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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...

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 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...

King of Mist by Jordan Rivet

King of Mist: Book Review

King of Mist by Jordan Rivet My rating: 4 of 5 stars Okay, I’m hooked. I didn’t expect the feels… wowza. So if you haven’t started this series, you’re missing out. The first book was good- a good introduction to the characters and world building.. but this is where the...

Duel of Fire by Jordan Rivet

Duel of Fire: Book Review

Duel of Fire by Jordan Rivet I really enjoyed this. It wasn’t anything spectacular- nothing super unique here, but it was fun all the same. If you’re looking for a light read with all your typical fantastical elements such as magic, princes, swords fighting, etc… check this one out. I’d...

A Crown of Wishes

Crown of Wishes: Book Review

A Crown of Wishes by Roshani Chokshi My rating: 5 of 5 stars **Full review update (spoiler free!)** Holy crap. This was PHENOMENAL. Absolutely a new ALL TIME favorite. Can I give this one more than 5 stars please?...

The Vanishing Throne

The Vanishing Throne: Book Review

The Vanishing Throne by Elizabeth May My rating: 4 of 5 stars THAT ENDING. Wowza. I’m torn between 3-4 stars because I have so many mixed feelings. Maybe 3.5? Okay, let’s see if I can function enough to write a semi coherent review. (Minor spoilers, big ones are marked.) Basically...

The Falconer

The Falconer: Book Review

The Falconer by Elizabeth May My rating: 4 of 5 stars This was quite the pleasant surprise. Scotland? Steampunk? A dark heroine that slays? Why yes, thank you. Magic? Fae? Seelie/Unseelie Courts? Heck yes, I’ll take them all. We start off with a broken heroine– which is how I like...