My Favorite Half-Night Stand by Christina Lauren – Review

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Overall: 4/5 Stars
Characters: 3.5/5
Setting: 5/5
Writing: 4.5/5
Plot and Themes: 4/5
Awesomeness Factor: 4/5
Review in a Nutshell: My Favorite Half-Night Stand is a quirky, fun contemporary that will distract you from the real world for a few hours.

“How many mistakes does it take before you’re bad? Does it start with a little white lie, and slowly progress to fraud . . . and worse? Does it matter if you do the wrong thing for the right reason?” 

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Review – The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi

Overall: 4.5/5 Stars
Characters: 5/5
Setting: 5/5
Writing: 5/5
Plot and Themes: 4/5
Awesomeness Factor: 5/5
Review in a Nutshell: The Star-Touched Queen is a beautifully written slow-burn novel that will enchant you.

“I know your soul. Everything else is just an ornament.” 

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Review: Kingdom of Ash by Sarah J. Maas

33590260*This review is spoiler free, but below the conclusion, I do have a spoiler-filled section*

Overall: 5/5 Stars
Characters: 5/5
Setting: 5/5
Writing: 4.5/5
Plot and Themes: 4/5
Awesomeness Factor: 5/5
Review in a Nutshell: Kingdom of Ash is a fantastic conclusion to a series that has taken over the YA community.

“Hers was not a story of darkness. This would not be the story. She would fold it into herself, this place, this fear, but it would not be the whole story. It would not be her story.”

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Review: The Darkest Star (ARC) by Jennifer L. Armentrout

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Overall: 4.5/5 Stars
Characters: 4.5/5
Setting: 5/5
Writing: 4/5
Plot and Themes: 4.5/5
Awesomeness Factor: 5/5
Review in a Nutshell: The Darkest Star is a really fun, enjoyable read. It does have some issues, but I couldn’t help but love this book.

“Sometimes the truth is worse than the lie.”

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Review: Empire of Storms (Throne of Glass #5) by Sarah J. Maas

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Overall: 4.5/5 Stars
Characters: 4.5/5
Setting: 5/5
Writing: 4/5
Plot and Themes: 4.5/5
Awesomeness Factor: 5/5
Review in a Nutshell: Empire of Storms is a fantastic entry in the Throne of Glass series. Despite a few notable flaws, this world continues to amaze me.

“A court that wouldn’t just change the world. It would start the world over.” 

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Review: Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass #3) by Sarah J. Maas

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Overall: 4.6/5 Stars
Characters: 5/5
Setting: 5/5
Writing:
5/5
Plot and Themes: 4/5
Awesomeness Factor: 4/5
Review In A Nutshell:  While not my favorite in the series, Heir of Fire is still an epic read that will have you immediately craving the next book.

“You collect scars because you want proof that you are paying for whatever sins you’ve committed. And I know this because I’ve been doing the same damn thing for two hundred years”

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Review: As She Ascends (The Fallen Isles #2) by Jodi Meadows

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Overall: 4.3/5 Stars
Characters: 5/5
Setting: 4/5
Writing:
4/5
Plot and Themes: 4/5
Awesomeness Factor: 5/5
Review In A Nutshell: As She Ascends is a great sequel, improving on every aspect of the first book.

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Review: Escaping From Houdini (Stalking Jack the Ripper #3) by Kerri Maniscalco

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*Note: This is a review of the arc. All quotes are subject to change*
Overall: 
4.5/5 Stars
Characters: 
4/5
Setting: 
5/5
Writing:
 5/5
Plot and Themes: 
4.5/5
Awesomeness Factor: 
4/5
Review in a Nutshell: 
Escaping From Houdini is a fantastic instalment in an amazing series, and you will be dying to read more.

“Knowing the flames are hot isn’t always a deterrent from playing with fire.”

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Review: Star-Touched Stories by Roshani Chokshi

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This is tough to review considering it’s 3 separate novellas, so I’ll first discuss it as a whole then go into each story.

Overall: 4.5/5 Stars
Characters: 4/5
Setting: 5/5
Writing: 5/5
Plot and Themes: 4/5
Awesomeness Factor: 5/5
Review in a Nutshell: Star-Touched Stories is a beautiful collection of novellas that will add so much to your overall enjoyment of this world and these characters.

“Sometimes we women are our own worst traps. Our hopes snatch us like quicksand. Our loneliness forges a cage. Sometimes all it takes is one sweet glance and kind word to make us forget ourselves.” 

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Review: Seafire by Natalie C. Parker

37822534* I received an ARC at BookExpo 2018, all quotes included here may not reflect the finished edition *

Overall: 4.5/5 Stars
Characters: 5/5
Setting: 4/5
Writing:
5/5
Plot and Themes: 4/5
Awesomeness Factor: 4.5/5
Review In A Nutshell: Seafire is a thrilling, epic adventure with badass female pirates set on revenge.

“Take your ship, take your crew, and prove to that man that he has not quelled all of us. Prove that there is a fire on these seas that he cannot contain.”

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