Review

Flame

After the brilliance of Glow and Spark, I had my expectations pretty high for the series conclusion Flame. Unfortunately, however, I think I simply set my expectations a bit too high because, as much as I enjoyed Flame, it just didn’t live up to the quality of the first two books in the series. The… Read More Flame

Review

Spark

It’s time to grow up. You might want some showdown like in the storybooks, but this is not a storybook. This is war. And war doesn’t have a happy ending. Not for anyone. Dare I say it, this manages to be even more incredible than its predecessor Glow, which is an accomplishment in itself. With… Read More Spark

Review

Enclave

This is another young adult dystopian novel with breakneck pacing and tons of action, but no evident depth or substance. As entertaining as Enclave is, the lack of worldbuilding and the unnecessary love triangle kept me from enjoying it as much as I wished I could have. After a disease wipes away most of the… Read More Enclave

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Vault of Dreamers

The Vault of Dreamers was an entertaining novel, but unfortunately, it wasn’t much more than that. I felt a bit indifferent towards the characters and the ending despite my love of the premise itself. Welcome to Forge – a prestigious arts school where every moment of the student’s lives are televised on a famous reality… Read More Vault of Dreamers

Review

Welcome to Gardnerville

The sleepwalkers climbed on top of the bridge railing, balanced, and jumped. You could see the exact moment they woke from the dream. Midair, seconds from the icy water below, their limbs pedaled wildly, seeking something solid. But this was a fourth year in Gardnerville, and there were no happy endings. I wasn’t sure what… Read More Welcome to Gardnerville

Review

After the End

After the End is, without a doubt, a highly original and entertaining read; despite the few qualms I had with it. The direction Amy Plum takes on her world is unique and utterly compelling and like nothing I have read of before. It’s been thirty years since the war. My parents and fifteen others escaped… Read More After the End