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Book Reviews

Heart of Betrayal: Book Review

The Heart of Betrayal by Mary E. Pearson My rating: 4 of 5 stars This definitely was not the book I was expecting. In my reviews, I don’t really like walking through the plot and pointing out what I liked and disliked. So many great reviewers already do that… so...

Kiss of Deception: Book Review

The Kiss of Deception by Mary E. Pearson My rating: 3 of 5 stars Okay, before you judge me – READ MY REVIEW OF THE SECOND BOOK! I know a lot of people adored this book, but it just didn’t grab me. I’ve had several people recommend this to me...

And I Darken: Book Review

And I Darken by Kiersten White Expected publication: July 7th 2016 by Corgi Childrens Genre: YA, Historical Fiction, Fantasy My Rating: 2.5/5 Stars READ THE SYNOPSIS HERE My Goodreads Review First off, thank you to Netgalley and Random House Children’s Publishing for the early copy of this book. “And I...

The Glass Sword (The Red Queen #2): Book Review

The Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard Published February 9th 2016 by HarperTeen Genre: NA, Fiction, Fantasy My Rating: 2/5 Stars READ THE SYNOPSIS HERE Bah, I’m sorry, I tried… I tried… Unfortunately my review of The Red Queen got accidentally deleted. I can repeat most of it for this book as my...

The Burning Sky: Book Review

The Burning Sky by Sherry Thomas My rating: 4 of 5 stars This was adorable. I’d land it somewhere between 3.5-4 stars. It took me a little while to get into this one. The beginning was a bit slow and confusing. I think it picked up around the page 100...

Burning Glass: Book Review

Burning Glass by Kathryn Purdie My rating: 3 of 5 stars 3 Stars. Just wasn’t really for me. I feel this was a let down. Maybe that is my fault- I bit too much into the description of the book and all the raving reviews. I mean- come on… the...

Haven: Book Review

Haven by A.R. Ivanovich My rating: 4 of 5 stars I wanted to write a short and sweet review, because of what I’ve seen from other people who have reviewed this book. Okay, Okay. I know that wasn’t a well structured sentence… but I feel so many people here have...

Ruin & Rising: Book Review

Ruin & Rising (Grisha Trilogy #3)  by Leigh Bardugo Published June 17th 2014 by Henry Holt and Co. Genre: YA, Fiction, Fantasy My Rating: 5/5 Stars READ THE SYNOPSIS HERE My Goodreads Review Y’ALL READY FO THIS?? Cause I’m coming in like a tractor trailer over this book. OOOOK….I know there...

Seige & Storm: Book Review

Shadow & Bone (Grisha Trilogy #2)  by Leigh Bardugo Published June 4th 2013 by Henry Holt and Co. Genre: YA, Fiction, Fantasy My Rating: 5/5 Stars READ THE SYNOPSIS HERE My Goodreads Review You know when a book is so good… so captivating.. that you cannot find the words to even...

Shadow & Bone: Book Review

Shadow & Bone (Grisha Trilogy #1)  by Leigh Bardugo Published June 5th 2012 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) Genre: YA, Fiction, Fantasy My Rating: 5/5 Stars READ THE SYNOPSIS HERE My Goodreads Review If I could give this series 6 stars.. or 7… or 8…. I would. This series as a...