February Young Adult Releases (That I Probably Should Have Skipped)

These are going to be short reviews of some young adult February releases. I am still not sure I enjoyed these books quite as much as I hoped to. The thing is that I really enjoyed Wintersong. I couldn't wait for this book to be released. I so wanted to read more about [...]

By | 2018-02-17T20:04:31+00:00 Friday, February 16, 2018|3 stars, Fantasy, reviews, YA|13 Comments

Reviews: HONOR AMONG THIEVES by Rachel Caine and Ann Aguirre

  HONOR AMONG THIEVES was pretty amazing! I might even go so far as to say that YA Sci-FI is becoming one of my favorite genres. This story is about a kick-ass rebel named Zara who ends up being picked for the Honors program. As an Honor, Zara will be sent into space [...]

By | 2018-02-14T20:32:33+00:00 Wednesday, February 14, 2018|4 stars, Fantasy, reviews, Science Fiction, YA|10 Comments

Review: THE QUEEN’S RISING by Rebecca Ross

THE QUEEN'S RISING is a young adult fantasy about a girl named Brienna. She starts off an orphan living with her grandfather. At the age of 11 he takes her to the legendary Magnolia House to be raised among the best-of-the-best child prodigies and learn a "passion". She is a bit late to start school [...]

By | 2018-02-13T19:01:20+00:00 Tuesday, February 13, 2018|4 stars, Fantasy, reviews, YA|6 Comments

Review: AN AMERICAN MARRIAGE by Tayari Jones

An American marriage was an amazing story about a young newlywed couple just starting to live the American dream when the unthinkable happens. Roy and Celeste are deeply in love and out of town to visit family. When a woman staying at the hotel they are staying at is raped, she thinks Roy is the [...]

By | 2018-01-29T06:03:53+00:00 Monday, January 29, 2018|4 stars, Contemporary, reviews|2 Comments

Review: WATCH ME by Jody Gehrman

WATCH ME is a story about how far obsession can go. Kate is a writer/professor at a local college who has a stalker named Sam. He isn't just a stalker, he is her most promising student and is very good looking. Kate and Sam are attracted to each other and that is where the trouble [...]

By | 2018-01-17T12:36:53+00:00 Wednesday, January 17, 2018|3 stars, Psycological, reviews, Thriller|4 Comments

Review: THE HAZEL WOOD by Melissa Albert

  Centered around a very rare story-book written by the grandmother of a girl named Alice, THE HAZEL WOOD was a fantastical story full of wonder and suspense. The book Althea Prosperine, Alice's grandmother, wrote is almost impossible to find. Despite that, Althea is hounded by crazed fans and lives a solitary life [...]

By | 2018-01-30T20:17:21+00:00 Monday, January 8, 2018|5 stars, Adventure, Fairy Tales, Fantasy, reviews, YA|14 Comments

Review: THE CHALK MAN by C.J. Tudor

  I honestly had no idea what this book might contain. I picked THE CHALK MAN solely based on it's cover, as usual. This story was surprising and kinda graphic. It was creepy in all the right ways. In the summer of 1986, 12 year old Eddie, and his four best friends, come [...]

By | 2017-12-21T13:41:05+00:00 Thursday, December 21, 2017|4 stars, Crime, Psycological, reviews, Thriller|8 Comments

Review: THE IMMORTALISTS by Chloe Benjamin

THE IMMORTALISTS was an interesting story about 4 siblings who, at a very early age, find out the date of their deaths. This information shapes their choices and leads them to live very different lives. We follow each one in turn and see how they turn out. Simon- the dreamer who wants his proposed short [...]

By | 2017-12-19T16:00:49+00:00 Tuesday, December 19, 2017|3 stars, Coming of age, Fantasy, reviews|2 Comments

Review: THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW by A.J. Finn

THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW is an amazing story about an agoraphobic(¹) child psychologist who hasn't left the house in 10 months.  You can do a lot of spying on your neighbors when all you have to do all day is look out the window and play on the internet. On top of being agoraphobic, [...]

By | 2017-12-16T08:35:10+00:00 Thursday, December 14, 2017|5 stars, Mystery, Psycological, reviews, Thriller|5 Comments

Review: A CONSPIRACY OF STARS by Olivia A. Cole

A CONSPIRACY OF STARS was a truly unique science fiction story that takes you on a dangerous adventure full of unique monsters, the price of scientific discoveries, and the value of friendship. This story explores the rights of indigenous inhabitants of a planet, political corruption, and the humane ways to study other species, all while [...]

By | 2017-12-12T12:36:51+00:00 Tuesday, December 12, 2017|4 stars, Fantasy, reviews, Romance, Science Fiction, YA|12 Comments