Revealing Secrets in Cruel Crown || BOOK REVIEW

Cruel Crown by Victoria Aveyard 3.5/5 STARS Genre: Young Adult, Dystopia, Novella Author: Victoria Aveyard Published: January 2016 Publisher: Orion Pages: 208 {paperback} Originally posted on Goodreads "There is nothing so terrible as a story untold." Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing I really enjoyed these two novellas - I thought they provided interesting stories in addition … Continue reading Revealing Secrets in Cruel Crown || BOOK REVIEW

Dragons and Magic in Rising From the Ashes || BOOK REVIEW

Rising From the Ashes: The Chronicles of Caymin by Caren J. Werlinger 3.5/5 STARS Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy [mythology: Celtic] Author: Caren J. Werlinger Pubished: February 2016 Publisher: Corgyn Publishing, LLC Pages: 306 {kindle edition} Originally posted on Goodreads I received this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Thank you! To read spoiler, … Continue reading Dragons and Magic in Rising From the Ashes || BOOK REVIEW

Complex Competitions in Salt & Stone || Book Review

Salt & Stone by Victoria Scott 5/5 STARS Genre: Young Adult, Sci-Fi, Dystopia Author: Victoria Scott Published: February 2015 Publisher: Chicken House Ltd Pages: 407 {pages} Originally posted on Goodreads to see spoilers highlight the sentence that is written in white Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing AHHHHH. Where is book three?! Like, this isn't funny. WHERE IS … Continue reading Complex Competitions in Salt & Stone || Book Review

Side-Stepping the Apocalypse in Until the Beginning || Book Review

Until the Beginning by Amy Plum 4/5 STARS Genre: Young Adult, Sci-Fi, Dystopia Author: Amy Plum Published: May 2015 Publisher: HarperTeen Pages: 352 {paperback} Originally posted on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This was a really sweet ending to this duology. I really enjoyed it and was flipping through the pages to get to the … Continue reading Side-Stepping the Apocalypse in Until the Beginning || Book Review

Painful World-Building in Collide || Book Review

Collide by Aimee Jessica Russ 3.5/5 STARS Genre: Young Adult, Sci-Fi Author: Aimee Jessica Russ Published: January 2016 Publisher: Olympia Publishers Pages: 281 {paperback} Originally posted on Goodreads this review is spoiler-free until I state otherwise Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing Ahhh, this book has me so conflicted. I really did not get along with the writing … Continue reading Painful World-Building in Collide || Book Review

Wishlist Wednesday [#43]

Welcome back to Wednesday! Guess what I started reading this morning? It Ends With Us! A friend lent it to me so I'm taking a quick jump into it before continuing on reading what I received at Christmas. So far so good, but I'm just anticipating Hoover murdering me with feels (does she even write any … Continue reading Wishlist Wednesday [#43]

Ancient India in Tiger’s Curse || Book Review

Tiger's Curse by Colleen Houck 5/5 STARS Genre: Fantasy [Mythology - Indian], Young Adult Author: Colleen Houck Published: January 2011 Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Pages: 498 {paperback} Review on Goodreads This review is spoiler-free until I state otherwise Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing Ah, so much love for this story. This is the second time reading … Continue reading Ancient India in Tiger’s Curse || Book Review

Waiting On Wednesday [#50]

Hello good friends. I'm getting extraordinarily excited for tomorrow - it's the first of December! FINALLY. The month I've have been living for is just a sleep away. I shall be decking the halls tomorrow with the rest of the family and jumping with glee at the Christmas carols that we've all been so eagerly … Continue reading Waiting On Wednesday [#50]

Wishlist Wednesday [#38]

After missing this post last week I'm excited to finally talk about this book this week. I've been so busy lately mostly because NaNoWriMo is making me want to procrastinate everything including writing my novel. It's a tricky situation. I'm at 25,000 words at the moment and know exactly where I want to go with it … Continue reading Wishlist Wednesday [#38]