Review

Wintersong

Beware the goblin men, and the wares they sell. Wintersong is a beautifully written fantasy with an imaginative and captivating world, but it lacks the substance and depth it truly needs to be memorable. When 19-year-old Liesl’s sister Käthe is kidnapped by goblins, Liesel is forced to make a treacherous journey into the goblins’ underground… Read More Wintersong

Review

Heartless

“But hoping,” he said, “is how the impossible can be possible after all.” Marissa Meyer’s Lunar Chronicles quartet is one of my favorite series, so it’s no surprise that I have been highly anticipating her new standalone Heartless from the moment I first heard about it. And Heartless doesn’t disappoint. All Catherine wants is to… Read More Heartless

Review

Crooked Kingdom

“Sometimes,” said Kaz, “a proper thief doesn’t just take. He leaves something behind.” Crooked Kingdom has been one of my most anticipated releases of 2016 ever since I finished it’s brilliant predecessor Six of Crows. Luckily, I was not disappointed. Leigh Bardugo manages to take all of the stunning characterization, wonderful romance, and intricately plotted… Read More Crooked Kingdom

Review

The Star-Touched Queen

The Star-Touched Queen caught my attention from the very beginning when it was pitched as a retelling of the Hades and Persephone myth with Indian mythology. Unfortunately, the end result is something rather underwhelming and disappointing. 16-year-old Maya is shocked when she is rescued from an arranged marriage by a mysterious man named Amar. In… Read More The Star-Touched Queen

Review

This is Not a Test

“This is not a test. Listen closely. This is not a test.” But I think she’s wrong. I think this is a test. It has to be. There is no doubt that This is Not a Test is an intelligently and thoughtfully written book, but for some reason or another I was felt a slight… Read More This is Not a Test

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

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