Thank you so much to Edelweiss and the publisher for giving me an ARC to read and review. All quotes are taken from the ARC and are subject to change.
Overall: 4/5 Stars Characters: 4/5 Setting: 4/5 Writing: 4/5 Plot and Themes: 3/5 Awesomeness Factor: 3.5/5 Review in a Nutshell: Serpent & Dove was one of my favorite releases of 2019, and while I really enjoyed Blood & Honey, it did get hit by the second-book-slump.
“The brotherhood had never been weaker. The crowd had never been larger. And the stakes– they’d never been higher.”
*Thank you so much to Penguin Teen for giving me an ARC in exchange for an honest review!!*
Overall: 4.5/5 Stars Characters: 5/5 Setting: 4/5 Writing: 5/5 Plot and Themes: 4.5/5 Awesomeness Factor: 4/5 Review in a Nutshell: The Kinder Poison surprised me with it’s humor and addictive qualities.
The Kinder Poison follows Zahru, a girl who sneaks into the palace to enjoy a celebration, but finds herself chosen to be the human sacrifice, and caught in a dangerous game between the heirs to the throne.
Thank you so much to Netgalley and Berkley Books for giving me an ARC in exchange for an honest review! All thoughts and opinions are my own.
Overall: 5/5 Stars Characters: 5/5 Setting: 5/5 Writing: 5/5 Plot and Themes: 5/5 Awesomeness Factor: 4/5 Review in a Nutshell: Party of Two was the exact read I needed. It’s cute and fun, but has true depth.
”Sometimes the only way to get something good is to take a few risks.”
Party of Two follows Olivia Monroe, a lawyer who moved to L.A. to start her own law firm, and Max Powell, a junior senator. When the two meet, sparks fly, but with Max’s high profile job, and Olivia’s desire to stay out of the spotlight, is what they have special enough to survive?
*Thank you to the publisher for providing me with an ARC in exchange for an honest review! All quotes are taken from the ARC and are subject to change. All opinions are my own.*
Overall: 4/5 Stars Characters: 4/5 Setting: 5/5 Writing: 4/5 Plot and Themes: 3/5 Awesomeness Factor: 3.5/5 Review in a Nutshell: The Archer at Dawn wasn’t quite as amazing as The Tiger at Midnight, but it was still a solid sequel, and I’m very excited to see where this series goes.
“She was the Viper, Dharka’s legend. She delivered justice, and she would finish this.”
The Archer at Dawn is the second book in The Tiger at Midnight trilogy, following Kunal and Esha as stakes rise and loyalties are questioned. They must navigate court politics as they work to rescue the lost princess, while also trying to take down the Pretender King.
“And now that his hands were dirtied, he felt as if they’d never be clean.”
Overall: 2.5/5 Stars Characters: 2/5 Setting: 2/5 Writing: 3/5 Plot and Themes: 3/5 Awesomeness Factor: 2/5 Review in a Nutshell: This was… disappointing. Maybe my hopes were too high, maybe I wanted too much from it, but all I know is that I really wish it was better.
“If you wish to stand next to the first, by all means. You’re the one who’ll be burned.”
The Betrothed follows Hollis, a girl who has caught the eye of the king. Everything seems to be going well, as it looks like King Jameson will soon propose, but life as a queen is not what Hollis expected. Or wanted. After meeting a stranger who she finds herself drawn to, she must decide what she wants for her future.
“Not only would he make you a queen… he would make you a legend.”