Overall: 3.75/5 StarsCharacters: 4/5Setting: 3.5/5Writing: 3.5/5Plot and Themes: 4/5Awesomeness Factor: 3.75/5Review in a Nutshell: I went into this book with crazy high expectations, and while it didn’t quite meet all of them, it was still a great read. “Mercy was more frightening than murder, because it was harder.” [ Related: August Favorites & My September TBR ] // Content Warning: Violence, Death, … Continue reading Graceling by Kristen Cashore – Is It As Good As People Say? (Review)
Overall: 5/5 StarsCharacters: 5/5Setting: 5/5Writing: 5/5Plot and Themes: 5/5Awesomeness Factor: 5/5Review in a Nutshell: Capturing The Devil is an amazing end to a series that has captured the hearts of so many fans. While I’m sad it’s over, I couldn’t imagine a better finale. “Perhaps some monsters were immortal after all.” [ Related: Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco – Review ] … Continue reading Capturing The Devil (Stalking Jack the Ripper #4) by Kerri Maniscalco – I Can’t Believe It’s Over
Overall: 5/5 StarsCharacters: 5/5Setting: 5/5Writing: 5/5Plot and Themes: 5/5Awesomeness Factor: 5/5Review in a Nutshell: Serpent and Dove felt like it was made for me. From the characters to the setting, everything was well crafted and absolutely addictive. “A witch and a witch hunter bound in holy matrimony. There was only one way such a story could end–a stake and a match.” [ Related: … Continue reading Serpent and Dove (Serpent and Dove #1) by Shelby Mahurin – My New Obsession (ARC Review)
Overall: 5/5 StarsCharacters: 5/5Setting: 5/5Writing: 5/5Plot and Themes: 5/5Awesomeness Factor: 5/5Review in a Nutshell: Sorcery of Thorns reminded me why I love standalone fantasies. With a unique world and magic system, great characters, and a fun plot, you won’t want to put this book down. “It was always wise to be polite to books, whether or not they could hear you.” [ Related: … Continue reading Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson – Did It Survive the Hype? (Review)
Wow, I haven’t done this type of book recommendation in a while. Which means I have so many books to talk about!! Today, I want to focus on some early 2019 releases. Now, if you don’t know how this works, I’ll list 3 fairly hyped books, and pair them with 3 other books that are … Continue reading If You Like… Then You’ll Like – 2019 Releases Edition!
Overall: 5/5 StarsCharacters: 5/5Setting: 4.5/5Writing: 5/5Plot and Themes: 4.5/5Awesomeness Factor: 5/5Review in a Nutshell: We Hunt the Flame is a stunning debut. This book is absolutely gorgeous, inside and out. You do not want to miss out on this one of a kind read. “We hunt the flame, the light in the darkness, the good this world deserves.” (I know this is the … Continue reading We Hunt the Flame (Sands of Arawiya #1) by Hafsah Faizal – I’ll Never Recover (Review)
Okay, before I start, I’ve already lied to you. Well, I misled you. Technically, some of these books don’t take place during summer, so they aren’t all exactly “summer” romances. That said, they all give me a summer vibe, and I would read all of them on a beach, so I think they count. For … Continue reading 12 Summer Romances (6 YA + 6 Adult)
I’m sorry for that title. The pun was just there and I had no choice. Overall: 5/5 StarsCharacters: 5/5Setting: 5/5Writing: 5/5Plot and Themes: 5/5Awesomeness Factor: 4/5Review in a Nutshell: These Broken Stars was the first Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner book I ever read, and it made me fall in love with this author duo. It’s funny, adorable, heartbreaking, and slightly ominous- basically … Continue reading These Broken Stars (Starbound #1) by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner – A 5 (Unbroken) Star Read!
So, this series is a little old by YA standards (I feel like after a couple of years, the majority of books are just forgotten in this community… but that’s a discussion for another post), but it’s getting the comeback it deserves with the release of Storm and Fury!!! Anyway, before I go into my … Continue reading The Dark Elements Series by Jennifer L. Armentrout- Cliche but Addictive (3 Mini Reviews)
IT’S PRIDE MONTH!!! The best month of the year!!! In celebration, I’ve compiled a list of 12 amazing LGBTQ+ reads that are perfect if you’re looking to read the rainbow this month. These are a mix of my personal favorites, plus some that I’m dying to read.