Review

Glass Sword

While I was ambivalent about Red Queen, I was curious to see if Victoria Aveyard was able to redeem herself with this sequel. Unfortunately, Glass Sword does nothing except solidify my confusion about why this series is so popular. Glass Sword begins right where Red Queen left off: Mare and Cal have been saved from… Read More Glass Sword

Review

The Great Hunt

I’m not much of a fantasy reader. I like books rooted in realism and plausibility, and fantasy in general simply doesn’t do that. Yet, I found myself hooked by the premise of The Great Hunt and was curious enough to give it a try. And I am so glad I did because this is a… Read More The Great Hunt

Review

Vicious

Plenty of humans were monstrous, and plenty of monsters knew how to play at being human. What makes a person “good?” What makes a person “evil?” Are some people predestined to be “evil?” In Vicious, V.E. Schwab follows the story of two men – one bad, one worse – in an attempt to answer these… Read More Vicious

Review

Six of Crows

Leigh Bardugo has done it again. Admittedly, I may not have been completely swept off my feet with her Shadow and Bone trilogy, but Six of Crows sealed the deal for me. The story brims with action, excitement, and urgency, keeping you glued to the pages until the very end. When Kaz Brekker, Ketterdam’s most… Read More Six of Crows

Review

Winter

My name is Princess Selene Blackburn. I have returned and I am here to take back what is mine. Winter is a fabulous conclusion to a fabulous series. Marissa Meyer has clearly grown so much as a writer since the beginning of Cinder, and Winter just proves how far she has come and how much… Read More Winter

Review

Walk on Earth a Stranger

Walk on Earth a Stranger is an entertaining and action-packed story, but I can’t say it brings anything especially unique or new to the collection of YA westerns already published. When Lee Westfall’s parents are murdered, she is forced to disguise herself as a boy and travel from her small Alabaman hometown all the way… Read More Walk on Earth a Stranger