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.
Overall: 3/5 StarsCharacters: 3.5/5Setting: 3/5Writing: 4/5Plot and Themes: 3/5Awesomeness Factor: 2.5/5Review in a Nutshell: The Friend Zone is a fun lighthearted romance with surprising depths. “Why won’t you let me love you?” Read more for more about The Friend Zone by Abby Jimenez, and for all of my thoughts!
It’s officially con season! The best part of the year!! This year will be my third or fourth Bookcon (I honestly don’t know), and my second BookExpo, so I wanted to share a few things I’ve learned over the years. This will be split into three parts (BookCon, BookExpo, and tips for both) because while … Continue reading BookCon + BookExpo Survival Guide
Yes, I know this is super late. I usually try to post these the week before the month actually starts, so I’m a little off. Just blame finals and theater. Now that all of that is over, I’m getting back to my normal schedule and ready to talk about all of the new releases from … Continue reading What’s New in May? (Top 10 May 2019 Book Releases)