Author: Jessica

Review: Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

Review: Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

The first time I saw my sister after I finished reading Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas, she was in the middle of reading the latest book from one of her favorite series. I did not care. I pestered, cajoled, and harassed her until she downloaded the Throne of Glass sample chapters and read them. […]

— Posted February 18, 2014 by Jessica / 34 Comments
Review: Autumn Bones by Jacqueline Carey

Review: Autumn Bones by Jacqueline Carey

For years now, it seems that nine out of ten Urban Fantasy series have to have at least one gratuitous “Voodoo” installment. I say “Voodoo” b/c  it might not actually be Voodoo. It may be Hoodoo or any number of various other folk magic traditions that are necromantic in nature, for instance–Obeah. Anyway, as frequent […]

— Posted February 16, 2014 by Jessica / 10 Comments
Review: Cress by Marissa Meyer

Review: Cress by Marissa Meyer

I’ve been very up front about my love of fairy tales, and Rapunzel is one of the only Grimms’ Fairy Tales that has a somewhat happy ending (even if it is a little bit risqué). In the original version, the prince finds Rapunzel after hearing her sing. He comes back day after day to listen to her, […]

— Posted February 11, 2014 by Jessica / 16 Comments
Review: Red Rising by Pierce Brown

Review: Red Rising by Pierce Brown

Red Rising by Pierce Brown might be the best book in the history of ever. When I first heard about this book, I was accosted with comparisons to The Hunger Games. By bloggers, by publicists, by other authors . . . Everyone has read The Hunger Games, and everyone LOVED The Hunger Games (myself included), […]

— Posted February 9, 2014 by Jessica / 10 Comments