Category: Book Review

Book Review: Stealing Snow

Book Review: Stealing Snow

Snow is in an asylum when the book starts. She’s constantly thinking of her friend and possible love Bale, who turned violent when he kissed her in an earlier memory. Although she isn’t crazy, she starts to think she is when she starts seeing a boy who tells her to meet her in another world. When her friend/love Bale is kidnapped, she sets out to find him with the help (sometimes) of Jagger, who led her to this world. Of course, she finds out she’s the missing princess and has special powers. She also falls for a guy named Kai […]

Posted February 24, 2017
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Book Review: Scythe

Book Review: Scythe

Citra and Rowan have a chance to become a Scythe – a necessary position in their world that randomly selects people to die to keep their world a perfect one. Unfortunately what starts as a competition for the position becomes a competition to the death, as one of them will die if not chosen. This provision comes about by the council of Scythes. The pair is separated from training when their Scythe dies. Citra ends up with a legendary woman Scythe, but Rowan is forced to deal with a sinister Scythe who seems to glean for the pleasure of killing. […]

Posted February 21, 2017
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Graphic Novel Review: Monst..

Graphic Novel Review: Monstress, Volume 1: Awakening

Monstress blew me away. I love graphic novels and read quite a few of them each month, but by far my mind is still stuck in the world of Monstress. The graphics and storytelling in this graphic novel are phenomenal. It throws you right into the story of a girl who is being sold into slavery but you can tell she is there for a reason. The world is vicious and dark and mayhem quickly ensues, with fighting and gruesome deaths. The world is rich with darkness and I’m not even sure our main character is even in the right […]

Posted February 18, 2017
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Book Review: A Natural Hist..

Book Review: A Natural History of Dragons

A Natural History of Dragons was a surprisingly engaging read. I mean… dragons… how can that not be engaging? But I wasn’t sure how I’d feel about the mix of historical propriety mixed with dragons. First of all, I loved Isabella’s character – she tried her best to survive in society’s restraints and ended up winning a marriage full of love and mutual interest thanks to her strong personality. Her narrative is simply stunning – I love that even though she is somewhat odd for a woman of her class she has people around her that care for her and do […]

Posted February 7, 2017
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Book Review: Days of Blood ..

Book Review: Days of Blood and Starlight

Days of Blood and Starlight is a sequel I should have read ages ago! I read the first book when it came out and never continued on with the series. I picked this up without any rereading, but fell right back into the story. It picks up after Karou disappears, we find her in a camp of demons, taking over to raise dead demons. The POVs jump around though and we get a taste of Akiva’s feelings and all the problems that Angels have. How can Angels be so evil? Seriously… My favorite is of course Zuzana who is all […]

Posted February 3, 2017
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Book Review: Shadow Scale

Book Review: Shadow Scale

Seraphina was one of my favorite reads these past years and I can’t believe I waited so long to read the sequel Shadow Scale. This is a duology, so if you were waiting to read for another book to come out, wait no longer. It’s worth it, trust me! In the first book, we are introduced to Seraphina and she has a mind garden with all these characters contained inside. She found that one was real and now the rest she now realizes in Shadow Scale, are truly real – they are other half-dragons like herself. The only problem is […]

Posted February 2, 2017
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Book Review: Caraval

Book Review: Caraval

Caraval is at the root, a tale of two sisters and their love for one another. They live an oppressive life under their abusive father and the eldest Scarlett, frequently wrote to the famous Legend, the mastermind behind the Caraval. It only appears in a place once and it appeared in their isle of Trisda 50 years ago. Scarlett begs Legend to come back and the sisters even try to run away when younger to attend. Of course, Legend finally writes back to Scarlett 10 days before she is too be married – to a Count she has never met, but she assumes […]

Posted February 1, 2017
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Book Review: Five Days of F..

Book Review: Five Days of Famous

Nick thought he was going to hit it big at the Talent Show. Nick thinks he is bound for a life of fame, fortune and finally the attention of a popular girl. He’s ready to leave his old boring life behind, but it’s not meant to be. He has a good singing voice but they end up choosing the most popular boy to join teen heartthrob Josh Frost on stage to sing with him at the end of the show. Crushed, Nick cannot seem to think of anything but how he missed his chance. But one snowy stormy night, he […]

Posted December 6, 2016
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