Quills and Roses

A book blog. With book reviews…and those other things.



Book Review: Even Scarier Than Geese (Lilies of Dawn by Vanessa Fogg)


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I received a free copy of this book to review. However, the following review is my honest opinion.

The lilies have been disappearing. They used to cover the entire surface of the lake. There were enough lilies to make medicines, enough to cure all illnesses and still have more to store for later. But that was a long time ago. That was before the cranes came. Before they tore, gouged, and devoured the fragile flowers. Now, there may not be enough, and they may not bloom in time. Kai can only hope they do before her mother dies. Continue reading “Book Review: Even Scarier Than Geese (Lilies of Dawn by Vanessa Fogg)”


Book Review: Slices of Brutal Life


This novel (and review) may not be suitable for younger audiences. Reader discretion is advised. 

In The Girl who was Saturday Night by Heather O’Neill, we start in Quebec, 1994, before the 1995 referendum that would decide if Quebec would separate from Canada. Continue reading “Book Review: Slices of Brutal Life”

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