Book Review

Book Review: Alias Hook

Alias Hook
By Lisa Jensen

My Edition:
Hardcover, 353 pages
2013, Thomas Dunne Books
ISBN: 9781250042156

Hook, nemesis to the beloved Peter Pan, has been trapped in Neverland for centuries. Unable to die, he’s forced to endlessly battle Pan, living at the boy’s whim, and watching crew after crew die at the hands of the savage Lost Boys and their cruel master. Then one day, a grown woman appears in the Neverland – this has never happened before, as grown women are not allowed by Peter Pan. Hook doesn’t know if she was sent to destroy him, but he takes her captive in the hopes of finding a way to use her against Pan. However, she’ll show him more about himself than he ever thought possible.

Finally, a story from Hook’s perspective (if there are others out there in this vein, please let me know!).

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Judging A Book

Judging A Book By Its Cover: Puffin Chalk Classics

This is my weekly post where I highlight and appreciate cover designs and the general physical appearance of books. We all judge book covers to some extent. I can’t say that I’ve ever decided against a book with terrible cover art if I liked the sound of the plot, but I have purchased special editions of books, or multiple editions of books based on their cover art. If book covers didn’t matter, publishers wouldn’t put out so many beautiful editions!

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