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…

Word Nerd Review: The Mostly True Story of Jack

Word Nerd Review: The Mostly True Story of Jack by Trisha Quezada   What would your life be like if you were totally unnoticed? If everyone’s attention just slid away from you. When even your own parents could never remember you. And how would you feel if one day, after you were shipped off to…

Word Nerd Review: The Slow Regard of Silent Things

Word Nerd Review: The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Trisha Quezada Patrick Rothfuss is amazing. He’s one of my favorite authors, and his books are on my list of those that I will re-read every year because I just can’t get enough. With The Name of the Wind being made into a movie, there…

Word Nerd Book Review: Blackflame – Cradle book 3 – Will Wight

Word Nerd Book Review: Blackflame – Cradle Series book 3 by Trisha Quezada I’ve been working my way through the Cradle series by Will Wight for about a year, reading each of them as they’ve been published and I just finished reading Blackflame, the third and most recent book. Beginning with Unsouled and followed by…

Word Nerd Book Review: Monster on the Hill

Word Nerd Book Review: Monster on the Hill by Trisha Quezada I have small nerds. 2 of them! They’re 9 and 6, and while they love to read, I’ve found that this is a tough age when it comes to finding books that have a challenging enough vocabulary, but still have pictures or subjects that…

Word Nerd Book Review: Romeo and/or Juliet and To Be Or Not To Be – Chooseable Path Shakespeare

Romeo and/or Juliet and To Be Or Not To Be – Chooseable Path Shakespeareby Trisha Quezada Ryan North, of Adventure Time and Squirrel Girl fame, took some time out of his schedule to bring us two of the most entertaining books I’ve read in years. Shakespeare is rife with puns and hidden jokes, but it…