Review

Dreamfall

Dreamfall is an original and unique story that is relatively difficult to get into in terms of keeping track of the cast of characters, but once you begin reading it’s captivating and impossible to put down. Dreamfall follows seven teenagers who have signed up for an experimental procedure to help cure their insomnia. But when… Read More Dreamfall

Review

Long May She Reign

Long May She Reign is an engaging and well-written fantasy, but, plotwise, there isn’t anything about it to differentiate it from all the other YA fantasies that have been published. 17-year-old Freya was never meant to be queen. Twenty-third in line to the throne, she has always been content staying in her laboratory and conducting… Read More Long May She Reign

Review

Ruined

Ruined is a strong start to what is sure to be an amazing trilogy. Tintera manages to have just the right balance of action, romance, and revenge to keep you glued to the pages. For the past year, Em has been planning and preparing for the moment when she can get her revenge against the… Read More Ruined

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

Red Queen

With all the hype and glowing reviews regarding Victoria Aveyard’s debut Red Queen, I suppose I was just expecting it to be something more than it was. While it is certainly a decent debut that won’t fail to entertain, the plot lacked originality and was exceedingly predictable. Aveyard’s story is one we have constantly read… Read More Red Queen