Alexandra Reviews

Clockwork Prince

Clockwork Prince picks up the pace for the Infernal Devices trilogy. Clare takes the groundwork she established in the previous novel and starts to take the story in interesting ways. Fans of The Mortal Instruments will find th...


The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett

It's not hard to relate to Hawthorn's isolation, humor and obsession with Lizzie Lovett's disappearance. The book is strange, unforgettable and unpredictable as it reminds you of exactly what it's like to grow up.


Winter Sky: A Novel

Winter Sky was a well paced story about a man trying to remember who is while surrounded by the horrors of war. Though short, the novel packs a punch that will stick with you for a while. If you're a fan of WWII historical fict...


Hoolie and the Hooligans: The Alien That Ate My Socks

The Alien that Ate my Socks is the first book in the new middle grade series Hoolie and the Hooligans. Though the ending leaves a bit to be desired the strong first half and relatable characters more than makes up for it. If yo...


The Dirt Eaters

The Dirt Eaters is a smart, fast paced dystopian novel from the great white north. The prose may be brisk and difficult to get into, but if you give this story some time it will surprise you.



Soundless has an interesting premise, but fails in a boring cliche execution. You're not going to hate it, but overall it's not very memorable.


A Gathering of Shadows

A Gathering of Shadows puts its plot on hold to focus on developing its characters. It has a slow start but the ending is worth the wait.


The Greatest Zombie Movie Ever

The premise of the The Greatest Zombie Movie Ever is not new and it brings nothing original. Jokes fall flat, characters are boring, and a lot of the "problems" are nonsensical. This book is almost as much of a disaster as the ...


Glass Sword

Glass Sword delivers a sequel that in now way lives up to it's predecessor. Between a lack of character development and a petulant heroine there is very little to hold our interest in this novel.