The Yellow Hoods Book 1 Review

The Yellow Hoods is a cute romp with a nice twist on a well-loved fairytale. Its main protagonist is Tee, a spunky 12 year old who likes to invent things with her grandpapa and go as fast as she can in her sail cart. Along with her friends, Elly and Richy, she goes on an adventure to save her grandpapa from the dreaded LeLoup, or the Wolf. Along the way, there was some nice character development for Tee. I especially liked the bit with the “lala’s.” I felt that it was well done.

The setting was well realized and the steampunk aspect fit right in believably. The best part was the grandpapa’s house, full of secrets and surprises. It was so well described that you could see it easily. Following that was the tree house on the mountains, complete with its own pulley system.

Interestingly, the book has aspects of a fairytale embedded within. Specifically, the three little pigs and little red riding hood. And it works, as the embedding was done quite cleverly. It took me a while to figure out that the Cochon brothers were the three little pigs, I have to admit. (Cochon literally meaning pigs)

The pace was just right and kept the pages turning.

And that ending! Definitely makes me want to read the next book!
4 out of 5 stars 😀


I’m on Goodreads!

Well hello!

So my big accomplishment of the day was setting up a Goodreads Author Page. Kinda confusing at first. Definitely time consuming. If you have any tips, tricks, advice, whatnot, I’d love to hear it! Also, if your book is on Goodreads, let me know! I’ll read it and review! Because new books are awesome and so are reviews 🙂


On another note, I’m going to write a short story for Valentine’s Day. Just for fun. But! I want to write something you guys want to read. So go to this post, Valentine’s Day Question, and leave a comment on what you think I should write. (You could also comment here. Whichever works better) Cheesy love story? Fantasy, scifi. etc. slant? Realistic? C’mon guys, I don’t bite! The idea with the most comments gets written and posted on Valentine’s Day itself. In the event of a tie, I will do my very best to post them both, one in the morning and one in the afternoon.

As always, I love hearing from you!