Word Nerd Review: The Gateway Trilogy

Word Nerd Review: The Gateway Trilogy by Trisha Quezada Crazy dreams, haunted buildings, angry ghosts, and secret societies. Just a normal day in the life of Jess Ballard. She doesn’t know it yet, but she’s heir to a position in the realm of the supernatural. The Gateway Trilogy is the story of a college student…

Word Nerd Review: From a Certain Point of View

Word Nerd Review: From a Certain Point of View by Trisha Quezada Provided by the Publisher for Review From a Certain Point of View gathers the things that get left on the cutting room floor when a book is made into a movie. They give you all the color, depth, nuance, and insight that movies…

Word Nerd Review: The Lunar Chronicles

Word Nerd Review: The Lunar Chronicles by Trisha Quezada So, you know how most people binge watch TV shows? Yeah…I do that with books. Last week (okay…let’s be honest, it was just the weekend. I may have a problem…) I read the rest of The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer. I had high hopes for…

Word Nerd Review: Ink and Bone

Word Nerd Review: Ink and Bone by Trisha Quezada What if the great library at Alexandria had never been destroyed? What if all the knowledge of the world was instead compiled there and could be instantly transferred to a book that every world citizen carried in their pockets? What if, along with that, all original…

Word Nerd Review Halloween Edition: The Ocean at the End of the Lane

Word Nerd Review Halloween Edition: The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Trisha Quezada We see things differently as adults than we did when we were children. But what if we could revisit our childhood so completely that we would truly relive those pivotal moments of our youth? That’s what happens to the…

Word Nerd Review: The Witchwood Crown (Last King of Osten Ard)

The Witchwood Crown (Last King of Osten Ard) by Trisha Quezada Technically, The Witchwood Crown is a continuation of the Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn series though it is set about 40 years after that series ends. This is a book that I’ve been looking forward to for a long time – the original series is…

Word Nerd Review: Cinder

Word Nerd Review: Cinder by Trisha Quezada Cinder is a really interesting retelling of the Cinderella story, complete with cyborgs, plague, civil unrest, the threat of interplanetary war, and of course princes and evil stepmothers. Surprisingly enough, it works and it works well. Meyer has a definite vision for this world and the story and…