Review

Blood Rose Rebellion

I was highly anticipating Blood Rose Rebellion ever since I heard it pitched as “Red Queen meets Les Misérables.” Unfortunately, the end result ended up being rather underwhelming and unsatisfactory, and I was just hoping for a bit more. Despite being born to a powerful, magical family, 16-year-old Anna is a Barren – someone without… Read More Blood Rose Rebellion

Review

Am I Not Merciful?

Numbers do not feel. Do not bleed or weep or hope. They do not know bravery or sacrifice. Love or allegiance. At the very apex of callousness, you will find only ones and zeros. That was… There aren’t really words adequate enough to describe exactly what reading Illuminae is like. It’s completely unique and original… Read More Am I Not Merciful?

Review

All the Bright Places

The thing I realize is that it’s not what you take, it’s what you leave. I’ll admit it flat out – I was incredibly suspicious of this book. The Fault in Our Stars meets Eleanor and Park? That’s a pretty hefty marketing comparison to pull, and I suppose you can’t blame me for being wary.… Read More All the Bright Places

Review

"The Book Thief"

The only thing worse than a boy who hates you: a boy that loves you. The Book Thief is one of the more intriguing and uniquely written books I’ve read, following a Book Thief, a little girl named Liesel and the spark that leads to the fire that began World War Two. It’s a small… Read More "The Book Thief"

Review

"Wonder"

“There are always going to be jerks in the world, Auggie,” Mom said, looking at me. “But I really believe, and Daddy really believes, that there are more good people on this earth than bad people, and the good people watch out for each other and take care of each other.” Auggie has a story… Read More "Wonder"