Review

The Hate U Give

Sometimes you can do everything right and things will still go wrong. The key is to never stop doing right. The Hate U Give is an extremely powerful and important novel that is inspired by the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Now more than ever, we need books like this so we can make sure that Khalil, and… Read More The Hate U Give

Review

Ice Like Fire

With its wonderful characters & fabulous romance, Snow Like Ashes became one of my favorite reads of 2014. Unfortunately, I was disappointed to find that its sequel, Ice Like Fire, didn’t quite live up to its wonderfulness. The book starts off where Snow Like Ashes ends: with the revelation that Meira is the true Queen… Read More Ice Like Fire

Review

Crimson Bound

This is the human way, she thought. On the edge of destruction, at the end of all things, we still dance. And hope. I might not have been the biggest fan of Hodge’s Cruel Beauty, but Crimson Bound is infinitely better than Hodge’s debut. This book is many things; but, above all, it is a… Read More Crimson Bound

Review

The Madman’s Daughter

The Madman’s Daughter pleasantly surprised me. It is a novel that somehow manages to be beautifully atmospheric, wonderfully written, and utterly terrifying all at once. Years ago, Juliet’s father disappeared after some gruesome rumors sprouted about his work. Now, 16-year-old Juliet receives news that he is, in fact, still alive and is continuing his work… Read More The Madman’s Daughter

Review

Exquisite Captive

Heather Demetrios’ Something Real is one of my favorite books of 2014 thus far, so to say I had high expectations for Exquisite Captive would be an understatement. Unfortunately, however, I can’t say that Exquisite Captive clicked with me the way Something Real did; and I finished the book with an overall sense of mediocrity.… Read More Exquisite Captive

Review

Snow Like Ashes

With reviews praising it as “the next Throne of Glass” and giving it shining star after shining star, I suppose you can’t blame me for my anticipation of Sara Raasch’s debut novel Snow Like Ashes. And, for the most part, it certainly did live up to those high expectations. In the world Snow Like Ashes… Read More Snow Like Ashes