Gallant by V. E. Schwab | Book Review

【 GALLANT 】 ★★★★ This was a great little spooky read. Genre: Fantasy, Young AdultAuthor: V. E. SchwabPublished: March 2022Publisher: UmbrielPages: 288 (paperback) Everyone said this is a quick read and really good, and they were right. I always love Schwab's magical way of weaving a tale, and Gallant really captures your imagination as you're taken into … Continue reading Gallant by V. E. Schwab | Book Review

Necromancy in Gideon the Ninth | Book Review

【 GIDEON THE NINTH 】 ★★★★★ This was possibly the best book I've ever read. Genre: Fantasy (paranormal)Author: Tamsyn MuirPublished: September 2019Publisher: TorPages: 448 (hardback) I'm not kidding – this might just be my new favourite book. This was AMAZING. I have always been put off by this cover and never knew what this book … Continue reading Necromancy in Gideon the Ninth | Book Review

Jaw-Dropping Action in Only a Monster | Book Review

【 ONLY A MONSTER 】 ★★★★★ The best Romeo and Juliet story I've read for a long time. Genre: Young Adult, Paranormal FantasyAuthor: Vanessa LenPublished: February 2022Publisher: Allen & UnwinPages: 416 (hardback) Thanks to Allen and Unwin for a copy for review ARGH. I loved this! I have been so excited to get my hands … Continue reading Jaw-Dropping Action in Only a Monster | Book Review

Fighting Spirits in White Trash Warlock | Book Review

【 WHITE TRASH WARLOCK 】 ★★★ This was much sadder than I expected. Genre: Fantasy, Paranormal, Young Adult, QueerAuthor: David R. SlaytonPublished: October 2020Publisher: Blackstone PublishingPages: 320 (paperback) Content warning (click to see) posession – death – guns – abandonment I think that honestly sums up my main thoughts about this book: it was much … Continue reading Fighting Spirits in White Trash Warlock | Book Review

Alien Love in Obsidian | Book Review

Obsidian by Jennifer L. Armentrout Genre: Young Adult, Paranormal Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout Published: November 2011 Publisher: Entangled Teen Pages: 335 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts upon Finishing Honestly? This book was so much fun. I haven't read something that I could just take for face value and BINGE read all the teenage romance … Continue reading Alien Love in Obsidian | Book Review

Swash-Buckling Sirens in To Kill a Kingdom || BOOK REVIEW

To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo 4.5/5 STARS Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy [Paranormal], Retelling [The Little Mermaid] Author: Alexandra Christo Published: March 2018 Publisher: Bonnier Pages: 368 {paperback} Reivew on Goodreads Thank you Allen & Unwin for sending me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review! Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing … Continue reading Swash-Buckling Sirens in To Kill a Kingdom || BOOK REVIEW

Kick-Ass Fighting in Daughter of Smoke and Bone || BOOK REVIEW

Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor 4.5/5 STARS Genre: Paranormal Fantasy, Young Adult Author: Laini Taylor Published: September 2011 Publisher: Hodder Pages: 420 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This book was awesome!! I’m so pleased that I finally read it. I totally understand now why everyone obsesses over Taylor’s books … Continue reading Kick-Ass Fighting in Daughter of Smoke and Bone || BOOK REVIEW

Avoiding the Shadows in The Diviners || BOOK REVIEW

The Diviners by Libba Bray 4/5 STARS Genre: Young Adult, Historical Fiction, Paranormal Fantasy Author: Libba Bray Published: September 2012 Publisher: Listening Library Audiobook Length: 18 hours Page Count Equivalent: 578 {hardback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This was at least ten times creepier than I was anticipating when I first started. Nonetheless, … Continue reading Avoiding the Shadows in The Diviners || BOOK REVIEW

Shocking Plot Twists in If I Should Die || BOOK REVIEW

If I Should Die by Amy Plum 5/5 STARS Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy [Paranormal] Author: Amy Plum Published: May 2013 Publisher: Atom Pages: 408 {paperback} Originally posted on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing That was just ridiculously good. Such a satisfying and AWESOME conclusion to the series!! I can't recommend this trilogy enough, the character … Continue reading Shocking Plot Twists in If I Should Die || BOOK REVIEW

Unexpected Horror in Translucent || BOOK REVIEW

Translucent by Dan Rix 2/5 STARS Genre: Young Adult, Paranormal Sci-Fi, Horror Author: Dan Rix Published: January 2015 Publisher: Burning Ember Press Pages: 228 {e-book} Originally posted on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing Yeah so I'm leaving this one at a 2-star rating. To say it wasn't my cup of tea is an understatement. The … Continue reading Unexpected Horror in Translucent || BOOK REVIEW