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Garden of Thorns by Amber Mitchell: Book Review

Garden of Thorns: Book Review

Garden of Thorns by Amber Mitchell My rating: 4 of 5 stars I’m hovering between 3.5-4 stars. The beginning (the first 30%) was SO GOOD. Seriously, I had no doubt I was going to rate this 5 stars. It was immediately gripping – I felt for the heroine so much...

Book Review: The Dragon’s Price

The Dragon’s Price by Bethany Wiggins My rating: 4 of 5 stars WANT TO WIN THIS BOOK? Enter my giveaway HERE I loved the story / magic system with the dragons. I kinda liked the love story even though it was instalove. But I have some concerns. First and foremost-...

These Ruthless Deeds by Tarun Shanker

These Ruthless Deeds: Book Review

These Ruthless Deeds by Tarun Shanker My rating: 5 of 5 stars “Mr. Kent never hid his worse qualities. He wore them like badges.” Holy crap. I did not expect to love this so much. I mean wow.. if you haven’t tried this series… you’re missing out. Basically if you’re...

Princess of Thorns by Stacey Jay - Book Review

Princess of Thorns: Book Review

Princess of Thorns by Stacey Jay My rating: 5 of 5 stars Oh my goodness I loved this. Absolutely loved it. I think several people who didn’t maybe came into it with false expectations. Its somehow marketed as a retelling of Sleeping Beauty. This isn’t the case at all. The...

A Conjuring of Light Book Review

A Conjuring of Light: Book Review

A Conjuring of Light by V.E. Schwab My rating: 5 of 5 stars I…. don’t know what to do with myself. I am so completely overwhelmed with emotions and so far past blown away… and now I’m trying to write a review for one of the greatest stories ever told....

Three Dark Crowns: Book Review

Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake My rating: 4 of 5 stars 4.5 stars. Wow this was bloody fantastic. BUT. The first 35% or so was ROUGH. I honestly would have DNF’ed this had it not been for friends telling me to keep going. I’M SO GLAD I DID. So...

The Diabolic by S.J. Kincaid

The Diabolic: Book Review

The Diabolic by S.J. Kincaid My rating: 4 of 5 stars First of all, a huge thanks to Quarterly for sending me this book along with their book box – Literary YA (see more below!) I was actually quite surprised by this. I’m really not a huge dystopian/sci fi fan...

The Fallen Kingdom by Elizabeth May

The Fallen Kingdom: Book Review

The Fallen Kingdom by Elizabeth May My rating: 3 of 5 stars 2.5 stars? I’m still not sure how I feel about this. I think I liked it more in theory than the actual execution. The first book was honestly a ton of fun, and the ending will ensure you’ll...

Frostblood by Elly Blake Book Review

Frostblood: Book Review

Frostblood by Elly Blake My rating: 3 of 5 stars *Full Review Update* (Spoiler free) So this wasn’t a bad read. I think some will really enjoy it. I just wanted SO badly to be invested, and it just kept falling short for me. Yes, it has cliche’s and tropes...