The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi – Review

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Overall: 5/5 Stars
Characters: 5/5
Setting: 5/5
Writing: 5/5
Plot and Themes: 5/5
Awesomeness Factor: 5/5
Review in a Nutshell: The Gilded Wolves is an atmospheric, lush novel with characters you will immediately adore and an adventure you won’t forget.

“Wolves were everywhere. In politics, on thrones, in beds. They cut their teeth on history and grew fat on war.”

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Queen of Air and Darkness by Cassandra Clare – Review

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Overall: 5/5 Stars
Characters: 5/5
Setting: 5/5
Writing: 5/5
Plot and Themes: 5/5
Awesomeness Factor: 5/5
Review in a Nutshell: Queen of Air and Darkness was the perfect ending to this fantastic series, and now I’m really bitter we need to wait until 2021 to see these characters again! That’s not fair.

“The story that I love you, it has no end.”  

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Echo North by Joanna Ruth Meyer – ARC Review

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Disclaimer: I was given an ARC in exchange for an honest review. 

Release Date: 1/15/2019
Overall: 5/5 Stars
Characters: 5/5
Setting: 5/5
Writing: 5/5
Plot and Themes: 5/5
Awesomeness Factor: 5/5
Review in a Nutshell: Echo North is a magical retelling that will captivate you with its beautiful setting and fascinating mythology.

”There is one thing you must not do, one rule you must not break.” 

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The Wicked King (The Folk of the Air #2) by Holly Black – ARC Review

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*All quotes are taken from the ARC and are subject to change*

Release Date: January 8th, 2019
Overall: 5/5 Stars
Characters: 5/5
Setting: 5/5
Writing:
5/5
Plot and Themes: 5/5
Awesomeness Factor: 5/5
Review In A Nutshell: The Wicked King was everything you could ever want in a sequel. The stakes have risen and you will be hooked by the political intrigue, action, and betrayal in this amazing novel.

“Power is much easier to acquire than it is to hold on to.”

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Gemina (The Illuminae Files #2) by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff – Review

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Overall: 5/5 Stars
Characters: 5/5
Setting: 5/5
Writing: 5/5
Plot and Themes: 5/5
Awesomeness Factor: 5/5
Review in a Nutshell: Gemina is a breathtaking adventure, filled with epic action and hilarious writing.

“And now, born from the ashes, she’s a warrior in bloodied black.” 

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The Hating Game by Sally Thorne – Review

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Overall: 5/5 Stars
Characters: 5/5
Setting: 5/5
Writing: 5/5
Plot and Themes: 5/5
Awesomeness Factor: 5/5
Review in a Nutshell: The Hating Game is the perfect contemporary romance. You will never want to put it down!

“Books were, and always would be, something a little magic and something to respect.” B

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The Afterlife of Holly Chase by Cynthia Hand – Review

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Overall: 4/5 Stars
Characters: 4.5/5
Setting: 4/5
Writing: 4/5
Plot and Themes: 5/5
Awesomeness Factor: 4/5
Review in a Nutshell: The Afterlife of Holly Chase is a cute, funny story that will leave you feeling happy and in the holiday spirit.

“But love doesn’t always have to be about the happy ending. Love can be about beginnings, too.”

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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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A Thousand Pieces of You by Claudia Gray – Review

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Overall: 5/5 Stars
Characters: 5/5
Setting: 5/5
Writing: 4.5/5
Plot and Themes: 5/5
Awesomeness Factor: 5/5
Review in a Nutshell: A Thousand Pieces of You is a unique, fascinating sci-fi adventure with plenty of twists that will have you dying for the sequel.

“Now I know that grief is a whetstone that sharpens all your love, all your happiest memories, into blades that tear you apart from within.” 


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Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare – Review

Overall: 5/5 Stars
Characters: 5/5
Setting: 5/5
Writing: 5/5
Plot and Themes: 5/5
Awesomeness Factor: 5/5
Review in a Nutshell: Cassandra Clare somehow managed to make me fall deeper in love with this world and these characters, and absolutely crush me, in just under 700 pages.

“Everyone is afraid of something. We fear things because we value them. We fear losing people because we love them. We fear dying because we value being alive. Don’t wish you didn’t fear anything. All that would mean is that you didn’t feel anything.” 

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