Peacock Flock Review # 18 – Secondhand Charm

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Secondhand Charm  Author: Julie Berry Length: ~ 352 pages Genre: Fantasy Heat level: Clean   Stars: 3.5 Somewhere Between Stars  Book Summary: In a secluded village, magic sparkles on the edges of the forest. There, a young girl named Evie possesses unusually strong powers as a healer. A gypsy’s charms—no more than trinkets when worn by others—are remarkably potent when Evie … Read More

What You Read Will Always Affect Your Writing

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Day 4 Author Blog Challenge. How does what I read affect what I write? What do I consistently pick up and what do I leave on the shelf? How would my writing change if I read other genres? Books have been in my hand since I was a small child. Some of my earliest memories are listening to my parents … Read More

Peacock Flock Book Review #13 – Switched

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Peacock Flock Book Review #13 Switched Author: Amanda Hocking Length: ~ 293 pages Genre: Fantasy Heat level: Clean Stars:  3.5 Somewhere Between Stars             Review: We wanted to see what all the hype was about. After reading a number of negative reviews online we passed on this book for awhile. But after getting a good review from … Read More

Peacock Flock Book Review #10 – Wild Orchid

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Peacock Flock Book Review #10 Wild Orchid Author: Cameron Dokey Length: ~ 199 pages Genre: Fantasy (Fairy-tale retelling)  Heat level: Clean Stars:  3.5 Somewhere Between Stars             Book Summary: Wielding a sword as deftly as an embroidery needle, Mulan is unlike any other girl in China. When the emperor summons a great army, each family must send … Read More

Peacock Flock Book Review #9 – Golden

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Peacock Flock Book Review #9 Golden Author: Cameron Dokey Length: ~ 179 pages Genre: Fantasy (Fairy-tale retelling)  Heat level: Clean Stars:  3.5 Somewhere Between Stars             Book Summary: Before Rapunzel’s birth, her mother made a dangerous deal with the sorceress Melisande: If she could not love newborn Rapunzel just as she appeared, she would surrender the child … Read More

Peacock Flock Book Review #8 – Snow

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** Sorry this is a couple of days late, I was the Maid of Honour for my sister’s wedding this past weekend. Y’all know how that goes sometimes. Cheers. I mean, the uh peacock flock had to chow down on some wedding cake, so (cough, cough) they couldn’t write the review. 😛 Peacock Flock Book Review #8 Snow Author: Tracy Lynn … Read More

Peacock Flock Book Review #7 – Beauty Sleep

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Peacock Flock Book Review #7 Beauty Sleep Author: Cameron Dokey Length: ~ 186 pages Genre: Fantasy (Fairy-tale retelling)  Heat level: Clean Stars:  2.5  Somewhere Between Stars  Book Summary: The Princess Aurore has had an unusual childhood. Cursed at birth, Aurore is fated to prick her finger at the age of sixteen and sleep for one hundred years — until a prince … Read More

Peacock Flock Book Review #6 – Before Midnight

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Peacock Flock Book Review #6 Before Midnight Author: Cameron Dokey Length: ~ 193 pages Genre: Fantasy (Fairy-tale retelling)  Heat level: Clean Stars:  5  Fantabulous Purple Stars             Book Summary: Etienne de Brabant is brokenhearted. His wife has died in childbirth, leaving him alone with an infant daughter he cannot bear to name. But before he abandons her … Read More

Peacock Flock Book Review #5 – Belle

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Peacock Flock Book Review #5 Belle Author: Cameron Dokey Length: ~ 204 pages Genre: Fantasy (Fairy-tale retelling)  Heat level: Clean Stars:  3 Enjoyable Purple Stars  Book Summary: Belle is convinced she has the wrong name, as she lacks her sisters’ awe-inspiring beauty. So she withdraws from society, devoting her time to wood carving. Secretly, Belle longs to find the fabled Heartwood … Read More