has been exiled from her boring old hometown and shipped off to the bustling streets of New York City—and she is pos-i-tute-ly ecstatic. It’s 1926, and New York is filled with speakeasies, Ziegfeld … More The Diviners

My Kind of Crazy

My Kind of Crazy by Robin Reul   Rating: 4 out of 5 magical coffee cups         From Goodreads: Despite the best of intentions, seventeen-year old, wisecracking Hank Kirby can’t quite seem to catch a break. It’s not that he means to screw things up all the time, it just happens. A … More My Kind of Crazy

Ms. Marvel #2

Ms. Marvel #2 Generation Why by G. Willow Wilson, Adrian Alphona (artist), Jacob Wyatt (artist) Rating: 4 out of 5 magical coffee cups         From Goodreads: Who is the Inventor, and what does he want with the all-new Ms. Marvel and all her friends? Maybe Wolverine can help! If Kamala can stop … More Ms. Marvel #2

The Great Trouble

The Great Trouble by Deborah Hopkinson   Rating: 4 out of 5 Magical Coffee Cups         From goodreads.com   Eel has troubles of his own: As an orphan and a “mudlark,” he spends his days in the filthy River Thames, searching for bits of things to sell. He’s being hunted by Fisheye … More The Great Trouble

Mary: The Summoning

Mary: The Summoning by Hillary Monahan Rating: 3 out of 5 Magical Coffee Cups         From Goodreads.com There is a right way and a wrong way to summon her. Jess had done the research. Success requires precision: a dark room, a mirror, a candle, salt, and four teenage girls. Each of them–Jess, … More Mary: The Summoning

Ms. Marvel

Ms. Marvel by G. Willow Wilson, Adrian Alphona (Artist) Rating: 3 out of 5 magical coffee cups         From Goodreads.com “Kamala Khan is an ordinary girl from Jersey City — until she’s suddenly empowered with extraordinary gifts. But who truly is the new Ms. Marvel? Teenager? Muslim? Inhuman? Find out as she … More Ms. Marvel

Serial Saturday

    The Hunchback Assignments by Arthur Slade Series Rating: 4 out of 5 magical coffee cups         I found the first book by accident.  I thought the premiss sounded interesting. From Goodreads.com The mysterious Mr. Socrates rescues Modo, a child in a traveling freak show. Modo is a hunchback with an … More Serial Saturday