Reviews by KathyD
Great 3rd book in series
Cress is a great addition to the continuing series that takes traditional elements from fairy tales and sets them in future earth being challenged by the evil Lunar queen. Following twists on Cinderella and Red Riding Hood in the first two books, this one uses Rapunzel, replacing the tower with a satellite (not equipped with scissors). It's fun to see how the characters from different tales get together. Although each heroine will probably end up with her true love because it's a fairy tale, the traditional plotlines are somewhat balanced by the heroines being a mechanic, pilot, and hacker. The heroes do include one emperor; the others are an AWOL pilot and mutated wolf/guard.

Make sure you read them in order-not enough background to follow if you start with this one. Final and fourth book in series (Winter) is planned for Nov 2015.
Couldn't finish
Started this series based on recommendation of another author I like. However, I kept being distracted from the story by the poor dialog. Not sure if the series improves after the first one but I wasn't willing to keep going.
After the injury
Sharon's first case after she sustains her head injury. Skimmed over the yearish long rehab part to the point where she is back to work. Interesting story about national security secrets and operations. Pretty good; some parts could use more detail.
Read this book because I find her blog so hilarious. Like her blog, much of the book is very funny. There was more devoted to her mental health and medical issues than I expected, which were often both moving and funny. I enjoyed her description of how she met her husband after seeing many of their odd conversations recounted on her blog.
Better adaptation
This movie followed the book better than the Lightning Thief, although there were still some differences that weren't improvements. Not bad.