Review

The Problem with Forever

Forever was something we all took for granted, but the problem with forever was that it really didn’t exist. The Problem with Forever is an emotional and eye-opening book. The story is simple yet powerful, and reminds us that no matter how bad we think we have it, others have suffered worse. Mallory grew up… Read More The Problem with Forever

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The Iron Queen

Emotions can be deadly weapons, and knowing your enemy’s breaking point can be key to winning a battle. Julie Kagawa is somewhat of a legend to when it comes to young adult fantasy, and after reading The Iron King, it’s not hard to see why. The Iron King is filled with superb world-building, nonstop action,… Read More The Iron Queen

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Lies We Tell Ourselves

Lie #1: There’s no need to be afraid. Typically, three-star ratings have two purposes: either they embody a mediocre book, or they are awarded to books you have absolutely no idea how to rate. In the case of Lies We Tell Ourselves, the reasoning for my rating is the latter. While this is indeed a… Read More Lies We Tell Ourselves

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Pawn

But if you’re careful—if you protect your pawns and they reach the other side of the board, do you know what happens then? Your pawn becomes a queen. I’ll admit that I was a bit hesitant to read Aimee Carter’s Pawn, mostly because I had a bad experience with her former book The Goddess Test.… Read More Pawn

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The Goddess Test

What could have easily been an entertaining novel was ruined by a few incredibly rookie flaws, most noticeably the integration of Christian theology and the predictability. Kate’s mother has been deathly sick for a few months, and her dying wish is to move back to her childhood home. Kate agrees; even though it means starting… Read More The Goddess Test