Hostile Planets in Terraformer | Spoiler-Free Review

Terraformer by Colleen Houck Genre: Young Adult, Science Fiction Author: Colleen Houck Published: May 2020 Publisher: Colleen Houck Pages: 536 {hardback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This was really fun! I admit things got a little strange towards the end there and I was all for a 5-star rating until about the 75% … Continue reading Hostile Planets in Terraformer | Spoiler-Free Review

Posh Magic in Sorcerer to the Crown | Spoiler-Free Review

Sorcerer to the Crown by Zen Cho Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Author: Zen Cho Published: September 2015 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 371 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts upon Finishing My friends, I made it to the end of this book. Having spent the better part of a day pushing myself through the second half … Continue reading Posh Magic in Sorcerer to the Crown | Spoiler-Free Review

Magical Cupcakes in The Confectioner’s Guild || BOOK REVIEW

The Confectioner's Guild by Claire Luana Book 1 in The Confectioner's Chronicles 3.5/5 STARS Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult Author: Claire Luana Published: October 2018 Publisher: Live Edge Publishing Pages: 416 {ebook} Review on Goodreads I received a copy of this from Live Edge Publishing via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review Initial Thoughts upon … Continue reading Magical Cupcakes in The Confectioner’s Guild || BOOK REVIEW

Awkward Turtles in Leah on the Offbeat || BOOK REVEIW

Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli 4/5 STARS Genre: LGBT+, Young Adult, Contemporary Author: Becky Albertalli Published: April 2018 Publisher: Penguin Pages: 343 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing Yay! Another awesomely enjoyable Albertalli book! I'd been looking forward to reading this for such a long time and I'm pleased to say … Continue reading Awkward Turtles in Leah on the Offbeat || BOOK REVEIW

Drones of Disappointment in We See Everything || BOOK REVIEW

We See Everything by William Sutcliffe 2/5 STARS Genre: Young Adult, Dystopian Author: William Sutcliffe Published: November 2017 Publisher: Bloomsbury Pages: 257 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Big thanks to Bloomsbury for sending me a copy for review Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing Ahhh I wanted to like this so much more than I did. But the … Continue reading Drones of Disappointment in We See Everything || BOOK REVIEW

A Sinister Island in Nil || BOOK REVIEW

Nil by Lynne Matson 5/5 STARS Genre: Young Adult, Sci-Fi Author: Lynne Matson Published: May 2015 Publisher: Square Fish Pages: 400 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing OH MY GOD. This was insane. I was two seconds away from throwing the book out the window towards the end there but DANG, that ending … Continue reading A Sinister Island in Nil || BOOK REVIEW

Bamboozling Beautification in The Belles || AUDIOBOOK REVIEW

The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton 5/5 STARS Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Dystopian Author: Dhonielle Clayton Published: February 2018 Publisher: Orion Publishing Group Audiobook Length: 13 hours Page Count Equivalent: 440 {hardback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing Wowee - this was absolutely incredible. I don't know what I was really expecting going into this … Continue reading Bamboozling Beautification in The Belles || AUDIOBOOK 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

Uncontrollable Singing in RoseBlood || BOOK REVIEW

RoseBlood by A.G. Howard 4/5 STARS Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Retelling [Phantom of the Opera] Author: A. G. Howard Published: January 2017 Publisher: Harry N. Abrams Pages: 432 {hardback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing Once again Howard has delivered! Whilst it took me a little bit of time to really get into this … Continue reading Uncontrollable Singing in RoseBlood || 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