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THE QUEEN’S PERIL

YA Space Opera While nothing new is exposed in this prequel, it is a welcome addition to the in-depth character studies about Padmé Amidala that these books provide. Although truthfully, I'm biased here. To begin with, I'm a huge Star Wars fan. I like everything about the Star Wars universe. Secondly, Padmé is my favorite … Continue reading THE QUEEN’S PERIL

THE FOUNTAINS OF SILENCE

YA Historical This was a well-written book about Francisco Franco's autocratic regime in Spain. It's a period in history that a large part of the world is not very familiar with, and this book addresses that and also brings to life the horrors committed to the Spanish people under Franco. At the same time, it's … Continue reading THE FOUNTAINS OF SILENCE