I read Rae Carson last year and was blown away by WALK ON EARTH A STRANGER. I purchased THE GIRL OF FIRE AND THORNS shortly afterwards because I planned on reading everything by this author. I will say that this story had a lot of potential and the second half was pretty addictive. Elisa was [...]

By | 2017-07-20T06:54:44+00:00 Thursday, July 20, 2017|2 stars, Adventure, Fantasy, reviews, YA|7 Comments

Reviews: THE SEVEN REALMS by Cinda Williams Chima

I admit I read these books because of all the love I felt for FLAMECASTER and SHADOWCASTER. I know I kinda spoiled myself for this series. It turns out that it doesn't really matter. I fully enjoyed reading all the books in this series. I absolutely loved the world that the author has created and [...]

Reviews: THE RAVEN CYCLE by Maggie Stiefvater

People have been raving about THE RAVEN CYCLE series. I finally decided to pick it up and see what all the fuss was about. I am so lucky I got to read these back to back. I have included my honest thoughts on all the books in this series and some of my favorite video [...]

By | 2017-03-18T21:46:31+00:00 Friday, March 17, 2017|4 stars, 5 stars, Adventure, Fantasy, Paranormal, reviews, Romance, YA|12 Comments

Review: THE FORGETTING by Sharon Cameron

What if you were the only one who remembered what happened? That's the basic premise for THE FORGETTING by Sharon Cameron. The main character is a girl named Nadia who isn't afflicted by the the forgetting that happens every 12 years where she lives. In the last forgetting Nadia was 5, but she remembers the [...]

By | 2016-12-07T13:27:20+00:00 Wednesday, December 7, 2016|4 stars, Dystopian, reviews, Romance, Science Fiction, YA|5 Comments

Review: TIMEKEEPER by Tara Sim

TIMEKEEPER was such a magical read. This story is about a 17 year old clock mechanic named Danny. He is a bit young, but he is also really talented. Three years ago, Danny's father, also a clock mechanic, got caught in a town where time stopped. He hasn't see him since. Two years after that [...]

By | 2016-11-15T08:30:04+00:00 Tuesday, November 15, 2016|4 stars, Fantasy, LGBT, reviews, Steampunk, YA|12 Comments

Review: EMPIRE OF STORMS by Sarah J. Maas

What can I say about Empire of Storms other than it is the 693 page EPIC 5th book in the Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas? I have thoughts now that I am done reading this. The bottom line for those of you that don't want all the fluff is that I loved [...]

By | 2017-12-16T10:20:31+00:00 Monday, September 26, 2016|4 stars, Adventure, Fantasy, reviews, Romance, YA|2 Comments

Review: A SHADOW BRIGHT AND BURNING by Jessica Cluess

This book was so fun! Jessica Cluess includes everything I love in a YA Fantasy in A SHADOW BRIGHT AND BURNING. Henrietta, (Nettie), is a teacher and a witch at a school for girls. Nettie just wants a safe life with her best friend Rook. When a sorcerer comes looking for a girl witch, Nettie [...]

By | 2017-12-16T10:20:31+00:00 Sunday, September 25, 2016|4 stars, Contests, Fantasy, reviews, Sunday Street Team, YA|15 Comments

Review and Giveaway: LABYRINTH LOST by Zoraida Córdova

LABYRINTH LOST was such a fun story! First, I want to acknowledge a book with a bunch of diversity done right. There was a heroine not so sure of herself, a bad boy and a conflicting girl-crush all wrapped up in a fantastical adventure full of magic. This book had my attention right away with [...]

By | 2017-12-16T10:20:34+00:00 Friday, September 9, 2016|3 stars, Contests, Fantasy, LGBT, Paranormal, reviews, YA|8 Comments

Review: THREE DARK CROWNS by Kendare Blake

THREE DARK CROWNS was deliciously dark! This story is about triplet sisters, all with a different power, raised separately by the houses that hone that power. On the year of their sixteenth birthday, these three will face off and have a year to kill each other. The one left alive will inherit the crown. That's [...]

By | 2017-12-16T10:20:35+00:00 Tuesday, August 30, 2016|5 stars, Fantasy, reviews, YA|22 Comments

Review: A TORCH AGAINST THE NIGHT by Sabaa Tahir

OMG! I was so anticipating this book. I got a signed copy at BEA this year. I couldn't wait to start reading this. AN EMBER IN THE ASHES was one of my favorite books of ever. This book features 3 POVS; Elias, Laia, and Helene. Review contains spoilers for book one -AN EMBER IN THE [...]

By | 2017-12-16T10:23:33+00:00 Wednesday, July 20, 2016|4 stars, Adventure, Dystopian, Fantasy, reviews, Romance, YA|11 Comments