Author: Gwenda Bond

Review – Strange Alchemy by Gwenda Bond
In Book Review
July 12, 2017

Review – Strange Alchemy by Gwenda Bond

I have mixed feelings about Bond’s work. My previous experiences with it had me loving one book (Girl on a Wire) and disliking the next (Girl in the Shadows) so I wasn’t sure what to expect from Strange Alchemy, especially as it’s listed as a revised version of her first book. I’ll say this for it: this book is certainly different […]

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Mini Review – Mirror of Fate by Gwenda Bond
In Book Review
January 20, 2017

Mini Review – Mirror of Fate by Gwenda Bond

I don’t know what it is about the point-of-view characters lately but they are just not working for me. I’ve also noticed that there’s been a lot of racism in these past few episodes as well that sprouted up and I’m just wondering why. Not that it isn’t…realistic isn’t quite the right word, but I’m not saying that racism shouldn’t exist in fiction […]

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Review – Girl in the Shadows by Gwenda Bond
In Book Review
July 5, 2016

Review – Girl in the Shadows by Gwenda Bond

Rule #1 when reading sequels: don’t expect the same as before. I broke this rule when, after finishing Girl on a Wire (which I absolutely loved), I determined that the sequel had to be just as good if not better. Sadly, what I came to realize is that Girl in the Shadows definitely doesn’t live up to the hype from the first […]

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Review – Girl on a Wire by Gwenda Bond
In Book Review
July 2, 2016

Review – Girl on a Wire by Gwenda Bond

Romeo & Juliet goes to the big top in this mystical story of a wire-walker, trapeze artist, and the feud between their families. Who doesn’t like a little forbidden romance at the circus? Julieta “Jules” Maroni, determined to get her family back in the limelight, forces her father’s hand so that they agree to join the Cirque American, home of […]

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